Scrum Master - Fixed Term Contract

Scrum Master - Fixed Term Contract
  • Competitive
    ANNUM
  • Permanent
  • Edinburgh, Scotland, UK Edinburgh Edinburgh GBR EH113TB
Job Ref: 50217851
Sector: Business change & transformation
Date Added: 05 November 2021

Our renowned banking client are recruiting a Scrum Master to join them on a Fixed Term Contract of 3 months with a potential extension.

This role comes with an excellent package and the opportunity to join a leading organisation!

  • We're looking for an experienced Scrum Master to drive a culture of continuous improvement
  • You'll make sure that your team lives by the values of Scrum, empowering them to become high performing to increase the productivity, transparency, frequency and quality of delivery
  • Hone your project skills as you work with talented people in a collaborative and innovative environment, with access to the bank's Agile community, experts and events
  • We are offering this role as secondment opportunity until the end of 2021
  • This role can be based anywhere in the UK

What you'll do

This role will see you coaching and guiding your team to perform at their highest level and at a sustainable pace. You'll remove any impediments to progress, facilitate meetings, protect the team from outside influences or distractions and work with the product owner to make sure that the product backlog is in good shape and ready for the next sprint.

You'll make sure your team understands Agile practices, the Scrum framework and its values, and how to deliver working software to satisfy customers and react to their needs quickly. As such, you'll transform your team to become self-organising to reduce management overhead costs, and bring it to a high level of Agile maturity.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Acting as the process owner for the team, and maintaining the relationship with the project's key stakeholders
  • Building a trusting and safe environment where problems can be raised without fear of blame, retribution, or being judged
  • Facilitating discussion, decision making, and conflict resolution
  • Encouraging the team to build relationships to promote internal and external communication, improving transparency, and sharing information with all interested parties

The skills you'll need

We're looking for someone with experience of successful Scrum adoption along with a Scrum Master certification. You'll need good knowledge of modern development practices and tools, such as extreme programming, test driven development and continuous integration.

You'll also need experience and knowledge of servant leadership, facilitation, situational awareness, conflict resolution, continual improvement, empowerment and increasing transparency.

We'll look to you to demonstrate:

  • A strong understanding of the Agile manifesto and its principles
  • A track record working at pace in a complex environment
  • Experience of working across multiple senior stakeholders
  • Experience within Digital/Technology projects
  • Experience of changing organisational, team or department mindsets, cultures and structures
  • Experience of applying empirical process control
  • Good knowledge of automated testing frameworks

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnerships, pregnancy or maternity or age

Lorien
05/12/2021 16:52:08
GBP Annum
Contact Consultant:
Rebecca Robb

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