Agile Project Manager/Scrum Master

| Greater NYC Area

 Agile Project Manager/Scrum Master
WW is looking for candidates to help change people's lives. We are a global wellness technology company inspiring millions of people to adopt healthy habits for real life. We do this through engaging digital experiences, face-to-face workshops and sustainable programs that encompass healthy eating, physical activity and positive mindset. By drawing on over five decades of experience and expertise in behavioral science, we build communities in order to deliver wellness for all. To learn more about WW and jobs with a purpose, visit http://www.ww.com/us/corporate-careers

 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Manage projects around business and technology initiatives to deliver results in support of WW Digital, Retail and Back office Products
  • Be a strong Servant leader with the proven ability to coach and motivate cross-functional teams throughout the organization to deliver high quality and achieve desired customer outcomes.
  • Think strategically to minimize scope complexity, manage challenges, drive to established milestones, escalate when timelines are at risk and provide mitigation plans
  • Partner with the Product, Technology and Business teams to deliver to business priorities.
  • Keep a positive energy despite setbacks and encourage the team to develop solutions and make decisions to support the team goals. Listen well to better understand challenges.
  • Be self-motivated, self-aware, self-disciplined and self-improving.
  • Take Ownership and personal responsibility to ensure that the WW Product Development methodology is followed and the team delivers quality results.
  • Identify & Remove Blockers and impediments. Identify root causes, evaluate impact and smartly separate what must be done well now vs what can be improved later.
  • Be an agent to facilitate ongoing transformation within teams and support the overall implementation within the WW organization. Hold powerful, blameless retrospectives within their team in order to create a culture of learning and adoption.
  • Deliver clear, concise communications. Communicate to Agile Project and Technology management progress and risks. Radiate information to keep the team and the WW organization aware. Demonstrate ease of reporting issues/impediments and their implications to the project and/or organization.
  • Model the ability to communicate to all audiences, consistent preparedness, personal drive, focus, organization and efficiency on the Agile Project Management team. Maintain a calm poise in stressful situations.

Experience Required:

  • Bachelor's degree
  • PMP and/or CSM certification preferred
  • 3+ years' experience in Project Management using Waterfall and Agile Practices and methodologies including SCRUM
  • Experience with project delivery of consumer facing digital products, Retail products and IT Technologies
  • 8 +years of experience in the software/system development industry preferred
  • Experience using Project Management Tools (Jira, Confluence, MS Project, Excel and Visio)
  • Strong leadership and collaboration skills
  • Superior project management skills including: communications management, risk management and issue management
  • Think strategically and support your teams to develop solutions to complex problems
  • Structured approach based on prior learnings to create, maintain, and own project artifacts and facilitate project ceremonies
  • Excellent interpersonal skills including the ability to interact with Product Managers, Engineers, QA teams and Sr. Management.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills with the ability to articulate
  • Expertise in online subscription business models, a plus
  • Expertise with an organization that transitioned from Waterfall to Agile, a plus.

We hire only the best people. Here are the benefits to being top-notch:

  • The opportunity to work with some of the best innovators in the industry
  • Generous healthcare coverage.
  • 401(K) with company match.
  • Paid Time Off
  • Paid parental leave
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Annual wellness allowance
  • Profit Sharing

WW is an equal opportunity employer. WW does not discriminate on the basis of sex, race, color, creed, national origin, marital status, age, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status, or disability.

Any offer of employment is contingent upon the satisfactory results of reference and background checks.

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Location

We are in the Flatiron/Chelsea area where there are a ton of good places to eat and go out after work. Near a lot of major subway lines, easy access

What are WW (formerly Weight Watchers) Perks + Benefits

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
Onsite Gym
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K) Matching
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Child Care Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Family Medical Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
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Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
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Tuition Reimbursement
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