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Scrum Master - Agile Hub

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Recruiter: Shell
Listed on: 21st October 2019
Location: London
Salary/Rate: Good employment conditions
Salary Notes: Good employment conditions
Type: Permanent
Start Date: ASAP

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For an accomplished Scrum Master, we have the perfect opportunity. Bring us your skills for mentoring and facilitation, and we'll give you every chance to grow your talent and stretch your technical and professional skills.

Where you fit

We're seeking a Scrum Master with strong Agile project experience to support a dynamic new development team, joining one of our exciting new innovation hubs at Shell. This is a role where you'll be actively encouraged to take pride in doing things differently - to take a unique approach of balancing human-centred and digital design with an agile technology capability in order to tackle complex problems in original ways.

With a huge variety of potential projects to grow across the business, within an evolving landscape, you'll be challenged to think innovatively, with many different areas to investigate, tackling varied problem areas in terms of people, industry and scenarios.

What's the role?

As Scrum Master, you'll be responsible for ensuring your team is successful in working together and working in Agile. Providing support to the team and leading by example, including facilitating discussion and decision making, and quickly resolving any conflicts to get the work delivered efficiently and effectively.

As a highly independent, confident professional, you'll be able to deliver value, adapting quickly to an ever-changing environment, and effectively guiding the team and organisation on how to use Agile/Scrum practices and values to its full benefit.

Naturally, your communication and mentoring skills will be second to none, as you work skillfully to nurture a trusting and safe environment where problems can be raised without fear of blame or judgement, within a collective approach to problem-solving.

You can expect more specific duties to include:

Assessing the Scrum maturity of the team and organisation, before coaching the team to higher levels of maturity, at a pace that is sustainable.
Assisting with internal and external communication, improving transparency, and information-sharing.
Supporting and educating product owners, especially on maintaining the product backlog.


What we need from you

We're keen to hear from men and women with experience in playing the Scrum Master role, with proven skills and knowledge of leadership, facilitation, conflict resolution and increasing transparency. Plus, we'd also hope to see evidence on your CV of the following:

Experience in applying a wide variety of well-documented patterns and techniques to enhance the Scrum approach.
Knowledge and experience of other agile and DevOps approaches

An innovative place to work

There's never been a more exciting time to work at Shell. Everyone here is helping solve one of the biggest challenges facing the world today: bringing the benefits of energy to everyone on the planet, whilst managing the risks of climate change.

Join us and you'll add your talent and imagination to a business with the power to shape the future - whether by investing in renewables, exploring new ways to store energy or developing technology that helps the world to use energy more efficiently.

An inclusive place to work

To power progress together, we need to attract and develop the brightest minds and make sure every voice is heard. Here are just some of the ways we're nurturing an inclusive environment - one where you can express your ideas, extend your skills and reach your potential...

We're creating a space where people with disabilities can excel through transparent recruitment process, workplace adjustments and ongoing support in their roles. Feel free to let us know about your circumstances when you apply and we'll take it from there.
We're closing the gender gap - whether that's through action on equal pay or by enabling more women to reach senior roles in engineering and technology.
We're striving to be a pioneer of an inclusive and diverse workplace, promoting equality for employees regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity.
We consider ourselves a flexible employer and want to support you finding the right balance. We encourage you to discuss this with us in your application.

A rewarding place to work

Combine our creative, collaborative environment and global operations with an impressive range of benefits and joining Shell becomes an inspired career choice.

We're huge advocates for career development. We'll encourage you to try new roles and experience new settings. By pushing people to reach their potential, we frequently help them find skills they never knew they had, or make career moves they never thought possible.

Please apply via the 'Apply' button.

Company Description

Shell started operations in the United Kingdom more than 110 years ago. Since then we have grown into a leading innovative oil and gas company that rewards its employees by investing heavily in their careers and learning. Our people are our greatest asset, and our commitment to your career will see you thrive in a work environment that offers an industry-leading development programme. When your ideas travel, Shell will benefit and innovation will thrive. Shell has a key role to play in helping meet the UK's growing energy demand, whilst using innovative technologies to develop cleaner energy. We are the largest FTSE 100 company in the UK by market capitalisation, and make a significant contribution to the UK economy. As well as processing 35% of the gas coming into the UK, we serve more than four million customers at our filling stations each week. Shell employs some 6,400 skilled staff as well as many contractors.


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