Scrum Master

Direct Line Group
40000.00 - 50000.00 GBP Annual
15 Feb 2017
17 Feb 2017
IT, Internet
Contract Type
Full Time

We're working towards becoming the UK's number one retail general insurer and we've got a lot to be proud of. Not only are we home to some of the best known names in the insurance industry, like Direct Line, Churchill, Green Flag and NIG, we're also just at the start of our journey. Which means we have an opportunity that very few businesses ever have: to take a completely fresh approach to the way we do business. And we have the right people in place to help us do it.

Digital is in the driving seat. And we're taking the lead. We're turning our brands into digital leaders. We're here to revolutionise how people use our products and services. Work with us, and you'll find an in-house role with an agency feel.We are now looking for a number of Scrum Masters to join our team on a permanent basis

We want people who aren't afraid to take chances, who aren't afraid to say it like it is, and will give the job everything they've got.

The Role

As a Scrum Master you will build, coach and guide the Digital development team and Digital Product Owner to successfully adopt the Scrum approach and values You will be a transformation agent for change who is willing and capable of doing everything possible to enable the team to perform at their highest level, while also protecting the team from impediments and noise. Our Scrum Masters champion the agile frameworks (Scrum and Kanban) within the team, ensuring that Agile principles are practiced by peers and understood by stakeholders.

Key Skills & Experience

- Scrum Master Certification
- Previous development or project management experience in a web/software delivery capacity
- Enjoys working with people (facilitating and collaborating)
- Exceptional communicator
- Attitude of empowerment and team building
- Previous experience of managing a team

About us

There are facts and figures to tell you, of course. We are the largest insurer in the country for individual customers (as opposed to businesses), as well as the biggest motor insurer and the number one for household insurance. We're home to some of the nation's best-loved brands, including Direct Line, Churchill, Privilege, Green Flag, TRACKER and NIG.

In other words, we are a business with many strengths. But we're about far more than just numbers and statistics.

Above all, we're a group of people with a single ambition: to be the very best general retail insurer in the UK. By "best", we don't just mean "number one". We want to be known for treating our customers better than anyone else. We want to work in a way that's more creative and more effective than other companies. Put simply, we want our people to lead the industry in every area.

It all starts with a competitive salary, benchmarked against our competitors, which will grow as you do. We've made sure your annual holiday entitlement is attractive too - and what's more, we let you choose the rewards that suit your lifestyle.That kind of flexibility is a key feature of our benefits package. And there's plenty to choose from, including:

- Pension funding of 9% of your base salary
- Income protection
- Life assurance
- Direct Line Group employees can apply for 50% off Direct Line and Churchill home, motor and pet insurance policies
- We also provide free Direct Line travel insurance and Green Flag breakdown cover to our people.

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