Requisition ID: 96526Join the Global Community of Scotiabankers to help customers become better off.
As a Senior Delivery Lead, you will act as the Scrum Master and Project Manager within an Agile environment. You will ensure the successful delivery of software products within Canadian Digital Banking. You will lead and support an Agile scrum team (Product, Engineering, Design, Analytics) and ensure the Agile methodology and principles are executed effectively. You will identify, escalate and remove release and team impediments. As a Senior Delivery Lead, you will also manage the budget, schedule, risks, issues, reporting and governance of projects.
Are you the right person for this role?
Agile Project Management
Tracking projects through each phase of project lifecycle
Work with all the dependent teams and prepare execution plan
Working with various teams to achieve end-to-end project delivery
Ensure milestones are met and project has gone through all approval gates
Document project status & assist team in maintaining information repositories
Maintain project risk tracker and communicate project risks to management
Prepare work back schedules, roadmap and capacity planning at a project level
Ensure a balance between team capacity and workload is kept in order to achieve a successful project delivery
Support app releases & rollout related activities
Communication & Collaboration: Stakeholder Management
Keep all stakeholders up to date on project status and roadblocks
Ability to set expectations with all stakeholders, execute and communicate accordingly
Identification of risks and issues that require DF leadership attention
Ability to articulate and clearly communicate complex problems and Solutions in a simple and logical manner following stakeholder field of expertise
Ability to work effectively with engineering Sr Managers when needed to remediate risk around project delivery.
Engage stakeholders (e.g. risk, legal, audit) as needed for consultation throughout the course of the project.
Communication & Collaboration: Scrum Master
Contribute to the productivity and happiness of the scrum team
Supporting project team members in challenging situations (resource / release challenges, cross-team communication)
Introduce agile engineering best practices
Scheduling add-hoc meetings to solve for disagreements or ambiguities in order to reduce risk of jeopardizing milestones and or artifacts
Ease conversations and promote constructive attitude
Facilitate and ensure healthy communication between project team members
Scheduling and chairing scrum ceremonies.
Accountable for conducting regular retros and addressing teams feedback
Monitor scrum team progress by preparing reports/charts
Understanding team strengths and weaknesses in order to improve each phase of the project lifecycle
Lead by example
Providing feedback to help improving processes and tools
Working on aligning best practices across delivery team
Continuous improvement and learning from other delivery team members
Take active role on application audit related activities
Be able to adjust, learn and iterate frequently
Do you have the skills that will enable you to succeed in this role?
5 years’ experience in managing and delivering complex software projects
Demonstrates strong knowledge of Agile methodology while delivering IT projects. Ideally has Certified Scrum master certification (CSM / PSM)
Expert knowledge and understanding of project management practices, disciplines, tools, and methodologies.
Strong problem solving, critical thinking and analytical skills to rapidly assess problem situations.
Demonstrates creativity and adaptability when identifying solutions.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills, with ability to communicate on a broad spectrum (from deep technical discussions to high level executive vision)
Excellent interpersonal, negotiation and relationships management skills
Excellent organizational skills and the ability to manage multiple complex initiatives
What’s in it for you?
We have an inclusive and collaborative working environment that encourages creativity, curiosity, and celebrates success!
We provide you with the tools and technology needed to create beautiful customer experiences
Dress codes don’t apply here, being comfortable does
You’ll get to work with and learn from diverse industry leaders, who have hailed from top technology companies around the world
This isn’t your typical “corporate” job. We work hard and we have fun!
We offer a competitive total rewards package that includes a base salary, a performance bonus, company matching programs (on pension & profit sharing), 4 weeks of vacation, personal & sick days, paternity/maternity leave top-ups and much more.
*Some of our perks & onsite offerings will be offline as we continue to monitor federal and provincial regulations around COVID-19.
Location(s): Canada : Ontario : Toronto
As Canada’s International Bank, we are a diverse and global team. We speak more than 100 languages with backgrounds from more than 120 countries. Our employees are committed to a superior customer experience and use the Banks six guiding sales practice principles to ensure they act with honesty and integrity.At Scotiabank, we value the unique skills and experiences each individual brings to the Bank, and are committed to creating and maintaining an inclusive and accessible environment for everyone. If you require accommodation (including, but not limited to, an accessible interview site, alternate format documents, ASL Interpreter, or Assistive Technology) during the recruitment and selection process, please let our Recruitment team know. If you require technical assistance, please click here. Candidates must apply directly online to be considered for this role. We thank all applicants for their interest in a career at Scotiabank; however, only those candidates who are selected for an interview will be contacted.