Senior Scrum Master

  • Category
    IT and Telecoms - Test Manager
  • Location
    City Of London, Greater London
  • Salary
  • External Reference
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Due to large scare growth my client a leading name within the higher education sector are currently recruiting a Scrum Master - this position will be based in their London Bridge campus but is currently home based. After which the role will be split between home and site based.

The successful candidate will be expected to build relationships across a wide stakeholder community and business partners. They will be highly motivated and organised to ensure the Scrum teams are delivering to the highest quality and delivering true benefit to the organisation.

The role will be responsible for Scrum Masters and will be responsible to the Head of Portfolio.

Key Tasks

*Build mutual respect with, and develop a highly motivated, collaborative, client-focussed and high-performing delivery team.
*Ensure the team is working to an agreed mission, aligned to strategic business objectives.
*Demonstrate continuous improvement of the team and its individual members and highlight where strengthening and change is required.
*Confidently facilitate Scrum rituals & workshops enabling teams to deliver value.
*Coach teams on Agile/Scrum principles and values.
*Help to identify and remove impediments & blockers.
*Assist management in shaping the Organisation's Agile journey.
*Act as a servant leader to several teams, leading by example.
*Aid teams to effectively identify, plan and implement successful outcomes of work packages and projects.
*Provide reports and updates to senior management.


*Education to degree standard and/or equivalent qualifications and experience
*Accreditation in Scrum Master certification such as Certified Scrum Master (CSM), Certified Professional Scrum master (PSM), Certified Scrum Professional (CSP) or Other.
*Significant experience of leading Scrum and Agile development teams with experience of different methodologies such as Scrum, Kanban etc.
*Experience of setting up and establishing new Scrum and Agile teams
*Excellent skills and knowledge of servant leadership, facilitation, situational awareness, conflict resolution, continual improvement, empowerment, and increasing transparency
*Significant line management experience
*Ability to identify and manage priorities
*Ability to clearly articulate ideas to both technical and non-technical audiences
*Excellent presentation skills and the ability to communicate confidently
*Excellent written and oral communication skills

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