The Scrum Master will create a consultative partnership with the business owner to define, plan, and execute on deliverables throughout the project life cycle to meet agreed acceptance criteria. This position leads projects of high complexity and may lead to multiple projects concurrently in accordance with industry best practices. Projects managed in this role have enterprise-level impacts involving multiple vendors, delivery partners, and business areas. Project team structure includes matrixed resources from across the company. Delivery methods include both Agile and Waterfall.
Job Description The Scrum Master will support the Data and Analytic teams. We are interviewing candidates with strong IT, Data Warehousing, Analytics experience and the ability to navigate through ambiguity and strong stakeholder/product owner management.
Accountable for ensuring that deliverables from business and technology partners are produced and approved according to multiple project schedules. This includes requirement documents, functional and technical design documents, test plans, etc.
Proactively identifies and manages project risks and dependencies and raises awareness around projects across the portfolio.
Accountable for the development of business processes to ensure business readiness at project completion.
Responsible for ensuring timely, accurate, and clear communication is provided to our customers and members.
Accountable for and leads other scrum masters on highly complex projects.
Responsible for developing, refining, and monitoring the project budgets throughout the project life cycles.
Manages budgets to hours and dollar allocations to the approved amounts in accordance with financial processes.
Proactively manages the change request process for project-level scope, schedule and budget changes throughout the project life cycle.
Accountable for monitoring and effectively representing the project as well as works with the project team to develop mitigation strategies for any risks and dependencies across the portfolio.
Coordination of project team and vendor training to ensure accuracy on requirements and design on new software.
Accountable for stakeholder identification and engagement throughout the project life cycle to ensure business readiness and proactive identification of risks and dependencies.
Represents projects in executive level presentations in various project governance and inter-departmental forums.
Accountable for ensuring all business readiness including any necessary training and updates to business processes.
Accountable for driving project deliverables and compliance through the vendor contracting process for multiple vendors at a time.
Manages the execution of contracted work to ensure contract compliance as well as timely receipt of deliverables and funds.
Frequently participates in the process of new vendor/product selection.
Works closely with vendors to drive multiple parallel timelines.
Assembles, mobilizes and motivates teams to set direction, approach, identify skill gaps, and resolve conflict in a highly matrixed environment to lead projects to conclusion.
Accountable for managing allocated resources from multiple delivery partners while working within approved hours and scope.
Mentors and provides feedback to team members to create a highly functioning team in a heavily matrixed environment.
Bachelor’s degree and five years of project management or equivalent experience to include enterprise-wide and multiple concurrent projects of increasing complexity.
Knowledge of project planning techniques and automated project planning tools.
Solid understanding of the software development lifecycle including development tools/technologies, release/version control, testing methodologies, and deployment management
Understanding of Project Management Methodology.
Experience leading change at the Project or Program level.
Prior consulting experience.
Demonstrated proficiency with Visio, MS Project, MS Excel, MS Word, PowerPoint, and Planview.
Experience with Waterfall or Agile methodology. Stakeholder management with influencing, facilitation and negotiation skills.
Project Management Institute (PMI) certification or Certified Scrum Master (CSM)
Additional Salary Information: Awesome CEO, great benefits and we care about our team members!
Internal Number: 1001
About StoneLaurel Consulting, Inc.
StoneLaurel is a management consulting firm with the capabilities of a large provider and the personal touch of a boutique partner. Headquartered in Charlotte, NC, we’ve been moving our clients’ business forward for more than 20 years.
We believe that trust matters, and that relationships are the foundation of good business. We put people first with flexible methodologies, client focus, and forward thinking. Our seasoned team applies deep industry knowledge to create practical solutions.