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Scrum Master - Lloyd's Insurance

  • Location

    London, England

  • Sector:

    Agile Delivery

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £70000 - £80000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Rick Seivewright

  • Contact email:

    rick@pioneer-search.com

  • Job ref:

    BBBH3088_1625226119

  • Published:

    4 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2021-07-09

  • Start date:

    ASAP

  • Consultant:

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Scrum Master - Lloyd's Insurance - London

Summary

A leading Lloyd's of London Insurer is looking to recruit a Scrum Master to join the business to work within the Agile Delivery function.

Responsibilities

  • Coach and mentor scrum teams on Agile/scrum practices to maximise output and quality
  • Facilitate discussion and decision making within the scrums and wider teams
  • Ensure definitions for "ready" and "done" are clear, consistent and agreed by scrum
  • Remove blockers, distractions and interference for scrum teams allowing them to focus on output
  • Create, maintain and publishs metrics on scrum output, velocity, burndown and quality
  • Facilitate the team ceremonies for sprint planning, stand-ups, demos and retrospectives
  • Assist (and educate) the Product Owners to maintain good quality, well maintained backlogs
  • Partner with Product owners to ensure pre-planning activities are on track and pulls in delivery partners where needed for awareness and dependency discussions
  • Lead and facilitate Program Increment (PI) planning while managing the productivity within the time-box, ensuring teams have what they need to finalise their plans
  • This includes timely preparation of the event; gathering materials, smooth agenda, speakers, confluence set up, invites, webex, etc. Also includes post planning communications.
  • Facilitate Scrum of Scrums (S2) and Scrum of Scrum of Scrums (S3) to mitigate any risks or blockers to the delivery of the wider team plan
  • Drive relentless improvement via Inspect and Adapt workshops and iterative retrospectives and help them improve
  • Manage and optimise the flow of value through the train using Jira, including program and solution kanbans.
  • Develop and maintain progress metrics, overall maturity and health of delivery
  • Proactively monitor and drive delivery goals to include release readiness and completion of dependencies
  • Encourage collaboration between teams and delivery partners
  • Ensures team adherence to controls and governance/standards set by the Agile Release Train (Timely sprint closure, Jira field standards, etc.)
  • Understand and operate within lean budgets and ensure adherence to guardrails
  • Improve the flow of value through value streams by improving and assessing the practices associated with DevOps and Release on Demand in the Continuous Delivery Pipeline
  • Facilitate Mid point Check-ins and system demos
  • Foster communities of practice, introducing new and advanced practices to improve team(s) delivery

Requisite Experience

  • Prior experience as a Senior Scrum Master in large organisation/organisations
  • A pragmatic, resilient and highly driven personality, delivery driven
  • Practical demonstrable experience and knowledge of Scaled Agile (SAFe) framework methodology
  • Outstanding communication and collaboration skills
  • Highly numerate and literate - able to define and present metrics that are relevant to delivery
  • Experience working with multiple delivery partners in the execution of IT projects