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Scrum Master

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Listed on: 11th January
Location: Paddington
Type: Contract
Start Date: 2021-01-11 00:00:00

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Job Title:Scrum Master

Inside IR35

Location:London Paddington

Department/Practice:Computer Consultancy

Job Purpose and primary objectives:

This is a Scrum master role for one of the product teams within Customer Growth program in customer and loyalty portfolio in M&S

Key responsibilities (please specify if the position is an individual one or part of a team):

- Lead the Agile team based on the concept of Servant Leadership

- Ensure all the agreed events are performed throughout the delivery cycle

- Coordinate and facilitate iteration/release planning meetings, daily stand-ups, reviews, retrospectives and demos

- Assist the Agile teams by removing impediments to meet the committed objectives

- Foster and coach the team for adoption of Agile tools and practices

- Establish and track productivity and efficiency metrics for the product team

- Work collaboratively with infrastructure, security and other partners

- Participate in Quarterly/PI Planning sessions and Scrum of Scrum Meetings

- Assessing the Agile Maturity of the team and organization and mentor the team to higher levels of maturity

- Establish a Safe and trusting environment for the team to be productive

- Proactively plan and identify and resolve any potential issues which may impact the schedule for the Agile team

- Coordinate and facilitate Product planning, story mapping, iteration/release planning meetings, daily stand-ups, reviews, retrospectives and demos

- Establish track and publish all the required metrics on time

- Collaborate with Infra, RTEs and other partners for enabling seamless integration

- Mentor the team as required to ensure Agile principles are adhered

- Engage with Product Owner for refinement of the user stories and maintaining the Product Backlog

- Allocate Agile team resources and co-ordinate their work in resolving change induced incidents*

- Work closely with Service Managers in maintaining the production stability*

- Works closely with Service Owner in updating business stakeholders regarding the status of the incidents affecting production stability*


Key Skills/Knowledge:


- Strong experience in Agile/DevOps* delivery

- Must have domain knowledge in retail/supply chain/digital

- Previous experience in SM role  and proven experience in facilitating Agile teams

- Excellent communication and stakeholder management skills

- Good general understanding of application development, infrastructure & technology, together with process and data experience

- Strong negotiation skills

- Excellent people and team management skills

- Must have tools knowledge including but not limited to - MS-Excel, Jira, Agile Craft

- Proven ability to work under own initiative


- Ability to work under pressure, handle complex change and prioritise key activities

- Good Analytical and decision making skills

- Scrum master certification

Experience required:

? Minimal 3-5 years of scrum master experience

Duration of the Assignment:3-6 months