Scrum/Kanban Master, UK

Recruiter
Unum Limited
Location
Surrey
Salary
50000.0000
Posted
18 Mar 2017
Closes
17 Apr 2017
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
We are looking for a talented Certified Scrum Master to join our team based in Dorking!

About us:
We are Unum (pronounced you-num) and we’re one of the UK’s leading financial protection insurers; we are working towards becoming the Employee Benefits provider of choice for working Britain.

Our office is located in beautiful Surrey Hills in Dorking, surrounded by stunning views around the manor with spacious area for various activities, such tennis course, mini golf course, on site gym and plenty of space for jogging! We provide on-site parking but also we provide our staff with shuttle bus, picking them up form Dorking station, taking right to our office.

This is a great opportunity to work for a global organisation that looks after their employees, offering, offers a great work-life balance, generous benefits, career opportunities and friendly, transparent and open culture of integrity.

What will you be doing?
As a Scrum Master you will be leading our talented Agile team, removing impediments when necessary and ensuring you are moving the team forward at all times. You will also benefit out of your technical knowledge and previous experience of running Agile team.
Scrum/ Kanban Master will be coaching teams on the implementation of Agile principles, values and practices. You will be working closely with the Product Owner and be involved in shaping team demand to ensure backlogs and deliveries are prioritised based on business value and/or risk. You will be committed and passionate about delivering the quality of service internally and externally but also be able to recognise the changes in IT and be able to adapt to it.

What Unum is looking for?

  • Scrum Master with strong understanding of Agile frameworks and application
  • Technical background
  • Able to deliver project in timely manner
  • Ensure Agile management tools (application lifecycle management tools and/or Kanban boards) are up to date and reflect the prioritisation of the backlogs
  • Monitor and report on Agile team metrics
  • Woking closely with Product Owner and other Agile team members
  • This is a great opportunity to work for a global organisation that looks after their employees, offering, offers a great work-life balance, generous benefits, career opportunities and friendly, transparent and open culture of integrity.
    What we offer?
    Salary: up to £60,000, 27 days holiday, pension, flexible working, generous choice of benefits, free parking, shuttle bus to our office from Dorking station
    Working hours: 9:00-17:00, Monday to Friday
    Collaborative, supportive and relaxed working environment
    Opportunities to help you improve and develop your skills as well as career progression
    Be part of global, forward thinking company that makes real difference for our employees as well as our customers

    Call us and find out what makes us different and why we are a great place to work!

    Learn more about us and our benefits from our website http://

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