Scrum Master

Job Title: Scrum Master
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Inner Suburbs Perth, Western Australia
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 240003_1634094599
Contact Name: Gayle Truslove
Contact Email:
Job Published: October 13, 2021 14:09

Job Description

Our client is looking for an experience Scrum professional to work with them for an initial 6-month fixed term role, based in the CBD.

The role:

You will be leading and coaching Agile delivery principles and Scrum framework adoption for multi-streamed, high-risk projects and programs of work.

Duties will include:

  • Coach Project/Program Managers/Directors, project employees and stakeholders to understand and enact Agile and Scrum principles and methodologies and the Scrum framework.
  • Coach the development and delivery teams in self-management and cross-functionality.
  • Plan Scrum implementations within projects/programs and initiatives.
  • Contribute to developing change and benefits management plans and assessment and advice on business readiness.
  • Influence change that increases the productivity and quality of software development and project delivery teams.
  • Oversee Sprint Board Administration, ensuring that user stories and tasks are up to date and that any tools such as Jira are available and working well.
  • Provide high-level, regular analysis of burndown charts and other reporting tools to understand cadence, velocity, and overall progress of the sprints.
  • Facilitate Scrum events as required e.g., Sprint Planning, Story Elaboration, Daily Stand-ups, Sprint Review and Sprint Retrospectives.
  • Collaborate with other Scrum Masters to increase the effectiveness of the application of Scrum in the organisation.
  • Ensure that goals, scope, and product domain are understood and ale to be delivered by the delivery teams.
  • Apply techniques for effective Product Backlog management.
  • Collaborate with the Product Owner and/or Project Manager to arrange the Product Backlog to minimise risk and maximise value.
  • Assist delivery teams to understand the need for clear and concise Product Backlog items.
  • Contribute to the advancement and continuous improvement of Agile practices within the portfolio delivery team.
  • Remove impediments preventing the delivery teams from delivering business outcome.
  • Assist the development and delivery teams to create high value products.
  • Plan and manages own workload to deliver agreed products within expected timeframes.
  • Develop options; identifies assumptions, critical success factors, constraints, dependencies, risks, issues, and mitigation strategies.

Essential Skills:

  • Scrum Master certification and/or significant working experience.
  • Demonstrated expertise of the Scrum framework, with all its artefacts and techniques.
  • Excellent knowledge of Scrum techniques and artefacts (such as definition of done, user stories, automated testing, backlog refinement).
  • Knowledge of with software development and demonstrated experience in managing projects using Scrum and the use of Agile and Waterfall methodologies.
  • Highly developed interpersonal, leadership, communication, and facilitation skills to establish and maintain excellent working relationships in a corporate environment and influence change and adoption of project methodology and frameworks.
  • Ability to adapt to a changing and fast-paced environment
  • Demonstrated advanced problem-solving skills including the aptitude to identify, analyse and implement solutions.

For more information or a confidential discussion, please contact Gayle Truslove on08 94232449 quoting reference 240003

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