As Scrum Master you guide and support 2-3 of our Editorial Area Development teams in building applications and processes in an Agile way. These teams are located mainly in Antwerp and partly in Amsterdam.
Who are we?
On a daily basis hundreds of journalists of our major brands publish thousands of articles on our products such as AD, HLN, de Volkskrant. We provide and support all the tools for Editors ensuring their articles are always displayed as intended on our website(s) and in our newspapers and magazines.
Who you are you
Experienced as a Scrum Master, excessive knowledge of Agile, Lean and Scrum, as well as experience with scaling (several teams).
Familiar with working in a group and building dynamics, a born communicator who connects and stimulates conversation (within and between the teams, stakeholders and colleague scrum masters).
Excellent talker and listener who turns problems into solutions
Experience with guiding change and shifting the focus to the future.
From time to time but hopefully never...a good “Manager”
Not afraid of being the unpopular-guy and/or making a hard call. :-)
A result- and plan-driven pragmatic facilitator and thinker
What will you be doing?
You will continuously improve and stimulate the self-organizing attitude of your teams and create a positive work environment, being ‘the voice of reason’ when the pressure is on. Your main tasks are:
Coaching the PO’s in prioritizing the sprint backlog.
Facilitating all the Scrum ceremonies for your teams, ensuring proper usage of Agile methodologies.
Helping the teams strive for excellence and protecting the team from external disturbances.
People coach for all colleagues in your teams together with the Area Manager and your Scrum Master colleagues within the Editorial Area.
Making sure all teams run smoothly on a daily basis.