Overview: Scrum Master job vacancy in Midlothian recruiting now
Employer: Lloyds Banking Group
Location: Midlothian, United Kingdom
Employment Type: Permanent
Lloyds Banking Group
Edinburgh – We’re happy with home working the majority of the time, however you’ll need to be in office at least 1 day per week under your own cost.
Salary & Benefits: The base salary banding for this role is £48,784 to £66,140 plus annual personal bonus, 15% employer pension contribution, 4% flexible cash pot, private medical insurance, 30 days holiday plus bank holidays.
We also offer flexible working hours, agile working practices flexibility to suit your lifestyle and ensure a good work-life balance.
Who are Lloyds Banking Group and where does this role sit?
As a Scrum Master you’ll operate at Team level as a change agent with a passion for working with people and teams to help them reach their best and deliver their best for customers and the bank.
You’ll encourage your team’s understanding of Agile frameworks, Transformation Principles and Practices, and support them to establish their ways of working, to self-manage and continuously improve in delivering change and value safely. In summary a Scrum Master is there to help the team deliver more value, more quickly at a sustainable pace.
In Core Platforms, a learning culture is important. We continuously strive to improve your development in the role. You’ll receive support from your chapter lead and will support less experienced scrum masters in the lab. You’re encouraged to contribute to the community, sharing knowledge and great practice for our bank.
Specific activities which you’ll be responsible for include things like;
Lead the Team and Lab to understand and utilise Agile frameworks (Scaling, Scrum, Kanban etc) and Agile events (Scrum of Scrums, PI planning, retrospectives etc) to understand the value and purpose of them.
Help the Product Owner to lead an effective Product Backlog
Guide the scrum to break work into small, discrete pieces of value or learning.
Promotes standard methodologies in refinement, prioritisation, customer engagement and introducing tools and techniques.
Coach and empower colleagues to self-manage, utilise feedback for continuous learning and improvement in efficient and incremental value delivery.
Enable those around you to understand and visualise the optimal sequence of work, measure and understand their performance through metrics (throughput, cycle time, happiness etc) and use this as the basis for their improvement activity.
What do we need to see from applicants?
Knowledge and understanding of Agile Frameworks (such as the Scrum, Kanban, Lean, SaFE) and has practical experience of working in Agile environments.
Shows knowledge and some experience of other techniques that support Agile working, such as Dev Ops, Lean, System Thinking, Queueing Theory, Complex Adaptive systems, Theory of Constraints / Critical Chain.
Demonstrates knowledge, understanding and experience working with the Transformation Principles and Practices (TP&Ps).
Scrum Master Certification – PSM1 or equivalent is desirable however support will be available to achieve this.
Personally, meets customer needs related to standard products and services and/or supervises a team of customer advisors.
Grows own capabilities by pursuing and investing in personal development opportunities and develops the capabilities of direct reports by working within existing development framework; provides specialised training or coaching in area of expertise to others throughout the organisation.
What else would be handy?
Identifies shortcomings and suggests improvements to existing processes, systems and procedures, then delivers a plan for a small element of a change management programme with guidance from a project/programme manager.
Delivers prescribed outcomes for area of responsibility by working within established knowledge management systems.
Delivers outcomes by leading others and working flexibly.
Defines, delivers, and adapts specialized products/services to meet customer needs by selecting the best possible approaches available within established systems.
What can I expect in Return?
We’re dedicated to giving you opportunities and support to develop you both professionally and personally to optimise your potential!
As a new colleague to the team, you’ll join us on our journey to build a 21st century bank that reflects modern Britain and craft an inclusive culture where all colleagues feel encouraged and valued.
We’re committed to building a workforce which reflects the diversity of the customers and communities we serve, and to building an inclusive environment where all our colleagues can be themselves and succeed on merit. We support the principles of agile working and equal opportunity and are happy to consider flexible working arrangements.
Together we’ll make it possible!
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