Scrum Master / Project Manager


Job Reference
Scrum Master / Project Manager
Job Type
London or Manchester
Salary Details
£40k – £70k
Start Date
Harry Twynham

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Job description

Scrum Master / Project Manager
c.£40k – £70k + bonus + good bens (Multiple positions available at various levels)
Location – London or Manchester (Remote for now, will return to a split office / home based role post covid).
We are seeking a number of talented Scrum Masters / Project Managers. Our client offers excellence in career growth, professional development and a coveted personalised benefits package.
You will work with delivery teams and the organisation to ensure that Agile techniques are adhered to, acting as a mentor and coach on latest practices to ensure that that everyone maximises the benefits that the Agile development methodology provides. In addition to traditional Scrum Masters, our client will consider Project Managers with Scum certification.
Key skills / experience
• Passionate about helping individuals, teams and the organisation grow.
• Values open communication and the role of true leadership.
• Has excellent problem-solving and conflict-resolution abilities.
• Has a desire to action change and empower individuals within a team setting.
• Understand the value in building diverse and inclusive teams that are self-managed.
• Truly understand the Agile Manifesto including the Agile Values and Principles.
• Has an excellent knowledge of Scrum techniques and artifacts (such as definition of done, user stories, automated testing, backlog refinement).
• Can facilitate discussions that produce meaningful outputs and bring value to the teams.
• Has a familiarity with a multitude of software development techniques and approaches.

Key Responsibilities
• Ensure Agile techniques are adhered to by the Scrum team and organisation, acting as a mentor and coach on best practices to ensure that everyone maximises the benefits that the Agile development methodology provides.
• Enable teams to create and run outstanding large-scale services using the appropriate agile framework; learning and iterating frequently, and capturing metrics.
• Remove impediments/blockers to the Scrum team in order for continuous smooth development.
• Work with the Service/Product Manager to define the roadmap for your service, and work with the Scrum team and other areas of the business to translate this into actionable user stories and sprint-by-sprint plans.
• Facilitate the sprint planning process for each sprint, helping Scrum team members to prioritise and self-manage around the work that needs to be completed against their capabilities and capacit