Job title: Scrum Master
Job type: Contract
Emp type: Full-time
Location: United Kingdom
Pay interval: Hourly
Pay rate: GBP £450.00
Job published: 06-09-2019
Job ID: 32662
Contact name: Mortimer Marshall
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Job Description

Scrum Master 
Location: Newcastle 
Initial Duration: 6 Months 
IR35: Out of Scope 
Rate: £400.00

• Ensure the scrum team follows the Agile methodology and the scrum framework, supported via appropriate coaching and scrum master activities 
• Remove blockers to successful delivery 
• Lead the teams towards the goal of becoming self-managing, optimally performing teams 
• Promote Scrum values of Transparency, Focus, Courage, Respect, Commitment within the centre 
• Act as a buffer for the teams, removing distractions to delivery and interference from externals 
• Facilitate centre-wide ceremonies (scrum of scrums, showcase, joint planning etc) 
• Mentor and coach scrum masters 
• Drive consistent reporting on sprint activity to senior management 
• Manage senior stakeholder engagement 
• Undertake other Agile awareness activities, as required, across the business to build Agile awareness. 

Technical Skills: 
• Experience of delivering online, web and digital products using the Agile Scrum methodology 
• Experience of coaching, mentoring and managing Scrum Masters and Scrum teams and an advocate of continuous improvement and subject matter expertise 
• Ability to work with and collaborate with software development teams, product managers, operations managers and other digital centre’s to ensure that we have the technologies and processes in place to allow our teams to work efficiently. 
• Ability to manage senior stakeholders and report into the Centre’s Leadership team 
• Ability to promote and increase awareness of Agile activates across the wider business and communities. 
• Clear thinking and creative flair 
• Jira & Confluence 
• Agile methodologies & techniques 
• Certified Scrum Master