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As part of an ongoing effort to review our change methodologies at Ashurst, we are working on introducing a new iterative development process. This process is to be trialled on one of our programmes focused around the Service Management Platform, Cherwell.
We are looking for an experienced Iteration Manager/Scrum Master with experience in service transition (delivery of releases and transition to customer) to support us on this new journey and help us to deliver successfully. The Iteration Manager/Scrum Master will work within a delivery team on a range of sequential functional releases within Cherwell that span Ashurst's in-scope areas for transition and transformation. This is a key role in helping us achieve the goals of both the programme and our wider change objectives.
On the completion of the projects within the programme, or otherwise on an as needed basis, you could be allocated to other Ashurst initiatives.
As the Iteration Manager/Scrum Master, you will be a key member of the Service Management Programme core team, and you will be responsible for leading the iterative development process within the delivery team ensuring that we meet the goals and objectives of the projects. You must be passionate about what you do and an excellent communicator. Your role will be in line with the core principles of Agile and you will be expected to support the team accordingly.
The role will also include the Service Transition aspects including planning service transactions for operational use and coordinating the necessary resources. Overseeing and controlling all changes to a product's lifecycle so that changes are made with minimal impact on IT services.
You must demonstrate the ability to be highly focussed, helping us to implement agile principles across all levels of stakeholders and third parties within a high performance environment and with a relentless focus on working product release. Specific information on responsibilities are below:
Manage the moving of services into the live business environment as smoothly as possible.
Risk and Control: Ensure that all activities and duties are carried out in full compliance with our regulatory requirements and internal policies.
Essential skills and experience:
Desired skills and experience:
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