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Digital Scrum Master
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Recruiter: Direct Line Group
Listed on: 16th October 2018
Location: London
Salary/Rate: £40000 - £50000
Salary Notes: Negotiable
Type: Permanent
Start Date:
Reference: R-4612-1
Contact Name: Direct Line Group

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Why DLG Digital:

DLG Digital is in the driving seat, and we're taking the lead. We’re turning our brands into digital leaders and revolutionising how people use our products and services. That’s why we’re currently recruiting a Scrum Master to join our ever-growing Digital Department. Work with us, and you’ll find an in-house role with an agency feel.

Why should you apply for this role?

"I am currently the Scrum Master for Motor, I love my job as I have a real passion for Agile and enjoy embedding these principles into the team. My favourite part of the job is being the one to empower the team to work in the most efficient ways, to add value to the wider business. Working in DLG Digital is a very sociable department that makes your job more than just work" (Dan, 2018)

Day to day duties:

Be the Scrum and DSDM approach/framework owner and SME in the team, able to answer questions and challenges related to the Agile approach and its operational application
Support the team (removing noise) and garner support (remove impediments)
Lead communication to negotiate, persuade and challenge the business when required and where necessary to support the Agile approach
Own all project management and project delivery governance and processes.
Champion the agile frameworks (Scrum and Kanban) within the team, ensure that Agile principles are practiced by peers and understood by stakeholders.
Build a culture of trust and no-blame within the team.

Required skills:

Scrum Master Certification
Previous development or project management experience in a web/software delivery capacity
Enjoys working with people (facilitating, motivating and collaborating)
Strong decision making ability
Excellent communicator

At Direct Line Group, we’re shaping the future. With a mission to make insurance easier and better value for our customers, we embrace change in all its richness and variety. It’s not just what we do; it’s how we do it. We bring our whole selves to work every day and embrace fresh thinking - after all, Britain is constantly changing and to protect the nation, we adapt with it.

Across our diverse brands - including Direct Line, Churchill, Privilege and Green Flag - change takes many forms. We appreciate the knowledge and skills that each one of us brings to the business. It’s hard not to be inspired by the things that make us unique. Boldness, curiosity and enthusiasm go a long way. Join us and help us transform the industry we lead.

Career benefits and rewards

Rewarding you is really important to us, as well as offering a competitive salary and generous holiday entitlement; you can take advantage of a wide range of benefits. The best part is you can pick and choose the benefits to suit your own lifestyle, but also pass on some of the savings to family and friends. Here are just a few we have on offer:

A competitive salary, benchmarked against our competitors, which will grow as you do.
Pension 9% of your base salary, you can choose to contribute less or more than this, and anything you don’t wish to put in to your pension you can take as cash instead!
Private medical insurance (anyone can choose this through our flexible benefits scheme, and managers receive this as standard)
Attractive holiday entitlement
50% off our Home, Motor and Pet insurance
Free Travel insurance
Free Green Flag breakdown cover
Flexible rewards including Life insurance, income protection, critical illness insurance, personal accident insurance
Retail card, with discounts at big name retailers
My Discounts - a discounts website for all our employees, with great discounts, cash back savings and offers across hundreds of brilliant high street brands, travel, tickets, gym memberships and much more.

Who we are

Direct Line Group is an organisation with a clear mission: to make insurance much easier and better value for customers. We are one of the leading motor, home and small business insurers in the UK. We are home to some of the nation's best-known brands, including Direct Line, Churchill, Privilege, Green Flag and NIG.