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Scrum Master (1406)

Job Ref
279659
Job Type
Permanent
Employer Type
Recruitment Agency
Date Added 14 Jun 2018
Expiry Date 29 Jul 2018
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* This job has been viewed 315 times.
Employer:
EOH Recruitment Solutions

Location:
South Africa

Salary:
Negotiable

Benefits:


Role details:
Scrum Master Permanent Northernsuburbs – Cape Town Leading an Agile team, the Scrum master will take accountability for theagile team’s delivery of set outcomes within defined timeframes, for removing impediments inorder for the team to deliver according to set goals and deliverables and to act as a buffer betweenthe team and any distracting influences.  Duties Responsible for ensuring ongoing relevance ofteam skills and for retaining and developing key skills within the team: Allocate work toresources Ensure effective resource management, including appraisals, recruitment, skillsdevelopment, leave etc Provide technical expertise Delivery of set outcomes within agreedtimeframes: Focus on delivering fully tested, independent, valuable features. Manage multipleprojects working towards the business objectives. Identify, manage and escalate any issues thatmight affect the delivery of the team to Team Manager Responsible for enacting Scrum values andpractices: To challenge the team in accomplishing the business objectives. Self organizing projectteams – manage the core principles of SCRUM: Teams autonomy. Push to achieve the objectivesand constantly improve their practices.  Cross-fertilization of the necessary disciplines acrossthe teams. Overlapping development phases – help implementing the product definition,understand and provide feedback on the user experience and user interface. Organizational transferof learning – foster adoption of successful processes by assigning experienced team members tonew projects as existing projects are completed. Apply Agile best practice within the workenvironment. Removes impediments: Ensuring a team’s ability to deliver on its Sprintpromises remains unobstructed. Proactively identifies potential impediments and takes actions toprevent them from becoming actual impediments Removing any impediments that prevent a team fromcompleting the work it has negotiated for a given sprint. Enable close cooperation across all rolesand functions Effectively communicate to all stakeholders, both internally and externally.Negotiate work for a given sprint. Report back to the product owner on the status of the variousprojects Facilitate and ensure daily communication between team and stakeholders Analysis andPrioritization: Compile prioritised sprint backlogs and do proper planning from both a businessand technical viewpoint. Perform analysis on completed projects and provide insight intoenhancements into the process for faster delivery Identifying and Addressing the needs of the team Observe and identify the needs of individuals or the team as a whole Mediate conflict resolutionsessions  Protect the team from any external interference Create the optimal work environment forthe team to flourish in Adapting practices/processes within the agile framework to meet the needs ofthe team To coach and mentor members of the team
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Role Description
Scrum Master Permanent Northern suburbs – Cape Town Leading an Agile team, the Scrum masterwill take accountability for the agile team’s delivery of set outcomes within definedtimeframes, for removing impediments in order for the team to deliver according to set goals anddeliverables and to act as a buffer between the team and any distracting influences.  Duties Responsible for ensuring ongoing relevance of team skills and for retaining and developing keyskills within the team: Allocate work to resources Ensure effective resource management, includingappraisals, recruitment, skills development, leave etc Provide technical expertise Delivery of setoutcomes within agreed timeframes: Focus on delivering fully tested, independent, valuablefeatures. Manage multiple projects working towards the business objectives. Identify, manage andescalate any issues that might affect the delivery of the team to Team Manager Responsible forenacting Scrum values and practices: To challenge the team in accomplishing the businessobjectives. Self organizing project teams – manage the core principles of SCRUM: Teamsautonomy. Push to achieve the objectives and constantly improve their practices. Cross-fertilization of the necessary disciplines across the teams. Overlapping development phases– help implementing the product definition, understand and provide feedback on the userexperience and user interface. Organizational transfer of learning – foster adoption ofsuccessful processes by assigning experienced team members to new projects as existing projects arecompleted. Apply Agile best practice within the work environment. Removes impediments: Ensuring ateam’s ability to deliver on its Sprint promises remains unobstructed. Proactively identifiespotential impediments and takes actions to prevent them from becoming actual impediments Removingany impediments that prevent a team from completing the work it has negotiated for a given sprint. Enable close cooperation across all roles and functions Effectively communicate to allstakeholders, both internally and externally. Negotiate work for a given sprint. Report back to theproduct owner on the status of the various projects Facilitate and ensure daily communicationbetween team and stakeholders Analysis and Prioritization: Compile prioritised sprint backlogsand do proper planning from both a business and technical viewpoint. Perform analysis on completedprojects and provide insight into enhancements into the process for faster delivery Identifying andAddressing the needs of the team Observe and identify the needs of individuals or the team as awhole Mediate conflict resolution sessions  Protect the team from any external interference Createthe optimal work environment for the team to flourish in Adapting practices/processes within theagile framework to meet the needs of the team To coach and mentor members of the team

Skills and Experience
Essential Requirements: Matric plus applicable tertiary equivalent experience or preferably, anICT relevant diploma or degree from a recognised tertiary institution. 5-10 years working experiencewithin the IT industry 5+ years experience with all aspects of IT projects from business analysis,architectures, system analysis and design through development, testing, implementation, andproduction support (SDLC). 5+ years experience in all aspects of  Agile methodology and SCRUMimplementation Presentations skills Commercial and business understanding of the broader retailindustry  Preferred but not required: PMI – Agile Certified Practitioners (ACP) PMPcertification Prince2 Certified (Foundation or Practitioner) Scrum Alliance – Certified ScrumMaster or Certified Scrum Product Owner    Contact:  Liesl.deBruyn@eoh.co.za



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