We are looking to add a SCRUM master to our growing team. Detailed job description is below. We offer competitive salaries and an excellent package of benefits including company retirement fund contributions at 7% of salary, bonus scheme, health plan, life cover and more. Jump to Work With Us to get in touch now.

SCRUM Master

Key responsibilities:

  • Provide leadership to build effective and collaborative project / work stream teams with a shared sense of direction in an Agile environment.
  • Be the key liaison point between the product owners and development team, ensuring objectives are realistic and then delivered.
  • Organise and run Scrum ceremonies, ensuring Scrum principles are followed.
  • Collaborate and coach Product Owners in Scrum to ensure Product Owner.
  • Ensure Sprint goals and definition of done are always defined and agreed by the work streams.
  • Set clear standards for how work streams should be working, how Azure DevOps should be used and what metrics are required to track; backlog size, sprint size, capacity, progress/velocity and quality of output.
  • Continuously monitor the usage of Azure DevOps to ensure Product Backlog, Sprint Backlog and tasks are clearly defined in terms of activity and size, and are updated.
  • Create, own and manage the overall Agile release plans.
  • Identify problems and weaknesses and provide coaching/support to help remedy the problem/weakness.
  • Create sprint metrics and distribute to Application Development Manager and Technology Project Manager.

Work with the Technology Project Manager.


Qualifications and experience:


  • Degree in Computer Sciences or similar (Preferable)
  • Scrum Master certification

Knowledge and experience

  • Minimum of 5 years experience working as Agile Scrum Master.
  • Capable of successfully leading and coaching multiple Scrum Teams in and Digital Technology, Agile Environment.
  • Good understanding of the holistic lifecycle of Software Development.
  • Experienced in using Azure DevOps and/or Jira.
  • Previous experience of implementing DevOps tools within an organisation. proficient in the areas of


  • Deep knowledge and significant experience of Agile methodologies and frameworks like Scrum, Kanban, SAFe.
  • Outcome focussed / customer focussed
  • Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills, a passion for agile.
  • Team player, pro-active, confident, logical and tenacious.
  • Strong interest in technology.
  • Able to identify issues and solve problems in a logical manner.

Takes initiative to keep skills up to date and maintain awareness of developments in Insurance Technology.

Listed in Recruitment, South Africa On 16 February 2023

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