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Digital Scrum Lead / Master

Job Title: Digital Scrum Lead / Master
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Berkshire, England
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
REF: PP/AA/C/DIGSCR_1495814122
Contact Name: Ashley Amakoh
Contact Email:
Job Published: about 1 year ago

Job Description

Digital Scrum Lead / Master


We currently have an opportunity for a talented Scrum Master to join a leading telco client on a contract basis.

You will have the chance to work within their Digital Planning & Delivery team, where you will perform the Scrum Master role for one of 11 cross-functional, self-managing teams. You will be a servant leader, facilitating a matrix delivery team. You will be responsible for driving business outcomes through multiple iterative deliveries.

As the Scrum Master, you will ideally have a telecommunications background with some digital project experience. You will work as part of a project team working on Multi-Channel and will be required to perform Scrum duties including:

  • You will be responsible for ensuring your matrix team adheres to agile concepts and principles.
  • You will be responsible for a small variable budget and have access to a central larger budget to help deliver on your team's business outcomes
  • You will lead the organization's support and understanding of scrum
  • Manage and facilitate key agile meetings: (e.g. daily stand up, backlog refinement, sprint planning, sprint review and retrospective) as well as other key meetings such as Weekly Release and Scrum of Scrums (SOS).
  • Responsible for Sprint planning and working with the team to accept stories that can be broken down into all tasks.
  • Work with the Product Owner to ensure the product back log is groomed and stories are ready for sprint planning

You will need to be:

  • Self-starter, highly motivated and articulate. Ability to solve complex problems and take brave decisions
  • Doggedness to remove impediments
  • An approach that lends itself to continuous learning
  • Proven delivery experience within a complex IT environment with significant volume of change
  • Experience of applying different delivery methodologies, such as Scrum, Kanban, Lean and Waterfall
  • Proven ability to manage multiple projects / deliveries simultaneously
  • Proven ability to lead and coach multi discipline, matrix technical delivery teams in collaborative and iterative methodologies
  • Highly customer-focused approach. Demonstrable focus on delivering brilliant customer experiences
  • Digital savviness. Past experience operating in a digital .

If you are a certified Scrum Master, with experience of working in either a telecommunication, utilities or digital industry please submit your CV through to

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