Contract Agile Scrum Master

Full Time Basingstoke Hampshire IT Job Pro UK

For: Contract Scrum Master

Duration: 6 Months

Rate: Negotiable

IR35: Outside

Location: 1-2 days a week London or Basingstoke Office / 3-4 days REMOTE WORKING

Ref: VR/13340

Spectrum IT's London based client are seeking to hire an experienced Contract Scrum Master for an initial 6-month contract, Outside IR35 with Hybrid working (1-2 days London office per week/3-4 days remote).

As the Contract Scrum Master you will work alongside the Product Owners to understand business needs and refine requirements as well as incorporate new initiatives into the scrum backlog.

You will be a champion of Agile methodology; you will coach the scrum team in agile good practice and best ways of working. As part of the digital team you will link up with other business units to ensure both cohesive thinking and working with the end goal of maximising productivity and embedding good practice across the digital department.

Responsibilities:

Facilitate and lead the scrum team, including matrix managing a variety of multi-disciplinary roles which may include 3rd parties – Champion Agile working methodology.
Lead and facilitate scrum events
Work with the product owner(s) to review and refine the backlog
Maintain and manage productivity monitoring of the scrum team through regular reporting and analysis of team metrics
Support the team in building improvement plans and track the implementation and success of those improvements
Support and contribute to the Scrum Master community

Skills/Experience:

Certified Scrum Master
Certified Agile Coach (desirable)
Advanced Jira knowledge (desirable)
Direct experience as a Contract Scrum Master for a software development team
Experience of working in a scaled environment
Able to communicate with, influence and engage senior stakeholders across the organisation
Demonstrable experience of coaching agile teams
Demonstrable experience of working with remote teams
Outstanding communication and negotiation skills
Able to lead, inspire and influence others to achieve success
Able to 'hold their own' in a technical environment
Knowledge of Sitecore (desirable)
Knowledge of Pega (desirable)
Knowledge and understanding of Consumer Services, Insurance or Financial Services (desirable)

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