Scrum Master at Nordea

Gdańsk, PL, 80-309 Gdynia, PL, 81-537

Job ID: 22293  


Do you thrive working in an international environment, developing future IT solutions in collaboration with ambitious and highly competent colleagues? In Nordea we can offer this together with fast-paced learning.

In today’s world, change is the one thing you can count on. That’s where you come in. Working with dedicated colleagues in an exciting and inspiring environment, creating great solutions to meet the needs of our customers, and at the same time to meet the expectations that Nordea has towards its stakeholders. This means you’ll have many opportunities to learn and grow as you build your career with us. 

About this opportunity


We are now looking for Scrum Masters to join our Execution Leadership Capability in Personal Banking Technology. At Nordea, we’re deeply committed to deliver the financial solutions of tomorrow. We’re creating an agile environment where we’re harnessing the power of technology and there you can make an impact. We, in our Execution Leadership Capability, add value by driving and leading changes in a complex IT delivery landscape consisting of both agile and traditional change and initiative management. We add value by being servant leaders and growing high-performing teams. So bring your skills, ideas and unique background. With us, you’ll find plenty of possibilities to grow and make your mark on something bigger.  
What you’ll be doing:

  • Driving and managing Nordea’s projects and Agile initiatives, encompassing both change and run initiatives. Your role is depended on the initiatives you will be assigned to 
  • Translating business needs to tangible objectives and solutions, and successfully delivering according to agreed scope and priorities in a predictable and transparent manner
  • Proactively demonstrating control of the key issues i.e. risk and compliance, and managing proper mitigating actions to ensure a smooth delivery 
  • Overseeing initiative execution, including release and deployment activities, and managing and protecting time, cost and scope baseline
  • Providing transparency like relevant, clear and accurate metrics 
  • Driving a great communication and cooperation among all stakeholders 
  • Building high-performing teams. Fostering collaboration and steering teams towards the culture of knowledge sharing and the adoption of best practices
  • Leading, inspiring, motivating and coaching your team members, establishing continuous improvements and encouraging a growth mindset

You’ll join a great team of professional and experienced Project Leaders, working in versatile assignments across Personal Banking Technology. The majority of our deliveries are organized according to SAFe and agile methodology. 
The role is based in Gdańsk; Gdynia; Warszawa.


Who you are


Collaboration. Ownership. Passion. Courage. These are the values that guide us in being at our best– and that we imagine you share with us. 


To succeed in this role, we believe that you:

  • Have great leadership skills
  • Enjoy learning and are excited about bringing your ideas to the table
  • Have genuine interest in the business context and the solution area
  • Are dependable, willing to speak up – even when it’s difficult – and committed to empowering others
  • Have excellent communication and facilitation skills 
  • Have willingness to drive different initiatives, both agile and more traditional ones
  • Are dedicated, resilient and goal oriented person, who knows how to bring the deliveries to successful completion
  • Are self-starter with a consulting mindset and are able to coach, mentor and empower team members 
  • Embrace change, challenge status quo and want to maximise customer value 
  • Have strong problem-solving skills and feel comfortable in challenging situations
  • Have growth mindset and want constantly improve yourself and others


Your experience and background: 

  • Experience working as a Scrum Master or Project Manager/Driver in IT, preferably in financial sector
  • Analytical skills and ability to deal with complex and demanding issues
  • Good understanding of agile methodologies (SAFe/Scrum) and preferably also traditional project/program management
  • Experience of risk and dependency management
  • Experience of building strong stakeholder relationships
  • Excellent English skills, both verbal and in writing
  • Relevant university degree e.g. IT, finance, economics or similar


Main benefits of working at Nordea: 

  • Reasonable workload and nordic work atmosphere
  • Development opportunities - you will have access to e-learning platforms like Udemy and O'Reilly
  • Hybrid work model to have a chance to integrate with the Team, there is a high flexibility (4 days remote per week)
  • Cafeteria platform - 400 PLN net
  • Pension program (PPE): Nordea pays extra 3,5% of your salary gross monthly to a dedicated pension account
  • Profit-sharing program: even up to 1600 EUR per year on top of the salary
  • Recommendation program: from 1000 to 12000 PLN net if you find a colleague that joins Nordea, and much more…


If this sounds like you, get in touch!


Next steps


Submit your application no later than 25/04/2023.


At Nordea, we know that an inclusive workplace is a sustainable workplace. We deeply believe that our diverse backgrounds, experiences, characteristics and traits make us better at serving customers and communities. So please come as you are.


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