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Scrum Master - Exciting Fintech

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    £60000 per annum, Benefits: Excellent benefits + 10% Bonus

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    John Austin
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    20 days ago

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Are you an experienced Scrum Master with a passion for Agile ways of working?

Over the past 2 years my client has been on one of the most visionary digital transformation journeys of any company within Financial Services and they continue to move towards being a “Digital First” organisation. Scrum /Agile is at the heart of this.

The successful Scrum Master will be able to demonstrate:
  • A servant leader approach to the team, a facilitator of scrum events and introduces tools and techniques to support the team in a progressive fun environment.
  • The ability to remove impediments from the development team’s progress whilst supporting the continuous improvement of the team to maximise value.
  • Strong relationship building in and out of the team and uses the appropriate communication style for the specific audience.
  • Working collaboratively with others and increases the effectiveness of the application of Agile.
You’ll be responsible for:
  • Act as Scrum Master for Scrum/Kanban teams, with a focus on continuously improving the team/s they support.
  • The potential to coach, mentor and line manage a team of Scrum Masters.
  • Organize and facilitate planning, story development sessions, backlog review sessions, estimation sessions, daily stand-ups, reviews, retrospectives.
  • Use your passion, knowledge and experience of Agile (Scrum/Kanban) to help motivate and steer the team in the direction of success.
  • Identify, track and manage impediments whilst protecting the team from external pressures.
  • Provide internal and external communications that are clear, transparent, improving transparency, and radiating information.
  • Improve the productivity of the teams within Agile values and principles.
  • Empower the teams to self-organize.
  • Contribute to the overall education of Agile practices both within the team and wider stakeholders.
  • Be involved in Agile communities of practice and mentoring of other Scrum Masters.
About you:
  • Have a thorough understanding of Scrum/Kanban.
  • Have the ability to facilitate discussion and conflict resolution.
  • Garner respect and trust from the team, by being an active member as well as creating a collaborative, self-organising team environment.
  • Demonstrate strong customer/stakeholder expectation management.
  • Have experience in workshop facilitation.
  • Proven Scrum Master experience.
  • Ability to understand technical issues at a high level.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work with diverse personality types and be able to demonstrate high emotional intelligence.
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision in a dynamic and timeline sensitive work environment.
  • Proven ability to approach problems in a structured and analytical manner with a high attention to detail.
  • Excellent team player and team builder.
What you’ll get in return
  • Salary up to £60,000 based on experience + 10% annual bonus
  • Generous defined contribution pension scheme
  • Annual performance related bonus and pay review
  • Minimum holiday allowance of 29 days plus bank holidays and the option to buy/sell up to 5 additional days
  • Excellent range of flexible benefits to include a matching share save scheme
If this role is of interest press apply now.