Scrum Master II

ADVERTS

Ability to play multiple roles either as a Scrum Master on Agile scrum teams or can be flexible to play the role of project management in a traditional project environment depending on the need

Focus on delivering fully tested, independent, valuable small features across the mobile channels

The ability to work within a team and provide mentorship and lead digital agencies

The ability to manage multiple scrum projects working towards the business objectives.

Responsible for enacting Scrum values and practices

Build-in instability – the ability to challenge the team in accomplishing the business objectives.

Self organizing project teams – manage the core principals of SCRUM:

  • Teams autonomy.
  • Self-transcendence in pushing 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 user experience and user interface.
  • Organizational transfer of learning – foster adoption of successful processes by assigning experienced team members to new projects as existing projects are completed.
  • Apply Agile best practice within the work environment.
  • Removes impediments
  • Ensuring a team’s ability to deliver on its sprint promises remains unobstructed.
  • Adhere to scrum process and communication to product owner.
  • Removing any impediments that prevent a team from completing the work it has negotiated for a given sprint.
  • Enable close cooperation across all roles and functions
  • To effectively communicate to all stakeholders, both internally and externally.
  • To negotiate work for a given sprint.
  • Expert in people management
  • Analysis and investigation
  • To compile sprint backlogs and remove any impediments.
  • To report back to the product owner on the status of the various projects.
  • Perform analysis on completed projects and provide insight into enhancements into the process.

Qualifications

  • Matric plus applicable tertiary equivalent experience or preferably, an ICT relevant diploma or degree from a recognised tertiary institution.
  • PMI – Agile Certified Practitioners (ACP)
  • PMP certification
  • Prince2 Certified (Foundation or Practitioner)
  • Scrum Alliance – Certified Scrum Master or Certified Scrum Product Owner

Experience

Essential:

  • 3-5 years working experience within the IT industry
  • 3+ years experience with all aspects of IT projects from business analysis, architectures, system analysis and design through development, testing, implementation, and production support (SDLC).
  • 2 years experience in all aspects of
  • Agile methodology and SCRUM implementation

Knowledge and Skills

Essential:

  • Presentations skills
  • Creative and analytical skills
  • Commercial and business understanding of the broader retail industry
  • Dynamic personality and the ability to think outside the box
  • Excellent communication skills – written and oral
  • Excellent organisation and facilitation skills
  • Excellent team-working, interpersonal skills
  • Leadership skills – Strategic thinker, people management
  • Management skills – organizational, time management, delivery and planning management
  • Strong conflict management skills
  • Experience with the implementation of SCRUM in an organization