Scrum Master (Mid Shift)
Willis Towers Watson
3d ago

The Role

Drive superior, consistent project management for concurrent software projects which includes the following :

  • Manage release plans, and detailed timelines of stories, milestones, and resource availability to help project teams achieve their schedule commitments.
  • Assist with establishment of project management processes and ensure that they are followed consistently across projects
  • Identify, track and monitor issues. Facilitate their resolution as needed.
  • Minimize exposure and risk throughout projects by proactively identifying, mitigating and managing risks.
  • Set and continually manage project expectations with team members and other project stakeholders
  • Track and report on performance of teams against project goals
  • Build and demonstrate knowledge of the healthcare benefits consulting business
  • Prototype reports and solutions, establish and deliver on project milestones / plans and institute and execute data quality guidelines to ensure the highest quality of project material, deliverables, data analysis and reporting
  • Communicate effectively amongst the team and to stakeholders external to the team
  • Contribute to the development of new health benefits analytics, tools, applications and approaches
  • Responsible for project managing a team that includes developers, testers, and analytical resources delivering on project plans
  • Support team members to ensure that project guidelines are met
  • Build relationships internally and collaborate effectively with cross-functional teams
  • Open change tickets, attend Change Approval Board meetings, and ensure that changes are documented and communicated effectively
  • Develop expertise in existing portfolio of applications. Respond to RFPs and other queries from clients or internal consultants on application security, risk and other characteristics.
  • Work within established time frames and budget to deliver assigned projects
  • The Requirements

  • Seasoned Scrum Master, preferably in the healthcare industry
  • Strong technical, project management and organizational skills
  • Demonstrated experience interfacing between various technical teams
  • Experience with processes of process improvement, change / scope management, conflict resolution, resource planning and utilization
  • Able to work independently as well as cross-functionally in an organization to successfully implement projects
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills; high attention to detail; ability to clearly and confidently explain new concepts to audiences
  • Proficient in the use of agile Project management software (e.g. Azure DevOps, Jira, Rally, MS Project)
  • Proficient in tools such as Microsoft Excel, Word, Outlook and Power Point. Ability to quickly learn various software applications.
  • Demonstrated excellent interpersonal skills including verbal and written communication and the ability to work collaboratively in a team environment
  • Knowledge of database design, application development, and integration methodologies
  • Knowledge of Agile (Scrum preferred) Software development process
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Information Technology, Mathematics, or a related field
  • PMP, CSM or related certifications are a plus
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