at Accident Compensation Corporation, Wellington
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
Our purpose at ACC is to improve lives every day. We put our customers first, showing manaakitanga and supporting their wellbeing. It's to enable everyone in Aotearoa the freedom to live their lives knowing that if they need us, we'll be there.
We are looking for a Scrum Master to join us on a permanent basis. The Agile community at ACC is committed to growing and developing people. We welcome applicants who have Scrum Master or Agile experience or knowledge, as well as those who may not be strong in these areas but are curious and willing to invest in their own development.
About the role:
The Scrum Master plays a crucial role as a servant leader and is responsible for several areas, including coaching team members, removing impediments, encouraging experimentation, and supporting continuous team improvement. As the Scrum Master, you help to maximise the value created by the Scrum team and protect the team from external distractions. In this role you will play a key part in the Pathway to Wellbeing Agile Release Train (PART).
The PART brings regular improvements and enhancements for frontline staff, providers and injured New Zealanders. The focus of PART is on prioritising the highest value work for our customers and staff to improve their experience with ACC and the Path to Wellbeing.
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What you need to be successful:
Scrum Master knowledge essential (PSM1 certification or the like)
Scrum Master experience (preferred but not essential)
A working style that embodies Agile values and principles
An Agile mindset and Servant Leader attributes
Demonstrated experience coaching, growing capability and developing Agile mindsets
Experience in an Agile environment
Knowledge of breaking down epics, writing user stories, and estimating
Excellent communication (written and verbal) and facilitation skills
Strong customer focus and interpersonal skills with the ability to work effectively with a variety of stakeholders
A growth mindset and willingness to be part of a community that loves to learn.
Working at ACC:
We know that a diverse and inclusive team helps us meet the needs of our customers, and we welcome candidates from every ethnicity, national origin, gender identity, age, and those with a disability or who have additional mental health needs. It is important to us that people are free to be themselves at work. Here are some ways we encourage that:
Employee networks to support our colleagues from diverse backgrounds.
The option to explore flexible working that suits your needs and ours.
Development opportunities in te reo Māori me ngā tikanga.
Applications can only be accepted when submitted through our ACC Career Website. For any enquiries please email Kim at firstname.lastname@example.org