HR Projects Scrum/Sprint Master

  • Location

    Crawley, West Sussex

  • Sector:

    Aerospace and Defence

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  • Salary:

    Up to £327.00 per day

  • Contact:

    Vicky Turner

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  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Duration:

    9 months

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  • Client:


HR Projects Scrum / Sprint Master; Crawley (with UK travel); £327/day Umbrella (inside IR35) or £33.50/hr PAYE; Contract to end of 2020

Our client is looking for an experienced Scrum Master to ensure the HR Team delivers an effective portfolio of projects using the Agile approach to meet the needs of the business.
You will coordinate and synchronise HR Project team(s), using Agile scrum practices to ensure effective work distribution and flow management and ultimately delight organisational stakeholders.

Your responsibilities;
Uses a facilitative (servant) leadership approach:
Ensures everyone is clear on what result is wanted, and how the result is pursued
Asks relevant questions to keep things on track
Paraphrases and summarises to ensure a common understanding
"Nails down" key agreements and decisions
Ensures appropriate use of visuals
Acknowledges and addresses any confusion
Gets the group back on track when confusion sets in
Keeps participant input relevant and on track
Keeps input concrete with minimal need for interpretation
Helps clarify responsibilities / accountabilities and builds success in the team by applying principles of success-based performance management
Helps the team understand organisational and technical dependencies while avoiding chokepoints
Uses everyone as a resource
Uses participants' time effectively
Makes good use of available information
Helps the team navigate complexity; clarifies the process or steps to follow
Monitors and improves the processes
Maintains respectful communication within the group
Develops sufficient information about topics and avoids exhaustive discussion
Harnesses the value of diversity to provide creative alternatives fully before making decisions, both in content and in process
Encourages and explores differences in opinion, and ensures adequate closure to discussion.

Key skills;
* Knowledgeable of creative problem solving, Agile, lean and scrum processes and tools
* Manages and drives the Agile process
* Organisationally astute - protects the team from interference - handles and manages expectations of others
* Identifies and removes impediments to progress
* Curious, critical, strategic in outlook, creative and influential
* Fosters 'user-centricity'
* Able to establish and manage scope of work, 'Definition of Done', timeline, quality, goals and deliverables that support business objectives
* Good presentation skills

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