Senior Agile Project Manager

Job Description

REQ ID: 115373
JOB TITLE: Senior Agile Project Manager
SALARY: Competitive
LOCATION: Shannon, Ireland - Hybrid Working


Dreaming for tomorrow is about more than ideas and ambitions. We’re already building the next generation of vehicles, using repurposed and brand-new technology and techniques. We’re doing more than dream, we’re creating the future of mobility and automotive for years to come.




In your role as Agile Project Manager, you will be exposed to vehicle engineering projects where we are evolving the automotive technology of the future. You will be expected to work with product management, as well as engineering managers to provide leadership and direction to multiple software development Agile scrum teams.


You must have a strong working knowledge of Agile development methodologies, as well as more traditional Waterfall, to ensure project deliverables are met to the required software quality standards and program alignment.


As an Agile Project Manager, you will be part of and managing multiple teams which have a joint focus on both customer facing initiatives and technical project delivery. This is a busy and a high visibility role where you will need to be highly organised and able to manage different activities simultaneously within an agile software environment.




Knowledge, Skills, and Experience:


As an Agile Project Manager, you will have a wealth of experience in software development, as well as agile methodologies. Experience in working with Confluence, JIRA or Programme Central to raise or flag any issues, as well are write and understand clear schedules is also key.


You will be able to identify trends and escalate them to the Program/Product Manager as required, Collaborate with Program/Product Management, Scrum Masters, Product owners, and business owners, and facilitate the resolution of Project Impediments both internal and external to the project. You will also have a proven track record managing multiple software projects using Agile methodologies in a demanding corporate environment.




  • Degree in Computer science, Business, or a related area
  • Significant experience in Agile & Software Project Management
  • Knowledge of recognised project management methodologies – eg. - Agile, Lean, Waterfall
  • Experience of managing projects & backlogs in tools such as Confluence & JIRA
  • Experience in working across the full Software Development Life Cycle
  • Experience in facilitating / leading large-scale innovation / planning workshops or similar events.
  • Obsessed with quality of delivered product – Key advocate for concepts of “Definition-of-Ready” & “Definition-of-Done” at all levels.
  • Line Management experience with ability to nurture and grow direct reports.




  • Working knowledge of scaled agile would be highly desirable.
  • PMP accreditation or project management qualifications like Prince2 are highly desirable.
  • Knowledge of the automotive industry desirable





Bring all this to the home of premium innovation, and you’ll find the opportunities to further your career with a world-class team, membership of a competitive pension plan and private medical cover. All this and more makes Jaguar Land Rover the perfect place to continue your journey.


This role may offer the opportunity for hybrid working where you can split your time between working from home and in the office.


At Jaguar Land Rover, hybrid working is a voluntary, non-contractual arrangement providing employees with more choice and flexibility around how, when and where they work, if suitable for their role. Further details can be discussed with the Hiring Manager at interview stage


Jaguar Land Rover is committed to equal opportunity for all.
(* dependant on your circumstances)