Scrum Lead - Remote Spain

Job Type Permanent
Salary up to 45k
Reference 32869

For more than a decade, our client has built a global client network across multiple vertical markets. Our experience and expertise reside across Business and Technology Transformation, Cyber Security, RPA and AML Compliance.

2022 is shaping up to be a pivotal and exciting year for the group. Via acquisitions and mergers, we are continuing to increase our global presence, and we are delighted to be opening our new Spanish office.

A Scrum Lead is required to support consultancy facing and internal projects. Excellent communication and stakeholder management skills are required to manage virtual sprint teams and embed effective ways of working with client teams. Strong presentation and reporting skills are necessary to provide clear messaging to the client at all levels up to senior leadership team members.

Responsibilities include:

  • Leads the onboarding of client project teams

  • Builds constructive working relationships / partnerships with client product owners / key stakeholders and team members, facilitating strategic and execution alignment

  • Owns and communicates the cadence for internal and client-facing ceremonies. Facilitates ceremonies (daily stand up, backlog refinement, sprint planning, demos, retrospectives)

  • Oversees sprint planning to validate priorities and approach, ensuring work items are represented correctly in JIRA / ADO

  • Ensures that team members maintain JIRA / ADO with relevant work items, estimates, labels, status and descriptions

  • Ensures sprint team document code, processes and frameworks including the uplift of any existing client documentation

  • Manages resourcing conflicts and bottlenecks both within the sprint team and with client counterpart teams.

  • Facilitates and manages risks, blockers and dependencies, escalating internally or to the client when required.

  • Supports, contributes to or leads client steering committee depending on the engagement

  • Owns methods for tracking and communicating progress and status e.g., JIRA / ADO boards, RAID Logs, Kibana dashboards, other KPIs, OKRs and metrics

  • Embeds a culture of continuous learning and improvement within the sprint team, with client counterpart teams and across our client Consulting organisation

  • Looks for opportunities to increase client engagement

Requirements

Our successful candidate will have in-depth experience in delivering projects using Agile frameworks (including SAFe).
A background in software delivery and detailed knowledge of the SDLC is necessary.
CI / CD and DevOps awareness is an advantage. Evidence of senior stakeholder management is also required.

Values & Behaviours

  • Lead by example, ensuring you embody our Consulting values and behaviours

  • Lead and facilitate communications with engagement team members and across the wider Consulting team

  • Support the delivery of high-quality products and services to Consulting’s clients

Certifications: project management (APM PQ, PMI PMP, Prince 2 Practitioner), Certified / Professional Scrum Manager

Tooling: JIRA, Azure DevOps, portfolio management reporting tools, CI/CD component awareness

Frameworks: Agile, Kanban, Scrum, DevOps / DevSecOps awareness, Waterfall

Benefits

Competitive and attractive package offered

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