Software Development Manager / Scrum Master

£ 65000
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Job description

Software Development Manager / Scrum Master - Bristol - £65K


A leading software solutions business whose products are used by some of the world's leading organisations.

You will take charge of a highly technical product development team and be responsible for the Scrum/Agile process.

Key Responsibilities

  • Management of technical scrum teams
  • Lead and implement and be an advocate of agile process within the team and work with other Scrum Masters to ensure consistency across teams
  • Lead team in planning and estimating process
  • Hold sprint retrospectives to continually improve process
  • Regular progress reports to PMO of sprint progress
  • Day to day management of team
  • Run daily stand-ups ensuring team focus and problem management of issues
  • Work closely with Head of Development services to identify improvement opportunities
  • Work closely with PMO to enable the on-time delivery of projects
  • Ensure that projects are accurately estimated and delivered to schedule
  • Show flexibility to respond to the changing needs of the business.
  • Actively contribute to the process of continual improvement, with regard to self, team and systems
  • Inspire and motivate team members
  • Be knowledgeable about each member of your team, their strengths, weaknesses and effectiveness, whilst translating each of their behaviours into clear tasks and objectives to improve their individual performance.


  • Previous experience as a Scrum Master
  • Previous Line management experience
  • Technical understanding of development activities

Key Skills:

Scrum Master - Scrum Processes - Agile Scrum Master - Sprint - Sprints - Software Development Manager - Dev Manager - Java - Manager - Line Manager - Leadership - Software Delivery - Software Project Management - Kamban