Group Scrum Master

Location Warwickshire
Job type: Contract
Salary: £44.79p/h Umbrella
Contact name: Laura Hopson

Contact email: lhopson@select-engineering.net
Contact phone: 01245403560
Job ref: 39625
Published: 22 days ago
Duration: 9 Months
Expiry date: 31 Dec 2024 23:59
Startdate: ASAP

​Position Description:

  • The company Body Chassis Engineering are seeking a skilled and experienced Group Scrum Master to join our Interiors Domain.

  • As a Group Scrum Master, you will play a crucial role in enabling our engineering leadership team to deliver exceptional results within a Scaled Agile framework.

  • You will collaborate closely with Squad, Group and Domain Scrum Masters, ensuring adherence to Agile processes while swiftly removing obstacles and distractions that hinder team progress.

  • You'll also have an essential role in prioritising your groups workload, alongside your Group Leads and creating an engaging/innovative Agile environment.

  • This position requires excellent communication, collaboration, and problem-solving skills, as well as a passion for Agile practices in a fast-paced automotive engineering environment.

  • In the role of Scrum Master, you will not only enable the leadership team to effectively deliver within a Scaled Agile framework but also play a pivotal role in coaching and developing key stakeholders and other Scrum Masters.

  • You will coach the Chapter Product Owner (PO) on their responsibilities, including maintaining a clear product roadmap, cascading information to other Group Scrum Masters in the domain, facilitating stakeholder engagement, and ensuring alignment on priorities across squads.

  • Additionally, you will provide guidance to the Chapter leadership on agile behaviours, empowering squads to be self-organized.

  • Collaborating with Agile Coaches, you will work towards embedding Agile processes and fostering a culture of continuous improvement.

  • By leveraging your expertise and experience, you will contribute to the growth and development of the team members, ensuring a truly agile environment.

Skills Required:

  • Prior experience in a Scrum Master or Agile Coach role, preferably within the Automotive Engineering industry

  • Expert knowledge of Agile principles and their practical application

  • Proficiency in Atlassian Jira and Confluence to manage team backlog and delivery efficiently

Knowledge, Skills and Experience

  • Prior experience in a Scrum Master or Agile Coach role, preferably within the Automotive Engineering industry Qualified experience of Agile at Scale (e.g., Leading SAFe)

  • Experience in enterprise-level stakeholder management

  • Expert knowledge of Agile principles and their practical application

  • Previous experience in a fast-paced delivery environment

  • Proficiency in Atlassian Jira and Confluence to manage team backlog and delivery efficiently

  • Demonstrated ability to learn and thrive in a large business environment.

  Experience Preferred:

Desirable Experience and Qualifications:

  • Automotive engineering experience

  • Product owner skills/experience Facilitation/Training experience RTE (Release Train Engineer) experience/skills