Scrum Master – Permanent

  • Company:
    Govt NZ Jobs
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  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
  • Job type:
    Full-Time
  • Posted:
    1 min ago
  • Category:
    Govt Jobs
  • Job Type: Ongoing – Full Time
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  • Location: Wellington – Wairarapa
  • Date Advertised: 06-MAR-20
  • Job Reference: NZ/111
  • Job Title: Scrum Master – Permanent
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  • Summary:
  • Facilitating scrum practices
  • Coaching and supporting scrum teams to achieve outcomes
  • Permanent opportunity

Are you passionate about agile and continuous improvement? This could be the job for you.

ACC’s vision is to create a unique partnership with every New Zealander, improving their quality of life by minimising the incidence and impact of injury.

We are currently looking for an experienced Scrum Master who has extensive knowledge of different agile methodologies, including Scrum, Kanban and SAFe. In this role you will help maximise the value created by the Scrum team and protect the team from external distractions. You’re the servant leader who carves the path forward for your team with your transparent approach – the Scrum Master is a crucial role and is responsible for a number of areas, including encouraging experimentation and supporting continuous improvement. In addition, you will be a member of our Agile Community of Practice growing ACC’s agile capability.

Skills and experience required for this role:

  • Collaborative servant leader with an agile mindset
  • Extensive Scrum Master experience in an agile environment and SAFe in particular
  • Experience with breaking down features, writing user stories, and estimating
  • Strong customer focus and interpersonal skills with the ability to work effectively with a variety of stakeholders
  • Ability to coach teams, drive innovation and adopt new ways of working
  • Excellent communication and facilitation skills
  • Strong time management, prioritisation and organisational skills

What you will get in return:

  • Wellington based – close to train station
  • Diverse and Inclusive environment
  • Ongoing career development and educational support

At ACC, we recognise that diversity, inclusion and accessibility are important to our business, our people and our customers. We embrace the unique perspective and capabilities of our people now and into the future who help us continue to build a culture of involvement, respect and connection for our people and with all of New Zealand.

Applications will close once an ideal candidate is found.