Scrum Master Finance

Help our customer to infuse Agile techniques and increase value of service delivery
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Our customer’s Straight Through Processing Tribe manages the different assets that enable the automated processing of its communications from and to its customers. The STP tribe is looking for a Scrum Master who will support the Squad in its usage of the Agile practices and help maximize value delivery through well understood Agile techniques. The successful candidate will be an Agile practitioner with a technical background, capable of integrating and guiding the team from the get-go. A considerable degree of self-organization and autonomy is required in the role.

The Scrum Master will:

  • Coach the team to be self-organized and cross-functional, adopting Agile practices that enable to efficiently deliver high value products.
  • Increase the efficiency of the Agile team through:
  • Organizing/facilitating scrum events such as sprint planning, reviews and retrospectives
  • Helping the team navigate the various Agile processes: identification of tasks, effort sizing, progress reporting, demo and continuous improvement.
  • Helping remove impediments: managing conflicting interests, negotiating inputs between different parties, proactively identifying issues and risks and adjusting scope, etc., including in relation to technical issues and testing environments.
  • Coach the Agile team to adapt to an environment where Agile is not fully deployed/understood.
  • Collect and analyze the necessary team KPIs (velocity, predictability …)
  • Facilitate team transparency and share progress using the appropriate communication channels.
  • Work with stakeholders and team members to continuously improve quality and productivity.
  • Follow-up, report and contribute to risks management (e.g., compliance, security, procurement/finance/licenses)
  • Ensure that deliverables follow guidelines and standards (e.g., documentation)

To apply for this role, you have (or will acquire):

  • Sound knowledge of the Agile Values and Principles. A Scrum Master certification is a plus.
  • Strong organizational, prioritization, analytical skills.
  • Strong leadership and people management skills. You demonstrate a good drive and the ability to “make things happen”, to challenge and overcome resistance.
  • Strong facilitation and problem-solving skills
  • Good influencing and communication skills, both written and verbal. You are able to communicate with a diversity of stakeholders.
  • Experience in or knowledge of the STP assets, so that you are able to discuss on equal footing with functional analysts, developers and testers.
  • Good command of English and French, both written and oral
  • Are a strong and approachable team player
  • Are Client focused and delivery oriented, capable to remain positive in the face of challenge or under pressure
  • Are able to learn quickly, to adjust to new information and to think outside the box
  • Are at ease in a fast-changing environment, flexible and able to reprioritize tasks.
  • Are able to manage a diverse team, composed of internal and provider resources working from various locations (Paris, Krakow, home) and expressing themselves in different languages (French, English)
  • Are willing to travel 10%.

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