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Scrum Master (Assistant VP) - 90215336
Posting Range:3 Dec 2018 - 18 Dec 2018
Scrum Master (Assistant VP)
The overall purpose of this position is to provide project management support for Digital IT and design projects. The incumbent in this position is primarily responsible for leading Scrum Team(s) and to also manage a portfolio of projects. For projects following the Scrum methodology, the role is to provide daily support to their Scrum teams, ensure that sprints are defined and executed according to Scrum guidelines, guide team members to understand Agile methods and to be successful. This position requires the incumbent to coordinate and manage the efforts of team members and other resources across organizational units.
o Experience in Agile methodology tools for tracking user stories, sprints, velocity & burndown is required.
o Experience with IT projects and the software development life cycle
o Experience with Jira and confluence is a definite requirement
o Experience delivering web and mobile application (Desirable)
o Excellent spoken and written communications skills are required.
o Strong presentation skills required for both large and small audiences across the organization, and varying levels of management.
o Requires advanced writing skills in order to summarize and communicate project plans, reports, issues and risks (including contingency plans) to all levels of staff/management.
o Requires high level of reading comprehension for understanding business requirements, technical documentation and department standards.
o Ability to interact with all levels of staff across inter-departmental organizations and business partners is essential.
o Excellent interpersonal skills are required.
o Must be able to maintain positive and cooperative working relationships while under pressure.
o Candidate must be motivating, encouraging and persuasive in order to elicit cooperation from a wide variety of sources.
o Must be able to diffuse tension among members of the project team, if necessary.
o Proficient listening skills are needed to understand and manage team issues and concerns.
o Candidate must strive for improvement through open dialogue and strong team building skills.
o Must possess the ability to identify and manage shifting priorities through analytical and problem solving skills.
o Candidate must be able to work with both business and technical teams for problem resolution
o Must be well organized and possess the ability to work independently as well as with team members while driving projects to successful implementation.
o Strong knowledge of tiered large-system architectures is a plus.
o Mid-level to advanced proficiency in MS Project & MS Excel required.
Barclays is a transatlantic consumer, corporate and investment bank offering products and services across personal, corporate and investment banking, credit cards and wealth management, with a strong presence in our two home markets of the UK and the US. Our goal is to become the bank of choice by providing superior services to customers and clients and supporting our stakeholders via a commercially successful business that generates long-term sustainable returns.
Risk and Control Objective
All Barclays colleagues have to ensure that all activities and duties are carried out in full compliance with regulatory requirements, Enterprise Wide Risk Management Framework and internal Barclays Policies and Policy Standards.
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Barclays Values & Diversity
Dynamic working gives everyone at Barclays the opportunity to integrate professional and personal lives, if you have a need for flexibility then please discuss this with the hiring manager. We are an equal opportunity employer and we are opposed to discrimination on any grounds. It is the policy of Barclays to ensure equal employment opportunity without discrimination or harassment on the basis of race, colour, creed, religion, national origin, alienage or citizenship status, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital or
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.