Monarch Recruitment Limited
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Scrum Master/Agile Coach

Scrum Master - Bristol - 6 Month 

Are you a Scrum Master looking for an opportunity to drive teams that transform products and services? We are seeking a highly motivated, experienced and team-oriented Scrum Master to drive and support cross-functional teams of solution experts in our core platform.


- Create and maintain energy, passion and focus within the software delivery team, to meet the team's commitments
- Manage sprint planning and execution, taking early action to address scheduling issues
- Organise and successfully complete ceremonies needed to govern delivery (e.g.

Stand Ups)
- Ensure high throughput of development teams by identifying potential impediments and navigating or eliminating them
- Facilitate issue resolution within the Scrum team
- Drive continual learning and adaption, ensuring that retrospectives are effective and timely
- Identify and manage cross-team dependencies
- Maintain and communicate accurate visibility of delivery progress, setting and reporting on key metrics
- Partner with Product Owners to confirm any changes in priority, meet project objectives collaboratively, and achieve maximum return on investment
- Support release planning and scheduling by providing empirical Scrum team statistics, identifying interdependencies, and creating velocity forecasts
- Accomplish goals within cross-functional project teams that include Development, Product Management, Business Analysts, UX/UI, and Quality Assurance
- Work with the wider team to plan ahead and ensure the product backlog is prioritised, groomed, and has sufficient detail to be worked on by Scrum teams to avoid any downtime, ambiguity or rework

Qualifications Required

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- Proven Scrum Master experience in an agile web development environment
- Advanced understanding of, and experience with, Software Development project life cycles and advanced project management skills
- Demonstrable experience of leveraging Rally or Jira (or similar) in high quality delivery
- Experience of agile delivery in an onshore + offshore environment
- Highly effective oral, written, and presentation skills
- Proven track record of being a strong team player with a results oriented attitude and excellent interpersonal skills
- Self-starter, able to work effectively with facts and ambiguity
- Outstanding organisational and time-management skills
- Scrum Master certification is highly desirable
- Experience working in a start-up environment is highly desirable

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