We are looking for a highly capable Scrum Master to join our growing practice. The ideal candidate will have a proven track record of facilitating and coaching scrum teams, ability to set up and scale scrum teams, and coach teams in agile practices. We are looking for someone who appreciate both waterfall and agile practices and would be capable to guide our most complex programmes through agile transformation.
You will be expected to facilitate diverse scrum teams and manage client stakeholders in a variety of contexts, covering multiple sectors, including telecoms and media, banking, insurance, and public sector.
You are a servant leader with a ‘can do’ attitude able to work under your own initiative, often in challenging but highly awarding environments.
This role is London based but may involve travel within the UK and Europe and will require flexibility.
Set-up and facilitate scrum teams and practices in a client lead environment
Motivate and inspire cross-functional scrum teams in delivering digital solutions while continuously improving and adopting agile practices
As an agile expert, support definition and implementation of large scale agile transformation programmes (preferably experience in SAFe implementation as a scrum master)
Facilitate and coach stakeholders in agile practices throughout their agile transformation journey
Bridge the gap between business owners, product owners and 3rd party suppliers by pro-actively managing dependencies and impediments, including translation of product backlog into deliverable strategies to ensure that needs and priorities are successfully achieved
Adopt the right agile practices and tools from Lean, Scrum, Kanban, SAFe as appropriate
Extensive experience in working as a scrum master and agile coach delivering complex and challenging digital solutions
Deep understanding and practical experience in adopting and implementing agile tools such as JIRA/Confluence to drive transparency and accountability across organization including relevant metrics to show progress and improvements