Scrum Master

  • Location

    Hitchin

  • Ref

    CIO001827

  • Hours

    35

  • Closing date

    27 Jan 2019

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About the role

LV= have a great opportunity for an experienced Scrum Master to join their Tech Delivery team in Hitchin. You’ll plan and manage a range of business change projects within the Life Retirement Solutions Tech Delivery area, this could include business and application change, back office and customer journey change. 

You’ll be responsible for the daily management of a scrum team within an Agile Delivery Framework. You’ll use your knowledge and experience to organise and facilitate project planning, daily stand-up meetings, reviews and sprint & release planning as well as scrum-related meetings.   

You’ll be working on medium or large scale projects, which could exceed £500k in value and will therefore have good visibility and impact across the business. 

About you

We’re looking for an experienced IT project manager/scrum master who is used to leading medium sized projects, ideally within the financial services industry.  Any exposure to application change would be desirable. Ideally you would also have Agile Software Development experience within FS.

You should be able to demonstrate your knowledge and application of the full project lifecycle and how you have worked within this in a corporate environment.  

We’re looking for a self-starter and someone who works well in an autonomous environment. You should also be able to demonstrate your strong relationship management skills.

You’ll have experience of dealing with senior stakeholders, and have excellent communication and negotiation skills to help build relationships quickly. A passion to succeed and the ability to motivate teams are a must. You must have a character that positively influences your colleagues and helps drive the same motivation and energy from others.

Does this sound like your next role? Apply today, or contact the resourcing team for more information.

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Rewards and benefits

This role is a Band C in the LV= Structure.  To find out more about our bands, click to view our FAQ page here

We want you to love what you do. That’s why we’ve put together a benefits package that recognises and rewards a job well done. We’ll give you:

  • a competitive pension (please click here to read more about it)
  • an annual bonus scheme
  • 30 days' holiday
  • private medical insurance
  • a flexible benefits package (eg: dental insurance, childcare vouchers, retail vouchers)
  • and a generous 25% discount off our general insurance products including home and car, and up to 12% off our life products

Here at LV= we are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity and inclusivity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.  We’re also open to conversations about flexible working as part of your application. If it’s right for our customers, our business and for you then we’ll do everything we can to support you.

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