Scrum Master - Public Sector

Shropshire, England
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about 2 months ago

Scrum Master

Location: Telford - WFH currently

Duration: 6 months with potential of extension

Day Rate: £350 - £380

IR35: Currently N/A but will be in scope from April 2021

Role and task description

Our Client are seeking a Scrum Master who is an facilitative leader to ensure 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 items.

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 products.

  • Removing impediments to the Team`s progress.

  • Facilitating Scrum events as requested or needed and Coaching the Team in organisational 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 adoption.

  • Planning the Scrum implementations within the Organisation, helping employees and stakeholders understand and enact Scrum and EM.

  • Causing change that increases the productivity of the Team

  • Working with other Scrum Masters to increase the effectiveness of the application of Scrum in the organisation.

Tools: Jira, Confluence

Essential: Agile methodologies & techniques, certified Scrum Master

If you have the above skills, please submit your CV in the first instance.

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