Project Manager/Scrum Master – Modernization

Project Manager/Scrum Master – Modernization

ProViso Consulting

Story Behind the Need:

• Business group: The CRM Global Technology Applications team supporting Global Banking & Markets Wholesale clients.
• Project: We are embarking on a Salesforce project to digitize and integrate systems along the Client Lifecycle for wholesale banking. You will be responsible for working with consultants and business stakeholders to design and build the workflow and system integrations required. You will remove barriers throughout the project enabling the development and deployment of quality solutions that meet these requirements.
• Reason for request: Project

Typical Day in the Role:

• Facilitate daily scrum, sprint planning sessions, sprint review and retrospective meetings.
• Manage the team Kanban board and guide the team to update Kanban board and keep it up to date.
• Remove impediments and continuously look to ways in improving process to increase efficiency
• Guide and coach the team to become self-organized and encourage collaboration.
• Support the product owner in maintaining and grooming the product backlog
• Focus on improving team dynamics and performance and work with the team in managing interpersonal conflicts, challenges etc.
• Communicate with the senior management and maintain stakeholders’ relationships
• Manage project budgets and forecasting
• Track projects as it progresses through each stage of project life cycle
• Monitor and document project status and represent the team in program level project meetings and provide updates
• Assist with roadmap planning and capacity planning discussions with leadership

Candidate Requirements/Must Have Skills:

• 5+ years’ Comprehensive knowledge of Agile, Scrum and Jira Applying techniques for effective workflow on Kanban
• Minimum 1 project specifically leading Modernization
• Recent roles in the Financial Industry is required (Minimum 1 project)
• 3+ years’ experience in managing complex delivering software projects
• Demonstrated experience in applying agile methodology to delivering IT projects (recent project experience)
• Excellent communication skills to manage stakeholder relations, and work with cross-departmental teams

Soft Skills:

• Excellent verbal and written communication skills, with ability to communicate on a broad spectrum (from technical discussions to program managers)
• Excellent coaching skills
• Demonstrated leadership skills through leading large teams

Nice-To-Have Skills:

• Commercial banking experience is a plus and will be prioritized
• Software dev background will be good
• Capital Markets exp. is a plus but not required
• Scrum Master certification

Best vs Average:

• Strong candidates would currently be working in Salesforce and have a variety experience with financial industry workflows.

Degrees or certifications:

• Bachelor’s Degree in computer engineering, business, Information sciences or other related field

Structure and Format:

• 1st round: Video interview, panel discussion (Behavioral and discussing past experience), 45-60mins
• 2nd round: Interview with Director (as needed), 30 mins

Additional Notes:

• Hiring manager is searching for a ‘Technical Navigator’ Someone who has a strong technical acumen and understands the system to push projects through the SDLC cycle.
• Technical background in IT software development and/or implementation required
• Sound understanding and practical experience in implementation of Agile principles and practices
• Knowledge of servant leadership, facilitation, conflict resolution, continuous improvement and empowerment and increasing transparency.
• Knowledge in data management area is good to have
• Any Technical Modernization experience is acceptable.

Job Details

11861

Contract

6 Months

Toronto

 





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