Scrum Master

Posted 08/05/2024 by Peoples Partnership

Location:
Crawley, West Sussex

Scrum Master

Full Time, Permanent

Crawley, West Sussex (Hybrid Working)

We’re motivated by helping people to save for their future. Everything we do is about fairness and simplicity, rather than profit. And we know that delivering an exceptional service is only made possible by the outstanding individuals that work for us.

That’s why we actively support our employees’ career progression and wellbeing by providing:

  • benefits and rewards
  • learning and development opportunities
  • social facilities and events
  • opportunities to contribute to community
  • a caring, supportive environment led by our company values.

As a Scrum Master you be a servant leader to one or more Scrum teams.  By facilitating agile development, you will use agile values, principles, and practices to help the team reach expected outcomes and continuously improve.

Reporting to the Application Delivery Manager you will work to support the overall delivery roadmap of one or more products.

Responsibilities:

  • Guides and coaches the team on how to use Agile practices and principles to support the delivery of high-quality products and services
  • Coaches the team, removing impediments, organising and participating in Scrum events, and fostering a collaborative environment to optimise product delivery and continuous improvement.
  • Work closely with the Product Owner to prioritise and refine the product backlog, ensuring alignment with business goals and customer needs.
  • Facilitate effective communication within the team and with stakeholders, promoting transparency and understanding of goals
  • Works with the team, as well as internal and external stakeholders, to influence and drive decision-making and support organizational project or product teams.
  • Contributes to the advancement and improvement of Agile practices within the organization.

Qualifications:

  • Strong understanding of agile delivery frameworks (Scrum, Kanban)
  • Strong understanding and experience of delivery within an agreed SDLC
  • Experience of coordinating and delivering iterative work packages through environments
  • Effective communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Ability to work well in high-pressure situations. A clear and distinct leadership style focused on efficient problem-solving.
  • Relevant experience of common management and reporting toolsets such as DevOps, confluence and JIRA.

Perks:

Our people are our strength so finding ways to value and reward them is important to us. That’s why we offer an award-winning pension – it’s what we’re good at – plus health care cover, an onsite gym, access to a personal trainer… even the odd massage. And if they’re feeling peckish after all that activity, they can always refuel in our subsidised restaurant or grab some free fruit – we get a big delivery every week.

Discover more of People's Partnership employee benefits including our training programme, which is designed to give our people the support they need to develop a fulfilling career.

Disability Statement:

People's Partnership is an equal opportunities employer. We believe everyone has the right to be treated fairly, with dignity and respect. We are committed to treating all our people (and all who apply for a role at People's Partnership) equally and enabling them to perform at their best and demonstrate what they have to offer. We are a disability committed employer, please let us know if you need any reasonable adjustments made to our recruitment process (application, selection assessments where relevant, and interview) to enable you to show us the best “you”.

Type:
Permanent
Start Date:
ASAP
Contract Length:
Full Time, Permanent
Job Reference:
VN1316
Job ID:
221276787

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