Scrum Master/Project Manager


Posted 1 year ago

We are looking for a Scrum Master/Project Manager! Reach out if you are interested and feel free to refer friends/colleagues!


Type of Employment: Contract
Title: Scrum Master/Project Manager
Term: 12-months – 40 hours/week
Location: Mississauga – Remote
Job ID number: C1154


Brief description of duties:


As a Sr. Project Manager you will assemble, guide, empower and serve the teams through excellence in project delivery resulting in value creation for our business and ultimately, our patients.

Job Responsibilities include:

  • Engage with Leadership, both business and IT, to collaborate on the delivery of value at a rate that is sustainable and digestible for the team and business
  • Ensure promised business value is being earned by leveraging the value creation or value maintenance framework
  • Orchestrate the formation of a squad(s) and once established, closely interact with the product owner, partners and the development team
  • Collaborate with and support other IT partner roles, with development and testing activities being performed by offshore teams in many cases
  • Guide the squads on self-organizing to fill in the intentional gaps left in the Agile/Scrum frameworks
  • Coach the team to learn and adopt agreed ways of working and reacting to potential challenges and questions
  • Facilitate Scrum working sessions and ceremonies as required and agreed by the team
  • Guide / lead the team through the project delivery lifecycle, using Agile or Waterfall methodologies and frameworks, managing dependencies, raising, mitigating and communicating risks and issues
  • Manage multiple projects/workstreams as needed
  • Communicate project status, decisions, timelines and risks to various levels of the IT and business organizations as needed
  • Establish program / project governance structures as needed to deliver the project outcomes most efficiently and effectively
  • Collaborate with IT partners to manage project Statements of Work (SOWs), change requests, RFPs and other activities required to deliver new capabilities and procure infrastructure as neededch
  • Manage project financials, including project budgets, forecasts, and spend for the project(s) as required


MUST haves:


  • Is extremely organized and proactive with communications and updates
  • Has an agile mindset with ability to pivot between roles and approaches based on team needs
  • Champions Agile principles and practices within the squad and leads by example
  • Has a strong focus on delivering MVPs, focused on incremental value rather than perfection
  • Has strong soft skills typically required in stakeholder engagement (empowering people, influencing, negotiation, conflict management)
  • Exhibits servant leadership style towards the product owner, scrum master, development team and the wider organization
  • Has solid understanding of and experience working with applications, integrations, and deployments


Nice to have:


  • Track record of successfully leading business-critical complex projects leveraging virtual teams
  • Work experience with Data Science & Machine Learning disciplines & technologies
  • Work experience in the Life Sciences / Pharma industry preferred
  • Experience in Agile methodologies, validation & delivery
  • Experience in organizational change management preferred
  • Experience with Agile organizations and Agile ways of working
  • Experience with tools like Smartsheet, Trello, JIRA
  • Experience with gSuite (gSheets, gSlides, gDocs, gDrive, gChat & hangouts, gSites, g+, …)

Job Features

Job CategoryScrum Master
Project Manager7+
Scrum Master4+
Data Science & Machine Learning disciplines & technologies4+

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