Scrum Master (part-time)

We are Baltic Assist – the Lithuanian outsourcing company, experts in finding creative ways to expand the local job market and provide new, exciting opportunities for the best talent. Built on core values like transparency and innovation, our team is constantly working on making BA the top choice when it comes to your career.

As a Scrum Master, you will be responsible for managing projects and working with the CTO, Tech Leads and developers (both onshore/offshore) to turn the vision into reality with an on-time and quality delivery. It is a part-time (20 hours/week) position.

The position is open to Ukrainian refugees and the company offers to reimburse accommodation costs in Lithuania for up to 6 months and provide any necessary assistance.

What you'll do:
selecting techniques and life cycle models based on the context of the project;
establishing team structures and a collaborative working environment;
communicating with stakeholders and maintaining awareness of business needs and priorities;
using visual techniques for project tracking and reporting;
timeboxing and incremental deliveries;
defining deliverables, milestones and dependencies;
applying change control and risk management processes;
acquiring the necessary resources and skills;
agreeing constraints of cost, timescales, quality and scope;
reviewing experiences and learning from current and previous projects;
ensuring that projects are formally closed and reviewed.
Role responsibilities:
Takes full responsibility for the definition, approach, facilitation, and satisfactory completion of medium/large-scale projects;
Provides effective leadership to the project team;
Adopts appropriate project management methods and tools;
Manages the change control process and assesses and manages risks. Ensures that realistic project plans are maintained and delivers regular and accurate communication to stakeholders;
Ensures project and product quality reviews occur on schedule and according to procedure. Ensures that project deliverables are completed within agreed cost, timescale, and resource budgets, and are formally accepted, by appropriate stakeholders;
Monitors costs, times, quality and resources used and takes action where performance deviates from agreed tolerances.
Knowledge & skills we are interested in:
3 or more years of experience in a relevant role, Bachelor's degree would be an advantage;
CSM, CSPO, PMI - ACP or Agile coach certification would be preferred;
Managing projects by defining and achieving project outcomes and meeting project key performance metric targets;
Utilizing and applying into projects knowledge of IT implementation and maintenance, learning initiatives, operations reporting, metrics, marketing and communications;
Exploring new technologies & assembling and managing product teams by working closely with engineering team and stakeholders;
Providing valuable stakeholder feedback to address and taking action to meet the company’s strategic goals;
Managing/coach small multidisciplinary product teams and collaborating with designers, business users, and developers to innovate and drive product development;
Demonstrating extensive program and project management skills and ability to self-direct work;
Demonstrating written and verbal communication skills;
Demonstrating analytical skills;
Demonstrating background in liaising with and coordinating with stakeholders across multiple groups, including senior stakeholders;
Managing multiple concurrent projects at once;
Demonstrating experience in a broad range of technologies and appreciation for end to end application development;
Having familiarity with SAFe/Agile, JIRA, and Confluence or similar tools.
Understanding of Customer, Product, and Pricing Analysis;
Demonstrating familiarity with Business and Operations Analysis within marketing, operations, or risk analysis using quantitative techniques;
Understanding of agile/scrum and proven success coaching and mentoring a team through an agile transformation;
Utilizing agile frameworks such as Kanban, XP, scaled frameworks;
Demonstrating excellent facilitation, conflict mediation, and situational awareness skills including the ability to exercise mature judgement in delicate situations;
Demonstrating a history of and proven experience making tough decisions and delivering hard messages as required to get the job done;
Demonstrating some knowledge of test driven development;
Organizing scrum teams (leading daily scrum, weekly scrum of scrum to compile status updates, removing roadblocks for the team);
Documenting, tracking, reporting metrics using Jira;
Configuring JIRA, and managing and customizing the reports;
Leading and facilitating integration, solution, and UAT testing;
Facilitating releases (project management work, release notes, promotions to higher environments);
Creating, monitoring, and sharing team performance metrics, including preparing related progress reports.
What we offer:
Fixed monthly remuneration from 1500 EUR to 1700 EUR brutto based on your competencies, skills, and experience;
Flexible working arrangements to help you succeed in your career while balancing personal needs;
Work in an engaging international environment;
Excellent conditions to support your professional and personal development;
Open and friendly company culture.
1500 - 1700 €/mon. Gross for part-time (20 hours/week) schedule
About the company:
Baltic Assist is one of the fastest-growing international outsourcing companies in the Baltics. We are outsourcing top-level employees to "hottest" startups and innovative large enterprises from Scandinavian countries, Western Europe, the USA, and others. Here in Baltic Assist we genuinely believe that Lithuanians are top-notch and results-driven specialists. Therefore, we seek to open up opportunities to be employed in innovative and well-known international companies.
Only the chosen candidates will be contacted.
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