Scrum Master

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Project Description & Role

Are you ready to take your experience and CV up a notch with a role at one of the world’s largest events companies? K&C is looking for an enthusiastic and efficient Scrum Master to strengthen our client’s team in deploying innovative new products to support data driven B2B marketing.

As an Agile Project Manager, you will work in an Agile Scrum environment to enable the realisation of commercial outcomes through the product lifecycle.

Our client’s purpose is to champion the specialist. Through hundreds of powerful brands, they work with businesses and professionals in specialist markets, providing the connections, intelligence and opportunities that help customers grow, do business, make breakthroughs and take better informed decisions. You will form part of the K&C team working directly with our client and over 11,000 colleagues working in more than 30 countries.

Your role:

  • Manage the end-to-end delivery of complex commercial solutions, establishing, and controlling project constraints and scope as defined by the Programme.
  • Manage relationships and communication with all project stakeholders.
  • Agree approach to delivery within the delivery project team.
  • Plan and manage the overall progress, resolving issues and proactively managing risks.
  • Lead and coach the project team as appropriate and according to the needs of the individual project.
  • Ensure that the Scrum team adheres to scrum theory, practices and rules, and work as a servant leader within the project team.
  • Provide clear ownership for and visibility of the resolution of all project risks and issues.
  • Lead improvements to the efficiency and effectiveness of the project delivery service and contribute to the identification of areas of improvement.
  • Providing regular, constructive feedback to project team members and their line managers.
  • Report progress at regular intervals to the sponsor and using the relevant practices defined by the leadership team.
  • Develop and maintain effective and proactive relationships with all customers including suppliers and third parties.
  • Work closely with the identified Business Change Manager(s) across the business to ensure they are proactively engaged and ready to accept the change and realise the benefits.
  • Assist the Programme Director & Programme Manager with the creation and management of business cases as defined by the Programme.
  • Assist the Programme Manager with the management of the project budget and forecast and validating the business case/benefits throughout the course of the project.

Your profile:

  • You will be data driven.
  • You will have a strong understanding of and hands-on experience with Agile practices.
  • You will have great communication skills.
  • You will be a great facilitator and coach with the ability to manage tight deadlines in and conflicting priorities.

Qualifications:

  • 3+ years in Agile Scrum.
  • 3+ years in Project Management.
  • Certified Scrum Master – preferred but not required
  • Certified Scrum Professional – preferred but not required
  • Agile Certified Professional – preferred but not required
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) – preferred but not required

Additional information:

  • This position requires individuals who are not only experienced as Scrum Master or Project Manager, but have extensive track records of delivering complex projects and solutions
  • Applicants should have a strong understanding of and hands-on experience with Agile practices, particularly Scrum and must possess the ability to lead the team on scrum principles
  • Self-directed, with a demonstrated ability to execute principles beyond formal training
  • Must be able to lead and demonstrate value-added and outcome driven practices to a team
  • Strong communication and facilitation skills
  • Strong conflict resolution skills. Must be able to facilitate and mediate team differences to achieve positive outcomes.

Tools you will use:

  • Jira
  • Confluence
  • MS Project
  • MS Office

Why join the K&C team and this project?

  • German IT Company with HQ in Munich
  • 20+ years in Europe
  • Competitive compensation;
  • Talented team without hierarchies
  • 20 workdays of vacation per year, 15 days of paid sick leave;
  • Fulltime remote work possible; as is being based in one of our offices in Kyiv, Krakow, Baku, and Sofia, if you prefer an office environment or hybrid
  • flexible working schedule.

Sounds interesting? We are excited to get to know you!

If you have any questions you would like to ask or if there is any additional information you would like to receive, please feel free to get in touch via either [email protected] or the contact form at the bottom of this page.

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K&C is an international software development company with 100+ experts split between our offices in Munich (HQ) Kyiv, Krakow, Prague, and Sofia. We provide consulting and direct services for the complex IT-Projects of major European clients such as Commerzbank, Nestle, Bosch, Raiffeisen, METRO, DER Touristik, Lufthansa and others.

At K&C we work with different projects — websites, portals, platforms, mobile (iOS, Android), intranet-systems. The combination of our expertise in cutting-edge technologies, 15 years’ collaborative experience with leading European clients, and a friendly and productive work environment has enabled us to turn traditional IT outsourcing into a reliable and competitive product.

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