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Senior Project Manager/Scrum Master

Boston, MA, United States

Manager, Program Management/SCRUM Master – Global Markets

At Sapient Global Markets, we are quite literally on the front lines of the biggest issues facing the global markets leaders today – investment banks, asset management firms, wealth managers, oil and energy firms, and government and regulatory agencies. Driving transformation and leading change within these industries requires big thinkers who bring insight, knowledge, technical acumen and passion for innovation. We offer the opportunity to join a recognized leader in developing and delivering groundbreaking solutions for today’s dynamic global marketplace and an award-winning culture that fosters growth and leadership.

As Manager, Program Management/Scrum Master at Sapient Global Markets, you will manage complex technology and business solution development projects for our clients from the financial services industry. In this role you will encompass all facets of project management, client management and team leadership within a multidisciplinary, globally distributed work environment and enforce the rules of Scrum.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Oversee project estimations, development and tracking of integrated project plans.
  • Oversee the development of project deliverables to meet project objectives.
  • Enforce the rules of Scrum and remove impediments to achieve the benefits of Agile.
  • Create training materials and conduct training on Agile topics
  • Establish and maintain processes to manage scope, risk and issues throughout the project lifecycle.
  • Successfully run Agile projects of varying size and complexity
  • Establish and maintain project communications and information systems.
  • Set project quality and performance standards.
  • Ensure key project-wide roles and responsibilities are defined.
  • Drive knowledge sharing and learning from project experiences.
  • Manage peer-level client relationships as well as third-party partner and/or vendor relationships.
  • Provide day-to-day project contact for the client.
  • Contribute to the ongoing development of the program management domain and support knowledge sharing.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, business or related fields.
  • Experience as Scrum Master on a variety of different projects (at least 2 years)
  • Broad project management experience of successfully delivering solutions within investment banking, asset management or commodities trading environments.
  • Experience implementing Agile techniques in different cultures and environments
  • Experience working in a consulting firm or client-facing role
  • Prior accountability for budget or client revenue.
  • Client management experience with accountability for executive level client relationships.
  • Broad experience of managing multiple full project lifecycles from business development to final delivery.
  • Experience using object-oriented design and development methodologies; Agile, Scrum or Waterfall preferred.
  • Proficient in Word, Excel, PowerPoint and MS Project; knowledge of Visio.
  • Excellent communication as well as presentation and facilitation skills.
  • Openness to travel and work at client offices.
  • Scrum Master Certified

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