3              SCRUM MASTER

 Job Description:

We are looking for a scrum master to support the scrum manager and development team.  As a scrum master you must be knowledgeable in Agile methodology and scrum to be able to educate others. The scrum master also acts as a buffer between the scrum team and product owner and maintain a safe working environment for the team by helping with conflict resolution. To work as a scrum master, you need to hold some level of scrum master certification. Any experience working on a scrum team

is beneficial.


Key Responsibilities/Accountabilities

  • Guide teams to a culture of focus, improving the organization of their work through sprint planning and reviews throughout a project life cycle
  • Guides departments and teams towards cross-functional orientation by serving as an Agile consultant, helping plan and coordinate new workflows and patterns and scheduling of task

assignments and goals

  • Continually monitor progress of team members across department boundaries and provide

support to engage employees to achieve goals

  • Form partnerships across departments to streamline work processes and improve the speed

at which the company can respond to and capitalize on opportunities

  • Integrate technology into employee workflows to increase the speed and accuracy of changes

to improve the results of these work processes, emphasizing continuous improvement

  • Complete monthly status reports and present to upper management
  • Escalate issues in the implementation of Agile methodologies to expedite process correction,

creating strategies that resonate with the culture of the organization

  • Teach the concepts of task definition, velocity and burndown metrics to all staff.
  • Lead the scrum team in using Agile methodology and scrum practices
  • Helping the product owner and development team to achieve customer satisfaction
  • Lead the scrum and development teams in self-organization
  • Remove impediments and coach the scrum team on removing impediments
  • Help the scrum and development teams to identify and fill in blanks in the Agile framework
  • Resolve conflicts and issues that occur
  • Help the scrum team achieve higher levels of scrum maturity
  • Support the product owner and provide education where needed
Job Location: Lagos Nigeria

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