Scrum Master to drive Agile Trans­for­ma­tion

Are you passionate about Agile methods and do you want to share that passion by changing the work life of others? Do you like to transform and coach teams to become high performing? Do you get energy from driving and delivering agile backlogs? And do you have experience with identifying and eliminating team impediments by cultivating the organization? Then you should apply for one of the Scrum Master positions in KMD.

For some years we have worked on improving the agile maturity across KMD. We have come a long way but there is still a job to be done in transforming and shaping the future organization and culture by continuous improvement. We are looking for a dedicated Scrum Master, who will get a unique opportunity to work alongside passionate and loyal colleagues with whom you will build and grow your own as well as the organizational capabilities. We take pride in working in one of the largest IT companies in Denmark with a strong history of providing software to the private and public sector in Denmark. In recent years KMD has branched out internationally, and we want to transform our ways of working to fit the new environments. 

R&D in KMD

The position is placed in our R&D division, which purpose is to generate Best Ways of Working across KMD products. We experience a huge interest from the organization to increase the agile maturity and are therefore looking for more colleagues to help us with the continued implementation of the agile ways of working. 

KMD is responsible for creating, implementing, and managing critical IT systems and services in numerous sectors in the Danish and Nordic societies. We are approximately 3000 employees across Denmark, Poland, India, and Norway. In 2019 KMD became a part of the NEC Group based in Japan. The acquisition has given KMD a strong position and potential for reaching new international heights in becoming a leading IP-led company. 

The position is based in Odense, but you should expect to travel.

Being a Scrum Master

We are looking for an experienced Scrum Master, who will join a Business Line and be responsible for the agile processes. Furthermore, you will be part of a team of Scrum Masters working across KMD by facilitating communities, establishing metrics, conducting courses and trainings etc. 

Your key accountabilities will be:

  • Facilitate sprint planning to ensure the team reach a collective agreement that will be accepted into the sprint.
  • Facilitate Scrum meetings and promote active participation from the team to ensure everyone is working towards the sprint goal.
  • Managing any external distractions by supporting and protecting the Scrum team to achieve the sprint goals and the commitment agreed within sprint planning.
  • Identify and remove any potential impediments to the delivery of the agreed sprint commitment.

Qualifications

You have an understanding of how software is developed. You have hands-on experience as a Scrum Master with a track record of coaching and building high-performing teams 

You understand and can translate IT and business needs as you will work in the gap between business and development. You have excellent planning skills and can create structure in a complex environment. You master various coaching and facilitating techniques and are energized by dealing with change management by understanding the importance of flexibility with a pragmatic approach. 

You are a team player and build trustful relationships with team members and stakeholders naturally. Success in this role requires excellent interpersonal and communication skills to build credibility and create a collaborative environment.

You are fluent in both written and spoken Danish and English.

Contact

For further information, you are welcome to contact Head of Agile Excellence Heino Eisner at hoe@kmd.dk

Deadline

Application deadline:15-06-2021

Interviews will be conducted on an ongoing basis, why we encourage you to apply as soon as possible.

KMD (an NEC company) is committed to provide equal opportunities. Hence, we invite all qualified interested applicants to apply for career opportunities. At KMD all aspects of employment and cooperation including the decision to hire /cooperate with will be based on merit, competence, performance, and business needs without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, or any other status protected under local anti-discrimination legislation.

About KMD

KMD is the largest Danish-based IT company that develops and delivers software, solutions and IT services primarily to Denmark's public and financial sector and with a growing footprint in the private sector and in the Nordic region. Our unique domain knowledge, reliability and approach to security and operational stability make KMD today one of the most recognized and used suppliers in the Danish IT industry.

KMD's solutions help streamline processes and create better service for customers every day all year round. For example, our systems handle payments of wages and social benefits. In total, it will be about 400 billion kroner a year, which equates to more than 20 % of Denmark's GDP. The KMD Group has an annual turnover of more than 4 billion Danish kroner and has about 3,500 employees.

KMD's head office is in Ballerup, but also has offices in Odense, Aarhus and Aalborg. In addition, KMD also has employees in Poland, and partners in India. KMD is owned by NEC - a global leader in integrating cutting-edge IT and networking technologies that benefit businesses and people around the world. Nec employs more than 100,000 people globally.

KMD's size means that we offer a wide variety of professional challenges and a unique professional environment. With great know-how in complex areas of work and competent, ambitious and not least innovative employees, KMD is facing an international journey with the NEC. In KMD, we not only try to meet our customers' expectations, but strive to exceed them.

In KMD we expect to align with our employees through goal agreements and ongoing dialogue. It contributes to the mutual trust it takes to give our employees freedom under responsibility, flexibility and space to be who they are. KMD is a constant changing company where pace, agility and unknown parameters are a part of our everyday.

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KMD A/S
Publiceret: 14. maj 2021

Arbejdssted

Location Odense