Scrum Master
Willis Towers Watson
Taguig, National Capital, Philippines
4d ago

Scrum Master

WillisTowers Watson (NASDAQ : WLTW) is a leading global advisory, broking andsolutions company that helps clients around the world turn risk into a path forgrowth.

With roots dating to 1828, Willis Towers Watson has 40,000 employees inmore than 140 countries. We design and deliver solutions that manage risk,optimize benefits, cultivate talent, and expand the power of capital to protectand strengthen institutions and individuals.

Our unique perspective allows usto see the critical intersections between talent, assets and ideas thedynamic formula that drives business performance.

Together, we unlock potential. Learnmore at willistowerswatson.com.

The Technology and Administration Solutions (TAS) businessdelivers high quality administration to clients. Using industry-

leadingtechnology, we provide integrated administration solutions for pensions andother benefits along with communication services focused on member educationand transactions.

TheRole The Scrum Master role at Willis Towers Watson is all about coaching andenabling the Technology Administration Solutions Scrum Teams.

We are buildingan environment where continuous improvement of the development process is infocus and where everyone’s common goal is to deliver outstanding software asfast as possible while having fun.

AsScrum Master at Willis Towers Watson, you are passionate about communication,group dynamics and coaching and you are not afraid to raise issues and drivechange to remove impediments from our collective progress.

You’ll be workingwith a world-class team of technologists who love what they do and we expectno less from you.

Youshould have an insatiable appetite for learning new things and improvingexisting ones. If you’re the right one for us, you pay attention to details andtake great pride in your work.

You will be a constant presence for allassociates in the projects you manage, focused on what drives them towardsuccess, and what challenges them in meeting their objectives.

You willuse this information to collaborate with teammates to ensure a healthy programthat delivers quality software. In this role, you must be :

  • Deeply passionate about collaborating with others to help optimize a team’s performance and build strong leaders.
  • A Leader, and sometimes a coach in the Scrum process, and believe that collaborative communication truly gets the most out of a cross-functional team.
  • Able to put others at ease by forging meaningful and productive relationships with those around you, and you have an infectious get it done mentality.
  • An excellent communicator, and believe that communication is at the root of most organizational success.
  • Foster strong and cohesive teams. Foster trust and collaboration across all team members to work as one unit. Assist teams resolving destructive conflict.
  • Energetic and positive, and you take pride in your ability to bring structure to inherently complex working environments.
  • Naturally able to share lessons learned and best practices with others, build relationships with stakeholders and broker relationships at all levels.
  • Work with management and teams to strengthen our agile culture as well as work with teams and individuals to inspire the goals of self-
  • determination, entrepreneurship, and customer-centered thinking.

  • Be a change agent for teams, leaders and the overall organization in establishing a lean agile culture
  • Assist teams and leaders in executing agile practices in a way that leads to continuous improvement.
  • Facilitate strong cross-organization communication on agile techniques. Work with other Scrum Masters and agile leaders to develop and foster cross-team communication.
  • Encourage experimentation as a tool for continuous improvement of team performance.
  • TheRequirements

  • Minimum 3 to 5 years of experience as a Scrum Master focused on software development.
  • Agile Methodology experience.
  • Familiarity with common Agile practices, service-oriented environments, and better development practices as well as other methodologies that will allow you to coach the team on possible techniques.
  • Understanding of the basic fundamentals of iterative development as well as backlog tracking, burndown metrics, velocity, and task definition.
  • Proven leadership experience in achieving successful project outcomes.
  • Track record of delivering strong results in large scale / complex software development projects.
  • Experience working with distributed software development products and teams.
  • Demonstrated Ability to lead cross functional teamwork in and across teams and organizations.
  • Strong verbal, written, interpersonal communication and negotiation skills.
  • Ability to develop project plans, manage individual deadlines and goals, including project metrics and dashboards.
  • Hands-on management of projects and their outcomes, rather than passively collecting and reporting metrics.
  • Strong ability to identify potential issues and dependencies early.
  • Quickly facilitates mitigation plans, alternative approaches and communication of risks.
  • Fully committed to transparency in all situations.
  • Highly organized with excellent multi-tasking skills.
  • Customer service orientation.
  • Analytical thinker with creative problem solving skills and attention to detail.
  • Preference for Agile certifications (scrum master or product owner).
  • Self-starter attitude and ability to build a strong rapport and trust with resources in several functional areas.
  • Adeptness at learning new technology and tools.
  • Detail oriented with excellent communication skills.
  • BS / BA degree or relevant experience.
  • Experience with JIRA, JAMA and / or Confluence is a plus.
  • The Company Willis Towers Watson is a leading global advisory, broking and solutions company that helps clients around the world turn risk into a path for growth.

    With roots dating to 1828, Willis Towers Watson has 45,000 employees serving more than 140 countries and markets. We design and deliver solutions that manage risk, optimize benefits, cultivate talent, and expand the power of capital to protect and strengthen institutions and individuals.

    Our unique perspective allows us to see the critical intersections between talent, assets and ideas the dynamic formula that drives business performance.

    Together, we unlock potential. Learn more at willistowerswatson.com.

    Willis Towers Watson is an equal opportunity employer

    Willis Towers Watson is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, among other things, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, status as a protected veteran, or disability.

    Equal Employment Opportunity : Know your rights.

    Unsolicited Contact : Any unsolicited resumes / candidate profiles submitted through our web site or to personal e-mail accounts of employees of Willis Towers Watson are considered property of Willis Towers Watson and are not subject to payment of agency fees.

    In order to be an authorized Recruitment Agency / Search Firm for Willis Towers Watson, any such agency must have an existing formal written agreement signed by an authorized Willis Towers Watson recruiter and an active working relationship with the organization.

    Resumes must be submitted according to our candidate submission process, which includes being actively engaged on the particular search.

    Likewise, for our authorized Recruitment Agencies / Search Firms, if the candidate submission process is not followed, no agency fees will be paid by Willis Towers Watson.

    Willis Towers Watson is an equal opportunity employer.

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