Scrum Master, Ukraine

Ukraine, Kiev, Kiev

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Job Description of Scrum Master

The Scrum Master is accountable for establishing Scrum by helping everyone understand Scrum theory and practice, both within the Scrum Team (Squad) and the organization.

The Scrum Master is accountable for the Scrum Team’s effectiveness. They do this by enabling the Scrum Team to improve its practices, within the Scrum framework. Scrum Masters are true leaders who serve the Scrum Team and the larger organization.

The Scrum Master responsibilities:

  • Lead, train, and coach the organization in its Scrum and other Agile methodologies adoption;

  • Be responsible for coaching teams and empower them to become self-organized

  • Help the teams to improve by adapting their processes

  • Support teams methodically to increase their autonomy

  • Help the teams and the company to increase collaboration, predictability and transparency

  • Organize and facilitate productive and effective meetings, agile ceremonies & workshops 

  • Be proactive in maintaining the healthy atmosphere and well-being within the teams 

  • Promote a culture that embraces change and values experimentation and innovation

  • Live a learning and open feedback culture

  • Planning and advising Scrum implementations within the organization; 

 Mindset, skills and qualifications required:

•       Scrum Master certification  (internal candidates would get support to get certification after the start date)

•       Great communication and organization skills

•       Engagement skills – deep listening, inspiring & influencing

•       The ability to recognize and aid the resolution of team conflicts and impediments

•       Tact, diplomacy and cooperation skills

•       Agile mindset – openness, continuous learning & purposeful sense of urgency

•       Teamwork and collaboration

•       Great written and verbal communication skills in Ukrainian and English