Senior Scrum Master
PNet (Pty) Ltd
Johannesburg, ZA
9d ago

Description Responsibilities :

  • Establish status of current tasks being worked on.
  • Scrum Process : Implement SCRUM and its events according to the Scrum Guide.Focusses on the process not on the deliverables.
  • Schedule and facilitate Scrum events stating objectives and ensuring outcomes are achieved.Communicate outcomes of Scrum Events to relevant parties to achieve transparency.

    Assist with impediment resolution.Guide and nurture the Product Owner.

  • Scrum team : Establishment of a cross functional team.Conduct Scrum Team initiation workshops with associated training.
  • Foster team morale.Protect team from interruptions and disruptions.

    Profile Requirements :

  • PSM I or II, CSM, CSP
  • Tertiary Education
  • Solid Agile implementation experience
  • Experience in change management
  • Experience in the use of conflict management techniques (Non-Violent Communication by Rosenberg) and negotiation skills
  • Background in Industrial and Organisational Psychology (Advantageous)
  • Must be a servant leader and have an attitude of self-empowerment - lead the team to self-organisation.
  • Encourages experimentation - safe to fail.
  • Excellent facilitator - leading and demonstrating to the team, the value of adopting agile values and principles (tends to lead the group without realising).
  • Ability to establish trust and respect within the team.
  • Understands and facilitates the need for Transparency and Predictability.
  • Understanding of Team Development Stages - Tuckman’s model.
  • Situationally aware of current environment.
  • Broad understanding of the Software Development process which includes understanding IT terminology.
  • Continual self-improvement - growing your craft; blogs; scrum user groups / forums / gatherings; on-going professional development.
  • Personal traits :

  • Emotional intelligence (maturity).
  • Assertive never quitting but always diplomatic, knowing when to back down and try a different path.
  • Passionate and energized.
  • Investigative, analytical mindset for picking up anomalies and ability to derive solutions.
  • Committed with a strong sense of ownership. Collaborative approach.
  • Great communications skills :

  • Articulate use of the English language - the ability to express thoughts clearly.
  • Fluency.
  • Presentation skills.
  • Sense of humour.
  • Listens more speaks less.
  • We offerCompetitive Salary

    Job ID : 1002259P

    1002259P

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