Scrum Master - new job in Edinburgh, UK

Scrum Master
  • £42,400 - £63,600 per Annum
  • Permanent
  • Edinburgh, Scotland, UK Edinburgh Edinburgh GBR EH121HQ
Job Ref: BBBH31854
Sector: Business change & transformation
Date Added: 20 July 2022

Scrum Master

Remote - Edinburgh/London 2-3 times a year.

Financial Services

Lorien's Banking client are currently looking for a Scrum Master to join the expanding team on a permanent basis.

This is an opportunity for an experienced Scrum Master to dive a culture of continuous improvement in our Transformation programme

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

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 our work streams to make sure backlog items are 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 a number of people focused initiatives to satisfy business requirements 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.

You'll 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. You'll need good experience of coaching others in Agile practices, facilitating Agile ceremonies/events and gaining engagement from the programme team and stakeholders. You'll also need experience and knowledge of servant leadership, facilitation, situational awareness, conflict resolution, continual improvement, empowerment and increasing transparency.

You'll also need:

  • A strong understanding of the Agile manifesto and its principles
  • Experience of changing organisational, team or department mindsets, cultures and structures
  • Experience of coaching others in Agile
  • Strong stakeholder management and engagement


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

19/08/2022 11:00:14
GBP 42400.00 63600.00 Annum
Contact Consultant:
David Sutherland

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