Job Overview:

As a Scrum Project Manager, you will play a key role in facilitating the agile development process, ensuring effective collaboration, communication, and delivery of high-quality products. You will work closely with cross-functional teams, acting as a servant leader and applying Scrum principles to guide projects from initiation through completion. The Scrum Project Manager will be responsible for optimizing the efficiency of the Scrum team and removing impediments to ensure successful project outcomes.

Key Responsibilities:

  1. Scrum Master Role:
    Serve as the Scrum Master for one or more Scrum teams, facilitating all Scrum ceremonies and ensuring adherence to Scrum principles.
    Create and maintain an environment that fosters transparency, collaboration, and continuous improvement.
  1. Project Planning:
    Collaborate with Product Owners and stakeholders to define project goals, scope, and priorities.
    Facilitate Sprint Planning, Release Planning, and other planning activities.
  1. Backlog Management:
     Work with Product Owners to maintain and prioritize the product backlog.
    Ensure backlog items are well-defined, estimated, and aligned with project goals.
  2. Team Empowerment:
     Empower the development team to self-organize and make decisions.
    Foster a culture of collaboration, innovation, and continuous learning.
  3. Continuous Improvement:
    Identify and implement opportunities for continuous improvement within the Scrum process.
    Conduct regular retrospectives and facilitate discussions on improvement areas.
  4. Risk Management:
     Identify and address impediments and risks that could affect the team’s ability to deliver on commitments.
    Collaborate with stakeholders to resolve issues and mitigate risks.
  5. Communication and Transparency:
    Communicate project status, progress, and impediments to stakeholders.
    Facilitate open and transparent communication within the Scrum team and with external partners.
  6. Quality Assurance:
     Collaborate with the team to establish and maintain quality standards.
    Encourage the use of testing and quality assurance best practices
  7. Release Management:
    Coordinate release activities and work with the team to ensure a successful delivery.
    Manage dependencies and coordinate with other Scrum teams if applicable.
  8. Stakeholder Engagement:
    Engage with stakeholders to understand their needs and expectations.
    Foster strong relationships with stakeholders, ensuring alignment with project goals.

Qualifications and Skills:
Bachelor’s degree in Project Management, Business, or a related field.
Certified ScrumMaster (CSM) or similar Scrum certification.
Proven experience as a Scrum Master or Scrum Project Manager.
Strong understanding of Agile/Scrum principles and practices.
Excellent communication, facilitation, and conflict resolution skills.
Ability to adapt to a dynamic and fast-paced environment.
Familiarity with project management tools and software.
Leadership skills that emphasize collaboration and empowerment.