Scrum Master, Senior Manager

Location Belfast
Job type: Permanent
Contact name: Matthew Godfrey

Contact email:
Contact phone: 07525 413 563
Published: about 1 month ago
Expiry date: 22 Jan 2023 23:59

We are working with a leading consulting firm in Belfast, Northern Ireland on their Technology Consulting Team

If you have a keen interest in Technology Enabled Change, as well as intellectual curiosity and energy, then Technology Consulting could be exactly the right place for you and your next career move. 

Your key responsibilities

 Client Responsibilities

  • You will be responsible for contributing to the delivery of IT Projects through methodologies such as Agile Scrum/Kanban and traditional Waterfall (when required), leveraging your domain knowledge and sector experience 

  • Participate in presentations and proposals for medium complex projects or elements of highly complex projects

  • Working with client teams you will be responsible for setting up retrospectives, sprint reviews or sprint planning sessions as well as hosting daily stand-ups and shielding the team from interruptions during Sprints 

  • Create high-quality work products and act as a subject matter resource on one or more services, leveraging knowledge and experience to shape services to client problems

  • Understand all our service offerings and actively identify opportunities to better serve clients.

  • Takes responsibility for the mobilisation and delivery of projects/products delivered in an Agile manner

  • Maintains focus so that projects deliver on key priorities and dependencies and are managed to realise business benefits to agreed timelines. 

  • Identifies and advises on project level decisions that influence significant project direction and escalates decisions that cannot be resolved to the agreed governance forums.


Internal Responsibilities

  • You’ll be responsible for contributing to proposals and client presentations for complex IT delivery projects that require disciplined project management expertise. 

  • Be responsible for your own self-development, and maintain an educational program to continually develop personal skills

  • Understand all our consulting service offerings and actively identify opportunities to better serve clients and be able to build meaningful external relationships with our clients and internal relationships across service lines. 

  • Drawing on your skills and experience, you’ll create innovative insights for clients looking to adopt Agile as a means of project delivery 

  • To lead Technology Consulting engagements and support in managing team performance and commercials including conducting performance reviews and contributing to performance feedback for more junior level staff and managing engagement billings, and estimates to complete

  • Develop team members through effectively supervising, coaching, and mentoring

  • Understand and follow workplace policies and procedures.


Skills and attributes for success

To qualify for the role you must have

  • A strong academic record including a third level degree, preferably in a business or IT related discipline, from a recognised third level institution

  • Additional professional qualifications, such as Scrum Master, Scrum Product Owner and  SAFe or Diploma Level in Agile Project Management or similar discipline from a recognised third level institution or accreditation body

  • At least 5 years’ experience working in a client facing role for a leading consulting or professional services company in delivery of large-scale complex change/transformation programmes or systems integration programmes or at least 7 years’ experience working for a leading company, in delivery of large-scale complex change/transformation programmes or systems integration programmes

  • Experience in one or more of our focus industries including Power & Utilities, Financial Services, Government & Public Sector, Life Sciences, Consumer Goods, Tech and Media, , Advanced Manufacturing / Industry 4.0

  • Experience of one or more technology areas including but not limited to ERP, CRM. Digital Workplace, CX, Cloud Migration and/or integrations, Data & Analytics, RPA, Emerging Tech, IoT, Blockchain

  • Hands-on experience in Scrum acting in a Scrum Master role and working with Agile methods for software delivery e.g. Scrum, SAFE, Kanban, Lean, TDD and CI/CD.