Digital & Technology Services – EACI Team

Location: Kings Meadow Campus
Salary: £43,155 to £54,421 per annum (pro-rata if applicable) depending on skills and experience. Salary progression beyond this scale is subject to performance.
Closing Date: Sunday 02 July 2023
Reference: DTS355422

Digital & Technology Services at the University of Nottingham are currently involved in an ambitious digital modernisation programme across the university.

The Education Administration Continuous Improvement Team (EACIT) was established in 2021 and brings together a diverse range of skills needed to develop and enhance the university’s student record system, processes and associated services and bring about change that will deliver significant value to the university.

In the key role of Scrum Master, you will work across the teams in EACIT to enhance the delivery of business and customer value. You will be responsible for supporting the development of the delivery teams, clearing team roadblocks and keeping processes true to agile principles. You will work collaboratively with team members including Product Owners, Subject Matter Experts, Business Analysts, and Functional Consultants.

This is an exciting opportunity to play a pivotal role in establishing and embedding ways of working with an Agile product delivery team, building a trusting and collaborative environment.

Core Skills

  • Experience of working in a Scrum Master role across a large, complex enterprise scale environment, delivering Scrum projects to budget and time
  • Significant, proven experience and demonstrable knowledge of Agile principles and methodology
  • Experience of running sprint sessions, workshops, retrospectives, and reviews
  • Proven experience of leading Agile team delivery and performance
  • Strong stakeholder management with the ability to communicate and influence a broad audience
  • Experience within a higher education environment is desirable

This role is fixed term until 31st July 2025. Hours of work are full-time (36.25 hours); however, applications are also welcome from candidates wishing to work part-time (minimum 29 hours per week). Please specify in your application if you wish to work part time and the number of preferred hours. Arrangements for job share would be considered.

Requests for secondment from internal candidates may be considered on the basis that prior agreement has been sought from both your current line manager and the manager of your substantive post, if you are already undertaking a secondment role.

Informal enquiries may be addressed to Sarah Hyde, email Please note that applications sent directly to this email address will not be accepted.

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