Agile Scrum Master

  • Dublin City Centre
  • Negotiable
  • Contract


Job Purpose

Looking for a combined Scrum Master/Project Manager to manage medium complexity Agile projects (medium complexity in terms of stakeholder management, governance, risk, technologies, and logistics). The Scrum Master/Project Manager is responsible for managing I.S. Application Delivery projects for the line of Business. He or she works closely and effectively with various I.S. and business managers, scrum team members, and external parties, to ensure that projects are correctly chartered, planned, and executed. He or she is accountable to the Head of I.S. and Portfolio Delivery Leaders in the management of project scope, budget, schedule, and in meeting the leadership expectations of the sponsor and I.S. leaders.

The Scrum Master/Project Manager will also work closely with Portfolio and System Architects, Analysts, Technology Specialists, Quality Assurance, and Software Developers. He or she is expected to conform to approved methodologies and standards in delivering project management that is compliant with best practices and standards.

The successful candidate will demonstrate:

  • The ability to deliver medium complexity IS projects in a fully agile environment
  • Expertise in all aspects of IS Project Management using modern techniques to manage project resources and budgets
  • Good understanding of continuous integration build, release and change management, incident management, and production support processes
  • Good collaboration skills both with your own team and with your peers across the IS organization
  • A clear line of sight from project to business outcome with a focus on rapid continuous delivery of business value

Key Accountabilities

  • Managing moderately complex projects, including management of resources and stakeholders to deliver the agreed scope, within budget and the agreed timeframe
  • Ensuring solutions adhere to project objectives
  • Managing stakeholder relationships
  • Managing system development priorities and delivery schedule

Specific Duties:

  • Understand and manage all aspects of the scrum team deliverables
  • Facilitate Scrum ceremonies during the initiation, planning, execution, and closure of projects, ensuring compliance with company standards and Agile practices
  • Work with key stakeholders to define project scope, goals, and deliverables
  • Validate the business need, project objectives, project scope, and project success criteria.

ensure alignment among key project participants

  • Secure approval for the project release plan and manage the project from initiation to handover to production
  • Use established processes to support the ongoing execution and management of the project
  • Liaise with project stakeholders throughout the project life cycle
  • Identify project pre-requisites, dependencies, constraints, risks, and critical paths and manage these proactively

Key Strengths Required

  • Excellent Scrum Master/Project Manager ability
  • Excellent Team leadership skills
  • Good Stakeholder relationships
  • Good at developing organizational acumen
  • Excellent problem-solving skills

Essential Knowledge, Experience & Skills

  • 5+ years’ Agile project management experience & delivery
  • Great Problem solver – ability to get to the root of a problem and put corrective actions and preventative measures in place
  • Ability to set and work to strict deadlines
  • Experience in planning, organizing, and controlling resources and tasks
  • Experience creating release plans that ensure the quality of the deliverables and conform to the standards and best practices defined by the organization
  • Experience of the application development life cycle (Waterfall & Agile, including scrum practices)
  • Knowledge of formal project management methodologies and processes
  • Proficient user of MS Office tools, in particular MS Word, MS Excel, MS Project, MS Powerpoint, Sharepoint
  • Fluent English, written and verbal

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    • NGAgile Scrum Master
    • Dublin City Centre
    • Negotiable
    • Contract
    • 16th of December
    • IT
    Naiadi Gil

    Naiadi Gil

    • Naiadi Gil
    • 01 4064657