Old Mutual Vacancies Johannesburg – Scrum Master

Website Old Mutual

Job Description:

Plan, manage and track projects of varying complexity, priority and risk by collaborating with cross-functional or cross-organisational teams to design, develop and implement business solutions that enable the achievement of strategic objectives.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Set up files to ensure that all project information is appropriately documented and secured.
  • Working with the communication, change and Human Resource team, establish a communication schedule to update stakeholders in the organization on the progress and potential impact of the project at the right time.
  • Collaborate with business partners, subject matter experts and / or technical partners to deliver high quality solutions.
  • Regularly report to key stakeholders on project status, risks, spend against budget and dependencies to ensure delivery of the project and its objectives.
  • Review and revise the project schedule with senior management and the project team as required.
  • Develop forms and records to document project activities.
  • Create and maintain project charters by collaborating with cross-functional and / or cross-organizational teams.
  • Determine and agree with the project sponsor and the change manager the objectives and measures that will be evaluated when the project is delivered.
  • Create and manage project design, schedule and budget according to plan and determine the resources required to deliver the project.
  • Facilitate, coordinate and track day-to- day activities to ensure the project meets the critical milestones to realize identified benefits.
  • Plan, manage and track projects of varying complexity, priority and risk
  • Define the scope of the project in collaboration with the project sponsor and senior management.
  • Proactively identify risks to the project’s success and maintain a project risk log with effective action plans to resolve issues.

Job Requirements:

  • Knowledge of Kanban/Lean desirable.
  • Knowledge and experience in using tracking and collaboration tools such as Jira.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Commerce or Information Systems.
  • 5 – 8 years’ experience in project/software delivery.
  • Knowledge and experience with typically used Agile techniques such as User Stories, ATDD, TDD, etc.
  • Familiarity and experience in Agile/Scrum/Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe).
  • Certification as a Scrum Master Certified SAFe® Advanced Scrum Master or Advanced Certified Scrum Master (A-CSM) or Certified Scrum Professional (CSP) desirable.

Job Details:

Company: Old Mutual

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Johannesburg

Application Deadline: N/A

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