SCRUM MASTER
I T Staffing Cape Town
Cape Town, Western Cape, ZA
17d ago
source : JobVine

Scrum MasterCape Town R 984 p / annumFacilitation of the team for better creativity and tries to improve the efficiency of the development team.

Responsible for managing the scrum process with the coordination of scrum team in Agile methodology.Responsible to remove the impediments for the scrum team.

Arrange daily stand-up meetings, facilitate meetings, schedule meetings, demo and decision-making processes in order to ensure quick inspection and proper use of adaptation process.

Helps the product owner to groom the product prepare them for the next sprint.Co-ordinate demos back to the customer.Responsible to Conduct retrospective meetings.

Organizes and facilitates the sprint planning meeting.Participates in the PI Planning activities.Acts as safeguard for his team.

Project managementTaking responsibility for all aspects of the delivery for PRODUCT INTEGRATION scheduled delivery.Interfacing with Customer & vendor regarding product releases to ensure delivery of functionality as committed to Customer.

Managing the requirement gathering from internal and external customers.Following the change Management Process and ensuring that it is compiled to by all members of the team.

Preparing and planning projects, and driving those plans through to a successful conclusion.Managing and tracking effort and progress and highlighting ways to keep the project on track in spite of issues & can do attitude is essential.

Delivering the resultant projects on time and to budget, managing expectations and handling issues as required.Mitigating risks and addressing issues to ensure timely completion of project milestones.

Ability to clearly monitor and report to senior management and stakeholders on project progress with respect to effort, cost and duration and key milestones.

Manage risks and issues and be in a position to concisely present status at any time to management.Represent stakeholders at customer meetings and presentations.

Mentoring and review of engineers leveraging individual skills to maximise effectiveness.Managing teams of varying sizes.

Maintaining group dynamic to facilitate individuals working as a team.Providing clear leadership to the team and making informed decisions on various options presented.

Highlight and ensure alignment of all aspects of the client programme including projects, enhancements, resources and stakeholders, in terms of objectives, scope, status and progress.

Support demand management through understanding internal and external targets and milestones and monitor these through agreed processes while highlighting and communicating those with a potential for non-

or late delivery.Provide input to demand management prioritisation incorporating both programme elements (e.g.

projects, enhancements) and resourcing.Create, maintain, monitor and communicate the Programme Roadmap in an agreed format for executive communication as required.

All changes to the scope and execution of the roadmap will be appropriately controlled.Monitor the delivery according to the defined and agreed SDLC / methodology.

This includes ensuring documentation is maintained in the agreed form within the correct defined central repository structures.

Maintain and monitor the Communication Plan as support for Programme Communication.

This includes stakeholder, information distribution lists and planned communication, and ensures that communication expectations are known and followed (e.g.

monthly reporting, executive updates).Follow defined risk and issue escalation processes to appropriate stakeholders as part of communication and stakeholder management Education Required : Relevant University Degree or Diploma Experience Required : Experience having worked in an Agile environment (3+ years)Experience having worked within a Telco environment essentialExperience in Project Management / Management in a systems development environment essential6+ years experience in a leadership role within IT development environment, Scrum Master, Project manager, Product Owner, Service Delivery managerAt least 3-

5 years working in a IT development team as developer or systems analystExperience and certification in one of the following Project Management Methodologies : Agile Methodologies (SCRUM, SAFe)WaterfallPMBOKPrince2Essential Competencies : Strong leadership and vision.

Formal and informal communicationStrong negotiation and collaboration skillsCustomer Interaction.Project development lifecycle.

Design and development methodologies.Strong understanding of the development process.Communication, interpersonal skills, enquiring.

Always seeks win / win situations - analytical, creative, takes the initiative.Results oriented with ability to distinguish between needs and & wantsAbility to comprehend technical issuesEnjoys planning and executingDemonstrate vision of end goal and ability to communicate same to team.

High energy and commitmentdoes what it takes attitudeHandles pressure without getting panicked Advantageous Competencies : Experience having working as a scrum masterCertified as a scrum masterImplementation of projects in the telecommunications industryAn in-

depth understanding of project delivery for VodacomExperience in managing 3rd parties / vendors in an IT delivery environment.

Implementation of medium to large scale software development projectsImplementation of a Data / Systems Migration projectIntimate knowledge of tools such as Jira & Raptor

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