Scrum Master

at MPC Recruitment
Location Durban, Durban, South Africa
Date Posted
Category Computer & IT
Work Hours Day
Salary Units MONTH
Currency ZAR



Job Description:


A reputable company within the insurance/ financial services industry requires a Scrum Master who will be based in Durban.


Key Duties:


  • Responsible for effectively implementing the principles of Scrum to support the development of software applications.


  • To provide leadership, coaching, encourage collaboration, teamwork and self-management whilst ensuring continuous improvement of work standards Support the product development process;


  • Facilitate project planning, daily stand-up meetings, reviews, retrospectives, sprint and release planning, demos and other Scrum-related meetings.


  • Track and communicate team velocity and sprint/release progress.


  • Ensure the scrum processes are clear within the team and the rest of the organization.


  • Ensure the development teams are practicing the core agile principles of openness, collaboration, prioritization, team accountability, and visibility.


  • Remove impediments in order to ensure the teams are as productive as possible.


  • Ensure that resources are efficiently organised in the scrum team.


Support the Business Owners:


  • Assist as needed with backlog maintenance.


  • Assist with internal and external communication, improving transparency, and communicating relevant information.


Support the Cross Functional Teams:


  • Assist team with making appropriate commitments through story selection and task definition.


  • Participate proactively in developing and maintaining team standards, tools, and best practices.


  • Facilitate discussion and conflict resolution


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