Scrum Master
Vodacom
Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
7d ago

Vodacomis a Leading African Mobile communication company providing wider range ofcommunication services including mobile voice, messaging, data and convergedservices to over 73.

6 million customers.From our roots in South Africa, we have grown our mobile networkbusiness to include operations in Tanzania, DRC, Mozambique and Lesotho.

Themobile networks cover a total population of approximately 200 millionpeople.Through Vodacom Business Africa(VBA) we also offer business managed services to enterprises in over 40countries across the continent.

Vodafoneis the majority shareholder of Vodacom and has a 65% share.

We’re atour best when we lead and over the past 20 years, as the Company that pioneeredmobile in South Africa, Vodacom has achieved a remarkable list of firsts.

We’re immensely proud to be a leader in ourfield and are 100% committed to continue trailblazing.

  • We employ individuals who are aspassionate about customers as we are. We are truly Customer Obsessed whichmeans that we are passionate about exceeding customer expectations;
  • workrelentlessly to really understand the customer; look at decisions through thecustomer’s eyes and take personal accountability for the customer experience.

    We havethe below vacancy available in our Organisation :

    The G Band Scrum Master roleis based within Technology.

    The roleof the ScrumMaster is to ensure the success of our Digital Operating Model;helping us to become a leading digital company.

    The Scrum Master is a servantleader to the technical delivery teams across the Financial services division.

    Your responsibilities willinclude :

  • Coachingagile methods, and providing support and facilitation to increase velocity and teamproductivity across the technical delivery teams in the division.
  • Identifyingrisks, dependencies, and impediments, leading the team and business in findinga solution, coordinating with other teams and functional partners, and activelyescalating when needed to ensure resolution
  • Keepinga pulse on needs and insights from stakeholders and other initiatives,regularly communicating status, changes in direction, and relevant metrics toavoid misalignment and roadblocks
  • Supportthe Product Owner in ensuring right-sized story writing, aligning priorities,and planning sprint iterations
  • Coachteam members on Agile methods and technical practices (e.g., CI / CD, TDD, etc.)
  • Trackand manage risks and issues of the delivery teams
  • Trackand report on current status of all team members and the delivery
  • The ideal candidate for this rolewill have :

  • 3 year relevant degree ordiploma or Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or otherrelated field
  • A total of at least5 to 8years relevant experience of which at least 1 year needs to be as a ScrumMaster or Product Owner with agile teams
  • Experience in designing anddelivering complex digital capabilities
  • Experience leading teamsusing agile methodologies in large-scale teams
  • Certified Agile coach,Certified Scrum Master (CSM), Professional Scrum Master (PSM), SAFe CertifiedScrum Master or similar
  • Experience working withagile methodologies, such as Scrum, Kanban, XP, TDD, and BDD
  • Certifications intraditional Project Management practices, e.g., Prince 2, PMP preferred
  • JIRA / Confluence, MS Project,or equivalent experience preferred
  • The baselocation for this role is Midrand, Corporate Park.

    TheCompany’s approved Employment Equity Plan and Targets will be considered as partof the recruitment process. As an Equal Opportunities employer, we activelyencourage and welcome people with various disabilities to apply.

    Vodacomis committed to an organisational culture that recognises, appreciates andvalues diversity & inclusion.

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