IT Agile Project Manager (Temporary)

April 26, 2024

IT Agile Project Manager (Temporary)

ReferenceC D000610

  • Contractor/ Via Agency
  • AU-NSW-Sydney
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Position Purpose

  • The role of IT Agile Project Manager sits within the IT department for Australia and New Zealand, and the ITO function for the Corporate and Investment Banking (CIB) division. The IT Agile Project Manager has several core responsibilities:
  • Work with the Project Managers in the Business Change Management (BCM) team to plan and forecast the portfolio of work as well as owning the IT project governance.
  • Work with the agile squads and act as a Delivery Lead to ensure smooth delivery of projects.
  • The role is a composition of three roles: IT Lead/PM, Scrum Master, Release Manager

Key Responsibilities

  • Planning – this is an essential duty of a project manager, determining what needs to be done, who is going to do it, and when it needs to be done. Planning activities include:
  1. Producing the Project Documentation and following the Project governance as per the project methodology
  2. Developing and maintaining roadmaps and schedules
  3. Tracking estimates v actuals
  • Exhibits Lean-Agile leadership – Exhibits the behaviors of a Lean Agile Leader with a Lean-Agile mindset. Helps the team embrace core agile values and principles. 
  • Facilitates the team’s progress – Ensures that the team maximizes the flow of work and acts as a scrum master to ensure that the board is being updated daily.
  • Leads team efforts in relentless improvement – Helps the team improve and take responsibility for their actions; facilitates the team retrospective. 
  • Facilitates events – Facilitates team events, including (where applicable) the Daily Stand-up, Iteration Planning, Iteration Review, and Iteration Retrospective ensures they are productive and kept within the time box.
  • Supports the Product Owner – As the Scrum Master part of the role you will help the Product Owner in their efforts to manage the backlog and guide the team while facilitating a healthy team dynamic with respect to priorities and scope.
  • Facilitates the removal of impediments – Many blocking issues will be beyond the team’s authority or may require support from other teams. This role supports the team in addressing and eliminating these issues.
  • Responsible for Releases – This role is responsible to get releases into production.
  • Supports Agile adoption – This role will also encourage the use and adoption of agile techniques and practices.
  • Facilitates the estimation process – Guides the team in establishing relative estimates and helps the team understand how to estimate Features and Capabilities with the functional expertise of the Product Owner.

Technical and Behavioral Competencies required

This role requires excellent communication skills, patience, and the ability to deal with all levels of experience and management. You must be a self-driven person who is looking for success and drives improvements of the process. This is a great opportunity to be part of a great team.

  • 10+ years project management experience
  • 5+ experience in an agile cultured environment
  • Experience in an Information Technology capacity in the Financial Services Industry

Specific Qualifications Required

  • Degree qualified in IT, Business, or related discipline; and / or relevant work experience in a similar role.


As the leading European Union bank, and one of the world’s largest financial institutions with an uninterrupted presence in the region since 1860, BNP Paribas offers a wide range of financial services for corporate, institutional and private investors spanning corporate and institutional banking, wealth management, asset management and insurance. 

We passionately embrace diversity and are committed to fostering an inclusive workplace where all employees are valued and encourage applicants of all backgrounds, including diversity of origin, age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion applicants who may be living with a disability. We have a number of internal employee networks in place to empower our staff to act and challenge the status quo.

•    BNP Paribas PRIDE is highly active in favour of the LGBTQIA+ community
•    BNP Paribas MixCity which fosters better representation of women at all levels of the organization
•    Ability, the mutual aid network for employees with a disability or a disabling or chronic illness
•    BNP Paribas CulturAll which celebrates diverse backgrounds

BNP is committed to financing a carbon-neutral economy by 2050. The Group is a founding member of the Net-Zero Banking Alliance and has set up its own Low Carbon Transition Group to support its clients through their energy transitions.

More information 
BNP Paribas – Diversity & Inclusion Journey
BNP Paribas – The Bank Of Green Changes

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