Agile and Scrum Master

Posted 11 August by Capita

Job title: Project Manager - Programme Services (Scrum + Agile)

Location: Preston Brook (Runcorn, Cheshire)

Salary: Negotiable+ bonus + car allowance

About Capita | DCC Smart Metering

We are Capita, the UK's leading provider of business process management and integrated professional support service solutions. Through bespoke, quality solutions, we've helped countless organisations unlock value and maximise their potential. With access to our range of unique and diverse opportunities, offering real career advancement and progression, we can unlock your potential too.

Capita was awarded the DCC Licence in October 2013 as part of the UK government's smart metering programme. This was set up to enable the roll out of over 53m smart meters across the UK by 2020.


About the role

DCC has complex reporting and delivery models, therefore stakeholder management, effective communication/collaborative working skills and keen price-control are key to successful project management via recognised methodologies.

The successful candidate(s) will be recruited into Programme Services' permanent flexible pool of PPM professionals and immediately assigned/seconded to deliver a particular project, (which can form part of a major release) under one of DCC's programmes of activity. Functional matrix management will remain within Programme Services, with day to day activity managed via programme leadership.


Key Accountabilities
  • Successful initiation, planning, execution and closing of projects; applying appropriate knowledge, skills, tools, techniques and practice at each stage and with effective stakeholder management throughout


Skills and Experiences - Essential
  • Exceptional collaboration and stakeholder management through a full project's lifecycle, in a complex delivery and/or reporting environment

  • Full project life cycle management using recognised methodologies, including: Creation and maintenance of work stream plans; Risk and issue management; Reporting

  • Experience of working in a fast moving environment, using agile and waterfall PPM techniques

  • Attention to detail and an analytical ability to solve problems and appropriately prioritise activities

  • Agile and Scrum Methodologies

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Capita Resourcing welcome applications from all suitably qualified people regardless of gender, race, disability, age or sexual orientation.

Capita Resourcing is a trading name of Capita Resourcing Ltd. Services offered are those of an Employment Agency and Employment Business. Applicants will be required to register with us.

If you are successful with your application, you will need complete Capita's vetting and screening checks. This will include, but not be limited to, Reference Checks, a Criminality Check, Financial Probity Check, Sanctions Check and Media Check.

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Capita Resourcing welcome applications from all suitably qualified people regardless of gender, race, disability, age or sexual orientation.

Capita Resourcing is a trading name of Capita Resourcing Ltd. Services offered are those of an Employment Agency and Employment Business. Applicants will be required to register with us.

If you are successful with your application, you will need complete Capita's vetting and screening checks. This will include, but not be limited to, Reference Checks, a Criminality Check, Financial Probity Check, Sanctions Check and Media Check.

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