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Philips Obi


Scrum Master, RBS

Location: London


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London Scrum Innovation Group


Philips Obi is an experienced Senior Business Analyst, Scrum Master and Prince 2 Project Manager with over 12 yrs in the financial service industry with strong experience in managing and leading business analysis work, process re-engineering, value and change management, financial and reporting duties. I have also delivered platform and CRM products including saleforces, wealth management platform, management of end to end implementation of AML, CDD and global standard projects. 

In Addition, I manage scrum teams (off-shore and on-shore) and guide both business and technical teams in adopting agile ways of work including teaching the application of value slicing of work based on economic order principle and also support large scale agile implementation at enterprise level

Work experience

RBS, Scrum Master
September 2017 - Present, London, London, GB
Facilitating daily stand-ups, scrum ceremonies including Backlog grooming sessions, sprint planning, sprint review and retrospective. Also manages the implementation of scrum board to manage daily stand-ups and work items,. Documents sprint and release reports and providing agile education and immersion for new team members.

Sapient (Consulting Service), Scrum master/ Senior BA
February 2017 - August 2017, London, London, GB
Running daily stand-ups, facilitating scrum ceremonies including refinement/backlog grooming, sprint planning, sprint retrospective/ review session. Providing guidance on value slicing techniques, impact mapping, breaking epics into workable story levels, facilitating workshop to understand interdependencies across multiple workstreams, . Captured and documented requirement for digital mobile registration functionality, real-time notification capabilities and development of new API/Comms manager to handle the app real-time notification capabilities. Work with risk owners to capture risk requirement for PSD2 and GDPR initiatives, worked with UX designers to articulate best customer experience journey on mobile registration and device enrolment and detailed the 2 factor authentication process required to ensure that PSD2 complaince are met.

HSBC , Senior BA / Scrum Master
February 2015 - February 2017, London, London, GB
Capturing requirement for implementation of KYC, Data capture, digital RM portal. Facilitate daily stand-ups, sprint ceremonies and run agile workshop to help educate team members on agile ways of work. Provide knowldge sharing on agile principles and best practices, documents agile training materials and responsible for faciltating showcase/review sessions.

IFDS, Product Owner/Lead BA
December 2013 - August 2014, Essex, London, GB
Capturing requirement in EPICS, user stories, managing backlog prioritisation, detailing acceptance criteria, working with development team to validate requirements, provides feedback on sprint reviews, participating in sprint retrospective and running workshop to provide the product vision for development of wealth management platform. Responsible for the documentation of the MI requirement across the plaformt including specification of AML, KYC and onboarding process.

Lloyds Banking Group, Business Analyst
September 2012 - December 2013, Bristol, Bristol, GB
Business Analyst and a team member of a scrum team responsible for requirement gathering, documenting and refining user stories, creating new model for managing customer lending categorisation and P&L and Balance sheet reporting template. Responsible for grooming backlog, attended daily stand-up and collaborated with stakeholders from inception to delivery.


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