Scrum Master

AMS Contingent
12 Apr 2018
20 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Alexander Mann Solutions are the world's leading provider of talent acquisition and management services. We deliver award-winning solutions to over 65 outsourcing clients and consulting services to hundreds more.


Our client, a global leading player within the insurance field is looking for a Scrum Master based in Horsham on a 3 month contract.


The role is to support embedding the transformation project that has taken place with an established banking client from legacy systems over to a new, singled based platform.

  • Servant leader for the build team
  • Managing Scrum Processes
  • Enacting Scrum values and practices
  • Ensures the team is fully functional and productive
  • Shield the team and removes impediments
  • Facilitates Scrum ceremonies
  • Enable close cooperation across all roles and functions
  • Finding techniques for effective Product Backlog management
  • Helping the Agile Team understand the need for clear and concise Product Backlog items
  • Understanding product planning in an empirical environment
  • Ensuring the Product Owner knows how to arrange the Product Backlog to maximize value
  • Understanding and practicing agility
  • Facilitating Scrum events as requested or needed
  • Coaching the Build Team in self-organization and cross-functionality
  • Helping the Build Team to create high-value products
  • Removing impediments to the Build Team's progress
  • Coaching the Build Team in organizational environments in which Scrum is not yet fully adopted and understood
  • Leading and coaching the organization in its Scrum adoption
  • Planning Scrum implementations within the organization
  • Helping employees and stakeholders understand and enact Scrum and empirical product development
  • Causing change that increases the productivity of the Agile Team
  • Working with other Scrum Masters to increase the effectiveness of the application of Scrum in the organization

Top 3/4 Evaluation Criteria (Hard Skills)

  • Experienced SCRUM Master playing a role for at least 3-4 years for a digital software development team
  • Knowledge of numerous well documented patterns and techniques for filling in the intentional gaps left in the Scrum approach(example: numerous Burndown techniques, numerous Retrospective formats, handling bugs, etc)

  • First level Scrum Master certification (PSM I, CSM )

  • Understands and drives Agile values

Next steps

As the role has a fast turnaround time apply today to ensure you don't miss out

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