Experience:
3-5 years of experience
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Employment Type:
Full time
Posted:
1/18/2018
Job Category:
Project Management
Industry:
Other
Scrum Master/Project Manager
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Beacon Hill Staffing Group | Independence, OH
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Job Description

Beacon Hill has an opportunity for a Scrum Master/Project Manager with our client located in Independence, Ohio.

This is a 2 year contract position to start.

Position:

Project Management

  • Ensures that projects are delivered on time, on budget, and with the expected level of quality.
  • Works with team to prepare estimates and timelines for project tasks.
  • Facilitates project communications to promote team participation and sense of ownership.
  • Prepares and manages work plans that consider sound risk assessment, project co-dependencies, and resource constraints.
  • Reports status and progress of assigned projects to stakeholders.
  • Ensures that a Project methodology is used effectively and consistently across all projects under the incumbent's control.
  • Collaborates with resources from various cross-functional areas to assist in the definition and planning of projects

Scrum Master

  • Removing impediments or guiding the team to remove impediments by finding the right personnel to remove the impediment.
  • Building a trusting and safe environment where problems can be raised without fear of blame, retribution, or being judged, with an emphasis on healing and problem-solving.
  • Facilitating getting the work done without coercion, assigning, or dictating the work.
  • Facilitating discussion, decision making, and conflict resolution.
  • Assisting with internal and external communication, improving transparency, and radiating information.
  • Providing all support to the team using a servant leadership style whenever possible, and leading by example.

Continuous Improvement

  • Encourages and maintains respectful and productive relationships, promoting teamwork.
  • Works with team to assess, monitor and improve delivery, content, and quality measures according to defined goals.
  • Consistently performs work according to the prescribed project methodology, so as to attain repeatability and consistency from project to project.
  • Assists stakeholders in assessing and improving procedures, policies, and practices.

Requirements:

  • Minimum 3 years of active and successful project management experience.
  • Experience in playing the Scrum Master role for at least one year for a software development team that was diligently applying Scrum principles, practices, and theory. (Adjust based on your necessity)
  • Good skills and knowledge of servant leadership, facilitation, situational awareness, conflict resolution, continual improvement, empowerment, and increasing transparency.
  • Knowledge of various well-documented patterns and techniques for filling in the intentional gaps left in the Scrum approach (example: numerous Burndown technologies, various Retrospective formats, handling bugs, etc.).
  • Demonstrated communication skills to effectively provide and receive information relative to assigned projects.
  • Requires strong organizational skills and excellent problem-solving skills to handle ambiguous project parameters, changing priorities, and tight schedules.
  • Demonstrated attention to detail and quality measures.
  • Demonstrated ability to make well thought out logical decisions.
  • Must be a self-motivated and have the ability to drive projects to completion
  • Must be quick learner and easily adaptable to change.

Interested and qualified candidates please reply to link with updated resume for immediate consideration.

Qualifications

Applicants must be eligible to work in the specified location

About Beacon Hill Staffing Group

Beacon Hill Staffing Group was founded to set a new standard in search, career placement and flexible staffing. Assembled, funded and managed by the nation's most prominent industry leaders, Beacon Hill offers broad staffing capabilities backed by the experience of executives from global staffing conglomerates, premier local boutiques and large national firms. A private company created to pursue the vision of our founders, Beacon Hill ensures continuity and consistency of leadership, while delivering the financial resources and flexibility necessary to attain our unifying goal - to serve multiple constituencies with excellence, strategically growing for their varied, ever-changing, needs. "Our client companies, the individuals we represent and our employees are our priorities," says Andrew Wang, CEO. "Our objective is to create a diverse, fully integrated staffing organization that grows for, and around, its constituents. In this spirit, we continue to invest in the business, enhance our service offerings and expand into new locations. Creativity will always be a part of our identity, and service will always be paramount." As an independent, self-directed organization, Beacon Hill is free to embrace its vision of excellence, acting in the best interest of those it serves, while pursuing business objectives in a consistent, confident and forward thinking way. Beacon Hill intends to become the standard in the staffing industry by reacting progressively to changes in the marketplace, investing in its employees and staying true to its convictions and values. Beacon Hill Staffing Group's niche brands provide direct hire, executive search, temporary staffing, contract consulting and temp/contract-to-hire solutions to emerging growth companies and the Fortune 500 across multiple market sectors and all industries. Over time, office locations and service offerings will be added to address ever changing constituent needs.