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  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job type: Contract, Full-time
  • Location: Zurich
  • Sector: Other
  • Date posted: 05/10/2018
  • Job reference: BBBH89823
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IETV Scrum Master
Zurich - Switzerland
Contract role

Experis IT Switzerland is urgently looking for two SCRUM Master to join one of their clients in Zurich, a well-known organization in the financial services sector with a fantastic brand! For this role we are looking for a candidate ideally with experience in a similar role to start as soon as possible who can speak fluent English.
Duration: 12 months

Job Purpose
Driving the development and implementation of the new end-to-end processes and systems for integrated economic and traditional financial reporting, from source to sub-ledger and general ledger, using the innovative 'baseline delta' approach. To facilitate the implementation of the project an Agile approach is being adopted and Sprint teams established. Two Scrum Masters are now required to drive and co-ordinate the Sprint teams in accordance with the Agile methodology

  • Facilitate process success for agile team setup
    • Guiding and coaching the team on how to use agile and scrum practices
    • Guiding the team on how to get the most out of self-organization & define their working environment to maximize their productivity
    • Ensure efficiency and focus on delivery within team
    • Assess scrum maturity of the team and support them to further enhance their skills at their reasonable pace
    • Support further development of IETV Agile practice and align across agile teams and with other scrum masters
  • Own and facilitate process and meetings to deliver the product
    • Facilitate getting the work done without assigning or dictating work
    • Facilitate discussions, decision making and conflict resolution
    • Setup and moderate scrum ceremonies to the extent necessary & ensure purpose of each meeting is clear and complied with
  • Identify and have oversight of issues and remove impediments
    • Guide team to remove impediments that they can solve themselves
    • Find the right person to resolve impediments within the project or organization
  • Work closely with the product owner and act as ambassador and translator between product owner, agile team and chapter leads
    • Assisting with internal (team) and external (project) communication, improving transparency and information sharing
    • Supporting product owners and epic leads in assuming their role
    • Assist with grooming and maintaining the respective part of the product backlog
    • Identify alignment areas and facilitate discussions across agile teams and chapters
  • Coach and mentor the agile team and product owner
    • Provide all support to the team & lead by example
    • Build a trusting and safe environment where problems can be raised and with an emphasis on problem-solving
  • Help and facilitate planning and progress tracking/reporting
    • Understand and communicate work done by the team
    • Support reporting and communicating with respective IETV governance bodies

This position will be Zurich based and will be reporting to the PMO Lead

Key Accountabilities

  • Drive the Agile teams ensuring Agile methodology fully leveraged
  • Become trusted advisor to Product Lead, developing a positive fruitful relationship
  • Keep PMO informed of progress of Agile set up and Sprints; escalate any issues
  • Ensure formal measurement metrics established for Sprint teams which can be used by PMO and management team in tracking progress

Key Skills, Knowledge, Qualifications & Experience

  • Workshop & meeting moderation
  • Conflict resolution & mediation
  • Scrum master certification
  • Coaching in agile methodology & ability to communicate and adapt principles and practices to the project situation
  • Track record of assuming scrum master role in implementation projects for at least 5 years
  • Experience in large transformation projects
  • Awareness and experience in successful agile techniques: User Stories, ATDD, TDD, Continuous Integration, Continuous Testing, Automated Testing
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to network and understand the workings of the project
  • Understanding of finance processes, accounting, ideally in the insurance industry

Don't hesitate and send us your CV and testimonials today through the link in the advert. In case of any questions please contact Greg Margaritis on +41 44 229 99 35 / .

We can only consider Swiss / EU Nationals or people with a valid working permit for this role.
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