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Scrum Master

Deadline (Date): 
Tuesday, June 22, 2021
Location: XARANI (Pvt) Limited
 
Applications are invited from suitably qualified individuals to fill the above named position that has arisen at Xarani (Pvt) Limited.
 
PRINCIPAL ACCOUNTABILITIES
  • Facilitating team building with the aim of achieving better creativity and improving the efficiency of the development team.
  • Managing the scrum process with the coordination of scrum team in agile methodology.
  • Organising and facilitating meetings such as daily stand-up meetings, retrospective meetings, sprint planning meetings; demo and decision-making processes in order to ensure quick inspection and proper use of adaptation process.
  • Assisting product owner to make the product backlogs in good shape and ready for the next sprint.
  • Promoting a collaborative environment that encourages agreeableness, trust, experimentation, creativity and innovation.
  • Coordinating with teams to identify issues, risks and tradeoffs to enable quality decisions.
  • Managing day to day interactions with the agile teams ensuring Time, Cost and Quality criteria are met.
  • Using visual means to foster clear communication between delivery teams and various stakeholder groups.
  • Teaching Agile practices that enable them to achieve short cycle time and improve product quality.
 
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
  • Bachelor's Degree in Business IT or Computer Science or a related study, or equivalent experience.
  • Minimum - Certificate of Proficiency in Agile Delivery and Transformation course is an added advantage.
  • At least 2 years of experience in Agile using either Kanban, Scrum or eXtreme Programming (XP)
  • History of balancing cross functional relationships with agile teams
  • Experience in consulting or implementing Agile processes in Legacy application environment.
 
COMPETENCE AND SKILLS
  • Ability to work in a multi-cultural and multi-ethnic environment.
  • Excellent analytical, planning, organizational and technical skills.
  • Strong knowledge of Scrum theory rules and practices.
  • Knowledge about Agile techniques like; user stories, continuous integration and testing.
  • Knowledge about tasks, backlog tracking, burndown metrics, velocity, user stories etc.
  • Ability to follow highly technical discussions and absorb technical documentation.
  • Ability to take a continuous approach to planning, forecasting, estimating, managing uncertainty, metrics and measurements, contingency planning and road mapping.
  • Ability to work creatively and analytically to solve business problems and propose solutions
  • Initiative analysis and reporting through product and iteration burn-up charts, velocity and quality monitoring, and product release roadmap
  • Ability to build successful delivery teams and understand team styles and how people work together. 
  • Ability to drive teams and set the pace, ensuring teams are working towards delivery commitments.
Interested candidates are to send their applications and CVs via e-mail to human.resources@fbc.co.zw by no later than 22 June, 2021 clearly marked:
 
SCRUM MASTER: Xarani (Pvt) Limited