Channel 4, Multiplatform Project Manager
March 2012 - Present, London, United Kingdom
Day-to-day project delivery of multiple projects on online and mobile platforms
Integration of strategic CRM platform with third party applications
Agile coaching / mentoring / Embedding of Continuous Improvement culture
Definition and execution of process improvement plans / Project delivery optimisation
Project governance and stakeholder management
Vendor relationship management
QA process optimisation
Dependency, Risk and Issue management,
BBC - News & Knowledge, Senior Project Manager
October 2010 - March 2012, London, United Kingdom
Day-to-day project management of multiple projects grouped into 3 workstreams with two separate product owners in 24/7 service-oriented environment using Agile toolbox approach.
Team management of 10 senior developers and testers,
Stakeholder engagement management,
Fostering culture of Continuous Improvement across organisation,
QA process improvements implementing BDD across workstreams,
Software development process optimisation using Agile and Lean techniques,
Project reporting and documentation using workflow tools – JIRA, Confluence,
Collaboration with BBC PMO; Development of Programme Management framework and Agile best practice with BBC PMO and Senior Projects Managers from across BBC News.
BBC - CBBC Interactive, Technical Project Manager
October 2009 - October 2010, London, United Kingdom
Indie (External Vendor) stream project management:
o Full lifecycle project management; Release management; Budget spend accountability; Tender process management; Resource management,
o Line management of two junior project managers / Scrum Masters;
o Concurrent project management with scaled Scrum / Scrum of Scrums;
o QA and UAT process definition and implementation.
Evangelization of Agile across department
o Organisation of Agile workshops and presentations.
o Coaching and mentoring Project Managers / Scrum Masters / Product Owners
o Agile on UX led projects
o Scrum with remote and distributed teams / external suppliers;
o Standardisation of Agile project management approaches: Product backlog generation, estimation and prioritization streamlining;
Ministry of Ideas Ltd, Principle Project Manager
October 2006 - October 2009, London, United Kingdom
Project Team Lead – Line management of two delivery teams.
o Establishing of Agile practices in overseas development office in Krakow.
o Team building / recruitment / coaching,
Planning, managing and delivering portfolio of projects for selections of key accounts: Adidas UK, Ferrero UK, British Telecom Agile Media UK,
o Management of multiple projects at varying stages in development lifecycle,
o Working with both distributed and remote project teams.
Client side project management: consultation, project implementation and integration for key accounts using PRINCE 2 or Scrum: British Telecom - Agile Media, T-Mobile NL, Heineken Nigeria, Ferrero UK, Adidas UK, BP NL, Aral DE, Dougwe Egberts NL,