Agile Development Manager

  • Market Rate / High
  • London, England, United Kingdom
  • Contract, Full time
  • Non-disclosed
  • 12 Dec 17 2017-12-12

A highly reputable, tier 1 investment bank is seeking a senior Agile Development Manager to play a significant leadership role on a large, complex, global multi-year programme across all products and asset classes. This is a high profile, business critical programme that requires developing consolidated tooling for all product control processes across the entire investment bank.

There are multiple global development teams working across different countries & time zones, and the role holder will be required to work alongside the programme technology lead to plan, facilitate, coordinate and report the work and progress of these teams.


Responsibilities will include (but not limited to):


  • Play a leadership role, working alongside Directors, Managing Directors, Heads Of Business and Technology Leads across multiple countries & time zones
  • Managing 5+ development teams to ensure world class quality of work, supporting them where required and reporting progress to the necessary senior stakeholders
  • Resource planning and capacity management
  • Efficiently escalate issues and put controls in place to reduce chance of them reoccurring
  • Internal & external recruitment if required
  • Become hands on technically where required to ensure teams are supported
  • Take a helicopter view of the multiple teams to spot opportunities for process improvement



  • World class time management skills
  • Expert Agile experience, including scaling, management & delivery
  • Expert team management and delivery of complex projects/programmes, including on a global scale
  • Experience with Scale Agile Framework (SAFe)
  • Experience with Large Scale Scrum (LeSS)
  • Experience with Product Control, P&L and/or Risk would be advantageous