Scrum Master (medior)

Job Type: Methodology
Contract Type: Freelance or Employee
Job Location: Brussels
Sector: Energy
Languages: EN & (FR or NL)
Duration (min): 1 year

Context

Our client started to implement Lean six years ago with Application Development and Maintenance (Business Analyst and IT) and some projects in the business (outside IT) with the Scrum framework. Now, new Agile initiatives are popping up a bit everywhere in the company. From prototyping in their incubator to long-run teams acting in very big products critical for the business and keep the light on. Their Lean & Agile Office (LAO) mission is to support teams in their cultural change toward a continuous improvement mindset.

Our client deeply trust that Agility will support the Digital transformation needed to embrace the Energy Transition.

More or less 15 FTE are dedicated to the support of the teams.

Our client is made up of 2 companies that have merged and it made sense to merge the two SAP systems into OneSAP. After 3 years of effort the go live happened in January 9 2023. They are ready to use this fertile ground to build the new way of delivering their services aiming the customer satisfaction. They are looking for support to help us doing it in the most Agile way as it make sense in this context (being-doing).

Mission

The Scrum Master helps individuals to adopt the right mindset and behaviors, the teams to embrace continuous improvement and the organization to truly collaborate with the Agile teams:

  • Soft skills over hard skills
  • Facilitate over solving
  • Adapt to the need over doing by the book
  • Working team over working product

Team up with the existing Agile coaches team:

  • Main mission: integrate two teams and enables their culture.
  • Two days a month equivalent: participate to our Lean & Agile Office team events (scrum events, agile clinic, strategy brainstorm, community of practice, offsites, etc.).
  • Punctually: help the coaches on workshop/training co-facilitation.

Profile

  • Team and individual focused attitude
  • Know, own and apply, also for himself, the Agile mindset (value and principles)
  • Able to provide a positive and constructive feedback for improvement
  • Ability to work fully independently & plan Scrum activities without supervision
  • Proven work experience as Scrum Master
    • at least 3 years
    • at least has been part of 2-3 different teams as a Scrum Master
    • in a different context than IT: plus
    • for more than one company: big plus
  • Able to train Scrum, Kanban, agile and others techniques
  • Mastery of several Agile project/product management approaches (Scrum, Kanban, etc.) to be flexible depending on the team needs
  • Teamvirtualand physical facilitation skills & focusing on creating the right environment for the team
  • Strong interest in innovation and eager to experiment new techniques
  • Knowledge of Design Thinking Process and related methods and tools (nice to have)
  • Knowledge of UX design/development frameworks (nice to have)
  • Fluent in English and any of those languages is a plus: German, French and Dutch.

IMPORTANT: WE ARE NOT LOOKING FOR

A Project Manager, a Product Owner, a Tech Lead, etc. disguised in a Scrum Master.

We use the pronoun « they » wherever possible to include all individuals when talking about candidates, regardless of their gender identity. We believe that everyone should be treated with respect, regardless of their gender identity.

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