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Scrum master - AEGON

Locatie: The Hague

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Scrum master

Scrum Masters are servant leaders that promote coach their teams to self-organize, self-manage and deliver via effective and agreed upon Agile practices. They strive to remove impediments and foster an environment for high-performing team dynamics, continuous flow, and relentless improvement. The Scrum Master spends much of their time helping team members communicate, coordinate, and cooperate; generally, this person assists the team in meeting their delivery goals.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Building a high-performing team by applying a servant leadership style and leading by example
  • Guiding and coaching the team on how to get the most out of self-organization and how to fill in the intentional gaps left in the Agile/Scrum frameworks
  • Serve as Scrum Master on highly visible and projects and strategic initiatives in support of the company Corporate strategies specific to Change and IT
  • Serving and supporting the Product Owner and Development Team in their quest to do everything possible to delight customers
  • Guiding and coaching the team on how to get the most out of self-organization and how to fill in the intentional gaps left in the Agile/Scrum frameworks
  • Assessing the Scrum maturity of the team and coaching the team to higher levels of maturity, at a pace that is sustainable and comfortable for the team and organization
  • Removing impediments or guiding the team to remove impediments which may involve working with other teams, experts or leaders
  • Building a trusting and safe environment where problems can be raised without fear of blame, retribution, or being judged, with an emphasis of healing and problem solving
  • Facilitating getting the work done without coercion, assigning, or dictating the work
  • Protecting the team from uncontrolled expansion of work by communicating effectively with key stakeholders, including management
  • Facilitating planning discussion, work estimation, decision making, and conflict resolution
  • Coordinating with other teams and via Scrum of Scrums to pass information bi-directionally facilitating inter-team dialog opportunities to remove impediments
  • Assisting with internal and external communication, improving transparency and radiating information
  • Supporting and educating the Product Owner, especially with respect to refining (aka grooming) and managing the product backlog in support of sprint planning


As a person you are intrinsically motivated in setting up and continuously improving processes and circumstances for the team. You co-create a culture of trust with the team, in which risks can be taken and where mistakes are allowed. You are socially intelligent, have a real human interest and you are extremely pragmatic. You quickly discover any limitations of the team and pro-actively introduce a method or intervention needed to let the team grow. Characteristics that describe you: excellent communicator, positive attitude, resilient, empathic.

Behavioural & Leadership Competencies

  • Change Management Ability
  • Coaching Ability
  • Influencing
  • Teamwork Orientation
The Hague

Information and application:


Please send your application for Scrum master at AEGON in The Hague including your CV via our website.

Job posted

24 maart 2019
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More information:

Tim Blok
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