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Senior Agile Coach with Project management experience to champion Agile, Scrum and facilitate development of Retail Banking unit. - 41831

Job Type: Contract
Positions to fill: 1
Start Date: May 16, 2022
Job End Date: Dec 30, 2022
Pay Rate: Hourly: Negotiable
Job ID: 119185
Location: Vancouver
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Our Financial Services Client is looking for a Senior Agile Coach with Project management experience to champion Agile, Scrum and facilitate development of Retail Banking unit. - 41831

This is a 6 month long contract, strong possibility of extension. Remote during Covid, Hybrid Post Covid - (Some potential early/late depending on work with global teams)

Must-Have:
  • 8+ years of experience working as IT Project Manager in an agile environment (Budgets upto 1 million) 
  • Experience managing an agile team, adhering to Agile engineering practices (e.g. Scrum, Kanban, LEAN) supporting an investment bank/financial institution
  • Leading Agile ceremonies such as backlog grooming, sprint planning, sprint review & retrospectives and daily stand-up meetings
  • Extensive experience working with Jira/Confluence
Nice to Have:
  • SAFe Methodology experience
Responsibilities:
  • Influence the project approach, building stakeholder buy-in around the project plan, commitments and changes.
  • Drive project delivery proactively, balancing planning, scope, schedule, budget, communications and risks.
  • Manage and plan resources, responsibilities and schedules.
  • Establish effective project controls and procedures and quality assurance processes
  • Manage relationships with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Report progress, issues, dependencies and risks to project or programme leadership and committees as appropriate and make recommendations to influence decision making in order to maintain progress towards delivery and benefits realisation.
  • Provide management to maintain a focus on how the project aligns to wider programme objectives, where appropriate, and to the change portfolio across organization
  • Lead the team to meet performance targets aligned to objectives