Agile Scrum Master

Job Description

This platform and suite of products are designed to help us know, reach, and build better-informed customer connections through insightful data gained through multiple interactions with Informa’s highly specialized communities. We seek for a Scrum Master to strengthen our team in deploying innovative new products to support data-driven B2B marketing.

This role reports to the Program Manager.

As an Agile Project Manager, you will work in an Agile Scrum environment to enable the realization of commercial outcomes through the product lifecycle. You will:

  • Manage the end-to-end delivery of complex commercial solutions, establishing, and controlling project constraints and scope as defined by the Program
  • Manage relationships and communication with all project stakeholders
  • Agree on the approach to delivery within the delivery project team
  • Plan and manage the overall progress, resolving issues and proactively managing risks
  • Lead and coach the project team as appropriate and according to the needs of the individual project
  • Ensure that the Scrum team adheres to Scrum theory, practices, and rules, and work as a servant leader within the project team
  • Provide clear ownership for and visibility of the resolution of all project risks and issues
  • Lead improvements to the efficiency and effectiveness of the project delivery service and contribute to the identification of areas of improvement
  • Providing regular, constructive feedback to project team members and their line managers
  • Report progress at regular intervals to the sponsor and using the relevant practices defined by the leadership team
  • Develop and maintain effective and proactive relationships with all customers including suppliers and third parties
  • Work closely with the identified Business Change Manager(s) across the business to ensure they are proactively engaged and ready to accept the change and realize the benefits
  • Assist the Program Director and the Program Manager with the creation and management of business cases as defined by the Program
  • Assist the Program Manager with the management of the project budget and forecast and with validation of the business case/benefits throughout the course of the project
Person Profile
  • You will be data-driven
  • You will have a strong understanding of and hands-on experience with Agile practices
  • You will have excellent communication skills
  • You will be a great facilitator and coach with the ability to manage tight deadlines and conflicting priorities

Minimum years of experience

  • 3+ years in Agile Scrum
  • 3+ years in project management

Preferred Certifications (not mandatory):

  • Certified Scrum Master
  • Certified Scrum Professional
  • Agile Certified Professional
  • Project Management Professional (PMP)
Additional Information
  • This position requires individuals who are not only experienced as Scrum Master or Project Manager but have an extensive track record of delivering complex projects and solutions
  • Applicants should have a strong understanding of and hands-on experience with Agile practices, particularly Scrum and must possess the ability to lead the team on Scrum principles
  • Self-directed, with a demonstrated ability to execute principles beyond formal training
  • Must be able to lead and demonstrate value-added and outcome-driven practices to a team
  • Strong communication and facilitation skills
  • Strong conflict resolution skills. Must be able to facilitate and mediate team differences to achieve positive outcomes.


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  • Confluence
  • MS Project
  • MS Office
Job Location: Porto

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