Scrum Master

West London
Job type
Start date
5 months
Working days
Monday - Friday
Per Hour
Job details

Exciting opportunity with one of Europe’s biggest entertainment, sport and news brands 


             Design and operate Agile process adapted to team requirements

             Ensure that the team has everything they need to be highly productive through careful planning, resolving dependencies and removing impediments

             Provide Line Management to the team for career/personal development, recruitment and better working culture in the team

             Encourage public commitments and accountability through adherence to commitments made by the empowered team

             Ensure visibility to the team on key milestones and priorities coming from project; deliver transparency on team’s plans to the department and to the stakeholders.

             Coordinate and facilitate Scrum ceremonies e.g. stand-up meetings, showcases, planning and retrospectives etc

             Report effectively on the progress of development or estimation, and escalate any issues in a considered and timely manner

             Liaise effectively and manage relationships with Management Team, Product Owners, Tech Leaders, Project Managers, and Stakeholders.

             Facilitate discussions to create consensus agreement and binding decisions.



•             Scrum Mastering – certified or have a consulting background in Agile methods

•             Excellent people management skills

•             Excellent time management and organisational skills

•             Solid technical background required. Good understanding of continuous delivery, support best practices, process improvement, technical debt, etc

•             Proven track record of building great teams

•             Proven track record of successfully delivering in an continuous delivery agile environment

•             Effective organisation that reduces the amount of noise, distractions and interruptions

•             Mentor and demonstrate the Agile values and principles in every thought and action

•             Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

Desired Skills:

•             Experience on running scrum in teams working on Mobile app

•             Experience of working with Media/Broadcasting will be an added advantage

•             Role is required to work in fast pace continuous delivery environment, where priorities changes frequently to deliver better value on regular basis which requires to handle pressure effectively.

•             Knowledge of tools like JIRA, Github/Gitlab, Jenkins, Wiki etc

Rate quoted is that to an Umbrella co.


Adrian Thomas
07591 387332
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