Project Manager (Jira Implementation)

Project Manager (Jira Implementation)

Job Title: Project Manager (Jira Implementation)
Contract Type: Perm
Location: Hong Kong
Reference: 1695
Contact Name: Mary Delfin
Job Published: June 09, 2020 07:34

Job Description

Our client is a large Blue-Chip Enterprise who are currently running multiple programs within Technology across the Region. They are hiring a Senior Project Manager, whose main role will help with an Enterprise implementation of Jira in the support the move to Agile. The role will also involve decommissioning existing Program management software and tools.


Jira is being utilised in some parts of the organisation so you will need to assess how its being used, before determining and implementing best practise and standards to ensure consistency as its rolled out across the organisation. The role will sit within the Enterprise PMO and after the Jira implementation you will move to help in the support and delivery of one of the large program work streams.



  • To be accountable to the Head of the PMO in the implementation of Jira as a Project/Program Management tool
  • Analyse the Companies current JIRA environment and tools/projects for effectiveness and efficiency
  • Act as the organisations SME for Jira and define the products standards
  • Work with Departmental Heads and Project Manager to understand organisational needs
  • Devise a roadmap to roll the product out across all areas of the organisation
  • Support the Organisations move to agile
  • Should be able to report project status to key stakeholders in technology and business regularly
  • To be able to engage and manage stakeholders
  • Should have the ability to collaborate with internal teams to ensure Projects remains on schedule
  • To be keen in identifying and managing Project Risk & Constraints
  • Ensure all Project Governance is met
  • To be able to manage the development activities and deliverables

Required Skills:

  • University degree holder in Information Technology, or related disciplines
  • At least 10 years hands-on experience in IT project management
  • Experience implementing an iteration of JIRA Software within an enterprise organization
  • Should have a sound fundamental and practical knowledge in Agile Delivery
  • A good understanding of system development life
  • Experience in managing project (resources, stakeholders, budgets etc)
  • Project Management Certified
  • Effective communicator to different levels of stakeholders and can present complex ideas and technical details into layman terms
  • Demonstrate a proactive working attitude to achieve common goals with good influential and negotiation skills
  • Strong oral and written English language skills
  • Project management certification (PMP and/or Agile/Scrum Master) is required
  • Experience using Jira
  • Experience in managing mid to large scale application software development projects in a complex multi-tier environment is an advantage

If interested, please send your most updated cv in word format to with "Jira Project Manager" in the subject line.

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