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VP PMO Leader/Scrum Master

Citigroup
Tampa, FL 33603
The IT Project Senior Manager accomplishes results through the management of professional team(s) and department(s). Integrates subject matter and industry expertise within a defined area. Contributes to standards around which others will operate. Requires in-depth understanding of how areas collectively integrate within the sub-function as well as coordinate and contribute to the objectives of the entire function. Requires basic commercial awareness. Developed communication and diplomacy skills are required in order to guide, influence and convince others, in particular colleagues in other areas and occasional external customers. Has responsibility for volume, quality, timeliness and delivery of end results of an area. May have responsibility for planning, budgeting and policy formulation within area of expertise. Involved in short-term planning resource planning. Full management responsibility of a team, which may include management of people, budget and planning, to include duties such as performance evaluation, compensation, hiring, disciplinary and terminations and may include budget approval.


**Responsibilities:**


+ Oversees all technology components of diverse, moderately complex IT projects, including project planning, execution, timing, functionality, quality and cost.

+ Utilizes expertise and leadership skills to direct staff and to resolve issues to ensure project goals and requirements are met.

+ Communicates with end-users to provide timely and accurate information and status updates.

+ Has shared responsibility for budget, policy formulation and planning.

+ Contributes to formulation of strategies for IT project leadership and other functional areas.

+ Evaluates subordinates' performance and makes decisions on pay increases, hiring, terminations and other personnel actions.

+ Applies in-depth understanding of concepts and procedures within own area and basic knowledge of other areas to resolve issues that have impact beyond own area.

+ Demonstrates a comprehensive understanding of how areas of IT project leadership collectively integrate to contribute to achieving business goals.

+ Provides evaluative judgment based on analysis of factual information in complicated and unique situations.

+ Directly impacts the IT project leadership area through responsibility for delivery of end results and shared responsibility for budget management; accountable for resource planning.

+ Ensures essential procedures are followed and contributes to defining standards.

+ Persuades and influences others through communication and diplomacy skills; may negotiate with external parties.

+ Appropriately assess risk when business decisions are made, demonstrating particular consideration for the firm's reputation and safeguarding Citigroup, its clients and assets, by driving compliance with applicable laws, rules and regulations, adhering to Policy, applying sound ethical judgment regarding personal behavior, conduct and business practices, and escalating, managing and reporting control issues with transparency, as well as effectively supervise the activity of others and create accountability with those who fail to maintain these standards.


**Qualifications:**


+ 6-10 years experience in a related technology role with commensurate people management experience


**Education:**


+ Bachelors/University degree or equivalent experience, potentially Masters degree


This job description provides a high-level review of the types of work performed. Other job-related duties may be assigned as required.


GRU is in the process of transitioning from Waterfall to Agile. GRU has a large portfolio comprised of both Agile and Waterfall projects. This role requires a strong leader who is a Certified Agile Scrum Master with solid Project Management experience.


**Scrum Master Responsibilities** :


+ Guides and coaches the Scrum Team on how to use Agile practices and principles to deliver high quality products and services to our customers.

+ Gets team to a high performing level by recognizing areas of strength and improvement and employing appropriate coaching and development techniques.

+ Responsible for ensuring Scrum is understood and the team adheres to Scrum theory, practice, and guidelines.

+ Coaches the Scrum team in self-organization, cross-functional skillset, domain knowledge and communicates effectively, both internally and externally working within the Scrum team.

+ Works with Scrum Team, as well as internal and external stakeholders, to influence and drive decision making and support organizational project or product teams.

+ Resolves team impediments with other Scrum Masters to increase the effectiveness of the application of Scrum in the organization.

+ Works with Agile coaches and other Scrum Masters to grow within the role.

+ Contributes to the advancement and improvement of Agile practices within the organization.

+ Facilitates and supports all scrum events: Sprint Planning, Daily Scrum, Sprint Review, and Sprint Retrospective.

+ Acts as a leader who coaches and supports Agile teams assigned to mainly Business as Usual (BAU) work and to a lesser degree, important department initiatives and applicable portions of corporate projects and initiatives.


**Core Competencies:**


+ Strong Leadership skills

+ Excellent Communication & Presentation Skills

+ Change Management Skills

+ Strategic Thinking & Foresight

+ Decisive Decision Making

+ Interpersonal Communication/EQ

+ Employee Development

+ Delegation


**Qualifications:**


+ 6-10 years experience in a related technology role with commensurate people management experience.

+ 2-4 years experience in financial services with exposure to Markets and Securities Services, Treasury Services and Loans business and financial service technology.

+ Experience working in a global organizations.

+ Certified Scrum Master is a requirement.

+ PMP Certified Project Manager a plus.

+ Exemplifies and promotes Agile values and principles.

+ Outstanding communication, facilitation, negotiation, and coaching skills.

+ Knowledge of an agile framework or method (i.e. Scrum, Kanban), or understanding of software development life cycle models as well as in-depth knowledge of traditional project management principles and practices.

+ Adept at refinement, story splitting, estimation, velocity, retrospection, and other Scrum techniques.

+ Planning and problem solving with product management and delivery teams.


**Education:**


+ Bachelors/University degree and 4 years of product or project development experience, or 3 years of project development experience on an Agile Team or an equivalent combination of education and work experience

+ Demonstrated experience facilitating meetings at multiple levels of an organization and an understanding of facilitation techniques

+ Intermediate working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications, including but not limited to Outlook, Word, and Excel


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**Job Family Group:**


Technology

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**Job Family:**


Technology Project Management

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**Time Type:**


Full time

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Citi is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.


Qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.


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Effective November 1, 2021, Citi requires that all successful applicants for positions located in the United States or Puerto Rico be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment and provide proof of such vaccination prior to commencement of employment.
Citi is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.
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Posted: 2022-05-13 Expires: 2022-06-12

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