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Agile Scrum Master


Morgan Stanley
Location: Glasgow
Job type: Permanent
Category: Process Jobs
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Job Description
Job Number:
3168894

Posting Date
: Apr 18, 2021

Primary Location
: Europe, Middle East, Africa-United Kingdom-United Kingdom-Glasgow

Education Level: Bachelor's Degree

Job
: Project and Program Management

Employment Type: Full Time

Job Level: Vice President

Description

Company Profile

Morgan Stanley is a global financial services firm and a market leader in investment banking, securities, investment management and wealth management services. With offices in more than 43 countries, the people of Morgan Stanley are dedicated to providing our clients the finest thinking, products and services to help them achieve even the most challenging goals.

As a market leader, the talent and passion of our people is critical to our success. We embrace integrity, excellence, teamwork and giving back.

Glasgow Profile

Morgan Stanley’s Glasgow office employs in excess of 1,500 staff across Operations, Technology, Legal and Compliance, Internal Audit, Fund Services and Finance. Due to our growing business, we have a demand for career minded people to join our teams. Our opportunities offer unrivalled scope for progression and training within a fast paced, meritocratic and constantly changing environment.

Morgan Stanley pride themselves on maintaining a culture which champions diversity, an inclusive environment for all, recognition and an opportunity to give back to our communities through various local charity partnerships. The office is located centrally and enjoys the additional benefits of an onsite gym and restaurant.

Technology

The Technology division collaborates with our business units and leading technology companies to redefine how we do business in ever more global and dynamic financial markets.

Our sizeable investment in technology results in leading-edge tools, software, and systems. Our insights, applications, and infrastructure give a competitive edge to clients businesses and to our own.

Department Profile

The mission of the Enterprise Security Platform (ESP) team is to implement the Firm's Cybersecurity Strategy by architecting, engineering, deploying and operating technical security controls and capabilities for the Enterprise. This is achieved by continued focus on architectural rigor, automation, agile delivery and adoption of ESP's control implementations by our users and partners.

Who are we looking for?

A change agent, with a passion for collaborative working, to support our teams and improve and deliver exceptional output. You will work directly in a squad to drive performance using Agile values, practices, and processes. Working with the Product Owner, you will support the work of the squad by maintaining the backlog and facilitating Agile ceremonies like stand ups, sprint planning, and retrospectives. You will monitor team performance through the Squad’s metrics dashboards and help identify continuous improvement opportunities to support the team to work smarter, and more effectively.

You will have the opportunity to

- Enable organizational change in how we approach our work

- Model behaviors to support the organization’s transformation to a new way of working

- Actively create and maintain the culture within the squad based on the organization and Agile leadership behaviours

- Facilitate sprint planning, stand ups, retrospectives and other Agile ceremonies

- Provide constructive feedback to team members to help drive Agile maturity

- Help your Product Owner to manage and prioritize work through the backlog

- Review and manage backlog items to ensure the latest work status is captured and updated as appropriate

- Maintain and update squad process metrics and artifacts to ensure accurate and transparent communications to Product Owner and other stakeholders

- Identify continuous improvement opportunities and best practices to progress the work of the squad

- Engage with Agile Coaches to help identify and deliver against training needs to support Agile practices

Organization

Morgan Stanley leaders always

- Bring passion to their work to inspire and motivate team members

- Have a track record coaching and supporting colleagues to embrace innovative changes to their working methodologies

- Are passionate about Agile principles and are excited to embed them across the organization

- Apply innovative and creative thinking in order to solve problems and get things done

- Bring a data-driven approach to decision making, both in day-to-day management and in making strategic trade-offs

Skills required

- Experience working in Agile teams and an understanding of Agile practices

- Proficiency facilitating Squad meetings to ensure they are solutions-focused

- Experience helping Agile teams to establish and adhere to norms and practices

- Ability to collaborate with team members on solutions to address challenges and roadblocks

- A continuous improvement mind-set and dedication to finding creative ways of working

- Ability to influence behavior without having formal organizational hierarchy

- A dedication to cross-function collaboration, communication and breaking down of silos

Interested in flexible working opportunities? Morgan Stanley empowers employees to have greater freedom of choice through flexible working arrangements. Speak to our recruitment team to find out more.

Learn more about our culture and the opportunities for professional growth at Morgan Stanley in Glasgow on our LinkedIn page and Youtube channel.

-******

Build a career with impact. Apply today.

Morgan Stanley is an equal opportunities employer. We work to provide a supportive and inclusive environment where all individuals can maximise their full potential. Our skilled and creative workforce is comprised of individuals drawn from a broad cross section of the global communities in which we operate and who reflect a variety of backgrounds, talents, perspectives and experiences. Our strong commitment to a culture of inclusion is evident through our constant focus on recruiting, developing and advancing individuals based on their skills and talents.
Job Description
Job Number:
3168894

Posting Date
: Apr 18, 2021

Primary Location
: Europe, Middle East, Africa-United Kingdom-United Kingdom-Glasgow

Education Level: Bachelor's Degree

Job
: Project and Program Management

Employment Type: Full Time

Job Level: Vice President

Description

Company Profile

Morgan Stanley is a global financial services firm and a market leader in investment banking, securities, investment management and wealth management services. With offices in more than 43 countries, the people of Morgan Stanley are dedicated to providing our clients the finest thinking, products and services to help them achieve even the most challenging goals.

As a market leader, the talent and passion of our people is critical to our success. We embrace integrity, excellence, teamwork and giving back.

Glasgow Profile

Morgan Stanley’s Glasgow office employs in excess of 1,500 staff across Operations, Technology, Legal and Compliance, Internal Audit, Fund Services and Finance. Due to our growing business, we have a demand for career minded people to join our teams. Our opportunities offer unrivalled scope for progression and training within a fast paced, meritocratic and constantly changing environment.

Morgan Stanley pride themselves on maintaining a culture which champions diversity, an inclusive environment for all, recognition and an opportunity to give back to our communities through various local charity partnerships. The office is located centrally and enjoys the additional benefits of an onsite gym and restaurant.

Technology

The Technology division collaborates with our business units and leading technology companies to redefine how we do business in ever more global and dynamic financial markets.

Our sizeable investment in technology results in leading-edge tools, software, and systems. Our insights, applications, and infrastructure give a competitive edge to clients businesses and to our own.

Department Profile

The mission of the Enterprise Security Platform (ESP) team is to implement the Firm's Cybersecurity Strategy by architecting, engineering, deploying and operating technical security controls and capabilities for the Enterprise. This is achieved by continued focus on architectural rigor, automation, agile delivery and adoption of ESP's control implementations by our users and partners.

Who are we looking for?

A change agent, with a passion for collaborative working, to support our teams and improve and deliver exceptional output. You will work directly in a squad to drive performance using Agile values, practices, and processes. Working with the Product Owner, you will support the work of the squad by maintaining the backlog and facilitating Agile ceremonies like stand ups, sprint planning, and retrospectives. You will monitor team performance through the Squad’s metrics dashboards and help identify continuous improvement opportunities to support the team to work smarter, and more effectively.

You will have the opportunity to

- Enable organizational change in how we approach our work

- Model behaviors to support the organization’s transformation to a new way of working

- Actively create and maintain the culture within the squad based on the organization and Agile leadership behaviours

- Facilitate sprint planning, stand ups, retrospectives and other Agile ceremonies

- Provide constructive feedback to team members to help drive Agile maturity

- Help your Product Owner to manage and prioritize work through the backlog

- Review and manage backlog items to ensure the latest work status is captured and updated as appropriate

- Maintain and update squad process metrics and artifacts to ensure accurate and transparent communications to Product Owner and other stakeholders

- Identify continuous improvement opportunities and best practices to progress the work of the squad

- Engage with Agile Coaches to help identify and deliver against training needs to support Agile practices

Organization

Morgan Stanley leaders always

- Bring passion to their work to inspire and motivate team members

- Have a track record coaching and supporting colleagues to embrace innovative changes to their working methodologies

- Are passionate about Agile principles and are excited to embed them across the organization

- Apply innovative and creative thinking in order to solve problems and get things done

- Bring a data-driven approach to decision making, both in day-to-day management and in making strategic trade-offs

Skills required

- Experience working in Agile teams and an understanding of Agile practices

- Proficiency facilitating Squad meetings to ensure they are solutions-focused

- Experience helping Agile teams to establish and adhere to norms and practices

- Ability to collaborate with team members on solutions to address challenges and roadblocks

- A continuous improvement mind-set and dedication to finding creative ways of working

- Ability to influence behavior without having formal organizational hierarchy

- A dedication to cross-function collaboration, communication and breaking down of silos

Interested in flexible working opportunities? Morgan Stanley empowers employees to have greater freedom of choice through flexible working arrangements. Speak to our recruitment team to find out more.

Learn more about our culture and the opportunities for professional growth at Morgan Stanley in Glasgow on our LinkedIn page and Youtube channel.

-******

Build a career with impact. Apply today.

Morgan Stanley is an equal opportunities employer. We work to provide a supportive and inclusive environment where all individuals can maximise their full potential. Our skilled and creative workforce is comprised of individuals drawn from a broad cross section of the global communities in which we operate and who reflect a variety of backgrounds, talents, perspectives and experiences. Our strong commitment to a culture of inclusion is evident through our constant focus on recruiting, developing and advancing individuals based on their skills and talents.
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