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Scrum Master

Last update 14.06.2024

About the job

  • The Scrum Master's mission consists in the definition, design and implementation of a solution that meets a new IT requirement expressed by a client, taking into account the resources allocated, the deadlines and the Group’s applicable best practices of IT Governance. Additionally contribute to ensure that Agile principles are properly implemented within the team. As such, plays a critical role in leading and organizing Scrum routines. The Scrum Master has a facilitator role

Your Main Activities Are

  • Ensure end-to-end responsibility for achieving the IT project’s objectives in line with the commitments made to the Business, while complying with the entity’s strategic priorities, IT governance processes and the sponsor’s expectations
  • Steer the entire IT project and coordinate all the people involved and contributors
  • The go-to contact person for the It project
  • Ensure the knowledge of IT Projects Governance in the Group and their correct application to the project context
  • Ensures compliance with the duration of sprints (time boxing), routines (duration, content) and interactions within the team and with stakeholders
  • Helps the team to work autonomously while improving. Participates in resolving issues and getting around organization and process obstacles
  • Ensures that the team remains concentrated on completing the product while shielding them from outside interferences

Profile and Skills to Success

  • Bachelor Degree in Information Technology / Computer Science or related field
  • At least 7 years of experience in Information Technology        
  • Advanced level of English, both written and oral
  • Knowledge in
    • Change Methods
    • Agile Scrum
    • Client Vision
  • Organisational skills
  • Ability to collaborate / teamwork
  • Ability to develop and adapt a process
  • Ability to inspire others and generate people’s commitment
  • Communication skills, both written and oral
  • Resilience


Why joining BNP Paribas?

· Leading banking institution

BNP Paribas is a leader in the Eurozone, and a prominent international banking institution with strong roots in Europe's banking history. It has a presence in 65 countries, with around 190 000 Employees – including more than 145 000 in Europe.

· Our presence in Portugal

Since 1985, BNP Paribas was one of the first foreign banks to operate in the country. Today, the Group has around 7.100 employees across several entities operating directly in the territory, offering a wide range of integrated financial solutions to support its clients and their businesses.

· International reach

Thanks to its international presence and regular and close collaboration among its different entities, BNP Paribas has the resources to support all clients with financing, investment, savings and protection solutions that help make their projects a success. BNP Paribas holds key positions in its three core operating divisions:

·       Retail Banking, a division that brings together all of the Group’s retail activities and specialised business lines

·       Investment & Protection Services that include specialised businesses offering a wide range of savings, investment and protection services.

·       Corporate & Institutional Banking division that offers tailored financial solutions for corporate and institutional client.

· Diversity and Inclusion commitment

BNP Paribas is an equal opportunity employer and proud to provide equal employment opportunity to all job seekers. We are actively committed to ensuring that no individual is discriminated against on the grounds of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage or civil partnership status, pregnancy and maternity/paternity, race, religion or belief, sex or sexual orientation. Equity and diversity are at the core of our recruitment policy because we believe that they foster creativity and efficiency, which in turn increase performance and productivity. We strive to reflect the society we live in, while keeping with the image of our clients.

· Commitment towards work/life balance

At BNP Paribas we care about our employees wellbeing and promote a culture of good integration between work and rest. We believe our employees have rich personal lives outside of work, being fundamental to be disconnected from work to recharge both physically and mentally. Only through this balance we may all be at our best while working.

· Remote Working Conditions

At BNP Paribas, we embrace a Smart Working framework based on trust, autonomy and collaboration. Within this framework, eligible employees can benefit from flexible remote working modalities adapted to our hybrid working environment. To guarantee a comfortable and efficient working set-up, eligible employees are provided with both the office and home equipment, are entitled to an equipment allowance and can benefit from exclusive partnerships to purchase additional equipment at reduced prices.

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* Please note that only applications submitted in English will be considered.

* In case you are selected for this role, further documentation will be requested to support your hiring process.

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Why should I apply?

Basically, why would you want to join BNP Paribas over any other company?


  • What if we told you that working in our Group isn’t quite what you might think? At BNP Paribas, we do a multitude of different jobs that are constantly evolving to meet the expectations of our clients and society as a whole. Whether through everyday tasks or major projects, doing one of our jobs means making a personal commitment to taking sustainable action.

  • Feeling good about your job means bringing your whole self to work and being who you are. It’s also about having the resources you need to achieve a healthy work-life balance. Both of these are major commitments at BNP Paribas.

  • At BNP Paribas, developing your skills is as important to us as it is to you. And the skills you learn with us will help you through the rest of your working life.

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