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Chief Scrum Master

Date: 14-Jan-2022

Location: London, GB, W1U 8AN

Company: Knight Frank

Reference No 17762 
Job Title Chief Scrum Master 
Type Permanent 
Salary Range Competitive
Division Business Services 
Sub Division Business Services 
Department IT Projects (10000242) 
Location 55 Baker Street 


Hub is our cornerstone application, being our integrated CRM / Property Database / Transaction Database with a multi-lingual web front end, dedicated mobile app and links out to drive our wider digital presence. As part of a Transformation Programme our Ways of Working are under transition in hub from being developed using a multi Scrum team / Scrum of Scrum model, to a new Operating Model using a scaled Agile model - SAFe based methodology. 


As a Chief Scrum Master within the hub team, you will support Knight Frank to deliver the best software application available to support the requirements of its growing global business, now and in the future.  Your responsibilities during the Transition will be;


  • To bring your extensive Scaled Agile experience to the current model, helping coach team members and drive continuous improvements alongside the transformation
  • Learn from and support the 3rd Party consultancy that will support the delivery of the new Operating Model
  • Support the current teams and business, being cognisant of the cultural and behavioural changes that are needed to move to a scaled Agile Model


During the Transformation Programme and beyond your responsibilities are;


  • To facilitate Agile ceremonies, quartering Planning Events, Planning readiness by fostering a Continuous Exploration process which drives the synthesis of a Vision, a Roadmap, and Backlogs
  • To be a servant leader, coach for the Agile Release Train (multi team model) and championing the new Framework wider in KF
  • Support the escalation and resolution of impediments, help manage risk, and drive relentless improvement


In order to be considered for the position you will have excellent knowledge of Agile and Scrum, in a multi-team environment.  You will have experience of working with in-house and outsource software development providers, as part of multi-team environment and will have scaled Agile and/or SAFe certifications; such as the Advanced ScrumMaster (ASM), Scaled Agilist (SA) and SAFe Programme Consultant certifications.  You will have 10+ years’ experience of Agile delivery and will have 5+ years’ experience of delivering in a Scaled Agile Environment or as an experienced Lead / Scrum master.



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