Position Summary :
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Join our Core Business Services (CBS) team and you will help support the important business enablement functions that keep our organization running strong.
As a CBS professional, you will work across teams to provide the knowledge, resources and tools that help EY deliver exceptional quality service to our clients, win in the marketplace and support EY’s growth and profitability.
Major teams within CBS include Finance, Information Technology, Human Resources, Enterprise Support Services, Brand Marketing and Communications, Business Development, Knowledge and Risk Management.
As part of our Americas Tax Technology Group (ATTG) you will be part of a technology organization that develops and maintains innovative solutions for our client-serving Tax professionals.
ATTG professionals will partner with our Tax professionals to develop supporting technology such as digital / mobile tools to improve internal operations, application of Robotics Process Automation (RPA) to collect financial data, development of advanced financial dashboards, visualization, analytics, and reports.
The Senior Program / Project Manager and Scrum Master role. The main function of this pillar is to ensure that projects and programs forming part of specific portfolios are completed on time and on budget and aim to exceed the business expectations.
Essential Functions of the Job :
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Analytical / Decision Making Responsibilities :
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Knowledge and Skills Requirements :
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o Leading and coaching teams in Scrum adoption (not all are using Scrum - some SAFE and some other varieties).
o Plans Scrum implementations within the organization.
o Facilitates Scrum events as requested or needed such as : Quarterly Planning, Sprint Planning, Sprint Reviews, Sprint Demos and Sprint Retrospectives.
o Facilitate daily Scrum activities and metrics such as : Stand-Ups, updates to burn-down spreadsheets and charts, velocity and backlog reviews.
o Remove roadblocks reported by the team, which could require cross-team collaboration and or escalation, possibly up to executive leadership.
o Communicate and work directly with the Product Owner to consistently maintain the product backlog and handle changes both to the product backlog, executing sprint and prioritizing the backlog to generate higher business value.
Supervision Responsibilities :
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Other Requirements :
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Occasional overnight travel may be required
Job Requirements : Education :
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A bachelor's degree (computer science, engineering, accounting, finance preferred) or equivalent work experience.
Master's degree preferred
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7-10 years of relevant experience
Management experience a plus
Certification Requirements :
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Relevant project / program management years of experience and / or qualification (e.g., PMP)
Scrum Master Certification, PMI-Agile Certified Practitioner, and / or SAFe Practitioner