Scrum Master - Hippo


Gauteng, South Africa


Aug 24

Launched in 2007, is South Africa's first comparison website and compares insurance and other personal finance products from a range of South African brands. Before, consumers had to call around for hours trying to find the cheapest quote to suit their needs. Manage the process for how information is exchanged in order to successfully facilitate the work stream to ensure the successful delivery of a project.Network of InfluenceParticipate actively in the development and nurturing of networks and relationships internally and externally to support successful implementation of digital initiatives. Continuously promote open communication channels within the scrum team to ensure alignment. Build and maintain solid relationships with the product owners and stakeholders to ensure delivery.Project ManagementFacilitate projects while working within an established program management plan. Organize and facilitate Scrum related meetings i.e. sprint planning, scrum standups, backlog refinement, sprint review, sprint retrospective.Training development and deliveryDesign and develop content for training courses to fill gaps in established program, and run complex or customized training courses to improve employee performance. Involves focusing on a specific functional area. Ensure work teams have an up to date understanding of Scrum best practices.Digital Strategy / Transformational Projects ExecutionBuild and populate dashboards and reporting mechanisms to capture results and improvement opportunities for digital initiatives.Ensure that impediments are raised by the team and timeously resolved. Create a clear understanding of user stories to ensure efficient delivery.Performance ManagementRespond to personal objectives and use performance management systems to improve personal performance. OR Monitor the performance of the team; allocate work and review completion, take appropriate corrective action to ensure timeliness and quality. Foster an environment with high team morale through celebrating small wins and accomplishments whilst reminding the team of mission/value statements for each project. Encourage and protect a self-organizing scrum team.Digital Vision and StrategySupport strategy formulation for digital by exploring how information technology can be used to help the organization become more responsive to customer needs and changing business requirements.Digital Talent DevelopmentHelp to prepare training for digital areas within existing programs. Deliver targeted, standardized training programs (or pieces of larger training programs) for digital areas using prepared content and working under the supervision of senior colleagues.Improvement / InnovationIdentify shortcomings in existing agile processes and procedures, and use established change management programs to address them. Continually improve team delivery using the Scrum methodology.Personal Capability BuildingDevelop own capabilities by participating in assessment and development planning activities as well as formal and informal training and coaching; gain or maintain external professional accreditation where relevant to improve performance and fulfill personal potential. Maintain an in-depth understanding of technology, external regulation, and Scrum best practices through ongoing education, attending conferences, and reading specialist media.

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