Scrum Master - Business Change - Perm - Edinburgh - Up to £60K

Reference:
SD/12272
Sector:
Development Management, IT - Systems Development
Salary/Rate:
£45,000 to £60,000 Per Annum
Benefits:
Excellent benefits package
Location:
Edinburgh
Job Type:
Permanent
Date Posted:
24 / 3 / 2017
Scrum Master - Business Change - Perm - Edinburgh - Up to £60K

Our client, a leading Financial Services company based in Edinburgh requires an experienced, dedicated Scrum Master with an understanding of the full development lifecycle to assist the organisation in their high profile business transformation project. You will be responsible for embedding and championing Scrum / Agile methodologies and practices throughout all areas of the business to facilitate the successful development and delivery of customer facing technology solutions.

Role responsibilities:
- Champion Agile theory, practices and rules and promote perpetual improvement.
- Fully engage with cross functional project teams and business areas to drive projects forward
- Influence and manage stakeholders of all levels and technical abilities
- Ensuring Agile project plans are in place and effectively managed throughout delivery cycles.
- Coach and assist project managers / team managers and development teams to facilitate and embed change

Personal and technical attributes:
- Demonstrable commercial experience in a dedicated Scrum Master role
- Strong Agile thinker who can effectively incorporate methodologies and best practises.
- Strong planning, organisational, and documentation experience
- Experience driving cross functional delivery teams (analysis, development, test etc.)
- Excellent communication, negotiation and presentation skills
- People focused and a team player who can effectively coach and promote self-organisation within the team
- Influential, decision maker with a focus on team empowerment / engagement
- Formal Scrum Master or equivalent Agile project management training would be beneficial.

This is a great opportunity to join an established financial services company in Edinburgh offering a completive salary up to £60K depending on experience, plus attractive benefits. Please send your CV for immediate consideration.