Scrum Master Jobs in Coventry (Jaguar Land Rover)

Website Jaguar Land Rover

Job Description:

This role sits in the Learning Academy and operates in an Agile methodology and mindset to build new learning systems, process and solutions for technical capability growth of the business. The role is split fairly evenly between duties as “Scrum Master” and “Senior Learning Developer”.

As “Scrum Master” you will help mobilise agile “squads” using recognised Agile “Ceremonies”. Creating a drumbeat typically based around sprints of a fortnight duration. You will review and refine the Product and Sprint backlog. Resolve obstacles and align with other squads where necessary. Maintaining an eye on “Value Assessment” during solution creation, and facilitate retrospectives with the squad to identify opportunities for performance improvement.

The ideal candidate will need a good awareness of learning and development approaches, coupled with a good working knowledge of the tools, technologies and services which are available. They will need to have a good working knowledge of Agile and be able to demonstrate the core elements to be an effective Scrum Master. The successful candidate will have access to JLR Scrum Master training.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Tracks progress and supports planning and delivery of key milestones / deliverables.
  • Encourages self-organisation, testing of new ideas, and reflection to support continuous improvement.
  • Undertake any other work as directed by their line manager in connection with their job as may be requested from time to time.
  • Maintain awareness of external trends and practices which influence future needs and demands on the technical learning teams.
  • Support the effective piloting of major technical skills solutions to ensure readiness for volume delivery and that delivery teams have all the necessary information to execute consistently and effectively.
  • Delivery of learning solutions using appropriate agile methodologies, learning & iterating frequently
  • Focusses on the value to be created.
  • Encourages collaboration with relevant stakeholders and wider learning academy team members.
  • Supporting and coaching squad and wider teams to success in delivering their work identifying and removing blockages.
  • Work with other stakeholders to gather relevant data and help schedule Subject Matter Expertise support to capability ‘Squads’ sprint activities to truly leverage existing knowledge, case studies and business application through close partnership and collaboration
  • Support robust scope definition and prioritisation of work packages working with the “Transformation Pillar Liaison team” and the capability ‘Squads’ / (Scrum Teams), to support effective task deployment across the squads
  • Checks, challenges and delivers against task elements and definition of done requirements – Facilitates story refinement and assesses risk.
  • Supports time / effort estimation and understands squad velocity.
  • Support wider team in building and maintaining product roadmaps and backlogs.

Job Requirements:

  • Experience of working in an Agile team, and operation of Agile Ceremonies.
  • Experience of using JIRA / Confluence
  • Project management experience.
  • Ability to manage and assess priorities.
  • Strong, engaging and inclusive oral and written communication.
  • Previous experience as a Scrum Master using a recognised framework.
  • Experience of developing statements of work to support selection of external providers.
  • A degree or equivalent experience, ideally within a technical or capability related discipline.
  • Operational experience of delivering complex projects – able to construct an effective breakdown of work, writing concise requirements, assess risks and deliver results.
  • Experience of a range of Agile frameworks (Scrum / Kanban / SAFE)
  • Experience of operating with Cross Functional Teams
  • Experience of coaching or developing own / others teams.
  • Embraces the contribution of each squad member.
  • A good understanding of the third-party providers who can provide learning, their methods of working and typical cost profile.
  • Experience of developing learning / educational solutions and elements create an outstanding learner experience.
  • Ability to communicate with individuals from both technical and non-technical backgrounds, and present content in a meaningful, clear, and concise manner.

Job Details:

Company: Jaguar Land Rover

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Coventry, England, UK

Application Deadline: N/A

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