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Lead IT Project Manager (Agile/Scrum)

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Recruiter: Lloyds Banking Group
Listed on: 14th May
Location: London
Salary/Rate: £68139 - £79496
Type: Permanent
Start Date: ASAP

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Lead IT Project Manager (Agile/Scrum)
Lloyds Banking Group
London - please only apply if able to work in this office location 2-3 days per week post covid
Salary & Benefits: £68,139 to £79,496 base salary, plus annual personal bonus, 15% employer pension contribution, 4% flexible cash pot, private medical insurance, 30 days holiday plus bank holidays. We also offer flexible working hours, agile working practices and home working 2-3 days per week.
Who are Lloyds Banking Group and where does this role sit?
Lloyds Banking Group is on the mission to build the bank of the future, and we need help to do it.
Continuing our extensive transformation programme, we're redefining what a bank needs to be from the inside out. Our technology, our culture, and our mind-set is changing, all to show what an engineering-led organisation can do.
This vacancy is in the Commercial Banking division, within the Origination value stream. Our purpose is to create and deliver products that enable clients to grow their businesses. Those businesses provide services that millions of customers across the UK rely upon, day-to-day and especially in their time of need.
What will I focus on in this role?
You'll work within an Agile feature team to coordinate the delivery IT software, new propositions and products into production, focusing on backlog initiatives and run activity for the lab. There will be a particular focus on governance activities.
You'll be supporting business readiness, ensuring that releases are packaged and governed appropriately, and users (colleagues or clients) are ready to receive them along with supporting run activity to maintain live applications to a high standard.
We'll be seeking to transfer your knowledge and expertise of change delivery whilst acting as a servant leader to feature team operatives. You'll also support feature team members with the LBG governance & control framework along with conduct and compliance.
Specific activities which you'll be responsible for include things like;

Planning, resource management, governance & control activities
Task management of staff in the lab
Driving Agile working practices including Scrum based delivery
Incident management
Coordinating with software engineers, product owners, analysts, customers, technical specialists amongst others to ensure successful delivery
Stakeholder management
3rd party management of testing and security activity

This is a really exciting area focusing on Commercial Customer Onboarding and you will have a chance to support new initiatives which will positively impact new and existing customers. Many of our projects have that "feel good factor"!
What do we need to see from applicants?
We like people who come from diverse industry backgrounds and are not precious about if you have worked within financial services before as long as you have a solid working history in a modern Agile IT Project Delivery role. Great opportunity to join the world of commercial banking if that is of interest!
As a minimum to be seriously considered we would need to see evidence in your CV of the following:

A prior background working at a mid - senior level, as a modern Agile IT Project Delivery person, which involved software development.
Good planning, resource management, governance & control, RAID and budget management experience.
Good stakeholder management and general people skills, including being comfortable engaging people at director level.
A servant-leader mindset.
3rd party management experience.
Comfortable working with the likes of software engineers, product owners, business analysts, quality automation testing staff and customers!

What else would be handy? (but please apply if you have the above)
Knowledge of cloud platforms such as Azure, Google Cloud and Amazon Web Services. Experience with digital onboarding customer journeys. Experience delivering applications with high business importance along with the associated governance. Experience with navigating security processes and practices in a change context (i.e Penetration and vulnerability testing)
What can I expect in Return?
We're dedicated to giving you opportunities and support to develop you both professionally and personally to optimise your potential!
As a new colleague to the team, you'll join us on our journey to build a 21st century bank that reflects modern Britain and craft an inclusive culture where all colleagues feel encouraged and valued.
We're committed to building a workforce which reflects the diversity of the customers and communities we serve, and to building an inclusive environment where all our colleagues can be themselves and succeed on merit. We support the principles of agile working and equal opportunity and are happy to consider flexible working arrangements.
Together we'll make it possible!