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Digital Scrum Master
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Recruiter: Center Parcs
Listed on: 28th August
Location: Ollerton, Nottinghamshire
Salary/Rate: £50,000
Salary Notes: Up to £50,000 p.a. (dependent on experience) + 11% Bonus
Type: Permanent
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: TJCP12
Contact Name: Center Parcs

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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.

 ABOUT YOU

 Essential requirements: 

  • 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

 Desirable requirements: 

  • Project Management experience
  • Basic knowledge of software development processes
  • Working with offshore teams

THE BENEFITS 

  • 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.