Job Description

8.00 to 12.00 Years
BRISBANE [Australia]
Key responsibility¿ Responsible for Agile processes and improvement within the team¿ Prioritise removal of impediments and coach the team to resolve them¿ Build strong, trusted relationships with business and customer groups and within the team, by helping the team to make their work transparent, and managing change as issues arise¿ Maintain the focus on customer value and outcomes and maximise flow¿ Lead a continuous improvement culture, and reduction of waste¿ Lead the team to achieve continuous delivery and to build quality in¿ Help the team achieve a sustainable pace with space for innovation and learning¿ Develop, monitor and communicate team reporting and metrics¿ Coach the team on agile principles and practices to grow agile maturity and become resilient and high performing through coaching / mentoring and demonstration of thought leadership¿ Assist in the development, planning and delivery of a portfolio of work for the team¿ Ensure the team remains focused on priorities and aligned to strategy and roadmaps, and that backlog and release plans are maintained¿ Manage team capacity and demand with Product Owners and Delivery / Portfolio Managers¿ Support the team to communicate technical and quality priorities to the product owner(s) to ensure sufficient investment in the delivery capability¿ Liaise with other teams to ensure dependencies between teams are understood and managed¿ Manage operational risks¿ Ensure the team are able to support and maintain the products they deliver and own¿ Continuous learning and professional development on Iteration Manager capability¿ Undertake delegated responsibilities as required.¿ Qualifications ¿ Tertiary Qualification in Information Technology and/or Business or equivalent industry experience ¿ Certified Scrum Master/Iteration Manager and have solid experience in how to apply it ¿ At least 5 years Financial Services industry experience¿ Previous experience in a large organisation¿ Proved delivery track record¿ Experience in leading geographically distributed teamsAt least 12 months in a Scrum Master/Iteration Manager roleTechnical:Key Capabilities/Technical Competencies (skills, knowledge, technical or specialist capabilities) ¿ Excellent skills in leading a team including coaching, having difficult conversations and providing feedback. Comfortable resolving conflict and to facilitate discussion on alternatives approaches¿ Facilitation experience and able to facilitate, or mentor others to facilitate, agile ceremonies¿ Strong communication and interpersonal skills, including negotiation and influencing skills¿ High level of flexibility with the ability to adapt to change¿ Ability to instil a growth mindset in the team¿ Able to create a safe to fail environment¿ Understanding of Agile behaviours, tools and techniques: e.g. collaboration, work breakdown, automated testing, Scrum, Kanban etc¿ Sound knowledge of how information and technology contributes to business performance¿ Working knowledge of information technology and technology industry trends and issues