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banking jobs and careers in UAE 2023 | ADIB - Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank

banking jobs and careers in UAE 2023 | ADIB - Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank 

banking jobs and careers in UAE 2023 | ADIB - Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank

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Scrum Master


ADIB - Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank مصرف ابوظبي الإسلامي

  • Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank is a leading bank in the United Arab Emirates and the fourth largest Islamic bank in the world.
  • The bank is listed in the capital, Abu Dhabi, where it is headquartered.
  • Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank was established in 1997 to be the first Islamic bank in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi.
  • Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank has a track record of positive growth indicators and an asset base of $39 billion.
  • It also provides a comprehensive package of banking services for individuals, companies, private banking and wealth management services, to more than one million customers through a balanced offer that combines a highly personal customer experience with digital banking services of international standards.
  • Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank is keen to implement a strong set of governance principles that are supervised by a reputable board of directors and a distinguished and experienced team.
  • The bank is guided by the values inspired by Islamic law, as the firm belief that banking products should always be characterized by ease, fairness and transparency is in line with the bank's commitment to show a high sense of responsibility towards the society in which it operates.
  • Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank offers a range of integrated banking services and solutions to individuals, companies and wealthy customers.
  • In addition, the bank offers on a wider scale brokerage services, real estate management, payments and takaful services.
  • ADIB has received numerous awards from leading international institutions.
  • ADIB has one of the largest branch distribution networks in the UAE with 62 branches and 379 ATMs. On the international level, the bank is present in six strategic markets - Egypt, where it has 70 branches, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, the United Kingdom, Qatar, Sudan and Iraq.
  • Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank has received many awards from leading global institutions, as it was awarded “Best Islamic Bank in the World” by IFN Islamic News magazine and The Banker magazine issued by FT, and “Best Islamic Digital Bank” by Global Finance magazine, and “Most Innovative Bank in the Middle East” by EMEA Finance.
  • ADIB’s digital transformation journey, which began more than two years ago, is customer-centric, ensuring that the bank’s digital solutions always deliver the best possible banking experience.
  • The bank witnessed a significant rise in customer demand for its digital banking services, with 70% of customers registered through the bank's digital channels and 94% of ADIB's banking transactions conducted digitally.


Job Description

  • The Scrum Master will lead the scrum teams and provide training to the team/organisation, ensuring adherence to established Agile processes and practices.
  • The Scrum Master will be responsible for tasks covering the product development life cycle.
  • In addition to the main scrum specific responsibilities, the incumbent will also be required to perform tasks related to end to end project management and software/product release management.


Purpose of the role

  • The Scrum Master ensures that the Scrum process is used as intended.
  • Keep the Development Team aligned with the Scrum framework, values and principles, and ensure the team is focused on continuous improvement.
  • Enforces daily builds to detect early issues in compiled and compiled code, as well as in rendered functionality.
  • Facilitate Daily Scrums, Sprint Planning, Product Backlog Improvement, Sprint Reviews, Sprint and Retrospectives, Release Planning, and other team activities as required.
  • Encourage team self-organization and empowerment.
  • Sharing agile best practices in the new industry.
  • Facilitate recalls that generate new ideas for process improvement.
  • Ensure preparation for planning through effective Product Backlog revision sessions.
  • Ensure planning meetings are fully set up for the team for upcoming sprint and release competitions.
  • Effectively remove obstacles that slow any aspect of the Development Team's efforts.
  • Work closely with the Technical Delivery Manager, Program Manager and business experts to ensure technical and business challenges are seen and resolved.
  • Actively participate in Agile organizational activities.
  • Enhance and support the Development Team's automated processes.
  • Help the team implement the process improvements they identified in Sprint Retrospectives.
  • Support the Product Owner in writing effective Product Backlog items and maintaining priority backlogs for multiple products as the Development Team provides estimates for upcoming items.
  • Develop and maintain relevant metrics that guide the development team to more efficient operations in their work and in satisfying the Product Owner and stakeholders.
  • Define and manage dependencies with other internal or external teams.
  • Work closely with Project Management to ensure appropriate project and portfolio reporting, including active risk management.


Key responsibilities of the role

  • Facilitate Daily Scrums, Sprint Planning, Product Backlog Improvement, Sprint Reviews, Sprint and Retrospectives, Release Planning, and other team activities as required.
  • Support the Product Owner in writing effective Product Backlog items and maintaining priority backlogs for as many products as the Development Team provides estimates for upcoming items.
  • Ensure planning meetings are fully set up for the team for upcoming sprint and release competitions.
  • Ensures commercial user satisfaction (internal and external).
  • Coach teams on agile concepts and ensure continuous improvement.
  • Track, resolve and report known incidents and errors through approved processes.
  • Put proactive steps to address quality and delivery issues.


Specialist skills/technical knowledge required for this role

  • Knowledge of Scrum rules and use of agile technical practices.
  • Knowledge of project management.
  • Knowledge of projects/issues in the banking environment.
  • Demonstrates judgment/self-confidence and ability to work under a tight schedule.
  • Demonstrates determination and ability to find solutions/develop effective courses of action.
  • Has effective communication skills and is able to explain technical issues.
  • Software/product release management experience.
  • Knowledge/work experience in banking environment.
  • 3+ years as a Scrum Master / Project Lead working with dedicated agile teams using Scrum or Kanban.
  • 2+ years working as a Project Administrator / Project Manager.
  • Strong understanding of and experience in software and product development.
  • Professional Certificate in Scrum methodologies.
  • Experienced and practiced Scrum Master and Project Management methodologies in banking.
  • Total number of years: from 4 to 5 years at least.


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