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Scrum Master

Place of work
Mlynské nivy 12, Bratislava
Contract type
Wage (gross)
2 000 EUR/monthThe minimum gross monthly base salary for this role is 2000 EUR full time. Our final offer to you will be set up fairly, considering the skills and experience that you bring to the Swiss Re Group. You can look forward to extra rewards and benefits including an attractive performance-based bonus..

Information about the position

Job description, responsibilities and duties

Are you a force for change with a passion for working with people and teams to help them improve and deliver their best work? Are you passionate about Agile principles and are excited to embed them across the organization? Are you intellectually curious & love learning new skills and capabilities?
If this sounds like you, please read further...

This role would require you to:

• lead all aspects of performance against Agile values, practices, and processes.
• work with the Product Owners and CoEs, Product area and Chapter leads in order to help the teams.
• support the work in Squad(s) by maintaining the backlog and facilitating Scrum ceremonies like stand ups, sprint planning, and retrospectives.
• ensure team performance is supervised through the Squad(s)'s dashboard and help with continuous improvement of the team to work better and smarter

On this role, you:

• Bring passion to your work to inspire and motivate team members
• Are comfortable leading and mentoring team members without formal management authority
• Encouraging the team’s self-organization, collaboration and knowledge sharing
• Supporting and promoting feedback culture based on the Scrum values
• Are passionate about working to ensure that decisions are made within the team, encouraging and supporting Squad members to take authority for their decisions
• Apply innovative and creative thinking in order to tackle problems and get things done

You will be also expected to:

• Actively create and maintain culture within Squad(s) based on the org. & Agile leadership behaviors
• Provide constructive feedback to team members to help drive Agile maturity
• Help your team leads to ensure the latest work status is recorded and prioritized through backlog
• Ensure work is appropriately balanced across team & that all work is captured within backlog
• Create burn-down charts to measure Squad(s) output over time
• Identify continuous improvement opportunities and standard methodologies to progress the performance of the Squad(s)

About the Team

The mission of the Data Corpus & Foundation Product area is to develop an industry leading data corpus for Swiss Re, advancing on existing achievements and adding new capabilities and content. Easy data discovery enables all Swiss Re employees and partners to engage with the Data Corpus with ease, intuitively and securely. A business strategy oriented and systematic process ensures that the corpus is enriched with external data. The approach follows concrete business priorities and innovative opportunities.

The core scope of the Product area includes:

• Business and Infotech Data Corpus: Design and produce the base data structures and specific data marts for domains and group functions
• Master data management: Create standardized master and reference data
• Ontology design and management: Develop a Swiss Re ontology that allows for scalable semantical integration of internal and external data sources
• Data curation: Advance the quality of the Swiss Re Single Source of Truth through data curation with the goal to reduce mapping and reconciliation efforts. Implement augmented and automated data curation capabilities for scaling this capability
• Data & analytics model catalogue: Implement a "One stop shop" for all data assets and analytics models with descriptive information about usage terms, contacts, lifecycle, protection etc.
• Data acquisition: Develop a strategic direction for external data acquisition, data scouting, data partnerships for enriching the data corpus and aligning needs across business domains and group functions
• Data lifecycle management: Ensure compliant management for physical and electronic records and non-records including disposal, hold and lending processes
• Data architecture: Design data architectures that enable to advance the data corpus and key data assets strategically

Information about the selection process

We are an equal opportunity employer, and we value diversity at our company. Our aim is to live visible and invisible diversity – diversity of age, race, ethnicity, nationality, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, religious beliefs, physical abilities, personalities and experiences – at all levels and in all functions and regions. We also collaborate in a flexible working environment, providing you with a compelling degree of autonomy to decide how, when and where to carry out your tasks.
We provide feedback to all candidates via email. If you have not heard back from us, please check your spam folder.

Requirements for the employee

Candidates with education suit the position

University education (Bachelor's degree)
University education (Master's degree)

Language skills

English - Upper intermediate (B2)

Personality requirements and skills

We are happy to meet you if you possess:
• Very good knowledge of the Agile Frameworks with practical experience working either as Scrum Master or Scrum Coach
• Servant leader who lives: active listening, empathy, awareness, foresight, commitment to growth, and community building
• Strong track record in creating high-performing, self-organizing agile teams and organizations
• Experience in coaching and changing organizations
• Mentored colleagues around their career
• Facilitation, conflict resolution and relationship building skills
• Passionate, known for a positive, "can do” attitude, continuously learning and developing

Interested in this new challenge? We are looking forward to your application!


Brief description of the company

As the world's leading and most diversified global reinsurer, we offer as our core business financial services products that enable risk taking essential to enterprise and progress. Our company was founded in Zurich, Switzerland in 1863, and operates in more than 25 countries and provides its expertise and services to clients throughout the world. We combine financial strengths with experience, knowledge and creative thought to explore new opportunities in the interests of our clients, staff and shareholders.

Number of employees

1700 and more employees

Company address

Swiss Re Management AG
Mlynske nivy 12
821 08 Bratislava
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ID: 4060637  Dátum zverejnenia: 21.9.2021  Základná zložka mzdy (brutto): 2 000 EUR/month