Vacancy detail

Scrum Master

£40,000 – £55,000 9% bonus, £4k car allowance

Location: United Kingdom (Surrey – Guildford, Surrey) Type: Permanent

Location: Guildford (Hybrid)

Salary: £40,000 - 55,000

Overview:

Our client is recruiting for additional Scrum Masters to join lead new agile development teams as part of an existing programme of work for a Central Government customer. In this role you will be part of a team who play a major role in our health, safety and security, the UK economy and domestic travel.

Your role as a Scrum Master:

  • Working closely and diligently with Product Owners and other stakeholders to better understand their requirements or user stories;
  • Ensuring the Product Owner defines and maintains the Product Backlog using the I.N.V.E.S.T model;
  • Removing impediments so the developers can focus on the work at hand; or guiding the team to remove impediments by finding the right personnel to remove the impediment;
  • Facilitating getting the work done without coercion, assigning, or dictating the work;
  • Facilitating discussion, decision making, and conflict resolution;
  • Helping the team define and adapt the development process
  • Assisting with internal and external communication, improving transparency, and radiating information;
  • Taking on administrative, coaching and leadership roles that make Scrum development possible;
  • Gathering and processing team metrics and KPI's to support continuous improvement;
  • Asking questions of the team constantly and listening to what the team has to say outside of the regular meetings;
  • Finding opportunities to celebrate wins - find small wins in projects and communicate them to the wider business - be a champion for your team, build confidence in your team;
  • Guiding and coaching the developers, Product Owner and the wider business on better understanding Agile and Scrum practices and values;
  • Assessing the Scrum Maturity of the team and organization and coaching the team to higher levels of maturity, at a pace that is sustainable and comfortable for the team and organization

Capabilities required for this Scrum Master role:

  • A servant Leader - must be able to garner respect from his/her team and be willing to get their hands dirty to get the job done
  • Communicative and social - must be able to communicate well with teams and enable close cooperation across all roles and functions
  • Facilitative - must be able to lead and demonstrate value-add principles to a team
  • Assertive - must be able to ensure Agile/Scrum concepts and principles are adhered to, must be able to be a voice of reason and authority and make the tough calls where needed
  • Situationally aware - must be the first to notice differences and issues as they arise and elevate them to management
  • Seeking Continual improvement - must continually be growing ones craft learning new tools and techniques to manage oneself and a team;
  • Acting upon conflict resolution - must be able to facilitate discussion and facilitate alternatives or different approaches;
  • Promoting team empowerment - encourages & demands self-management from the Scrum team;
  • Promoting team transparency - must desire to bring disclosure and transparency to the business about development and grow business trust.

Benefits of working as a Scrum Master with our client:

  • Hybrid working model
  • 7-9% bonus included in this role
  • Up to £4000 car allowance which can be taken as cash
  • Private medical and dental insurance
  • 9% company contribution pension

If you are interested in learning more about this Scrum Master role, please contact

Reference: (AMC/NBK/SM/GU01)

Reference: AMC/NBK/SM/GU01

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