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Senior Scrum Master / Project Manager in Manila at Vaco

Date Posted: 5/29/2018

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Job Description

Scope of work:ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

* Collaborates with the Product Owner and Development Team
* Facilitates Scrum ceremonies like sprint planning, daily stand up meetings, sprint backlog grooming, sprint retrospection.
* Trains and coaches the Scrum Team on Agile/Scrum practices and ensures Agile/Scrum processes are implemented correctly.
* Identify, track and help remove impediments
* Protects the Scrum team from internal and external distractions.
* Schedule project meetings, and production of meeting agendas, briefing materials, and notes.
* Manage client relationship and set appropriate expectations.
* Project and manage risk.
* Communicate relevant information and project status.
* Track action items and records management.
* Work with others to develop, improve, and standardize project-related processes.
* Support cross-departmental and cross-divisional activities as related to projects.
* Recognize and escalate issues potentially requiring upper management awareness and input.

DECISION MAKING:
* Validates the project progress performed by team per client guidelines, standards and procedures.
* Provides recommendations to client services director to improve processes and quality of work.

WORKING RELATIONSHIPS:
* Project Managers - Close collaboration providing support and project deliverables to client.
* Client Services Director - Reports on routine and exceptional progress of the project.
* Team Leaders - Coordinates daily functions.
* Developers - Manages support and project deliverables and ensures compliance.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:
Team Leaders as needed by project.
Programmer Analyst I, II, and III. Quantity varies depending on project requirements.

EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:
Bachelor's Degree in IT, business or related field and 5-7 years related experience or equivalent combination of education and experience required. At least 1-year experience as Scrum Master.

CERTIFICATES AND/OR LICENSES:
Scrum Master and/or PMP

Required skills/competencies:KEY SUCCESS INDICATORS/ATTRIBUTES:
* Highly adept at Agile methodologies for software development.
* Has background knowledge or working experience in XP, Kanban, FDD, etc.
* Has very good communication, negotiation, and mentoring skills.
* Demonstrate excellent critical thinking, reasoning and problem-solving skills.
* Demonstrate excellent presentation, verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills.
* Relate to all employees, stakeholders and customers with respect, courtesy and professionalism.
* Ability to develop and build relationships with key business partners through personal credibility and trust.
* Exemplify good judgment and decisiveness in a fast paced, changing environment.
* Driven to meet organizational goals and deadlines.
* Ability to motivate others to meet goals and deadlines.
* Demonstrate leadership that inspires others.
* Stay current with newest technology software, systems, applications and industry trends.
* Ability to readily adapt to change.
* Advanced personal computer skills with MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook).
* Note and report observed or suspected security weaknesses or breaches in systems or services to the Helpdesk.
* Maintain courteous and professional working relationships with employees, stakeholders and customers.
* Compliance with Company security principles, policies, standards, procedures and guidelines, laws and regulations.
* Commitment and adherence to Company core values: respect, integrity, trust, exceptional service, commitment and fun, stewardship and community.

Preferred Skills:

Preferred Education:

Required Certifications:

Maximum hours:40

Background checks required:5 year statewide criminal
US Citizens
No candidates through third party companies.
All candidates must be your W-2 or 1099 employees

Travel Required:Yes

Travel Description:May require some travel to Miami office for project planning

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