Scrum Master

Job Title: Scrum Master
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Melbourne
Salary: Competitive
Start Date: 2019-09-02 00:00:00
Reference: JO-1909-533663
Contact Name: Donal McCann
Contact Email:
Job Published: September 02, 2019 12:43

Job Description

  • 3 Month Initial Contract - strong chance of extension
  • Kew Location - Government Department
  • Educating the team on Agile/Scrum practices
The role

This Government agency is seeking an experienced Scrum Master to help the team to be self-organised, self-managed and perform at their highest level, while protecting the team from both internal and external distractions.

To start with the role will be a 3 month's contract with a view to extend.

Key Responsibilities
  • Guide and educate the team on Agile/Scrum practices
  • Assess the maturity of the team and coach the team to higher levels of maturity to harness and multiply collective performance
  • Facilitate the team to get the job done
  • Facilitate Agile/Scrum rituals including sprint planning, review, retrospective, backlog preparation, daily stand-up
  • Facilitate day-to-day discussions to assist with decision making and conflict resolution
  • Support the Product Owner with respect to preparing and maintaining the product backlog
  • Work with Product Owner to understand the product backlog and the resourcing required to deliver
Skills and Experience:
  • Min 5 years as a Scrum Master
  • Scrum Master Certification
  • An adaptable work style to suit the fast-paced and evolving landscape
  • Experience in facilitating meetings/workshops and the ability to effectively negotiate and influence senior stakeholders.
  • Ability to build effective relationships and leverage these relationships to gain a consensus
What's in it for you:
  • Ongoing contract
  • Attractive Daily rate
  • Government Department
If this position is of interest please submit you CV in Word format. For further questions feel free to contact Donal McCann on (03) 9236 7716 for a confidential discussion.

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