Scrum Master – Agile

Scrum Master – Agile

ProViso Consulting

Selling Points of Position:

• Work in growing space related to SWIFT payments within client securities, fast paced, independently run and manage the portfolio (15 different projects)

Best Vs Average Candidate:

• Scrum certified, SWIFT payment exp, stakeholder management and excellent communication skills
• How will performance be measured: feedback from stakeholders, ability to meet objectives, delivering on time and budget


• PRIMARY PURPOSE OF THE JOB: This is a specialized professional role that focuses on the improvement of the Agile team and drives the methodology, provides guidance on its application and associated processes, protects the team from outside distractions, conducts ceremony facilitation, removes impediments and is dedicated to the Agile team. The Scrum Master jobs understand Agile and help stakeholders work according to the method for the benefit of the team and the projects.


• Ideally exp in Capital markets, specifically managing Payments initiatives (I.e. SWIFT payments)

Must have:

• Scrum /certification – 8yrs
• Agile – 8yrs
• Capital markets – 5yrs+
• Payments (SWIFT) – 5yrs+
• Stakeholder management – 5+ years and excellent communication skills

Nice To Have:


Key accountabilities:

• Keeps abreast of emerging impediments, issues, trends, and assess potential impacts Maintains a culture of risk management and control, supported by effective processes in alignment with risk appetite


• End-to-end facilitation of the Agile processes Drives continuous improvement and change, acting as a change agent to adapt processes to maximize productivity throughout the project lifecycle
• Engages appropriate stakeholders to identify and manage impediments and required outcomes of projects for the business Identifies
• Agile team improvement opportunities and looks externally for best practices in order to increase team productivity Makes sure there is no hidden work, ensuring that everything the Agile Team is working on is acknowledged and accounted for in the Product Backlog, protecting the team from distractions
• Owns enforcement of the Agile practices and ceremonies
• Provides advice and guidance to the Agile project team, as required, regarding best practices in Agile project management
• Manages Work In Progress Limits, making sure the team is not working on too many stories/tasks at once, and helps them get into a flow of starting and completing work in a predictable manner
• Encourages the Team to look for opportunities to support each other (e.g., focus on higher priority Stories that team members are struggling with)
• Ensures a collaborative culture exists within the Team, promotes team building and ensures team engagement
• Coordinates and facilitates ceremony logistics and ensures all Agile ceremonies/processes are held and all team members are present and on time, in particular the daily stand-up meeting and engagement of control partners
• Works across the Agile team to ensure Agile artifacts and information are accurate and update to date


• Adheres to enterprise frameworks or methodologies that relate to activities for our business area
• Ensures respective policies/practices are well executed, meets business needs, complies with internal and external requirements, and aligns with business priorities
• Drives project execution that is aligned to established cost, timing, deliverable and scope objectives
• Adheres to enterprise governance to ensure that projects meet all the performance, quality and compliance standards and follows the approved methodology
• Works directly with key stakeholders to remove impediments and help manage cross- Agile team dependencies
• Shares accountability with Agile Coach (and CoE where applicable) for spreading best practices throughout the team and organization
• Collaborates with Product Owner(s), Technology Lead(s) and Team(s) on Sprint planning, impediment removal, and Team execution Here are the minimum requirements for this position:

Degree/ Certification:

• Undergraduate or post graduate degree Certified Scrum Master
• 4+ years of Scrum Master experience Typically requires several years of strong experience on an Agile delivery team??

Job Details



12 Months



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