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Digital Scrum Master

Churchill Court, BR1 1DP
Permanent
Full time
Ref:R-6561

About Us:

Direct Line Group is an ambitious company employing thousands of people throughout the UK. We’re proud to be one of Britain's leading general insurers, offering millions of customers decades of experience and knowledge. In the history of modern insurance, there has never been a bigger time for change than now and we work hard to make sure our well known brands –Direct Line, Churchill, Privilege, NIG and Green Flag are making insurance easier and better value for our customers. We know we can’t do this without our brilliant people who we reward for ideas and thinking as well as results because that’s how we can achieve amazing things – for our customers and for each other.

What we’re looking for:

We are looking for a multi-skilled Scrum Master to build, coach and guide the Development Team and Product Owner to deliver revolutionising digital products within an Agile environment. If you have a curious mindset and are willing to challenge the status-quo then you will excel in this role.

Who you’ll be working with:

You will be working in our dynamic, high performing Digital department alongside other Scrum Masters, Product Owners, Developers, Engineers, Designers, plus more.

What you’ll be doing:

  • You’ll be the Scrum owner and SME in the team, able to answer questions and challenges related to the Agile approach and its operational application
  • Transforming the team by mentoring the team in embracing and operating Scrum properly to effectively support the business
  • You’ll be dedicated to helping the team to perform to their highest ability and to continually improve.
  • Responsible for building a culture of trust and no-blame within the team.
  • Facilitating the team across all of the ceremonies to help promote complete and relevant team participation.
  • You’ll champion the agile frameworks (Scrum and Kanban), ensuring that Agile principles are practised by peers and understood by stakeholders.

What we’ll give you:

Join us and you’ll find yourself in the middle of one of the most on-the-go teams in the business, working with industry leaders on huge household brand names. We’re always encouraging internal development and you’ll have access to loads of learning opportunities, events and conferences to build your industry knowledge. We also have quiz nights, team lunches, wellness walks and team nights out – we’re always on the move. In addition to this we also offer a generous benefits package including family and work life balance focused options such as: fully paid maternity leave and parental leave, flexible working, insurance savings for you and your family as well as a range of other optional benefits.

Direct Line Group are an equal opportunity employer who value diversity. We do not discriminate and we recognise and embrace that people work in different ways. We will always adapt so you have the best and most comfortable working environment. If during the recruitment process you require any reasonable adjustments, please just let us know.

Career benefits and rewards

Rewarding you is really important to us, as well as offering a competitive salary and generous holiday entitlement; you can take advantage of a wide range of benefits. The best part is you can pick and choose the benefits to suit your own lifestyle, but also pass on some of the savings to family and friends. Here are just a few we have on offer:

  • A competitive salary, benchmarked against our competitors, which will grow as you do.
  • Pension 9% of your base salary, you can choose to contribute less or more than this, and anything you don’t wish to put in to your pension you can take as cash instead!
  • Private medical insurance (anyone can choose this through our flexible benefits scheme, and managers receive this as standard)
  • Attractive holiday entitlement
  • 50% off our Home, Motor and Pet insurance
  • Free Travel insurance
  • Free Green Flag breakdown cover
  • Flexible rewards including Life insurance, income protection, critical illness insurance, personal accident insurance
  • Retail card, with discounts at big name retailers
  • My Discounts - a discounts website for all our employees, with great discounts, cash back savings and offers across hundreds of brilliant  high street brands, travel, tickets, gym memberships and much more.


Who we are
Direct Line Group is an organisation with a clear mission: to make insurance much easier and better value for customers. We are one of the leading motor, home and small business insurers in the UK. We are home to some of the nation's best-known brands, including Direct Line, Churchill, Privilege, Green Flag and NIG.

Life at Direct Line Group

We recommend that you read our colleagues’ stories and ask them a question on our live discussion platform www.directlinegroupcareers.com/ask-our-people. This will help you learn more about us and be better prepared for interviews.