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Scrum Master

Submitted by Job Vacancies on Fri, 30/07/2021 - 15:35

A software house focusing on ERP solutions is looking for a Scrum Master who can transfer their knowledge and skill about Scrum to a team new to the Agile methodology.

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES, NOT LIMITED TO:
• Manage product initiation and roll-out
• Identify project teams, leads, responsibilities, deliverables, dependencies and timelines
• Manage product deliverables in line with the product plan
• Manage Sprint planning, set sprint goals and the execution of Sprints
• Manage Facilitation of backlog refinement sessions
• Manage Facilitation of planning and prioritisation of sprints as well as creating them
• Manage Facilitate retrospective sessions
• Coordinate and conduct activities with the scrum team
• Ensure all product tasks are loaded and tracked on Jira
• Smartsheet to be the product calendar and tasks to be kept up to date at all times
• Record, manage and escalate any product issues or risks identified
• Monitor product progress and performance
• Provide weekly status reports to the management team
• Work closely with users to ensure that the product meets the business needs
• Ensure that all communication to the members of the product are prioritised and added to the product tracking system
• Develop and maintain good relationships with clients, stakeholders and suppliers
• Manage suppliers for each product Coordinate all product-related printing needs
• Liaise with suppliers, obtain quotes, obtain approval, agree on timelines, arrange for installation and conduct a monthly recon on the relevant account
• Communicate with the Product Manager on product requirements and log tickets on OTRS where required
• Following business KLK guidelines for the management of each product
• Manage user training programs when training needs are identified
• Ensure Wiki to be updated for each product at all times (store lists, how-to documents, etc.)
• Providing vision and direction to the agile development team and stakeholders throughout the project and create requirements.
• Ensure that the team always has an adequate amount of prior prepared tasks to work on
• Plan and prioritize product feature backlog and development for the product
• Assess value develop cases and prioritize stories and epics to ensure work focuses on those with maximum value that are aligned with product strategy
• Provide backlog management iteration planning and elaboration of the user stories
• Work closely with Product Management to create and maintain a product backlog according to business value or ROI
• Lead the planning product release plans and set expectation for delivery of new functionalities
• Provide an active role in mitigating impediments impacting successful team completion of Release/Sprint Goals
• Incorporate feature requests into product roadmap Shares and communicates their feedback effectively so that it will lead the team to the success path.
• Build and maintain a relationship with the stakeholders.
• Building a trusting and safe environment where problems can be raised without fear of blame retribution or being judged with an emphasis on healing and problem-solving.
• Understands how to be Agile and realizes the fact that requirements will change with time and how to adapt the changes without breaking cadence of the team
• Assist the Product Manager with monthly reporting
• Assisting with internal and external communication improving transparency and radiating information
• Providing all support to the team using a servant leadership style whenever possible and leading by example
• Facilitation of daily stand-up meetings, facilitate meetings, schedule demo meetings and decision-making processes in order to ensure quick inspection and proper use of adaptation process
• Assist with any ad hoc duties that may arise

Job Requirements

REQUIREMENTS:
• Grade 12 or equivalent certificate essential
• Product Management/Owner qualification will be advantageous
• Certified Agile coach, Certified Scrum Master (CSM), Professional Scrum Master (PSM), SAFeCertified
• Scrum Master or similar advantageous
• Scrum Master experience
• Experience within an Agile environment
• Experience leading teams using agile methodologies
• Minimum 4 years’ experience in a similar role of which 1 to 3 years needs to be as a Scrum Master or Product Owner with agile teams
• Computer literate (Microsoft Word and Excel, e-mail, internet)
• Own reliable transport with a valid driver’s license

Job Type
Permanent
Company Name
Job Crystal
Contact Person
Taryn Swart
Application Closing Date
Remuneration
35000
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