Scrum Masters
Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
1d ago

Vodacom is a Leading African Mobile communicationcompany providing wider range of communication services including mobile voice,messaging, data and converged services to over 60 million customers.

From our roots in South Africa, we have grownour mobile network business to include operations in Tanzania, DRC, Mozambiqueand Lesotho.

The mobile networks cover a total population of approximately 200million people.Through Vodacom BusinessAfrica (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 at our best when we lead and over the past 20years, as the Company that pioneered mobile in South Africa, Vodacom hasachieved a remarkable list of firsts.

We’re immensely proud to be a leader in our field and are 100% committedto continue trailblazing.

  • We employ individuals who are as passionate aboutcustomers as we are. We are truly Customer Obsessed which means that we arepassionate about exceeding customer expectations;
  • work relentlessly to reallyunderstand the customer; look at decisions through the customer’s eyes and takepersonal accountability for the customer experience.

    We have the below vacancy available in ourOrganisation :

    The G Band Scrum Master is based within the Digital job family

    The Scrum Master takes accountability to lead, organise, plan and controlmultiple online projects, in a manner that will ensure the successfulcompletion of specific, large and high-

    risk projects. Has the accountability toensure that project goals and objectives are achieved within the overall scopeand that project deliverables are within the agreed time frame, cost and as perdefined and expected quality.

    Has the responsibility to ensure agile deliveryframeworks are being adhered to and coach teams to best agile practices.

    Yourresponsibilities will include :

    Initiationand Planning

    Ensure that all pre-requisites are met beforeproject initiation (i.e. budget, priority, fully approved quality user stories,IS capacity etc.)

    Coordinate and conduct activities with the scrumteam.

    Identify project teams, leads, responsibilities, deliverables,dependencies and timelines

    Monitoringand Control

    Track and ensure that project milestones anddeliverables are met

    Manage project issues and risks

    Manage scope and change control

    Manage resource capacity

    Manage project dependencies and critical paths

    Pre-empt slippages and issues and action mitigationplans to avert these

    Facilitate the decision making process withstakeholders and document accordingly

    Offer specialist input / knowledge

    Manage communication, monitoring, reporting andcontrol activities throughout the project lifecycle to all levels ofstakeholders

    Produce and maintain the documents and statusreports to support the above activities (including but not limited to : Sprintreports, Sprint retrospectives, Daily stand-

    up minutes, Sprint plans etc.)


    Adhere to the prescribed Scrum Master standards,templates, tools, reporting methods and code of conduct

    Participate in internal forums to contribute to theoverall Scrum and SAFe methodology and standards

    Ensure that knowledge acquired in the project isshared within the larger organisation.

    Conduct training with own team where necessary


    Report on the quality of project output oncompletion of the project

    Conduct the activities and gather the informationrequired to draw up the Close Out document and Post implementation / investmentreview

    Share lessons learnt and recommendations with thelarger organisation

    People Management

    Lead and manage the scrum resources (resolvingconflict, building a team identi ty, providing direction and clarity, andensuring resources take accountability for their direct deliverables andactivities )

    Effectively communicate direction, plans, timelines,expectations, goals, strategies and visions

    Mentor, coach, guide, motivate and empower projectteam members in agile best practices.

    Build, develop and grow business relationships vitalto the success of the scrum team.

    The idealcandidate for this role will have :

    Scrum master certification essential

    A Project Management qualification or Businessdegree with Project Management Topic would be advantageous

    A Bachelor’s Degree would be advantageous

    Project Management experience (5+ years)

    Scrum Master experience (3+years )

    Experience with Project Management Methodologies & Tools (waterfalland agile)

    System Analysis, Design or Development experience would be advantageous

    Knowledge of the Telecommunications Industry would be advantageous

    The base location for this role is Vodacom Midrand

    The Company’s approved Employment Equity Plan andTargets will be considered as part of the recruitment process. As an EqualOpportunities employer, we actively encourage and welcome people with variousdisabilities to apply.

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