Lead Scrum Master

Job Description

REQ ID: 102437
JOB TITLE: Lead Scrum Master
SALARY: £45,500 - £57,000
POSTING END DATE: 31/03/2023
LOCATION: Warwick University
We’re re-examining our vehicles and what a vehicle means in the emerging world of automation, connectedness, electrification and the shared economy. New ideas, new technology, and new approaches to mobility are our business. Join a team of next generation thinkers.



As the Scrum Master, the successful candidate will be working with Electrified Powertrain’s Advanced Engineering cross-functional squads to manage the successful design and development projects of Jaguar Land Rover’s high-performance next generation traction power electronics.


Key Accountabilities and Responsbilities 


Your key accountabilities and responsibilities will be to lead the scrum team in using Agile methodologies and scrum practices focusing on the creation of high-value product increments to achieve maximum customer satisfaction, guide and coach squad members in being and doing Agile focusing on value delivery, alignment, improvement, quality and teamwork. You will build positive collaboration with the Product Owners and Scrum Masters across group and domain, and establish, facilitate & participate in Agile ceremonies. You will oversee effective MBI, Stories and Task definition and Product Backlog management and ensure alignment across all workstreams and stakeholders feeding into the scaled agile framework-based engineering programs.




Knowledge, Skills and Experience




  • Highly motivated with a positive approach to challenges

  • Strength in communication, interpersonal and mentoring skills

  • Flexible with a pragmatic, servant leader mind-set. Confident to challenge the status quo whilst not impacting deliverables

  • Extensive experience of Agile framework with emphasis on Scrum. Knowledge of Kanban methodology can be advantageous

  • Experience with supporting backlog management and product owners in tools such as Confluence & JIRA.

  • Experienced at building effective cross-functional relationships with strong stakeholder management skills at all levels

  • Ability to support scrum members and teams with diverse knowledge and experience

  • Certified Scrum Master (e.g. CSM / SAFe)

  • Ability to articulate complex situations at all levels in the organisation




  • Experience in a programme management role with the automotive, manufacturing or related industry

  • Strong track record of delivering product development projects with excellent problem-solving skills

  • Formal Project Management qualification e.g. PRINCE or other such recognised methodology

  • Relevant degree or equivalent experience preferred

  • Fundamental knowledge of JIRA



Bring all this to the home of premium innovation, and you’ll find the opportunities to further your career with a world-class team, a discounted car purchase and lease scheme for you and your family, membership of a competitive pension plan and performance related bonus scheme. All this and more makes Jaguar Land Rover the perfect place to continue your journey.


This role may offer the opportunity for hybrid working where you can split your time between working from home and in the office. At Jaguar Land Rover, hybrid working is a voluntary, non-contractual arrangement providing employees with more choice and flexibility around how, when and where they work, if suitable for their role. Further details can be discussed with the Hiring Manager at interview stage. 


Please be aware that we may close this vacancy for applications before the stated deadline if we receive a high volume of interest. We strongly advise you to submit your application as early as possible.


Jaguar Land Rover is committed to equal opportunity for all.