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Senior Scrum MasterMukuru

Western CapeSouth Africa
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job description - Senior Scrum Master

  • To ensure the entire SCRUM process runs efficiently and effectively.
  • Facilitates and supports all scrum events: Sprint Planning, Daily Scrum, Backlog refinement, Sprint Review, and Sprint Retrospective.
  • To ensure that the SCRUM standards are adhered to.
  • To accurately report on the entire SCRUM process.
  • To manage own professional and self-development.
  • Provide continuous feedback to relevant stakeholders.
  • Monitor and manage the timelines and sprints and keep the team focused.
  • Ensure communication channels are optimised between all stakeholders.
  • Guides and coaches the Scrum Team on how to use Agile practices and principles to deliver high quality products and services to our customers.
  • Responsible for ensuring Scrum is understood and the team adheres to Scrum theory, practice, and guidelines.
  • Coaches the Scrum team in self-organisation, cross-functional skillset, domain knowledge and communicates effectively, both internally and externally working within the Scrum team.
  • Works with Scrum Team, as well as internal and external stakeholders, to influence and drive decision making and support organizational project or product teams.
  • Resolves team impediments with other Scrum Masters to increase the effectiveness of the application of Scrum in the organisation.
  • Contributes to the advancement and improvement of Agile practices within the organisation.

Key Requirements

  • Grade 12 / or equivalent (Essential)
  • Relevant Tertiary qualification
  • Certified Scrum course completed (Essential)
  • 2-5 years’ experience as a Scrum Master (Essential)
  • Experience in financial services is an advantage
  • Knowledge of the Software Development Life Cycle
  • Knowledge of agile methodology, values and principles
  • Knowledge of the different frameworks (i.e. Scrum, Kanban etc.)
  • Understanding of story splitting, refinement, estimation, velocity, retrospection, and other Scrum techniques

Additional Skills

  • Multitasking skills
  • Time management skills
  • Organisational & administrative skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Analytical skills
  • Working within a structured delivery environment and in accordance with best practices & standards
  • Conflict Management skills
  • Relationship Building skills
  • Servant Leadership approach
  • Facilitation skills
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Mukuru is a Financial Services Platform that offers affordable and reliable financial services to emerging consumers, we are the largest money transfer providers in Africa.

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