A European firm is looking for a

agile  SCRUM MASTER/ MISTRESS based in Takoradi

They are a social business empowering the next generation of technology leaders in sub-Saharan Africa that reinvests its surplus in further training, network growth and local community support on the ground. As a global talent accelerator, they provide free IT training courses to skilled youth in regions of great need. We offer employment pathways into the digital sector, accompanying young tech talents from recruitment to employment. .

Job Description

Position Details Job Location: Ghana Working Hours: 40 hours/week Reports to: Application Development Centre Manager Salary: Commensurate with qualification and experience -target salary is between 3-5000 GHS but is flexible. .

Job Summary

We are looking for a strong and motivated Scrum Master to help build new and innovative products in a wide range of industries. You will be part of a dynamic, services first team in a customer-obsessed organisation that is passionate about the customer experience.
  • Assessing the Scrum maturity of the team and organisation and coaching the team to higher levels of performance by recognising areas of strength and improvement and employing appropriate coaching & development techniques.
  • Ensuring Scrum is understood, and the team and the organisation adhere to Scrum theory, practice, and guidelines.
  • Coaching the Scrum team in self-organisation, cross-functional skill set, domain knowledge and communicating effectively, both internally and externally, improving transparency, and radiating information.
  • 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, and improving effective team collaboration.
  • Supporting and educating the Product Owner, especially on grooming and maintaining the product backlog.
  • Facilitating all Scrum events and improving all Scrum artifacts.

Qualifications

  • 3 years of product or project development experience in Agile Team, or 2 years of Scrum Master experience in the software industry, you are an expert in your field.
  • You know how software development works as a process – preferably you have a degree in computer science/information technology, or you have gained project experience in the software development environment.
  • Demonstrated experience facilitating meetings at multiple levels of an organisation and an understanding of facilitation techniques in an Agile/Scrum environment.
  • Ability to analyse and think quickly to resolve conflict and to adapt to change environments
  • You are passionate about Agile methods and know-how to develop Agile mindsets in others.
  • Adept at refinement, story splitting, estimation, velocity, retrospection, and other Scrum techniques.
  • You are performance-driven, and you have the ability to adapt Agile methods to the needs of the company.
  • You are excited about digital products.
  • Strong communication, interpersonal and mentoring skills.
  • Good skills and knowledge of servant leadership, facilitation, situational awareness, conflict resolution, continual improvement, empowerment, and increasing transparency.
  • Share in the core values (Excellence, Passion, Diversity, Collaboration, and Integrity) and vision of
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How to apply

(only if you qualify please) As a  professional, we expect you to properly follow these instructions please – otherwise the client will not consider your CV:
  1. Put a paragraph or two on top of your CV clearly explaining your Scrum and Agile experience.
  2. Strongly suggest that your CV lists SCRUM accomplishments and all AGILE experiences and not just a list of duties
  3. Send us your highly customized 2-4 page  CV (longer CVs will be rejected since they do not reflect the ability to communicate with brief focused clear sentences)  CV in Word (so NO PDF files please)  to: CV @ HIREgh . com(remove empty spaces) with the appropriate heading: ‘SCRUM Master/ Mistress- Takoradi’  in your email’s subject/ Title line.  Ideally, use Arial font No 10 for all of your CV and Arial No 12 + capitals for your headings
  4. Also, please indicate when is the earlier that you can start
  5. Once again: DO NOT SEND a CV that is 4+ pages long – no CV in PDF format or as GoogleDoc –our ATS is set to ignore CVs longer than 4 pages
  6. Please: No Google Docs either – we do not have permission to open them and getting one from you is too complex
. We are looking forward to receiving your CV and meeting with you this week. . Thank you, . HIREghana _________________ PS: Please by simply sharing or liking this, you might help a family member/ friend/ colleague/ Church member, to a new job with dignity. We care about that. PS2: #We_love_referrals