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Role Profile

Job Title:

Scrum Master

Grade:

 

Function/Department:


   

Location:

London

Role Purpose and Key Responsibilities:


Role Purpose:


The Scrum Master responsibilities will include setting up and facilitating the Scrum Ceremonies, supporting the product owner in managing the backlog and shielding the team from interruptions during the development Sprints (a set period of time during which specific work has to be completed and made ready for review) by managing the on-going work with the business and chasing missing requirements.


The Scrum Master responsibility is to take part in building a self-managing team that can plan and deliver high quality features during a sprint. In addition, this role will also facilitate and encourage the “Inspect and Adapt” cycles to help the team improve its group dynamics and the team members to improve themselves in their roles.


Key Responsibilities:


  • Work as a “Servant-Leader” of the team, including coaching and facilitating various development team-members in his/her responsibility in delivering quality deliveries.

  • Support the Product Owners in the maintenance of the product requirements items, including reviewing tickets before assignment, managing and maintaining an up-to-date storyboard, assigning and reassigning tasks, monitoring team efforts, generating reports and more.

  • Manage the teams’ Scrum schedule by facilitating  the Scrum Ceremonies (Stand ups, Planning, Reviews, Refinements and demos., etc.), having tactical and strategic approach to change, maintaining and leading by formal and informal communication.

  • Be a Scrum expert for your counterparts (Product Managers, peer Developers, Quality Assurance Analysts and management) by coaching the teams in self-organization and cross-functionality.  

  • Monitor the sprints and releases to provide a transparent status to the business and to the team regarding the development of our web and mobile products, including time and schedule, unexpected issues, troubleshooting and the development current stage.  

  • Responsible for being the link between various Development teams and stakeholders, keeping up to date with both on a regularly basis and supporting the Development teams under his/her responsibility with reports to higher management.

  • Facilitate the Development teams work and development process, including identifying and removing technological and any other obstacles that might affect the process.

  • Support the Product Owners in translating business requests to technical specification.

  • Encourage collaboration between the Development team members, Product Owners and other Scrum teams.

  • Setting up retrospectives, sprint reviews or sprint planning sessions.

  • Support Delivery Managers and team in understanding effective management of Scrum-based teams

 


Qualifications and Educational Requirements


  • BSc/BA degree preferred


Specialist Skills and Experience Required


  • Strong understanding and proven track record of running agile processes and delivering high quality results on time.

  • Ability to work in an agile environment with changing requirements while remaining goal oriented on delivery.

  • Ability to encourage and lead team members without being their direct manager.

  • Ability to stay calm under pressure.

  • A Self and fast learner with fast thinking and problem solving skills.

  • Great working peer, establishing and maintaining international work relations.

  • Great Interpersonal skills.

  • Good understanding of development languages e.g. my SQL, Java script frameworks will be an advantage.

  • Project Management background

  • Fluent English.


Financial and Other Scope Factors



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About The Company
At Ladbrokes Coral, we believe we’ve got the best brands in betting and gaming; and the best people behind them too.

There’s never been a more exciting time to join us. Our recent merger combined more than 230 years of heritage and opened up a world of exciting opportunities for the future. With the biggest UK retail estate in the industry, a growing digital business and an ever-expanding international presence, we want to be the world’s best betting and gaming company, where customers want to play and people want to work.