Scrum Master

  • SSNIT St, Takoradi, Ghana
  • Full-time

Company Description

AmaliTech is a social business empowering the next generation of technology leaders in sub-Saharan Africa that reinvests its surplus in further training, network growth and local community support on the ground.

As a global talent accelerator, AmaliTech provides free IT training courses to skilled youth in regions of great need. We offer an employment pathway into the digital sector, accompanying young talents from recruitment to employment.

Our training academies give local youth the necessary digital skills for employment. Subsequently, successful Graduate Trainees are empowered to apply their acquired skills in the local and international job market. AmaliTech Training Academy Limited Ghana was initially founded and has been in full operations in 2019.

A diverse workforce is an important driving force of an efficient tech ecosystem. Therefore, AmaliTech promotes gender equality and the inclusion of persons living with disabilities. We are determined to be one of the market leaders in the global drive for employment equality. We celebrate diversity, thrive on creating an inclusive environment for all employees and aiming for balance in our workforce.

Job Description

POSITION DETAILS

Job Location: Ghana

Working Hours: 40 hours/week

Reports to: Service Centre Manager/Client Services Manager

Salary: Commensurate with qualification and experience

JOB SUMMARY

Assisting team members on projects to work as per standard scrum methodologies, ensuring projects are delivered at optimum levels; as well as training staff on scrum framework and methodologies.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Assessing the Scrum Maturity of the team and organising and coaching the team to achive higher levels of performance by recognizing areas of strength and improvement and employing appropriate coaching & development techniques
  • Ensuring Scrum is understood and the team and the organization adhere to Scrum theory, practice, and guidelines
  • Coaching the Scrum team in self-organization, cross-functional skillset, domain knowledge and communicating effectively, both internally and externally, improving transparency, and radiating information
  • Building a trusting and safe environment where problems can be raised without fear of blame, retribution, or being judged, with an emphasis on healing and problem-solving.
  • Facilitating task execution without coercion, assigning, or dictating the work, and improving effective team collaboration
  • Supporting and educating the Product Owner, especially on grooming and maintaining the product backlog
  • Facilitating all Scrum events and improving all Scrum artifacts

Qualifications

PERSON SPECIFICATION

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or Information Technology or similar field
  • 3 years of product or project development experience in Agile Team, or 2 years of Scrum Master experience in the software industry

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

  • Demonstrated experience facilitating meetings at multiple levels of an organization and an understanding of facilitation techniques in an Agile/Scrum environment
  • Ability to analyse and think quickly to resolve conflict and to adapt to change environments
  • Strong communication, interpersonal and mentoring skills
  • Good skills and knowledge of servant leadership, facilitation, situational awareness, conflict resolution, continual improvement, empowerment, and increasing transparency
  • Experience with the following frameworks; React, Vue.Js, NodeJs will be an added advantage;
  • Knowledge in software development and version control using Git will be an advantage
  • Knowledge in the use of issue tracking and agile project management tool like Jira is required
  • Share in the core values (Excellence, Passion, Diversity, Collaboration and Integrity) and vision of AmaliTech

Additional Information

How To Apply

Interested and qualified applicants should click "I'm Interested" below and follow the instructions to apply. 

Deadline for receiving applications is at 17:00GMT, on September 30, 2020.

What To Expect

Working with AmaliTech provides an excellent opportunity for career growth and development in a healthy and diverse work environment. Our talented and welcoming team will ensure you feel part of our family to get you engaged on the job. You have the opportunity of building an international IT career and working with global IT companies.

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