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Scrum Master / Agile Coach - Transformation Realized(tm)

Location:  Nicosia
Other locations:  Anywhere in Country
Salary: Competitive
Date:  Nov 23, 2023

Job description

Requisition ID:  1432144

At EY, you’ll have the chance to build a career as unique as you are, with the global scale, support, inclusive culture, and technology to become the best version of you. And we’re counting on your unique voice and perspective to help EY become even better, too. Join us and build an exceptional experience for yourself, and a better working world for all.


The opportunity


Our EY Consulting ambition is to become the world’s leading transformation consultants, trusted to help our clients generate long-term value. We’re building world-class capabilities in business, technology and people consulting to help us deliver on EY’s purpose of building a better working world — our firm’s broader ambition to become the world’s most trusted, distinctive professional services organization.


Our clients are at the heart of our new strategy. We’re focused on solving the key issues of our client buyers, building deeper relationships, and having sustainable impact. We’re introducing a new go-to-market narrative — Transformation Realized™ — to help us harness the core drivers of transformation that will create long-term value for our clients.


To achieve this, we are seeking for Scrum Masters/Agile Coaches to join our Transformation Realized™ Consulting practice. Our team is part of EY’s Central, Eastern and Southeastern Europe & Central Asia (CESA) cluster, delivering market leading services to organizations across industries in Cyprus and internationally.


The transformation imperative is urgent, challenging and opportunity rich. Are you interested to join us and be part of the change?


The key responsibilities


  • Responsible for defining, prioritizing, and estimating the work generated by your team to ensure the most valuable outcomes
  • Collaborate with partners and customers to co-develop product roadmaps and drive products and features from concept to launch in a fast-paced environment
  • Responsible for coordination between teams (DevOps, Architects and other Scrum Masters) and assist with internal and external communication, improving transparency and collaboration
  • Work with cross-functional teams and various stakeholders, including analytics, design/user experience, engineering, user enablement etc.
  • Act as the Scrum Master or Agile Coach of EY or client agile teams in single implementation project or large digital transformation programs
  • Coach EY and client teams in using Agile ways of working and scrum practices
  • Coach other Scrum Masters and deliver client or in-house trainings
  • Conduct Agile Maturity assessment and develop Agile Transformation roadmaps for clients, based on Agile at Scale frameworks
  • Build and maintain a high performing, self-organizing, dynamic team(s)
  • Support the facilitation of learning and continuous improvement in operating Scrum and in implementing and improving relevant practices
  • Ensure scrum team achieve their objectives keeping the team focused on their goals and end-user satisfaction
  • Facilitate daily scrum, sprint planning, sprint demo and retrospective meetings
  • Identify impediments and provide appropriate issues escalation to the necessary levels as required
  • Report on the status of delivery using agreed reporting metrics e.g. burndown
  • Foster a collaborative and innovative environment
  • Support Product Owner/Manager in backlog management and refinement


To qualify for the role, you must have / be able to demonstrate a combination of the following


  • Scrum Master (PSM) or any other relevant Scrum and/or Agile at Scale certifications
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills for technical writing and client presentations (Greek and/or English)
  • Excellent problem solver in a collaborative way
  • Flexibility in adapting your approach to meet the needs of the client and/or your team(s)
  • Proven track record of delivering products that are digital solutions with a user-first mindset
  • Ability to work in multicultural projects and environments
  • Knowledge and experience in support tools for agile methodologies (e.g., JIRA, Confluence)
  • Proficiency in one or more of the following competencies
    • 2+ years’ experience working as a Scrum Master
    • Experience as an Agile coach
    • Experience in designing Agile models, blueprints, and Agile Transformation roadmaps
    • Consolidated knowledge and application of agile methodologies (e.g., Scum, Kanban) as well as Agile at Scale methodologies (e.g., SAFe, Agile at Spotify, LeSS, Scrum of Scums)
    • Experience as an Agile Coach, Scrum Master, RTE in an Agile at Scale environment
    • Knowledge and experience in identifying and applying OKRs


Ideally, you’ll also have


  • A willingness to travel to meet client needs as required
  • Appetite to take ownership of several complex initiatives
  • Good appreciation of current market trends (Cloud, Data Analytics, Emerging Technologies etc.) and how these are likely to impact key industry players
  • Dedication to working with your colleagues as part of a high-performing team
  • Natural curiosity and the confidence to provide alternative options or suggestions when you see something that could be improved
  • Passion to lend subject matter expertise to the design, planning and implementation of strategic transformational initiatives for our clients


If you have a genuine desire to help businesses achieve their full potential, this role is for you.


What working at EY offers


EY offers an attractive remuneration package for rewarding both personal and team performance. We are committed to be an inclusive employer and are happy to consider flexible working arrangements. In addition, but not limited to our benefits include:


  • Flexible working arrangements (work from anywhere when possible and flexible work schedule)
  • Friday afternoon off
  • EY Tech MBA and EY Master’s in business Analytics
  • EY Badges - digital credentials
  • Mobility programs (if interested to work abroad)
  • Private Medical and Life Insurance
  • Paid Sick Leave
  • Paid Paternity Leave
  • Maternity, Wedding and New Baby Gifts
  • EY Employee Assistance Program (EAP) (counselling, legal and financial consultation services).


About EY 


EY | Building a better working world 


EY exists to build a better working world, helping to create long-term value for clients, people and society and build trust in the capital markets.  


Enabled by data and technology, diverse EY teams in over 150 countries provide trust through assurance and help clients grow, transform, and operate.  


Working across assurance, consulting, law, strategy, tax and transactions, EY teams ask better questions to find new answers for the complex issues facing our world today. 




If you can demonstrate that you meet the criteria above, please contact us as soon as possible.


The exceptional EY experience. It’s yours to build.


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