Job description

  • Location:
    London - 30 Gresham Street
  • Employee Type:
  • Department:
    IWI IT Business Applications
  • Division:
    IWI Technology
  • Employment Type:
    Full time
  • Salary:

Scrum Master/Agile Coach (3934)

We're one of the UK's leading investment management companies, with responsibility for over £33.9 billion of client assets. We've worked closely with clients and their trusted advisers for many years and gained a unique understanding of the specific needs of our clients.

Investec Wealth & Investment seeks to deliver exceptional levels of customer service and has been trusted to meet the needs of private investors for almost 200 years. But our eyes are focused on your future

Right now we're a team of 1500+ dedicated professionals located across 15 sites in the UK. We're looking to strengthen our team and need you to come on board and make a difference.

Research shows that some candidates can be reluctant to apply to a role unless they meet all the criteria. We pride ourselves on our entrepreneurial spirit here and welcome you to do the same – if the role excites you, please don't let our person specification hold you back. Get in touch!

Investec Wealth & Investment is looking for a Delivery Manager who will work to build agile and lean practices across the organisation, ensure scrum team health & happiness and delivery support. 

Some responsibilities:

  • Act as Delivery Manager for 1-2 scrum teams protecting them from external distractions and removing blockers so they are able to focus on delivery
  • Work closely with the product owner / business manager ensuring the vision is delivered
  • Choose the appropriate agile tools and techniques to continuously improve the team delivery and report progress
  • Supporting the product owner with stakeholder relationships.
  • Undertake financial tracking and hiring
  • Perform the role of servant leader including coach individuals and the team
  • Challenge existing processes and work with people outside the team to update them if they are slowing the team down or not adding the most value for everyone.
  • Ensure alignment and communication, as appropriate, across the teams.
  • Strengthen the presence of our team as an Agile centre of excellence. Actively contribute to the company's Agile and Lean Community. Keep the rest of the company network aware of our activities.


Skills and experience:

  • Experience of working with client facing channels and/or marketing teams
  • Experience of initiating a project, building a team, going through discovery and getting a service live.
  • At least 3 years' experience working as a delivery manager in an agile environment, preferably in a variety of situations
  • Financial Services industry experience
  • Knowledge of JIRA, Confluence, Kanban, Scrum
  • Knowledge of the full software development lifecycle
  • Excellent communication skills in English in written and spoken form
  • Experience of planning agile developments in a form that can be reliably communicated to the wider business, allowing the business to schedule sales, marketing and customer activity with a degree of confidence
  • Good knowledge of servant leadership, facilitation, situational awareness, conflict resolution, continual improvement, empowerment, and increasing transparency
  • Understands the basic fundamentals of iterative and incremental development

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London - 30 Gresham Street
30 Gresham Street, London, England, GB, EC2V 7QN

Meet the recruiter

Laurette Moon


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