Lead, Scrum Master
Standard Chartered Bank
Chennai, India, Asia
7h ago

About Standard Chartered

We are a leading international bank focused on helping people and companies prosper across Asia, Africa and the Middle East.

To us, good performance is about much more than turning a profit. It's about showing how you embody our valued behaviours - do the right thing, better together and never settle - as well as our brand promise, Here for good.

We're committed to promoting equality in the workplace and creating an inclusive and flexible culture - one where everyone can realise their full potential and make a positive contribution to our organisation.

This in turn helps us to provide better support to our broad client base. The Role Responsibilities


  • Create Project plan and project strategy specifically for agile method of delivery
  • Business

  • Create accurate effort estimates for larger and complex projects and reviews the estimates prepared by lead tester for smaller projects
  • Interact with QA, BA, GTM and development resources for requirement clarification, status communication, forecasting and prioritization of work.
  • Reviews test plans and test strategy documents in a way that identifies gaps / errors to the maximum extent possible.
  • Participate in other functional activities and define and improve processes for the Organization.
  • Review of functional / technical specifications, wherever applicable
  • Team management - Estimation, Metrics reporting, anticipating risks, issues and providing early warnings
  • Significant experience delivering and overseeing end to end initiatives using Agile and who have played leading roles in similar transformations
  • Processes

  • Ensure Quality process compliance
  • Change control
  • People and Talent

  • Vendor management
  • Stakeholder management
  • Allocate work to resources based on capability and availability so as to maintain optimal resource utilization.
  • Forecast resource requirement and efforts for forthcoming projects
  • Manage, guide and motivate the team to produce results. Is responsible for performance appraisals, career path guidance, training, and conflict resolution within the team
  • Experience of strong relationship building, networking, coaching, facilitation, and impediment removal as a servant leader
  • Operate Scrum at scale for multiple distributed teams working on the same product, coordinating discussions of progress on their interdependencies, and focusing on how to integrate the delivery of software, especially in areas of overlap.
  • Risk Management

  • Resolve issues and perform comprehensive reviews at various stages of the project so as to identify and minimize deviations from schedule and quality.
  • Report periodically on status to management.

  • Perform root cause analysis of defects; recommend and implement comprehensive defect prevention processes for the assigned product / s or projects so as to achieve reduction in defects.
  • Monitor, follows-up and review work progress, so as to ensure that delivery is on time, within the budget and adheres to prescribed quality norms
  • Regulatory & Business Conduct

  • Display exemplary conduct and live by the Group’s Values and Code of Conduct.
  • Take personal responsibility for embedding the highest standards of ethics, including regulatory and business conduct, across Standard Chartered Bank.
  • This includes understanding and ensuring compliance with, in letter and spirit, all applicable laws, regulations, guidelines and the Group Code of Conduct.

  • Lead to achieve the outcomes set out in the Bank’s Conduct Principles : Fair Outcomes for Clients; Effective Financial Markets;
  • Financial Crime Compliance; The Right Environment. *

  • Effectively and collaboratively identify, escalate, mitigate and resolve risk, conduct and compliance matters.
  • Key Stakeholders

  • Product Owners / Application development / testing / business solution teams / Interface application teams
  • Our Ideal Candidate

  • PMP / ACP certification / Scaled Agile Framework / JIRA / Confluence
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