Scrum Master – Technical Project Manager

Employer
CTC Resourcing Solutions
Location
Canton of Aargau
Salary
Negotiable
Closing date
18 Sep 2020

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Discipline
Project Management, IT Project Management
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Contract
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Our client is a pioneer in Drug Discovery and Development. As the world`s largest R&D spender in the pharmaceutical domain, they work in a vast number of drug discovery & therapeutic areas and are highly recognized internationally. A leader in the field of manufacturing and selling of several drugs with treatment of Cancer. We are currently looking for an enthusiastic Scrum Master / Technical Project Manager for a contract role  to be based in Kaiseraugst

As an ideal candidate you should have at least 10 years of experience working in project management, with a technical background (e.g solution architect) that worked on large global technical and agile projects.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Works closely with the Product team (Product Manager, Release Train Engineer, Product Owner(s), developers, Business Analysts, technical resources, and other stakeholders.
  • Manage and optimize the flow of product value using various tools, such as the Program and Solution Kanbans, boards, trackers.
  • Organize, manage and facilitate the scrum process and ceremonies; daily stand-ups, demos, retrospectives, grooming and planning meetings, etc.
  • Help the Product Owner/ Product Manager keep the product backlog in good shape and groomed/ready for sprint planning.
  • Act as a subject matter expert and coach to the team in Agile methodology, tool usage, decision making process following the proper guidelines.
  • Resolves team impediments with the other Scrum Masters to increase the effectiveness of the product-centric delivery approach in the organization.
  • Assist tracking the execution of features and capabilities.
  • Assist with economic decision-making by facilitating feature and capability estimation by teams and the roll-up to Epics, where necessary.
  • Coach leaders, teams in Lean-Agile practices and mindsets.
  • Help manage risks and dependencies.
  • Escalate and track impediments.
  • Provide input on resourcing to address critical bottlenecks.
  • Encourage collaboration between teams and Solution Architects/Engineering.
  • Work with Product Management, Product Owners, and other stakeholders to help ensure strategy and execution alignment.
  • Work with the Release Train Engineer on program execution and operational excellence.
  • Facilitate System Demos and Solution Demos.
  • Drive relentless improvement via Inspect and Adapt workshops; assess the agility level of the ART and Solution Train and help them improve.
  • Foster use of engineering and Built-In Quality practices.
  • Identify gaps in process and skills and help bridge the transition of the organization to scaled agile, product-centric delivery.
  • Help manage other special projects within the domain as assigned.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Relevant Swiss working/residency permit or Swiss/EU-Citizenship required.
  • 10+ years experience in project management (8+ years experience in the management of complex technical projects / 4+ years project development experience on an Agile Team).
  • Scrum Master Certification.
  • Experience working on Agile projects (SAFe certification is a clear advantage).
  • Technical project management background (e.g background as solution architect).

Due to our reputation for excellence and our proactive approach to networking and promoting CTC, we are able to engage the very best talent, and consequently work with the very best employers in the market who are serious about bringing talent to their organisation. If you are looking for a reliable partner with:

  • Established client and candidate network
  • Excellent and detailed knowledge of local requirements
  • Solid reputation
  • Quick and flexible approach to recruitment
  • High quality of service
  • People focused

Depending on your needs and situation, we offer business partnerships with flexible solutions that can be tailored to your specific resourcing needs - all with a collaborative, open, and friendly approach.

We recruit in the following areas:

  • Pharma/Biotech:
    • Clinical Development
    • Pre-Clinical Development
    • Regulatory affairs
    • Pharmacovigilance
    • Sales & Marketing
    • Supply Chain
    • Communications
    • Medical Affairs
    • General Management
  • Medical Devices / MedTech:
    • Engineering & Product Development
    • Quality & Manufacturing
    • Technical Writing
    • Regulatory Affairs
    • Sales & Marketing
Contact Us
  • Münchensteinerstrasse 41
  • Münchensteinerstrasse 41
  • Basel
  • CH
  • +41 61 695 88 66
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