Scrum Master

Location: Rivonia, Gauteng, South Africa
Date Posted: 28-10-2015
The role of the Scrum Master has the following job objectives:
• Ability to play multiple roles either as a Scrum Master on Agile scrum teams or can be flexible to play the role of project
management in a traditional project environment depending on the need
•Represents management to the project
• Responsible for enacting Scrum values and practices
• Removes impediments
• Enable close cooperation across all roles and functions
• Shield the team from external interferences
• Project management of internal project teams or consulting at a client environment playing the role of project manager managing scope, cost, Timescale, quality, risk, benefits and Implementing and adhering to client’s governance requirements
• Project management
Skills required:
• Matric plus applicable tertiary equivalent experience or preferably, an ICT relevant diploma or degree from a recognised tertiary
institution
• Have a Drivers' License and a willingness to travel
• Scrum Alliance – Certified Scrum Professional
• Scrum Alliance – Certified Scrum Master or Certified Scrum Product Owner
• PMI-Agile Certified Practitioners (ACP)
• Prince2 Certified (Foundation or Practitioner)
• PMP certification
•Exposure to work within the governance structures of a large corporate will be an advantage
• Consulting experience in a variety of industry will be an advantage
• Experience with the implementation of Scrum in an organisation will be an advantage

Personal attributes:
• Dynamic personality and the ability to think out of the box
• Excellent communication skills - written , oral, facilitation
• Ability to conduct presentations 
• Management skills – organisational, time management, delivery and planning management
• Leadership Skills – strategic thinker, people management
• Be a creative and analytical thinker
• Have a desire and ability solve complex business processes with technology
• Be highly driven and able to self-manage in a fast paced environment
• Build rapport and develop effective working relationships with clients
• Be a creative and analytical thinker
• Be highly driven and able to self-manage in a fast paced environment
• Build rapport and develop effective working relationships at a senior level with clients
• Be resilient in dealing with resistance to change

This role will interact with the following parties:
• Technology Enablement Management 
• Clients and stakeholders at various levels
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