Scrum Master

  • IT
  • PR/065774
  • Permanent

Scrum Master

One of my market leading client is urgently looking for Scrum Master to join their team in Birmingham, United Kingdom Permanently.
This is a great opportunity to work in an IT industry with exposure to new technologies and an international environment.

Job Description:

  • Help the team to embrace SAFe and Agile Core Values, adopt and apply SAFe and Agile Principles, im-plement SAFe and Agile practices.
  • Leads team efforts in relentless improvement, help the team improve and take responsibility for their actions; facilitates the team retrospective.
  • Ensure project / programme increments are planned in a manner that delivers to the required cost, quality and within the agreed scope.
  • Ensure the delivery is executed and implemented according to the plan or any agreed changes to the plan and according to agreed project management standards
  • Support the team rules, the rules of an Agile Team are lightweight, but they are rules nonetheless, and the role is responsible for reinforcing them
  • Ensure relevant and appropriate analysis, management information, and reporting is provided
  • Ensure that requirements, plans, risks, issues, actions, costs, schedules, benefits, and other related pro-ject or delivery related artefacts are documented and tracked and other relevant document standards
  • Facilitate team events, including (where applicable) the Daily Stand-up, Iteration Planning, Iteration Review, and Iteration Retrospective ensures they are productive and kept within the timebox
  • Utilize the relevant governance bodies / steering committees for the purpose they are established
  • Facilitate the removal of impediments, supports the team in addressing and eliminating these issues to improve the likelihood of achieving the objectives of the Iteration
  • Where applicable provide other relevant support as required by the programme manager / release train engineer
  • Supports the Product Owner, help the Product Owner in their efforts to manage the backlog and guide the team while facilitating a healthy team dynamic with respect to priorities and scope.
  • Promote SAFe and Agile quality practices, SAFe provides guidance to assist the teams in constantly im-proving the quality of their deliverables and meeting the Definition of Done (DoD). The Scrum Master helps foster the culture of technical discipline and craftsmanship that is the hallmark of effective Agile teams.
  • Builds a high-performing team, focuses on ever-improving team dynamics and performance, and coaches the team in self-management. Helps the team resolve interpersonal conflicts and challenges, and identify opportunities for growth.
  • Ensure the project closes according to required procedures
  • Ensure projects are compliant to the Programme Governance Framework


  • Exhibits Lean-Agile leadership and behaviours with a Lean-Agile Mindset.
  • Experience as a Scrum Master and Project Manager
  • Demonstrable experience in leading projects to successful conclusions
  • Experience in developing and tracking financial business cases
  • Relevant experience working in the Financial Services industry
  • Proven ability to effectively assess and mitigate project risks and dependencies
  • Experienced in effectively communicating with and positively influencing project stakeholders and team members.

Appropriate domain expertise, with some experience in the following areas is required:

  • Email, E-mail systems, E-mail backup, SMS, Chat and other text mesaging technologies
  • Messaging Compliance Archives e.g. Micro Focus Digital Safe / Smarsh
  • eDiscovery and Chain of custody standards

My Client offers:

  • Broad range of activities, tasks and projects
  • Further development and professional advancement
  • Friendly and international working environment
  • Competitive salary and various benefits
  • Direct communication.

Does this sound like you?

If you want to be involved with tech innovation in a fast-paced environment with an employer that offers a generous competitive salary + benefits (including performance related bonuses) and professional growth, then this position is a perfect match for you.

Please send me your CV immediately.

Job Reference: PR/065774


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Contact Name: Akua Kyei
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Contact Tel: +44(0)2035887706