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Agile Project Manager

Are you an experienced IM Project manager and looking for a new challenge within FMCG? Then apply immediately!

Dit ga je doen

The Agile PPM area is responsible for transforming the existing project, programme and portfolio delivery and methodology into a way of working that fits in the Agile context. Traditional PgM/PM focuses on upfront planning where factors like scope, costs and time are important. Agile PgM/PM gives prominence to customer collaboration, teamwork and flexibility. It is an iterative approach that focuses on incorporating customer feedback and continuous releases.


The Agile Project Manager manages and delivers a project in accordance with GIS and Agile processes and governance. He drives business value optimization and prioritization in alignment with the Product Teams and Functional Domains. Agile Project managers can drive projects in a traditional, but mostly in an Agile manner and embed the Agile way of working.


The Agile Project Manager will be responsible for managing the global IDENTITY programme, the selection of a new Identity and Access Management tool and implementation in all Operating Companies.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Manage all aspects of delivering the complete solution/product, in such a way that business value optimization is secured;
  • Confirm business requirements (Functional and non-Functional), solution architecture and defining the projects boundary and what is in and out of scope, including alignment with the Product Teams;
  • Ensure business requirements are translated into solutions and products that are in line with the IT strategy, enterprise architecture and current products within the Product Teams;
  • Monitor and report on planning, progress, business value, dependencies, impediments, financials and risks in accordance with the Agile way of working;
  • Develop and manage the execution, deployment and transition plans across the Product Teams, functions and OpCos;
  • Proactively identify, manage and mitigate risks and impediments during the lifecycle of the project;
  • Ensure an One way of Working within the Agile Project Management team;
  • Frequent alignment with Product Owners and Functional Domains in order to maximize risk reduction, identify interdependencies, manage impediments and optimize business value;
  • Frequent alignment with the Scrum Master with regards the prioritization of the tasks and impediments in the Product Teams. Ensuring minimal disruption to the involved Product Team’s ability to complete their work;
  • Alignment with Agile Program Manager whenever a project is part of a complex program;
  • Manage dependencies that influence the successful execution of the overall project and the business value and closely collaborate with impacted stakeholders within GIS, Functional Domain, OpCo and external stakeholders;




  • Plaats


  • Vertical

    Retail & FMCG

  • Expertise


  • Aantal uren per week


  • Dienstverband


  • Vacaturenummer


Wat wij vragen

  • You have a Master’s degree
  • Agile Programme Management certifications are preferred (e.g. CSM, PMI-APC, APMG);
  • Professional qualification in a structured, industry-accepted standard (Agile) project management methodology (advanced) Practitioner and/or Managing Successful Programmes (advanced) Practitioner);
  • Direct experience and strong understanding of B2E and B2B Identity Access Management (e.g. User Lifecycle Management, Access Request, Provisioning, Authentication & Role Management);
  • Proven experience in leading transformational projects in developing centralised capabilities and migrate and deployment to Operating Companies in multiple geographic locations, time zones and cultures;
  • Experience in business transformation and change management considering process re-design and target operating model optimization;
  • Has the courage to be innovative: embracing ‘ICT’ innovation and technological possibilities to capitalize on opportunities to automate activities (identifies and uses proper tools and processes);
  • Can identify and manage interdependencies and optimize business value;
  • Uses reflection, open discussion and trust to help the Product Teams to grow and develop;
  • Is able to create an environment in which the self-confidence and proactivity of the teams can blossom;

Wat wij bieden

As Agile Project Manager you will be employed by Essentium. At Essentium your career is important to us. You decide when, where and what career challenge you want to face. Essentium facilitates this for you.

We believe in your talent. We strive to provide the tools and support to get the best out of yourself. We operate as a partner in the field of job content as well as personal coaching.

Furthermore you receive a fixed monthly salary and good working conditions.

Wie wij zijn

Essentium is a specialized employment agency. We offer recruitment services, talent development and consulting in the field of project management. We help public and corporate organizations to improve their projects. Our client portfolio consists of more than fifty companies such as NS, ASML and ING.

At Essentium, you will encounter the most driven talents in the world of project management. Talents who distinguish themselves on both a professional and personal level. Our professionals all have one thing in common: they are passionate about project management. They are driven, ambitious and eager to learn. Essentium supports this by offering various possibilities to improve themselves.

The combination of this peculiar view on talent development and knowledge of project management makes our services unique.  

Bij Essentium staan jouw vrijheid, ontwikkeling en succes centraal.


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