Scrum Master

Scrum Master

Zurich/ Adliswil - Switzerland

Contract Role - 9 months

Our client, a well known Swiss company, is currently looking for an experienced Certified Scrum Master, to work in one of their projects based in Zurich - Switzerland.


The main function of a Scrum Master is to guide a team to use Agile and Scrum practices and values to meet customer needs.

The typical Scrum master coaches a team to perform all task according to scrum processes.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Leading service projects of strategic importance together with different product owners

  • Improving your team's productivity by establishing an effective agile working framework

  • Collaborating closely with different product owners and supporting them to create and prioritize the product backlog

  • Organizing and facilitating Scrum ceremonies: Daily Scrum, Planning and the Scrum Review.

  • Organize team retrospectives, specifically to continuously improve collaboration

  • Encouraging and coaching the team to improve themselves by identifying & implementing measurements for improvement

  • Maintaining project progress by early mitigation of project risks, keeping deadlines, budget and scope under control

  • Removing barriers between all roles and facilitating close collaboration and scrum events by encouraging co-creation and cross-functional-collaboration

  • Abilities as Agile Coach? As part of your role you establish, implement and facilitate a quarterly Program Increment Planning for the Unit Head Service Projects.

  • Furthermore you drive the agile transformation within Corporate Real Estate Services and act as inspiring ambassador for new ways of working.

Skills and Experience required:

  • 8 years plus of professional experience within the financial industry or within consulting

  • Minimum 4 years of experience as a Scrum Master

  • Strong skills and experience in agile project management and frameworks (SCRUM, Kanban, JIRA, Spotify, SAFe, LeSS)

  • Excellent knowledge of the Scrum framework and Scrum's roles, artefacts, events and rules

  • Motivating and inspiring personality with a good portion of humour that is at ease in communicating and presenting on different levels of hierarchy

  • Strong can-do mentality with an entrepreneurial approach, a solution oriented as well as cross-functional attitude

  • High willingness to perform and take over responsibility by demonstrating independent working style and willingness to learn

  • Down to earth team player that sets team goals over own credit

  • Proficiency in English & German is a huge advantage

  • University degree, Scrum Master certification is a prerequisite

Must haves: Must have: Scrum Master (Kanban, Jira, Spotify,etc), Financial Industry & Consulting Experien.

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