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Scrum Master (inside IR35 - working from home)

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    Project Manager

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  • Salary:

    £550.00 - £600.00 per day

  • Contact:

    Steve Brown

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  • Contact phone:

    0161 707 1516

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  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Duration:

    3 months

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Our client is a major telecoms company who are looking for an experienced Scrum Master for a 3 month contract working remotely.


* Facilitate all scrum ceremonies (daily stand up, sprint review, and sprint retrospective, demos/showcases) in a way that ensures full team engagement and work with the team to continually refine and improve
* Guide the squad on how to use scrum and agile practices and methodologies and when they should be used appropriately
* Optimise team allocation and utilisation by guiding the team on how to get the most of out of self-organisation, using team metrics (e.g. team velocity, sprint progress/burn down charts) to drive performance
* Shields the team from external interference and ensure the team is fully functional and productive
* Removes blockers that inhibit team productivity (when individuals themselves cannot reasonably resolve them), escalates as required
* Facilitate the team to become self-organising and cross-functional, fosters close cooperation across all team members, encourage cross-training and supporting each other. Continually inspect and adapt the squad's ways of working
* Supports Product Owner on release planning
* Work with other Scrum Masters to improve the application of Agile practices and cross-collaboration for delivery execution

Skills/experience required

* Coaching: Demonstrable coaching experience in driving uplifts in team performance
* Delivery management: track record of applying delivery skills on successful project deliveries, often with a technical/IT component. Narrow and deep skills preferred rather than broad and wide programme skills
* Leading teams : demonstrable experience in leading small teams (max 10 in size) in order to deliver business outcomes
* Stakeholder management: ability to manage and influence stakeholders with competing priorities
* Business expertise: skilled in working at depth within a customer facing business unit in order to deliver business outcomes
* Software Development Lifecycle: Demonstrated understanding of the software development lifecycle and technical change delivery
* Facilitation: Excellent workshop facilitator & communicator, with the ability to prep, run and close workshops with clear actionable activities
* Scrum Master Certification preferred (PSM2 / ACSM).