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Scrum Master

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Recruiter: Ministry of Defence
Listed on: 25th August
Location: Cheadle Hulme (Manchester), Bristol
Salary/Rate: £40,000
Type: Permanent
Start Date: ASAP

As an RPA/PowerApps Scrum Master within the DBS Automation Garage team you will be responsible for promoting and supporting Scrum Framework in line with the Scrum Guide and mentoring the agile mentality.


  • Helping team members understand Scrum theory, practices, rules and values;
  • Acting as the servant leader to the Agile team, assisting them in delivering high value products;
  • Mentoring the team in self-organisation and cross-functionality;
  • Removing impediments to development;
  • Establishing a feedback loop from the team to the senior management to ensure the team, and individuals within the team, are kept motivated and the offerings improved;
  • Establishing and maintaining a dashboard so that velocity and progress can be reported and improved upon;
  • Facilitating Scrum ceremonies


Essential Skills/Experience:

  • 1+ years experience as a Delivery Manager/Senior Delivery Manager;
  • Financial awareness - able to understand and act upon the financial restrictions associated with a delivery;
  • Interpersonal skills - able to communicate the progress and blockers to the Delivery Manager, Programme Delivery Manager and Service Owner;
  • Relationship management - experience in maintaining relationships to get the best out of the Agile teams;
  • Experienced in problem ownership - able to lead a problem through to its resolution;
  • Highly motivated and resilient.


Desirable Skills/Experience:

  • Scrum Master experience working with Agile teams
  • Experience of deliveries using RPA tools;
  • Experience of using JIRA or similar applications;
  • Experience of working across multiple Agile teams;
  • Experience of delivering with DevOps teams.


Offered Benefits:

  • A culture encouraging inclusion and diversity
  • Professional and Personal Development of skills
  • Flexi-time scheme upon completion of 6 months service
  • Alternative working practices
  • 25 days paid annual leave rising (1 day per year) to 30 days upon completion of 5 years' service
  • In addition to 8 public holidays per year you will also receive leave for HM The Queen's birthday.
  • Minimum of 15 Days Special Leave in a rolling 12-month period for volunteer reserve commitments.
  • Special Paid Leave to volunteer.
  • Enhanced maternity, paternity and adoption leave.
  • Highly competitive pension scheme.

To apply please click the APPLY button and please enter 138825 into the Vacancy Reference field to be taken to the full job advert.

Closing date:  21st September at 11:55pm.

Contact Name: Joanne Leach
Reference: TJ/4386/138825
Job ID: 2971510

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