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Scrum Master

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Recruiter: Experis IT
Listed on: 20th January
Location: England
Salary/Rate: £650 - £700
Type: Contract
Start Date: ASAP

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Scrum Master
Location: Remote
6 months contract
Umbrella only

Job Description: Brief Description of Role The Scrum Master will manage and facilitate the agile working processes with the client and supplier delivery staff to form a high performing scrum team. The Scrum Master will support the team and the Product Owner/Manager and may provide coaching re agile working as appropriate. The Scrum Master will remove obstacles or blockers, to enable the Agile team to deliver via sprints. Where such obstacles cannot be resolved, the Scrum Master will escalate as appropriate. The Scrum Master manages dependencies on other teams and is responsible for providing progress reporting to stakeholders.The Scrum Master performs an essential role within multi-disciplinary agile teams and will be experienced in agile development and working in agile teams. They may hold relevant scrum master certification. e.g. Certified Scrum Master.Typical aspects of this role include, but are not limited to, the following:Scrum master experienced in Salesforce projects.Able to work with offshore teamsVery good stakeholder management experienceKnowledge of estimation techniques especially SPUnderstanding of project planning and schedulingEnsure Agile techniques are adhered to by the Scrum team, acting as a mentor and coach on best practices to ensure that the team maximises the benefits that the Agile development methodology provides.Remove impediments/blockers to the Scrum team in order for continuous smooth developmentFacilitate standard sprint ceremonies for the team such as Sprint Planning, Daily Stand Ups, Sprint Review and Sprint Retrospectives. Mentoring and coaching members to ensure all are focused on a common goal and working with an Agile mind-setActively participate in the Scrum Master Community, sharing and re-applying skills and knowledge and introducing best practice.Actively manage the agile maturity of the teamProven experience in delivering high quality digital projects and products.Proven experience using agile project management methods.Proven ability to challenge and remove any unnecessary barriers to service delivery.Demonstrable experience in coaching and mentoring multi-disciplinary teams in Agile best practice techniques.Highly articulate and credible at a senior level, consistently delivering accurate reporting as to the current state of play with regard to the delivery of your serviceBrief Description of Tasks to perform Key responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:Takes full responsibility for the definition, approach, facilitation, and satisfactory completion of medium-scale projects (typically with direct business impact and firm deadlines). Identifies, assesses, and manages risks to the success of the project. Ensures that realistic project plans are maintained and ensures regular and accurate communication to stakeholders, consistent with the methods in use (agile, waterfall, etc). Ensures Quality reviews occur on schedule and according to procedure. Manages the change control procedure and ensures that project deliverables are completed within agreed cost, timescale, and resource budgets, and are signed off. Provides effective leadership to the project team and takes appropriate action where team performance deviates from agreed tolerances.Key Technical Skills:Background in project management (both waterfall and agile)If you feel you are suitable for this role, please be sure to submit your CV.