IT Scrum Master (Halifax) – #CSTech
City : HALIFAX, Nova Scotia, Canada
Category : Strategy | Project & Program Management
Industry : Financial/Banking
Employer : RBC
Come Work with Us!
At RBC, our culture is deeply supportive and rich in opportunity and reward. You will help our clients thrive and our communities prosper, empowered by a spirit of shared purpose.
Whether you’re helping clients find new opportunities, developing new technology, or providing expert advice to internal partners, you will be doing work that matters in the world, in an environment built on teamwork, service, responsibility, diversity, and integrity.
What is the opportunity?
In support of RBC’s journey towards an agile organization, the Senior Scrum Master plays a key role in leading project delivery and driving the culture and behaviors needed to succeed with a client centric approach. We strive to provide top performance and foster a true team environment. In this role, the Senior IT Scrum Master facilitates and leads project management agile processes; their execution, escalates impediments, and manages risks for the Compliance, Governance & Corporate Security team. Additionally, this role is responsible for ensuring project governance is adhered to for RBC safety and soundness, and financial accountability for the project. Success of this role is measured by how well the project processes are being planned and executed, as well as the success and predictability of the teams delivering on the project objectives and commitments and team culture.
What will you do?
Deliver towards budget projects.
Execute all agile ceremonies (daily stand-ups, backlog refinement, retrospectives, scrum of scrums).
Execute all project delivery governance as per RACI
Be the point of contact for all partners with a deep understanding of respective projects.
Manage project budget, forecasting and related change requests articulately.
Proactively managing and escalating risks, issues, impediments and dependencies.
Ensure all projects are reported on time and accurately.
Build relationships and communicate with program sponsor, business, vendors and technology owners and colleagues by providing superior client experience.
Act as a bridge between the business, vendor, and the technical teams.
Be proactive to identify or fill gaps.
Report to and work closely with Agile Program Manager.
What do you need to succeed?
4+ years progressive IT project delivery experience managing projects with a medium level of complexity and uncertainty
Working experience of SDLC and Agile delivery methodologies and tools (Jira & Confluence).
Experience in project delivery, project plan development and management, project governance, scheduling methodology, project metrics, analysis, status reporting, and change management.
Excellent communication (written and verbal), presentation, facilitation and interpersonal skills.
Professional, approachable and fun!
Scrum Certification CSM or other.
PMP certification or equivalent.
RBC financial experience with MIS and Planview.
Experience with RBC project governance.
What’s in it for you?
We thrive on the challenge to be our best, progressive thinking to keep growing, and working together to deliver trusted advice to help our clients thrive and communities prosper. We care about each other, reaching our potential, making a difference to our communities, and achieving success that is mutual.
A comprehensive Total Rewards Program including bonuses and flexible benefits, competitive compensation, commissions, and stock where applicable
Leaders who support your development through coaching and managing opportunities
Ability to make a difference and lasting impact
Work in a dynamic, collaborative, progressive, and high-performing team
A world-class training program in financial services
Flexible work/life balance options
Opportunities to do challenging work
Inclusion and Equal Opportunity Employment
At RBC, we embrace diversity and inclusion for innovation and growth. We are committed to building inclusive teams and an equitable workplace for our employees to bring their true selves to work. We are taking actions to tackle issues of inequity and systemic bias to support our diverse talent, clients and communities.
We also strive to provide an accessible candidate experience for our prospective employees with different abilities. Please let us know if you need any accommodations during the recruitment process.
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