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Senior Scrum Master Consultant - Barcelona,Spain

Posted on Aug 29, 2019 by NextLink Solutions

Barcelona, Spain
IT
Immediate Start
Daily Salary
Contract/Project

Are you looking for an interesting and challenging project in Barcelona,Spain?

NextLink is looking for a Senior Scrum Master to work in Barcelona, Spain for a contract position of 1 year (possibility extension) for a multinational client within the pharmaceutical industry.

Please note that the project starts in January2020.

Responsibilities:

  • Conduct all Scrum meetings including sprint planning, daily standups, and retrospectives at release level
  • Ensure continuous management of active backlog.
  • Ensure writing clear user stories.
  • Manage project storyboards.
  • Calculate and communicate team velocity.
  • Actively communicate and coordinate team needs, progress, and barriers with other Digital teams and managers.
  • Mentor development team members on Scrum principles, best practices and technical growth
  • Working with Digital supervisors and teams, bridge development team tools and processes with existing digital operations, changes, release requirements and processes.
  • Coaching team in value based prioritization and challenge the norm, time to time to ensure focus is on delivering value. Coaching Product owner and team in writing effective user stories
  • Coaching Scrum Masters in conducting effective scrum ceremonies Sprint planning meetings/Sprint Review Meeting/Sprint Retrospective/Backlog grooming meetings
  • Anticipate issues and proactively develop contingency plans.
  • Facilitate communication with project sponsors, stakeholders, team members, service and support personnel, and management by creating and executing a communication plan.

Skills

  • 5+ years in large multi-national organizations
  • 2+ years of work experience in leading programs/projects effectively in cross-functional teams spread in different geographies
  • 2+ years of Scrum Master Experience focused on managing software projects through the complete agile project life cycle
  • 1+ years of general project management experience that includes the following:
    • Managing IT projects through their entire life cycle, including successful completion and closeout.
    • Managing multiple concurrent projects.
    • Staffing and managing project resources in a weak Matrix organization.
  • Experience in pharmaceutical/healthcare/medical device industry and/or highly regulated environments
  • Outstanding planning, reporting, analytical and organizational skills
  • Interpersonal, problem solving skills, compelling storyboarding, presentation skills and influencing abilities
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Strong interpersonal skills.

Additional skills

  • Ability to setup and manage project user stories and tasks in JIRA.
  • Knowledge of Kanban theory and tools
  • Scrum Master certification from a recognized provider.
  • Track record of continued and recent education in Scrum - including training, and participation in conferences, user groups, podcasts, etc.
  • Knowledge of DevOps principles and best practices.
  • Customer focused (internal and external), growth & Explorer mindsets communicative, approachable and fun
  • Persistence to overcome challenges during the journey
  • Stakeholder management and intellectual curiosity, creative thinking

Reference: 750146936

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