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Scrum Master

Posting Country:  Greece
Date Posted:  09-Oct-2021
Full Time / Part Time:  Full Time
Contract Type:  Permanent

At Vodafone, we’re working hard to build a better future. A more connected, inclusive and sustainable world. As a dynamic global community, it's our human spirit, together with technology, that empowers us to achieve this. 

We challenge and innovate in order to connect people, businesses, and communities across the world. Delighting our customers and earning their loyalty drive us, and we experiment, learn fast and get it done, together.

With us, you can be truly be yourself and belong, share inspiration, embrace new opportunities, thrive, and make a real difference.

Role Purpose:

The Scrum Master role an agile team role, with the purpose to provide support and facilitation of teams in their agile journey.  Being responsible for optimizing the team’s performance, Scrum master  is responsible for identifying and removing impediments, improve team dynamics and evangelize Scrum in the rest of the organization.

Key accountabilities and decision ownership:

•    Monitor and optimize the application of agile practices throughout way of working and deliverables
•    Facilitate agile ceremonies, such as daily stand-ups, demos, and retrospectives and ensure the proper usage of tools
•    Promote team’s continuous improvement through retrospectives and learning
•    Coordinate with other delivery teams, stakeholders, and partners to manage risks, interdependencies and impediments 
•    Support the Product Owner in ensuring right-sized story writing, aligning priorities, and planning sprint iterations
•    Support the team in delivering high quality deliverables and responding to change.
•    Track and manage risks and issues of the delivery team
•    Track, report and communicate current status delivery, changes in direction, and relevant metrics to avoid misalignment and roadblocks.
•    Act as an organizational enabler in the adoption of agile practices within the organization

Functional Skills, Credentials & Experience:

•    Master’s or Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems or other related field 
•    Three to five years of work experience in at least two disciplines, such as business, information, solution architecture, application development, database management or operations in a multitier environment
•    Experience in designing and delivering complex capabilities, preferably in a digital business context 
•    Experience in agile software development environment and methods preferred 
•    Strong grounding in traditional project management practices
•    JIRA/Confluence, MS Project, or equivalent experience preferred
•    Professional experience and knowledge of the Telecommunications industry strongly preferred

Behaviours and Other competencies:

•    Natural “servant” leader, with strong ability to coach and develop others
•    Excellent stakeholder management and communications skills, with the ability to inspire, influence, and update delivery teams & senior executives
•    Excellent facilitation, organization, and problem solving skills
•    Comfortable with ambiguity and working in fluid, fast changing environments under pressure
•    Good understanding of the business capability / user journey, wider organizational goals, and desired product business outcomes

Vodafone is committed to attracting, developing and retaining the very best people by offering a motivating and inclusive workplace in which talent is truly recognised and rewarded. We are committed to promoting Inclusion for All with the belief that diversity plays an important role in the success of our business. We actively encourage everyone to consider becoming a part of our journey.