Scrum Master
HR Genie
Johannesburg, South Africa
4d ago
source : Executive Placements

Delivery

  • Guiding the team on how to use Agile / Scrum practices and values to delight customers.
  • Guiding the team on how to get the most out of self-organisation.
  • Coach the matrix team and individual team members in the use of Agile methods, practices and tools
  • Facilitate planning, daily stand-ups, sprint / iteration reviews including demos, and retrospectives for each feature
  • Manage dependencies between squad teams, third parties and other internal teams
  • Enable the removal of obstacles to feature delivery
  • Escalate delivery issues and risks as they arise
  • Validate the use of standard testing practices by squad teams to ensure quality
  • Removing impediments or guiding the team to remove impediments by finding the right personnel to remove the impediment.
  • Building a trusting and safe environment where problems may be raised without fear of blame, retribution, or being judged, with an emphasis on healing and problem solving.
  • Facilitating discussion, decision-making, and conflict resolution.
  • Assisting with internal and external communication, improving transparency, and radiating information.
  • Supporting and educating the Product Owner, especially on grooming and maintaining the product backlog.
  • Providing all support to the team using a servant leadership style whenever possible, and leading by example.
  • Team Management :

  • Facilitate daily scrums, stand-ups and meetings to monitor feature progress and resolve issues the team may be experiencing.
  • Influence team behaviour through excellent management via Agile methodologies.
  • Facilitating getting the work done without coercion, assigning, or dictating the work.
  • Undertake reviews with software development team members.
  • Document progress and communicate to management and stakeholders.
  • Ensure milestones are achieved and deadlines are met throughout feature life-cycle
  • Assist with internal communication and improving transparency
  • Influencer

  • Support and educate the Product Owner, especially with respect to grooming and maintaining the product backlog
  • Guide the team on how to use Agile / Scrum practices for competitive advantage.
  • Facilitate discussions, decision making and conflict resolution
  • Contribute to the standardisation of Agile methodology within the company.
  • Ability to lead and influence people in a matrix organization.
  • Governance

  • Ensure relevant Agile governance is identified and communicated on the epics, features and user story roll outss
  • Adhere to Programme Management Office governance frameworks are adhered to.
  • Reporting

  • Compile relevant feature & portfolio reporting
  • Ensure Project & Portfolio management tool is updated as and when require
  • Leadership

  • Removing impediments or guiding the team to remove impediments by finding the right personnel to remove the impediment.
  • Building a trusting and safe environment where problems may be raised without fear of blame, retribution, or being judged, with an emphasis on healing and problem solving.
  • Facilitating discussion, decision-making, and conflict resolution.
  • Assisting with internal and external communication, improving transparency, and radiating information.
  • Providing all support to the team using a servant leadership style whenever possible and leading by example.
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