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Scrum Master / Agile Delivery Manager

  • Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Shipley, West Yorkshire
  • Sector: Other
  • Date posted: 19/10/2018
  • Job reference: BBBH90993

Scrum Master / Agile Delivery Manager - Agile, Digital Scrum, Kanban, Government

Location: Shipley

We are actively looking to secure an experienced Scrum Master to join Experis.

Experis Consultancy is a Global entity with a well-established team with over 1000 consultants on assignment across 20 clients globally. Our UK operation is growing and has very aggressive plans for expansion over the coming years. We form part of the Manpower group of companies that turn over $20 billion a year collectively.

Experis UK have partnerships with major clients across the UK spanning multiple industries; our approach is a very personal one, with both our clients and our own employees. We are passionate about training, technology and career development.

Key Responsibilities

Agile Delivery Managers/Scrum Masters are an essential component of the client's multi-disciplinary agile teams. You will ensure Agile techniques are adhered to by the Scrum team, acting as a mentor and coach on best practices to ensure that the team maximises the benefits that the Agile development methodology provides. Your priorities will be set by your team members, under the leadership of their Service/Product Manager, and your role is to help them get things done by removing impediments and blockers. This is one of the most challenging roles in the entire digital team, but our Agile Delivery Managers/Scrum Masters will play a crucial role in the Department becoming digital by default.

As an Agile Delivery Manager / Scrum Master you will:

  • Enable your team members to create and run outstanding large-scale digital services using the appropriate agile project management methodology; learning and iterating frequently, and capturing Sprint 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.
  • Lead the collaborative, dynamic planning process for each sprint, helping Scrum team members to prioritise and self-organise around the work that needs to be completed against their capabilities and capacities
  • Facilitate the regular team agile meetings such as Sprint Planning, Daily Stand Ups, Sprint Review and Sprint Retrospectives. Mentoring and coaching members to ensure all are focused on a common goal and working with an Agile mind-set
  • Actively participate in the Agile Delivery Manager / Scrum Master Community, sharing and re-applying skills and knowledge and introducing best practice.

Skills and Experience


  • Proven experience in delivering high quality digital projects and products.
  • Proven experience using agile project management methods.
  • Proven experience working in a similar role
  • Proven experience balancing multiple priorities on large-scale, high-visibility projects and employing techniques to deal with ambiguity.
  • Proven ability to challenge and remove any unnecessary barriers to service delivery.
  • Demonstrable experience in coaching and mentoring multi-disciplinary teams in Agile best practice techniques.
  • Highly articulate and credible at a senior level, consistently delivering accurate reporting as to the current state of play with regard to the delivery of your service
  • Strong negotiation skills and the proven ability to influence external partners, stakeholders and customers to secure mutually beneficial outcomes.


  • Excellent understanding of the digital landscape and the opportunities for service improvement and innovation offered by digital technology.
  • A high degree of market awareness, with demonstrable experience of innovative approaches to procuring services and of managing relationships with suppliers.
  • Ability to identify strengths and weaknesses of individuals, communicating this in a constructive manner to support their overall personal development


  • Leading and Communicating
  • Collaborating and Partnering
  • Delivering at Pace

Suitable Candidates should submit CVs in the first instance.

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