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Scrum Master

Job details

Location: NSW - Sydney
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Reference: Ad-20669
Posted: about 1 month ago

Job description

This Leading Business has recently gone through a large Transformation and need a Scrum Master to come on board who displays excellent communication and engagement experience working within complex businesses.  In this role you will play a pivotal part in booking, preparing and facilitating all ceremonies and help promote self-organisation within the team.

Responsibilities:

  • Books, prepares and facilitates all ceremonies.  Ensures that the required attendees/stakeholders are present
  • at all ceremonies
  • Promote self-organisation within the team
  • Ensures the team have agreed (and adhere to) a ‘definition of done’
  • Work to optimise the flow of work through to ‘done’
  • Anticipates and removes any blockers/impediments to the delivery of work
  • Builds a culture of continuous improvement within the team
  • Celebrates the team successes and achievements
  • Backlog Management
    • Provide transparency via the product and Iteration backlogs, daily stand-ups, demos and a visible workspace
    • Ensures that there are always high priority stories that have acceptance criteria written and sufficient analysis
    • complete in order that development may be started on day 1 of the Iteration
    • Ensures the user stories have met (and adhere to) the ‘definition of ready’
  • Measurement and Reporting
    • Works to help the team maintain a consistent and predictable velocity
    • Is able to predict when work will be finished based on a team’s velocity
    • Negotiates timeline with the Product Owner
    • Highlights project risks including risks to delivery dates and budget to the Product Owner and other iteration Managers (via the Scrum) at the earliest opportunity

To be Successful for this role you will need: 

  • Good skills and knowledge of facilitation, situational awareness, conflict resolution, continual improvement,
  • empowerment, and increasing transparency
  • Be a servant leader to the team
  • Understanding of the core values and strategic priorities of the business
  • Proven experience supporting Agile delivery programs
  • Active participant in the Sydney Agile Community

If you have the above experience and want to join a fun, fast paced passionate team please forward your resume to julians@charterhouse.com.au or call me on 9641 2453.