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Agile Programme Manager, Credit Cards - £86,000 + Bens

  • Location: London
  • Salary: £80000.00 - £86000.00 per annum + + Extensive Benefits per year
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 9 days ago

  • Sector: Financial Services
  • Contact: Richard Puckett
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Expiry Date: 03 May 2021
  • Job Ref: JN -032021-457981

Agile Programme Manager, Credit Cards - £86,000 + Extensive Benefits - London


Rapidly growing Credit Cards Fintech seeks a high calibre Agile Programme Manager to join the established Business Transformation team and help steer and drive success via your deep understanding of how to scale Lean-Agile practices.


Key Deliverables


· Deliver releases in accordance with plans and objectives, in compliance with lean procedures

· Highlight and remove impediments, handle critical issues, risks, and mitigations

· Drive and optimise the flow of value using JIRA, Confluence, and other tools

· Facilitate Programme Increment Planning readiness, support product teams to build a Vision, Roadmap, and Feature Backlogs, and through Pre- and Post-PI Planning meetings

· Facilitate the PI planning event and assist in supervising the execution of features and capabilities

· Summarise your Programme PI Objectives and publish them for visibility and transparency

· Assess the agility level of the programme and achieve improvement targets.

· Mentor others in Lean-Agile practices and approaches

· Lead release activities (including Product QA audits and Partner Approvals)

· Guide resourcing to address critical bottlenecks

· Encourage collaboration between Product, Solution Architects and Engineering teams

· Drive continuous improvement via workshops and Demos at the end of each PI

· Lead across internal teams and external partners to understand the key integration points and deliver dependencies


Skills, Knowledge and Experience:

To qualify for this truly unique opportunity Agile Programme Managers must possess:

· Extensive Agile Project / Programme Management experience Delivering Projects in a fast-paced environment, ideally within the Credit Cards Domain.

· Successful track history of Managing budgets of £3 Million+, creating plans and tracking progress themselves and managing / prioritising risks.

· Demonstrable experience with the Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) and working in Product Verticals.

· A Delivery Focussed agile and lean advocate, able to adapt frameworks for new projects and share knowledge and understanding without being dogmatic

· Ability to plan, coordinate, communicate and report on all aspects of delivering software.


This is a truly outstanding opportunity that offers successful Agile Programme Manager applicants unrivalled technical challenge, career progression and earnings potential.

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