Shell Scrum Master in London, United Kingdom
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For an accomplished Scrum Master, we have the perfect opportunity. Bring us your skills for mentoring and facilitation, and we’ll give you every chance to grow your talent and stretch your technical and professional skills.
Where you fit
We’re seeking a Scrum Master with strong Agile project experience to support a dynamic new development team, joining one of our exciting new innovation hubs at Shell. This is a role where you’ll be actively encouraged to take pride in doing things differently – to take a unique approach of balancing human-centred and digital design with an agile technology capability in order to tackle complex problems in original ways.
With a huge variety of potential projects to grow across the business, within an evolving landscape, you’ll be challenged to think innovatively, with many different areas to investigate, tackling varied problem areas in terms of people, industry and scenarios.
What’s the role?
As Scrum Master, you’ll be responsible for ensuring your team is successful in working together and working in Agile. Providing support to the team and leading by example, including facilitating discussion and decision making, and quickly resolving any conflicts to get the work delivered efficiently and effectively.
As a highly independent, confident professional, you’ll be able to deliver value, adapting quickly to an ever-changing environment, and effectively guiding the team and organisation on how to use Agile/Scrum practices and values to its full benefit.
Naturally, your communication and mentoring skills will be second to none, as you work skillfully to nurture a trusting and safe environment where problems can be raised without fear of blame or judgement, within a collective approach to problem-solving.
You can expect more specific duties to include:
Assessing the Scrum maturity of the team and organisation, before coaching the team to higher levels of maturity, at a pace that is sustainable.
Assisting with internal and external communication, improving transparency, and information-sharing.
Supporting and educating product owners, especially on maintaining the product backlog.
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The world faces energy challenges that are becoming more complex each day. We’re looking for people who share our passion for taking on those challenges with cutting edge technology, innovative thinking and a commitment to properly managed risk. Shell develops and operates some of the largest and most complex projects in the world and we always endeavour to work at the leading edge of technical innovation.
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London - Shell Centre
What we need from you
We’re keen to hear from men and women with experience in playing the Scrum Master role, with proven skills and knowledge of leadership, facilitation, conflict resolution and increasing transparency. Plus, we’d also hope to see evidence on your CV of the following:
Experience in applying a wide variety of well-documented patterns and techniques to enhance the Scrum approach.
Knowledge and experience of other agile and DevOps approaches
An innovative place to work
There’s never been a more exciting time to work at Shell. Everyone here is helping solve one of the biggest challenges facing the world today: bringing the benefits of energy to everyone on the planet, whilst managing the risks of climate change.
Join us and you’ll add your talent and imagination to a business with the power to shape the future – whether by investing in renewables, exploring new ways to store energy or developing technology that helps the world to use energy more efficiently.
An inclusive place to work
To power progress together, we need to attract and develop the brightest minds and make sure every voice is heard. Here are just some of the ways we’re nurturing an inclusive environment – one where you can express your ideas, extend your skills and reach your potential…
We’re creating a space where people with disabilities can excel through transparent recruitment process, workplace adjustments and ongoing support in their roles. Feel free to let us know about your circumstances when you apply and we’ll take it from there.
We’re closing the gender gap – whether that’s through action on equal pay or by enabling more women to reach senior roles in engineering and technology.
We’re striving to be a pioneer of an inclusive and diverse workplace, promoting equality for employees regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity.
We consider ourselves a flexible employer and want to support you finding the right balance. We encourage you to discuss this with us in your application.
A rewarding place to work
Combine our creative, collaborative environment and global operations with an impressive range of benefits and joining Shell becomes an inspired career choice.
We’re huge advocates for career development. We’ll encourage you to try new roles and experience new settings. By pushing people to reach their potential, we frequently help them find skills they never knew they had, or make career moves they never thought possible.
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