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Scrum Master _VOIS

Posting Country:  Egypt
Date Posted:  18-Nov-2020
Full Time / Part Time:  Full Time
Contract Type:  Fixed Term Contract

Our purpose at Vodafone is to connect for a better future. As a Global Communications Technology company, we put the customer at the heart of everything we do. We are forever challenging, pushing boundaries and discovering innovative ways to connect our customers with their digital societies.

We connect people, businesses, and communities across the globe to create the future. We earn customer loyalty, experiment, learn fast and get it done, together.

Join our journey as we connect for a better future. Ready?

Role purpose:
 To support growth areas in Application development agile sector it requires a highly capable and experienced Scrum Master. This role will be responsible for facilitating an end to end agile culture within the delivery in AD department. You will manage, execute agile process & take full accountability for bringing agility to your project delivery. You will work very closely with delivery leads, product owners, solution architects, DevOps engineers, software developers & Quality Engineers and ensure the deliveries happen in time, on budget & effectively follows the agile best practices & principles. Your objective is to ensure that the project you’re handling delivered effectively in a user centric approach and as promised to our customers.
 Key accountabilities and decision ownership
• Take E2E ownership and accountability of establishing agile values, methods, principles & practices for the delivery of the project he/she handling.
• Take the role of agile Scrum Master and facilitate discussions and conflict resolution, and enable the exploration of alternatives or different approaches & ensure no impact on the delivery of projects.
• Organize and facilitate project planning, daily stand-up meetings, reviews, retrospectives, sprint and release planning, demos and other Scrum-related meetings.
• Coach and mentor their team members on agile standards and best practices; ensure consistent best practices are applied across the work streams.
• Ensure the correct setup & usage of tools for projects & ensure project documentations are up to date for every sprint.
• Manage stakeholders and vendor interfaces as required for technical delivery and report on project progress & activities.
• On spot risk raising for management, asking for support if any.
• Core competencies, knowledge and experience:
• Understanding agile methodologies
• Strong interest & skills in software development for internet, mobile and/or communications technology
• Excellent communication, presentation & reporting skills.
• Proven track record of managing complex software projects with agile methodology & tools in Scrum Master Role.
• Typical outputs
• Documentations (backlog, sprints, releases etc.)
• Agile project plans, progress updates & reports
• Effort & timeline estimates & tracking

Must have technical / professional qualifications:
• Proven hands-on experience in managing projects in agile environments, especially, in a facilitator role.
• Technical background (optional) and ability to understand architecture & technical issues to drive effective agile delivery.
• Exceptional communication, organization, and team building skills; articulate and able to steer a meeting with presence.
• Ability to maintain calm attitude during difficult situations and handle pressuring situations.
• Creative and efficient in proposing solutions to complex, time-critical problems.
• Experience in maintaining and reporting against relevant metrics (i.e. burn down and velocity, risks, timelines, etc.). In timely manner.
• Strong team player with an ability to identify and remove impediments or conflicts that interfere with the ability of the team to deliver the sprint & project goals.
• Self-starter & self-motivated with a drive to identify opportunities for improvement across the agile delivery processes.
• Highly independent, takes ownership, does not need to be told what to do and seeks feedback and execute actions.

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.