Saturday, April 7, 2018

Agile Delivery Portfolio Lead - Banking/IT



Our client, one of the Middle East's leading financial institutions, have an excellent opportunity for an experienced Scrum/Agile Lead to join them as they look to push the boundaries in FinTech through their digital transformation.

The successful candidate will be a true leader, an experienced Agile practitioner and come from a background in Project Management. They will be responsible for managing multiple Agile teams in delivering activities within the Agile Portfolio.

Responsibilities:
•    Escalate impediments, manage risks, ensure value delivery and drive continuous improvements within Agile delivery squads
•    Act as a point of escalation for any issues or risks, ensuring complete focus on delivering efficiency and business value in Agile delivery squads
•    Managing interfaces and dependencies of features/Epics to be delivered
•    Act as a Scrum of Scrums of Agile portfolio teams
•    Work alongside Release Management team to formalize Build and Releases
•    Work with ITO units to ensure uptime and monitoring to ensure customer satisfaction
•    Establish strong relationships with Scrum/product owners to understand strategic, tactical and operational challenges in business units

Requirements
Requirements:
•    Extensive leadership experience within Agile Delivery
•    Demonstrable experience in Release Management
•    Previous experience in the banking/financial services industry
•    Team player who can take ownership for delivery within his/her area
•    Excellent communicator who can raise and discuss issues and conflicts with senior stakeholders
•    Well-versed with automated build and test strategies using DevOps tools
•    A passion for leading, developing and mentoring others

About the Company
Allegis Group retired the "Talent2" name and re-branded its specialist recruitment professionals brand to Aston Carter.

Aston Carter is a distinguished global provider of recruitment services to companies requiring highly specialised business professionals. We have an unrivalled commitment to delivering first class service to our clients and candidates across professional disciplines, including Information Technology, Finance, Sales, Risk, Credit, Compliance, Operations, Marketing, Audit, HR and Engineering. Although we are retiring theTalent2 brand, our continued alignment with your company's business objectives will remain unchanged. As part of Aston Carter, our global presence gives us access to additional high-level talent, solutions and industry trends to better grow with our customers.

With more than 60 offices across Europe, Asia Pacific and North America, Aston Carter provides local, regional and global expertise to drive value and meet our customers' unique needs. Aston Carter is an operating company of Allegis Group, a global talent solutions provider and the world's largest privately owned recruitment firm.

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