IT Project Manager (Scrum Master)(2-year contract) (ITDCS - SP4E)

The Hong Kong Jockey Club
Hong Kong
292 days ago

The IT Digital & Channels Solutions Department is responsible for the overall management and delivery of the wagering distribution channel technologies including fixed internet, mobile, retail, telebet, kiosk, selling terminals and devices. In addition, the team delivers high performance, reliable and secure channel distribution systems connecting to Pari-mutuel and Fixed Odds Wagering Systems .


You will:

- Be accountable to the IT Programme Manager, Programme Director, Head of Department and the overall project SMES for the production of deliverables within agreed timescale, quality and budget

- Create and manage the project budget; forecast and ensure JIRA backlog are refined and prioritised on a regular basis

- Ensure that goals, scope, and product domain are understood by each Scrum Teams as well as possible; Helping each Scrum Team to understand the need for clear and concise Product Backlog items

- Ensure the Product Owner knows how to arrange the Product Backlog to maximize value. Understand and practicing agility; and facilitate each Scrum of Scrums events as requested or needed. Prepare daily stand-up meetings for the assigned Scrum Teams

- Create, monitor and track project Risk/Issue/Dependencies. Create/Update/Monitor/Track/Assign/Report Jira Tickets

- Ensure appropriate standards are adopted and that effective quality controls are built into the project plan and that mechanisms are in place to ensure it

- Create, analyse and capture cost impacts for Change Requests

- Prepare and support Programme Stand-ups

- Prepare and support Programme Increment Planning

- Prepare/Run/Attend Retrospectives, Sprint Planning session, Sprint Reviews, Sprint Retrospectives, Sprint/Showcase Demos

- Identify and manage relationships through effective communication with all stakeholders including third-parties and act as the primary point-of-contact

- Identify, acquire and deploy team members, and manage third-parties to ensure successful project execution

- Track and monitor creation of formal documentation including sign-offs, distribution and correct storage


You should have:

- Degree in Computer Science.

- Scrum Master Certification ( Scale Agile, Scrum Alliance, SAFe, etc)

- Experience of leading multiple Scrum Teams as a Scrum Master in an IT

- Development Project/Programme Ability to communicate at all levels within the organisation

- Experience in working with offshore development centre is an advantage

- Strong English language skills (written and spoken)

- Proficiency in Cantonese is required and Putonghua (written and spoken) is an advantage

- The Scrum Master serves the Development Team in several ways, including:

- Coaching the Development Team in self-organization and cross-functionality;

- Helping the Development Team to create high-value products;

- Removing impediments to the Development Team's progress;

- Facilitating Scrum events as requested or needed; and,

- Coaching the Development Team in organizational environments in which Scrum is not yet fully adopted and understood.

- Agile Scrum Manager certification preferred

- Leading SAFe - Scaled Agile certification a plus

- Strong background in Software Development to continuously improve the development velocity.

- Strong understanding of continuous processes improvement - six sigma qualifications a plus


The level of appointment will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. A contract employment will be offered to the successful candidate. Contract renewal will be subject to mutual agreement between the Club and the individual.


Only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

We are an equal opportunity employer. Personal data provided by job applicants will be used strictly in accordance with the Club\'s notice to employees and prospective employees relating to the Personal Data (Privacy) Ordinance. A copy of which will be provided immediately upon request.
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