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  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary to negotiate
  • Pune


Scrum Master - 90229077
Primary Location:IN-Maharashtra-Pune
Job Type:Permanent/Regular
Posting Range:8 Apr 2019 - 22 Apr 2019
Job Title: Scrum Master

Location: Pune

Responsible for overall leadership and delivery of a group of projects underpinned by a common theme and related business case.
May be regulatory
May manage some elements of a larger/more significant/complex Programme or all of a smaller, simpler Programme:
5-10 direct reports at AVP or BA4 level, most of whom are Managers of others
What will you be doing?


The identification, planning and coordination of a set of projects or work streams within a programme of business change, to manage their interdependencies in support of specific business strategies:
Maintains a strategic view over the set of projects, providing the framework for implementing business initiatives, or large-scale change, by achieving a vision of the outcome of the project or programme.
Aligns the objectives for defined and agreed activities with business change objectives and authorises the selection and planning of all related projects and activities.
Plans, directs and co-ordinates activities to manage and implement complex projects from contract/proposal initiation to final operational stage.
Plans, schedules, monitors and reports on activities related to the programme or project.
Leads the programme or project teams in determining business requirements and translating requirements into operational plans.
Determines, monitors and reviews all programme or project economics, including costs, operational budgets, staffing requirements, resources and risk, ensuring that there are appropriate and effective governance arrangements, supported by comprehensive reporting.
Evaluates changes to programme and project management practices and initiates improvement to organisation practices.
Review quality of direct report’s project delivery at all stages through the project lifecycle, ensuring best practice has been adhered to
Monitoring for the emergence of anticipated policy benefits to optimise the business impact of individual and combined benefits:
Promotes the change vision to staff at all levels of the business operation, brings order to complex situations and keeps a focus on business objectives.
Works with senior people responsible for the line business operation to ensure that maximum improvements are made in the business operations as groups of projects deliver their products into operational use.
Maintains the business case for funding the programme and confirms the continuing business viability of the programme or project at regular intervals.
Responsible for the defining of benefits and outcomes in a SMART way, covering Financial – P&L impact (revenue/cost) and Non-Financial – Non P&L (regulatory, customer/employee satisfaction, reputation), working with the Accountable Execution to agree and sign-off the benefits.
Ensuring any risks, issues or assumptions against benefits must be outlined.
Working with the Finance Business Partner (FBP), agree sources of MI to track benefits, who will provide these, and in what reporting form.
Agreement of the governance approach for the periodic review of benefits.
The resource management process enables the effective planning, securing, recording and review of the resource capacity required to successfully deliver the defined deliverables through:
Defining and gaining appropriate sign-off for the programme’s resourcing strategy during the initiate phase.
Agreeing the approval and supplier management process for incremental hires and engaging with HR & CRES for on-boarding of new resources,
Creating and maintaining a resource demand profile as part of planning and monitoring activities, and formally requesting resource in a timely manner, and
Reviewing actual performance against plan.
What we’re looking for:

Working knowledge of open technologies
Awareness of design principles, architecture standards
Working knowledge of API
Working knowledge of Dev Ops
Expert knowledge on agile methodologies.
Ability to do code walkthroughs
Working knowledge of test principles.
Candidate is expected to have an appreciation of designing resilient system covering performance and non-functional aspects such as failover, recovery. 
The role holder will have strong people management and leadership skills.
Experience of working in a matrix management environment.
Exceptional stakeholder management skills, with the

About the company

Barclays moves, lends, invests and protects money for 48 million customers and clients worldwide.

We have over 325 years of history and expertise in banking. From our beginnings in Lombard Street, London through to the launch of the world’s first ATM and innovative mobile phone payments services, find out more about our achievements to date.

Barclays is a trading name of Barclays Bank PLC and its subsidiaries. Barclays Bank PLC is registered in England and is authorised by the Prudential Regulation Authority and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority and the Prudential Regulation Authority. Registered in England. Registered No. 1026167. Registered office: 1 Churchill Place, London E14 5HP.

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