Collins McNicholas

My client is looking for a scrum master to join their expanding team. the role will involve coaching scrum teams, must have experience in a scrum master role previously. Must have a relevant degree and have agile certification. 


  • Deeply understands and can clearly articulate framework, values, roles, and responsibilities and can guide the team(s) on how to apply to delight customers
  • Coaches the team on how to get the most out of self-organization
  • Coaching the team to higher levels of maturity, at a pace that is sustainable and comfortable for the team and organization
  • Remove impediments or guide the team to remove impediments by finding the right personnel to remove the impediment
  • Build a trusting and safe environment where problems can be raised without fear of blame, retribution, or being judged
  • Facilitate getting the work done without coercion, assigning, or dictating the work
  • Facilitate discussion, decision making, and conflict resolution
  • Can engage multiple roles and stakeholders in critical discussion and building consensus
  • Assist with internal and external communication, improving transparency, and radiating information
  • Support and educate the Product Owner on how to meet their objectives through scrum, especially with respect to grooming and maintaining the product backlog
  • Facilitates team learning and continuous improvement.
  • Inspire others to adopt the new processes and improvements based on program retrospectives
  • Facilitates team planning sessions for release and sprint
  • Communicates project status to stakeholders
  • Organize and facilitate the various meetings within the scrum framework
  • Requires excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Understanding of backlog tracking, burn down metrics, velocity, and capacity planning


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Business Administration, Finance, Accounting or related discipline 
  • Recognized Agile Certification e.g. Certified Scrum Master, Agile PM
  • Previous experience working in a Scrum Master role

For further information on this role please contact Niamh Cregg on 071-9149732 or email

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