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  • Posted: Aug 23, 2021
    Deadline: Not specified
  • Absa Bank Limited (Absa) is a wholly owned subsidiary of Barclays Africa Group Limited. Absa offers personal and business banking, credit cards, corporate and investment banking, wealth and investment management as well as bancassurance. Barclays Africa Group Limited is 62.3% owned by Barclays Bank PLC and is listed on the JSE Limited. The Group is one of A...
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    Journey lead

    Job Summary

    • To plan, manage and monitor the implementation of area specific activities and processes in order to deliver on approved operational plans in an effective and efficient manner.

    Job Description

    • Lead the design and delivery of MVPs associated with specific end to end journeys, for the appropriate organizational and technology related outcomes associated with Salesforce.  Mobilize and lead a squad for each journey, of all relevant business, specialist and technology stakeholders to ensure delivery of journey objectives in accordance with overall Salesforce program requirements

    Key Accountabilities:


    • Lead multiple sprints in the design and  implementation of Salesforce journeys.
    • Ensuring SCRUM artefacts are maintained and updated
    • Builds a high-performing team, focuses on ever-improving team dynamics and performance
    • Maintain relevant metrics that help keep track of performance.
    • Tracking and communicating team progress and communicating to relevant stakeholders.
    • Provides thought leadership to the teams and amongst peers in the broader team.
    • Leading development delivery within time; 
    • Fostering a high performance culture with optimal management of business resources. 
    • Ensuring that sprints are running smoothly and corrective actions taken wherever appropriate. 
    • Effectively communicate to Programme Lead about the progress as well as blockages in the on-going sprints.
    • Ensuring all change governance and standards are adhered to 
    • Understand current development/delivery model and guide teams to adapt agile strategy.
    • Delivers best practice approaches in leading managing projects and leading agile teams
    • Finds innovative ways to solve problems.
    • Leads teams of seasoned specialists and subject matter experts.


    • Provide advanced specialist advice and give input to the service delivery excellence practice optimisation. 
    • Develop and maintain relationships with relevant stakeholders that contributes to a culture of customer service excellence. 
    • Ensure that relevant business input and buy-in in inherent in every design and execution decision


    • Provide advanced specialist advice to prevent and reduce financial wastage in the relevant business area. 
    • Learning & Growth
    • Drive and participate in forums that positively contributes to functional knowledge improvement. 
    • Provide advanced specialist advice and input with regards to change management initiatives within the area of specialisation. 


    • Ensure that all activities and duties are carried out in full compliance with regulatory requirements, Enterprise Wide Risk Management Framework and internal Policies and Policy Standards.


    • Values Driven
    • Digitally Empowered
    • Customer Obsessed
    • Exceptional Team Player
    • Creative Problem Solving
    • Drives Results
    • Pan African Citizen

    Minimum Requirements:

    • 5 -7 years’ scrum master experience in a similar environment 
    • Bachelor’s Degrees and Advanced Diplomas in Business, Commerce and Management Studies, Finance Economics, Accounting or related
    • Relevant such as CSM (Certified Scrum Master), CSP (Certified Scrum Practitioner, SAFe agilest or equivalent are required.
    • Exposure to Scrum and Kanban methodologies.
    • Knowledge of the Banking and Sales is essential
    • Preference will be given to South African Citizens and Permanent residents of South Africa in possession of proof of permanent resident status


    • The appointment will be made in line with the Divisional Employment Equity strategy
    • There is no payment referral plan linked to this requisition


    • Bachelor`s Degrees and Advanced Diplomas: Business, Commerce and Management Studies (Required)

    Absa Bank Limited is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. In compliance with the Employment Equity Act 55 of 1998, preference will be given to suitable candidates from designated groups whose appointments will contribute towards achievement of equitable demographic representation of our workforce profile and add to the diversity of the Bank.

    Absa Bank Limited reserves the right not to make an appointment to the post as advertised

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Absa on to apply

    Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.

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