Scrum Master III – Technical Project and Program Management

Pune MH Cencora

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What you will be doing

Primary Duties & Responsibilities: 

•    Coach the development team and stakeholders on how to use Agile/Scrum practices, ceremonies, mindset, processes, methods, and effective ways of working while also helping in improving adherence to best practices
•    Create an environment that empowers and energizes team members, with a focus on accountability, adaptability and collaboration while fostering self-accountability and individual empowerment 
•    Organize and facilitate daily stand-up meetings, reviews, retrospectives, sprint and release planning, demos and other scrum-related meetings
•    Guide the groups they work with by providing meaningful feedback and effectively facilitate retrospectives to pull actionable changes for the team
•    Use empirical data to help the teams assess their Scrum Maturity and optimize velocity to attain organizational KPIs while also helping to identify improvement opportunities
•    Ensure the development teams practice core agile principles of collaboration, prioritization, team accountability and visibility and cross functional coordination (analysts, developers, and testers)
•    Work with Development managers to manage team capacity, with enterprise leadership to determine staffing requirements and assist with identifying resources to be procured from inside / outside the organization
•    Ensure scope, goals, milestones, budget, risk, status, change requests and critical issues are effectively communicated to the client and project/program team and assist in change management
•    Develop and maintain a productive working relationship with both internal and external team members including executive business owners, product managers and vendors
•    Conduct formal review with business sponsor at project completion to confirm acceptance and satisfaction to track and measure client satisfaction levels and make and implement recommendations

Agile / SAFe background

What your background should look like 

Educational Qualifications: 

•    Bachelor's degree in Business, Management, Information Systems or Engineering 

•    Scrum Master certification / CSP / PMI-ACP / Related certification required

Work Experience: 
•    6 – 8 years of IT experience including prior Scrum Master experience

Skills and Knowledge: 

Behavioral Skills: 
•    Collaborative Approach
•    Strong Influencing Skills
•    Task Prioritization
•    Time Management
•    Strategic Thinking
•    Planning and Organizational Skills
•    Foster Positive Work Environment
•    Strong Communication and Presentation Skills
•    Analytical and Problem-solving skills
•    Ownership and Initiative – taking
•    KPI development and sprint performance monitoring
•    Negotiation Management
•    Mentorship Skills

Technical Skills: 
•    Technical aptitude to work closely with software engineers
•    Competent understanding of the software development lifecycle (SDLC)
•    Thorough knowledge of both agile and waterfall methodologies on technically complex projects
•    Foundational understanding of Design Thinking, User Centered Design and Organizational Change Management (OCM) concepts

Tools Knowledge:
•    Working knowledge of Microsoft Applications including MS Office, MS Project, MS Visio
•    Knowledge of Application Lifecycle Management (ALM) e.g., Jira, Azure DevOps
•    Understanding of Project and Portfolio Management tools e.g., Clarity, Open Workbench
•    Knowledge of Microsoft technology stack (C#, SQL Server)

What Cencora offers

We provide compensation, benefits, and resources that enable a highly inclusive culture and support our team members’ ability to live with purpose every day. In addition to traditional offerings like medical, dental, and vision care, we also provide a comprehensive suite of benefits that focus on the physical, emotional, financial, and social aspects of wellness. This encompasses support for working families, which may include backup dependent care, adoption assistance, infertility coverage, family building support, behavioral health solutions, paid parental leave, and paid caregiver leave. 

To encourage your personal growth, we also offer a variety of training programs, professional development resources, and opportunities to participate in mentorship programs, employee resource groups, volunteer activities, and much more.

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