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Job: Scrum Master

Active since 08-07-2017 Job category Project management
Location Lagos Level Mid-Senior level
Educational level Bachelor / Graduate Employment type -
Hours 0 Salary -
Our client, a leading travel booking portal, is seeking the services of a Scrum Master.

Job Title:
Scrum Master

Job Objective/ Purpose of Job:
Responsible for managing Agile/Scrum methodology and multiplesprint release span thereby creating an environment in which the software team(s) can execute

Location: Lagos

Reports To: Head, Programme Management
Supervises: N/A
Other Relationships (Internal & External): Solutions Architecture, Quality Assurance, UX/UI Design, Technology Operations


Product Development
  • Lead Agile development efforts focused on new and enhanced features
  • Guide the scrum team and organisation on the best practices and use of Agile/Scrum methodology
  • Lead highly functioning scrum teams
Project Management
  • Provide project status to managers and key stakeholders
  • Utilize project management methods, standards, and project integration to coordinate all internal and external resources required to complete assigned projects
  • Develop project plans based on specifications provided by the Program manager and manage effective execution of the initiatives
  • Participate in identifying projects costs, resource allocation, project schedule changes and issue escalation
  • Source for alternate solutions for issues and escalate issues when necessary
  • Manage agile/scrum boards, participate in backlog maintenance and grooming and other core scum tasks
  • Keep Scrum process running
  • Ensure a proper power balance between project office, team, and management
  • Ensure team members are focused on the current Sprint in order to achieve the set Sprint goals
  • Detect hidden problems and strives to solve them
  • Solve impediments
  • Encourage and help to achieve transparency
  • Support team building and team development by utilizing the abilities and skills of individuals, and fostering a Feedback culture
People Management
  • Provide timely and concise communications to functional leadership regarding project status and pending issues
  • Analyse processes and make recommendations for optimizing resources and product delivery.
  • Cost Efficiency
  • Customer Satisfaction index
Internal Process
  • Product Quality
  • Efficient product development cost
  • Response Time
  • Average Hours Charged
  • Turnaround Time
Learning & Growth
  • Knowledge sharing
Education/ Professional Qualification
  • Bachelor’s degree in computer Science or related field
  • Master in computer science or related discipline is required
  • Certified Scrum Master with a minimum of 7 years of experience utilizing Agile Scrum methodologies
  • Knowledge and/or experience using successful Agile techniques and tools e.g. User Stories, JIRA, Trello
Functional/ Technical
  • Ability to manage Agile boards, participate in backlog maintenance and grooming and other core scrum tasks
  • General software development experience
  • Excellent relationship building skills
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Goode analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Good group presentation skills
  • Organisational and time management skills
  • Excellent written and English verbal communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Leadership skill
  • Honest, proactive and hardworking
  • Ability to adapt to changes.
  • Normal office environment
  • Working Long Hours
  • Occasional interaction with External Stakeholders


More information
This listing is a full-time job

Job category Project management
Industry / Industries E-commerce
Region Nigeria

Contact information

Name Omotayo Saba