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GSK

Scrum Master

GSK is on a journey towards digital transformation to become the global leader in bringing the best in class analytics and insights, to serve the consumer and patient. In April 2017, Emma Walmsley, formerly the Head GSK Consumer, was appointed CEO of GSK and has been vocal about her desire to accelerate GSK's digital transformation. This strategy is far reaching and will extend to all corners of the business - from Big Data and applications of artificial intelligence in R&D to New Media in bringing to life consumer brands.

As a key member of the Tech Infrastructure Product team, you will be responsible to provide Agile development team direction, align with partners on roadmaps and requirements for Infrastructure technologies. Your position interfaces with various teams involved with deployment and ongoing support of GSK's overall Tech offering.


WHAT WILL YOUR KEY RESPONSIBILITIES BE?

• In this role, you will promote and support Scrum as defined in the Scrum Guide and help the team understand Scrum theory, practices, rules, and values.

• You will ensure that goals, scope, and product domain are understood by everyone on the Scrum Team as well as possible and ensure the Product Owner knows how to arrange the Product Backlog to maximize value


• You will coach the Development Team in self-organization and cross-functionality, helping the Development Team to create high-value products and leading and coaching the organization in its Scrum adoption.

• You will work with other Scrum Masters to increase the effectiveness of the application of Scrum in the organization and provide an active role in mitigating impediments impacting successful team completion of Release/Sprint Goals

WHAT DO WE OFFER?

At GSK we are all inspired by the difference we make and challenge ourselves every day to improve the lives of patients and consumers. That's why we have created an environment where everyone feels valued, able to develop, contribute to our mission and be proud of what we achieve.

To support you in achieving your role and career ambitions you'll be given the opportunity to:

• Play an important role in delivering our mission
• Be an essential part of diverse, global team
• Develop others as part of your own professional growth

You'll also receive a competitive salary package including on target bonus, shares, private medical insurance, Company Pension Plan, 26 days annual holiday, private healthcare option, bonus scheme and a share purchase scheme plus a personalized career development pathway.

Interested in joining the Team?

Closing date for applications: 27th March 2019

During the course of your application you will be requested to complete voluntary information which will be used in monitoring the effectiveness of our equality and diversity policies. Your information will be treated as confidential and will not be used in any part of the selection process.

If you require a reasonable adjustment to the application / selection process to enable you to demonstrate your ability to perform the job requirements please contact 0808 234 4391. This will help us to understand any modifications we may need to make to support you throughout our selection process.

When applying for this role, please use the 'cover letter' of the on-line application to describe how you meet the competencies for this role, as outlined in the job requirements above.

The information that you have provided in your cover letter and CV will be used to assess your application.

Thank you for your interest in this opportunity.

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Why You?Basic qualifications:
• Bachelor's degree in Information Technology, Computer Science
• Previous working experience as a Scrum Master or Product Owner
• In-depth knowledge of Agile process and principles
• Outstanding communication, presentation and leadership skills
• Excellent organizational and time management skills
• Sharp analytical and problem-solving skills
• Creative thinker with a vision
• Attention to details
• Strong interpersonal skills to coordinate with other organizations across the business while managing customer expectations

Preferred qualifications:
• Experience in full time Scrum Master role for at least two years for a team that was diligently applying Scrum principles, practices, and theory
• Experience of working in a Scaled Agile Framework (e.g. SAFe 4.5)
• Certified Scrum Master
• Knowledge of other Agile approaches: XP, Kanban, etc.
• Awareness and experience with widely successful Agile techniques: User Stories, Continuous Integration, Continuous Testing, Pairing, Automated Testing, Agile Games

Why GSK?:
WHO ARE WE?
At GSK we are a science-led global healthcare company. We research and develop a broad range of innovative products in three primary areas of Pharmaceuticals, Vaccines and Consumer Healthcare. Our mission is inspiring and challenging - to help people do more, feel better and live longer.

We have a significant global presence with commercial operations in more than 150 countries, a network of 86 manufacturing sites in 36 countries and large R&D centres in the UK, USA, Spain, Belgium and China.

Contact information:
You may apply for this position online by selecting the Apply now button.

If you require an accommodation or other assistance to apply for a job at GSK, please contact the GSK HR Service Centre at 1-877-694-7547 (US Toll Free) or +1 801 567 5155 (outside US).GSK is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, age, disability, genetic information, military service, covered/protected veteran status or any other federal, state or local protected class.

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