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M-Pesa Africa – Market Delivery Release Train Engineer (Business Payments & IMT) Jobs

1 month ago   Jobs Offers   Nairobi   76 views

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Location: Nairobi

Job Description/RequirementsRole PurposeReleasetrain Engineer in financial Services to establish, develop and lead thedelivery capability for multiple M-Pesa Services and Technologyprojects. Development of the Business Payments Agile Release Train (ART)and of essential trusted delivery partnerships and guidance for M-PesaAfrica (MPA) markets. Guiding market resources through their engagementfor delivery of new services and partner integrations. Guidance ofin-market resources to ensure synergies remain strong between MPA,markets, and partners. Development of Release Train performance andthrough continuous coaching and continuous improvement of MPA’s projectdelivery metrics, particularly Time to Market.Therole will drive efficiency through the 9 squads in the Business Payment(BP) area and additionally lead the newly formed International MoneyTransfer (IMT) squad to provide financial service products and enablersfor merchants and consumers. The scope will support a full range ofM-Pesa services including in-market pilots, innovations, and matureproduct enhancements.Key Role ResponsibilitiesAs an experienced professional in Agile Project Delivery you’ll Provide:AgileRelease Train and program leadership, performance in driving productfeatures to implementation through SAFe (ambitious and competitive).Consistentlyproductive operation in a multinational environment with localExecutive Management, showing excellent communication and coachingskills, tact, and diplomacy (one company & local roots).Time to Market for MPA products and Services.Release train performance – KPIs including Velocity, Committed work completion, Technical debt.Riskvalue reduction and dependency management through influencing multiple-stakeholder’s performance within the ART or program.Continued focus on Simplicity and Speed to reduce project transfer time to Operations.Integrity and openness to build trust and be trusted across different cultures. (Rated through feedback)QualificationsApply if you have:Degree Qualification - Preferably STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics).Minimum of6 years of experiencein Program Management with international suppliers and markets.At least oneProject Management Certification - PRINCE 2 Practitioner, APMP or equivalentAgile Project Management Experience Qualification in Scrum Master/Kanban KPM1/SAFe RTE or equivalentAt least 4 years ofexperience in communication and relationship management to Executive level.Minimum of 3 yearsexperience in Project budgeting (full lifecycle).Excellent problem analysis and resolution skillsDemonstrated team leadership experience-you will have at least 13 direct reports with 72 dotted line reports.Technical and business understanding of mobile telecommunications, mobile payments, or similar financial system operations.Off-shore delivery experience, with 3rd party vendors and remote working communication tools.Knowledge of tools including Agile management applications tools Jira, Confluence.We are happy if you have:Mobile Telco and either Mobile Payment or Financial Services experienceService Operations Qualification – ITILAML Qualification - ICA Certificate in Anti Money Laundering AwarenessRegulatory industry experienceProgramme Management Qualification and Experience – MSPSAFe RTE trainedWhat you can expect from us:We believe in a fair and robust interview processWe have a robust flexible total reward schemeDedicated support and mentoring/coachingOpportunityto develop and progress – plus a solid dedication to work-lifeintegration. It all means you’ll have everything you need to advanceyour career and achieve your full potential.Note to ApplicantsAs part of our recruitment process, we will request the below documentation which will be required as soft copiesat a later stage of the process.Anupdated CV with a confirmation of three referees- 2 must beprofessional and must have supervised you at some point, the otherreferee can be a colleague in the same professional field. If thereferees are within the same organization that you are working with, youwill need to confirm to us that it’s okay to contact them in writing(via email). This also includes all references within the HumanResources department.Scanned copy of certificate of good conduct from the CID (Less than 1 year old) - Applicable to Kenyans OnlyScanned copy of certificate from Credit Reference Bureau (CRB) – Applicable to Kenyans OnlyScanned copy of University CertificateScanned copy of your National ID / Passport-Legal Form of IdentificationHow to ApplyIf you feel that you are up to the challenge and possess thenecessary qualification and experience, kindly proceed toupdate your candidate profileon the recruitment portal and thenClickon the apply button. Remember to attach yourupdated resume.Persons with Disabilities (PwD) and Female candidates are highly encouraged to apply.

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