Digital Scrum Master
Up to £50,000 p.a. (dependent on experience) + 11% Bonus
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Welcome to the UK's number one short break destination. We are proud to have more than 7,000 team members across five Center Parcs villages and Head Office, working to create memorable experiences for families in beautiful forest locations.
This is an exciting opportunity to join our Head Office IT team as a Digital Scrum Master.
In this role, you will utilise your Scrum / Agile and Project Management knowledge to drive continuous improvement of the Scrum process as well as undertaking a servant-leader approach to supporting the delivery process.
Other responsibilities will include coordinating a diverse team of developers, external partners and testers; educating and mentoring people of all levels of experience in Agile processes and organising and facilitating Scrum ceremonies.
The successful candidate will have excellent communication, negotiation and influencing skills with a hands-on approach to ensure the project is delivered on time. They will also be passionate about the agile way of working and motivated towards continuous improvement.
HOURS OF WORK
Normal Head Office working hours are 9.00am - 5.00pm, Monday to Friday although flexibility will be required.
Previous Scrum Master experience with a strong knowledge of Scrum theory, rules and practices
Knowledge of agile methodology and frameworks like Scrum, Kanban, SAFE
Experience of Agile techniques like: User Stories, Continuous Integration, ATDD, TDD, Continuous Testing, Pairing, Automated Testing, Agile Games
Excellent communication skills
Strong people and negotiation skills in order to positively influence the effective use of Agile practices
A pragmatic approach to resolving issues and responding to change
Project Management experience
Basic knowledge of software development processes
Working with offshore teams
Staff Bonus Scheme
Staff Reward Scheme
Free use of leisure facilities
Discounted Center Parcs breaks
20% discount in restaurant and retail outlets
Closing date: 17th September 2019
1st Interviews to be held: 23rd September 2019
Please note this vacancy may close at any time once sufficient applications have been received. Early submission of your application is therefore encouraged.