31st October 2019
Newcastle Upon Tyne
£500 - £530
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Role: Digital Agile Scrum Master
Start Date: ASAP
Duration: 6 months
Would you like to join a global leader in consulting, technology services and digital transformation?
Our client are at the forefront of innovation to address the entire breadth of opportunities in the evolving world of cloud, digital and platforms.
You will be based on site working with one of the UK's most digital organisations and leading the technology revolution across the public sector. With over 50 million customers at the heart of everything they do the scope and impact of your work is limitless. As a team, they're not afraid to try new technologies and new ways of working.
You will have the responsibility for ensuring the teams in the Digital Delivery Centre follow consistent agile practices as they develop complex digital solutions. As a Leader and Coach you will be responsible for mentoring the Scrum Masters to ensure best practices are implemented and are being followed and escalating centre-wide and strategic blockers to progress. You will also have responsibility to lead a scrum team within the centre. Ensure the consistent, reliable and repeatable delivery of Digital Services by the Agile Delivery teams through the promotion of Agile/Scrum principles and practices and by mentoring and coaching individual team Scrum Masters to optimise these methodologies for enhanced delivery.Ensure the scrum team follows the Agile methodology and the scrum framework, supported via appropriate coaching and scrum master activities.Remove blockers to successful deliveryLead the teams towards the goal of becoming self-managing, optimally performing teams.Promote Scrum values of Transparency, Focus, Courage, Respect, Commitment within the centreAct as a buffer for the teams, removing distractions to delivery and interference from externalsFacilitate centre-wide ceremonies (scrum of scrums, showcase, joint planning etc)Mentor and coach scrum mastersDrive consistent reporting on sprint activity to senior managementManage senior stakeholder engagementUndertake other Agile awareness activities, as required, across the business to build Agile awareness.
Technologies Experience of delivering online, web and digital products using the Agile Scrum methodologyExperience of coaching, mentoring and managing Scrum Masters and Scrum teams and an advocate of continuous improvement and subject matter expertise.Ability to work with and collaborate with software development teams, product managers, operations managers and other digital centre's to ensure that we have the technologies and processes in place to allow our teams to work efficiently.Ability to manage senior stakeholders and report into the Centre's Leadership teamAbility to promote and increase awareness of Agile activates across the wider business and communities.Please submit CVs today!