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30 Sep, 2022

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Project Management Jobs in South Africa

We are presently sourcing for a Project Manager/Scrum Master specifically for a DevOps environment. Some technical experience from a facilitation perspective – e.g. able to understand a System Architecture diagram – is needed. If you are interested, please read below and apply. Please note, this is a contract based role with yearly renewal, the role is currently running until end march 2023 however will be renewed based on performance.





Job Title: Project Manager/Scrum Master
Location: Midrand

Job Summary:
The Scrum Master is a servant leader to the DevOps delivery team, coaching agile methods, and providing support and facilitation to increase velocity and team productivity
This role is responsible for identifying risks, dependencies, and impediments, leading the team and business in finding a solution, coordinating with other teams and functional partners, and actively escalating when needed to ensure resolution
This role is responsible for keeping a pulse on needs and insights from stakeholders and other initiatives, regularly communicating status, changes in direction, and relevant metrics to avoid misalignment and roadblocks
Qualification and Experience:
Bachelor�??s degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or other related field
A total of at least 3 to 5 years relevant experience of which at least two years needs to be as a Scrum Master or Project Manager
Experience working with agile methodologies, such as Scrum, Kanban, XP, TDD, and BDD
Certifications in traditional Project Management practices, e.g., Prince 2, PMP preferred
JIRA/Confluence, MS Project, or equivalent experience preferred

Roles and Responsibilities:
Is a role model for best practices in Agile process execution, motivating other team members to do the same
Ability to continue to monitor, learn, and implement industry best practices from the agile community
Natural “servant” leader, with strong ability to coach and develop others, an inherent entrepreneurial spirit, and focuses on ever-improving team dynamics and performance
able to highlight internal and external dependencies and break down complex blockers
Excellent stakeholder management and communications skills, with the ability to inspire, influence, and update delivery teams and senior executives
Excellent facilitation, organization, and problem-solving skills, helping the team manage conflicts, challenges, escalating only when team processes have failed
Comfortable with ambiguity and working in fluid, fast-changing environments under pressure
Strong grounding in traditional project management practices
Good understanding of the business capability/user journey, wider organizational goals, and desired product business outcomes
Understanding of both the current Telecommunications and digital services market and emerging business and technology trends
Agile software development environment and methods such as Scrum, SAFe, Kanban, XP. LSD, and FDD
Agile ceremonies, tools. and artefacts, e.g., retrospectives, demos, increment planning, information radiators
User story definition and team backlog management
Backlog item estimation
Continuous integration and continuous delivery methodologies and tools

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