Scrum Master/Delivery Lead - (Permanent)

The overall purpose of the role: The purpose of the Scrum master is to be an Agile Project/Delivery manager and Scrum Master for the BI Platform team. The Scrum Master will be considered a subject-matter expert in delivery management, have excellent logic and problem-solving skills and a drive to make a difference. They will be responsible for enforcing the rules of Scrum, removing impediments from their team while promoting self-management and constantly improving our standards of work.Key responsibilities:Structure, plan and deliver on a portfolio of BI platform initiatives.Assemble delivery scrum teams as required to deliver on the portfolio of initiatives from BI platform and resource pools.Establish and manage team cadence throughout delivery lifecycle, facilitation of all scrum ceremonies.Ensure the delivery teams and/or development teams are practicing the core agile principles of collaboration, prioritization, team accountability, and visibility.Stakeholder management and playback, including product owners, executive sponsors and other external teams.Work closely with leadership to define and prioritise the platform portfolio and product backlog. Own the delivery roadmap.Support execution team with resolution of roadblocks and interdependencies, managing risks and issues.Support the leadership in bedding down and maturing the BI capability operating model (People and process)Qualification and Experience:Relevant qualification in Engineering or BSc IT preferable.Relevant IT/project management certifications are advantageous.Experience in a Dev Ops environment and leading the development automation.Hands-on experience with software delivery life cycle and Agile/Scrum delivery managementExperience in project management/Team lead roles mandatory.Experience in delivering BI products preferable.Knowledge and Skills:7+ years of Scrum Master and Technical delivery leadership experience.Thorough understanding of agile software development methodologies, values, and procedures.Personal qualities:Flexible and Adaptable - Rebounding from setbacks and adversity when facing difficult situations.Courage - Stepping up to address difficult issues, saying what needs to be said.Manages Complexity - Demonstrated ability and proven record to make complex decisions.Ensures Accountability - Holding self and others accountable to meet commitments.Plans and Aligns - Planning and prioritising work to meet commitments aligned to organisational goalsCore Competencies:Cultivates Innovation by creating new and better ways for the organisation to be successful.Client Focus - Building strong customer relationships and delivering customer-centric solutions.Drives Results - Consistently achieving results and meets deadlines, even under tough circumstances.Collaborates - Building partnerships and working collaboratively with others to meet shared objectives.Resilience - Rebounding from setbacks and adversity when facing difficult situations.Kindly regard your application as unsuccessful if you have not heard from the agency within 2 weeks.
Cape Town, WC, ZA