SC Scrum Master – Inside IR35

LA International Computer Consultants Ltd

We currently have a live requirement for an SC cleared Scrum Master. It is a 6 month initial contract with view to extend, inside IR35 and working remotely with some adhoc travel to London.

Your key responsibilities

*Coach team members on Agile frameworks & guide team as well as organisation on usage of Agile/Scrum practices and values to delight customers

*Successfully execute projects to agreed schedule, budget and scope using Agile methodologies (Lean, DevOps, Scrum)

*Schedule & facilitate various Agile ceremonies such as the Daily Stand-up, Iteration Planning, Demos, and Iteration Retrospectives

*Coach the Scrum team in self-organization, cross-functional skillset, domain knowledge and communicates effectively, both internally and externally working within the Scrum team.

*Communicate effectively with Scrum Team, as well as internal and external stakeholders, to influence and drive decision making and support organizational project or product teams by stopping uncontrolled injection of work

*Proactively identify risks and issues and be able to implement the most appropriate solution

*Use effective collaborative processes and help in removing impediments for the scrum team.

*Support the Product Owner and/or Product Manager to manage the backlog

*Guide the team with respect to priorities and scope while facilitating a healthy intra-team relation

*Focus on ever-improving team dynamics and performance. Helps the team manage interpersonal conflicts, challenges, and opportunities for growth.

*Monitor & assess the Scrum Maturity of the team and organisation and coach the team to higher levels of maturity, at a pace that is comfortable for both

*Guide the team on self-organizing and by making Scrum Teams empowered to make and own decisions about their work

*Help team to reach a high performing level by recognizing areas of strength and improvement and use appropriate coaching and development techniques

*Identify and analyse opportunities and make tactical/strategic recommendations

Skills and attributes for success

*Experience in leading teams to execute high quality deliverables within stipulated timeline

*Expertise in project management and Agile methodology, tools, techniques and templates

*Experience of managing Agile projects and personal accountability for delivering projects

*Excellent at refinement, story splitting, estimation, velocity, and other Scrum techniques

*Strong analytical and problem-solving skills

*Manage Senior stakeholders (internal & external)

*Excellent people and project management skills

*Excellent communication, facilitation, negotiation, and coaching skills

*Ability to deliver technical demonstrations

*Skills to manage one or more agile teams / projects simultaneously

To be considered please send through an updated CV.

Due to the nature and urgency of this post, candidates holding or who have held high level security clearance in the past are most welcome to apply. Please note successful applicants will be required to be security cleared prior to appointment which can take up to a minimum 10 weeks. LA International is a HMG approved ICT Recruitment and Project Solutions Consultancy, operating globally from the largest single site in the UK as an IT Consultancy or as an Employment Business & Agency depending upon the precise nature of the work, for security cleared jobs or non-clearance vacancies, LA International welcome applications from all sections of the community and from people with diverse experience and backgrounds.

Award Winning LA International, winner of the Recruiter Awards for Excellence, Best IT Recruitment Company, Best Public Sector Recruitment Company and overall Gold Award winner, has now secured the most prestigious business award that any business can receive, The Queens Award for Enterprise: International Trade, for the second consecutive period.

Contact Name: Maddison Whitfield
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