ASAP: Scrum Master - global Agile Team (m/w)

16.09. | Temporaire | 100%

In this interesting role as a SCRUM Master you will be supporting and sometimes coaching a global Agile team which is focused on Data/Analytics use cases. You support POs and Development teams in maximizing their impact and help ensure the living of agile values and principles as well as the adhering to agreed processes and practices.

ASAP: Scrum Master - global Agile Team (m/w)

Our client is a globally renown and very well established Pharma company headquartered in Switzerland. We are looking for an experienced Scrum Master to support the organisation ASAP until at least the end of 2021.


  • Support global and complex projects in achieving their goals
  • Plan Scrum implementations - ensure that goals, scope and other relevant information are well understood by the entire Scrum team
  • Gain a good technical understanding of the project's requirements, provide leadership and help create a collaborative and knowledge sharing environment for the functional/technical teams
  • Lead and coordinate the planning of sprints, sprint reviews, daily scrums, backlog, trackburn charg, etc.
  • Assist POs to create clear, concise Product Backlog Items
  • Support the development team to achieve a steady delivery rate
  • Promote Scrum acitvely withing the organization and collaborate with other Scrum Masters
  • Lean/Agile leadership: help the team to embrace core values and adopt and apply them and related practices
  • Shield and protect team from outside distractions/interferences
  • Assist to resolve conflicts effectively
  • Liaising with stakeholders and POs to clear the way, resolve issues and maintain ressources
  • Support with estimation, planning to help create useable and reliable plans for data analytics and experimental design


  • 5+ years working experience in agile principles, being a certified SCRUM Master supporting global teams
  • Relevant experience in large global organizations, with a strong understanding of facilitating agile ceremonies as well as coaching teams/individuals on agile values, design thinking, etc.
  • Proven experience working with Agile tools such as JIRA or Confluence
  • Experience within the Pharma Sector as well as Data Science know-how
  • Expertise in Data Life Cycle Management and data wrangling (Data Ingestion, Unification, Anonymization, Search, Master and Meta Data Management, etc.) would be a strong asset
  • At least 1 basic Scrum Master certification (CSM, PSM or similar) with a further advanced agile certification would be desired
  • 3+ years of working experience on data management and analytical tools - hands-on experience working with Python and other scripting tools is a clear asset, experience with cloud techonologies (AWS/Azure) would be a plus as well
  • Strong communicator with excellent interpersonal skills, ability to influence and communicate accros different levels
  • Experience working with global teams accross different time zones
  • Fluency in English

Job Offer

  • Global Pharma Company and global agile team to support
  • Challenging and dynamic role