Agile Delivery Portfolio Lead (Dubai)
Marc Ellis Consulting
Dubai, DU, ae
منذ 5 يوم

Marc Ellis Consulting is looking for Agile Delivery Portfolio Lead for the biggest Bank in United Arab Emirates - Dubai.

It will give you the chance to gain experience with leading organizations.

The Agile Portfolio Lead is responsible for 3 key roles

1) Managing interfaces and dependencies of features / Epics like a Release Train Engineer, which need to be delivered through multiple Agile and non-Agile teams

2) Managing demand process for a Business Unit in the bank e.g. Retail Banking ENBD

3) Supporting the VP Agile Delivery in coaching scrum teams in dependency management

As part of dependency management, he / she should

  • The Agile Portfolio Lead is responsible for making sure that the requirements of a feature / Epic is placed on the backlog of the relevant teams with the right priority and timing.
  • The Agile Portfolio Lead is also Scrum Master of Scrum Masters team with an Agile portfolio (Scrum of Scrums). He / She is responsible for facilitating and coordinating of the activities within the Agile portfolio.
  • In addition, the Agile Portfolio Lead will act as a point of escalation for any issues or risks, ensuring complete focus on delivering efficiency and business value in the Agile delivery squads, where he / she is responsible for

  • The Agile Portfolio Lead escalates impediments, helps manage risks, helps ensure value deliveries, and drives continuous improvements throughout the squads
  • The Agile Portfolio Lead must be a team player who takes ownership for the delivery within his / her area. He must manage and optimize the flow of value through the squads
  • The Agile Portfolio Lead must be a proficient communicator able to raise and discuss issues and conflicts with senior stakeholders.
  • Requirements

    1. Agile Deliveries and demand management

  • Ability to interface with business, record their demand and revert to them in a time bound manner
  • Ability to work under pressure, manage client expectations effective and not get overwhelmed by client pressures on team
  • Facilitating getting the work done without coercion, assigning, or dictating the work.
  • Assisting with internal and external communication, improving transparency, and radiating information Excellent planner who can plan 2-
  • 3 steps ahead of the team and surface hidden risks 2-3 levels deep within the team

    2. Scrum of Scrums

  • Establish strong relationships with Scrum / product owners to understand strategic, tactical and operational challenges in Business units, define technology solutions to address and arrive solutions
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to influence senior client business and IT executives on transforming towards agile
  • 3. Solution Design

  • Enjoys and gets energized by complex problem solving and ability to push the innovation on solutions
  • Ability to work at an abstract level and continuously pivot’ to arrive at the highest impact answer for the client
  • 4. Release Management & Team development

  • Well versed with automated build and test strategies using DevOps tools
  • Building a trusting and safe environment where problems can be raised without fear of blame, retribution, or being judged, with an emphasis of healing and problem solving
  • Excellent leadership skills and enjoys teaching / mentoring others
  • Facilitating discussion, decision making, and conflict resolution
  • Agile Methodology

    Under Graduate Degree in Engineering or Computer Science


    Function (Agile) : 4+ Years

    Function (Release Management) : 3+

    Domain (Banking / Financial) : 3+ Years

    Overall Experience : 8 + Years


    Leadership and Agile management

    Very Competitive

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