Digital Agile Scrum Master - GDSNewcastle6 Months The Scrum Master is the facilitative leader who ensures the Agile Delivery Team adheres to its chosen process and removes the blocking issues. The Team depends on the Scrum Master to maintain focus on their commitments, shield them from outside distractions and help them to self-organise and collaborate. Scrum masters do not work on items in the print backlog. The Scrum Master serves the Product Owner in several ways: Finding techniques for effective Product Backlog Management Clearly communicating Vision, goals and Product backlog items to the Team Teaching the scrum team to create clear and concise Product Backlog itemsUnderstanding long-term product planning in an empirical environmentUnderstanding and practicing agility and Facilitating Scrum events as requested or needed The Scrum Master serves the agile delivery team in several ways including: Coaching the team in self-organisation and cross-functionality Teaching and Leading the Team to create high-value productsRemoving impediments to the Team's progressFacilitating Scrum events as requested or neededCoaching the Team in organizational environments in which Scrum is not yet fully adopted and understood The Scrum Master serves the Organisation in several ways including: Leading and coaching the organisation in its Scrum adoptionPlanning the Scrum implementations within the Organisation helping employees and stakeholders understand and enact ScrumCausing change that increases the productivity of the Team and Working with other Scrum Masters to increase the effectiveness of the application of Scrum in the organisation. Mandatory Technical Skill:Jira, Confluence Mandatory Business Skill:Agile methodologies and techniques, certified Scrum Master Suitable candidates should submit their CV's in the first instance.