Delivery Lead/Scrum Master

Sword propels organisations on their data driven journey; where decisions are based on facts, metrics are used to motivate, data is openly shared, and trust and transparency are prioritised above all else.

In response to our continued high-growth trajectory, we have a new opening for an experienced Delivery Lead & Scrum Master who is proactive, enthusiastic and has a ‘roll your sleeves up’ attitude with strong knowledge of working in an Agile Methodology.

The Delivery Lead is the point of delivery for operationally critical projects, likely to include a portfolio of related projects, potentially of strategic importance to our clients with firm deadlines. A vital part of the role is delivering the requirements as per the customer expectations.

Location , Perth Scotland , Hybrid working.

Requirements

Key to the role is to identify project risks and issues, assessing and recognising criticalities and contingencies. The Delivery Lead will need to be focused on targets and requirements, with an ability to be adaptable to meet changing business environments.

– Reports on progress to the relevant Lead Project Manager or Programme Manager.

– End to end Proactive delivery of Critical Infrastructure IT Projects and associated Governance, including finances, Project reports and RAID logs.

– Creation and leadership of project team to drive project outcomes.

– Management of stakeholders, and leading all business change communications.

– Reporting on value outcomes and risk outcomes.

– Creation and leadership of project team to drive project outcomes.

– Management of stakeholders, and leading all business change communications.

– Reporting on value outcomes and risk outcomes.

What do I need?

To be considered for this role, we would love you to have:

  • Excellent communication and Stakeholder management skills (written and verbal).
  • In-depth understanding of IT products, services and systems, managing multiple projects in parallel. Must be able to link project to strategic outcomes.
  • 3rd party management
  • Experience of working as part of a larger programme of work.
  • Experience of working with Azure DevOps– EPICs, features, Sprints, backlogs etc.
  • Scrum master
  • Experience of delivering upgrades to systems and applications both on premise and in the cloud.
  • Experience of delivering functional business change again using an agile methodology
  • Ideally previous experience of working within utilities industry.

Benefits

Sword offers career paths in rapidly evolving technology spaces including Data & AI, Modern Managed Services, Information Management, Digital Services, Content Services, and Modern Workplace Transformation.

Our team culture is based on building inclusive teams, investing in training and development, the quality of our interactions with our customers and our position as an employer of choice in the areas in which we operate.

All Sword Group colleagues are supported and encouraged to develop their career with Sword through our personal training and development plan alongside a competitive salary, pension, private healthcare, and employee assistance programme.

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