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About Standard Chartered We are a leading international bank focused on helping people and companies prosper across Asia, Africa and the Middle East.
To us, good performance is about much more than turning a profit. It's about showing how you embody our valued behaviours - do the right thing, better together and never settle - as well as our brand promise, Here for good.
We're committed to promoting equality in the workplace and creating an inclusive and flexible culture - one where everyone can realise their full potential and make a positive contribution to our organisation. This in turn helps us to provide better support to our broad client base.
The Role Responsibilities
Lead a half dozen of composite Agile teams in the delivery of development projects as well as operational improvements, often to very challenging timescales
Support Lean and Agile thinking as the norm, teach and coach Agile practices and values; help foster a culture of continuous improvement
Ability to create empowered, self-organizing, high-performing teams by serving as the team's servant leader
Mentor the teams and the Product Owners on Scrum and Agile best practices
Continuously improve team productivity and facilitate completion of work
Educate the teams, Product Owners and stakeholders on the business value of engineering practices, and promote the use of engineering practices to provide faster delivery, better quality, and fewer defects
In collaboration with all head of IT departments, regularly assess the Agile maturity of the teams, identify improvement opportunities, and implement the improvements at a pace that balances the need for growth and the sustainability and comfort of the organization
Coach the Product Owners on creating and maintaining a continuously prioritized Product Backlog of stories with clear acceptance criteria and high-level estimates
Help the Scrum team understand the Product Development roadmap and strategy and therefore the content, structure and priority of backlog items
In collaboration with the teams, facilitate the creation of team agreements which minimally include a Definition of Done (DOD) and a Definition of Ready (DOR)
Facilitate regular Release Planning workshops in collaboration with Product Development Team
Cultivate trust through personal and team relationships with a range of business owners
Flexible attitude towards changing client needs and working with Product Owners
In collaboration with the teams, identify and mitigate risks, issues and dependencies internal and external to the team
Support the efficient flow of work through Agile teams by helping the teams remove obstacles and make improvements
Facilitate all scrum events and ceremonies, including elaborate planning sessions, sprint planning preparation sessions, sprint planning, daily stand-ups, sprint reviews and sprint retrospectives.
Ensure updates to the plan are communicated to- Use effective metrics to monitor progress and report team velocity and support heads of department in communicating achievements to all stakeholders
Facilitate integration testing with client and, or industry testing with various counterparties in parallel fashion
Accountable : Product management disciplines for Software development, DevOps development
Accountable : report efficiently to the IT Steering Committee the status of the development, including issues & risk on planning, resources, and non-compliances to the Release Management process with mitigation plans. Report to also include the t eam velocity and product backlog / release burndown charts / reports and plan to improve team efficiency.
Responsible : Making sure that controls defined in the Risk Library related to software development are implemented and effective,
Accountable : Making sure controls are applied and constantly reviewed, primarily against risk and compliance framework to ensure full compliance to all policies and obligations
Regulatory & Business Conduct
Display exemplary conduct and live by the Group's Values and Code of Conduct.
Take personal responsibility for embedding the highest standards of ethics, including regulatory and business conduct, across Standard Chartered Bank. This includes understanding and ensuring compliance with, in letter and spirit, all applicable laws, regulations, guidelines and the Group Code of Conduct.
Lead the team to achieve the outcomes set out in the Bank's Conduct Principles : [Fair Outcomes for Clients; Effective Financial Markets; Financial Crime Compliance; The Right Environment.] *
Effectively and collaboratively identify, escalate, mitigate and resolve risk, conduct and compliance matters.
CIO, IT Department Heads, CRO, Business Heads, Infrastructure and Service Providers
Our Ideal Candidate
A College or University degree
Relevant proven work experience of Agile practical usage in the role of Scrum Master is required - 10+years of experience and expertise performing diversified roles such as Agile Delivery Manager, Scrum Master or Agile Coach with at least 5 years of experience as a Scrum Master.
Certified Professional Scrum Master (PSM) and/or Certified Scrum Master (CSM)
Excellent oral and written communication skills, time management and individual and team building skills. Advanced interpersonal skills: able to establish strong working relationships and promote bi-directional communication within and across teams and programs.
Excellent leadership and organizational skills, skilled in facilitation, continuous improvement, empowerment, transparency, building trust and servant leadership. Able to effectively manage challenging situations through negotiation and conflict resolution.
Excellent understanding of all facets of the product development life cycle covering planning, development, quality assurance, change management and release management. Experience in ops, production or customer support preferred.
Excellent understanding of software development methodologies and fundamentals (Agile, SCRUM, Kanban, Waterfall, etc.) Excellent knowledge and experience with Agile techniques such as Continuous Integration, automated testing, test-first approaches such as TDD, ATDD, etc., pairing, Agile games, etc.
Able to organize, moderate and demonstrate Agile industry best practices. Experience with developing and executing plans, meeting deadlines, coordinating timelines and efforts and applying advanced principles, theories and experiences
Keeping up to date with emerging industry practices
Strong culture of commitment and delivery
Apply now to join the Bank for those with big career ambitions.
To view information on our benefits including our flexible working please visit our career pages . We welcome conversations on flexible working.