Scrum Master

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Work type: Fixed term contract
Location: Perth

About us

You may have heard of us, but did you know? Seven West Media (SWM) is not only the top news, sports and entertainment brand in WA, we are a group of diverse, creative and inclusive team members that love what we do. We get to connect with millions of Western Australians every day, and we aim to give our audience, clients and team the best experience. We comprise of brands including Channel Seven, The West Australian, The Sunday Times,, PerthNow, 7plus, The Nightly and

The Product Team are looking for a Scrum Master to spearhead our current projects on a 6 month fixed term contract. As the driving force behind the team, you will guide, inspire, and support the design and development process from start to finish. You will be the catalyst for collaboration and key stakeholder engagement, bringing together talents from cross-functional teams.

You will elevate the knowledge and maturity of agile practices within Product & Technology and across the wider organisation. Through the strategic development and implementation of agile methodologies and delivery strategies, you will shape the way we work, driving innovation and excellence every step of the way.


About the role

  • Lead and manage product scrum team to deliver on the key milestones within our current projects.
  • Lead agile ceremonies: conduct sprint planning, stand-ups, reviews, and retrospectives. Collect and analyse the requirements for build tickets, remove any blockers to ensure smooth workflow and progress.
  • Collaborate with the Product Manager and key stakeholders/owners to ensure priorities and development time are considered when building sprints etc.
  • Manage risks, dependencies, and squad performance, while fostering continuous improvement and ensuring adherence to agile scrum and business process standards and practices.
  • Supply reporting and documentation of progress and QA approvals and reviews with key stakeholders as required.
  • Lead agile and lean methodologies, ensuring consistency and continuous improvement in solution delivery practices through the delivery of our projects.


About You

  • Significant experience in a similar role leading, coaching, and directing stakeholders and scrum teams through the delivery lifecycle.
  • Demonstrated expertise in the agile delivery methodologies including but not limited to; SAFe, LeSS, Agile, Scrum, Kanban, ITIL, DevOps, Continuous Integration / Continuous Delivery and/or Rapid Application Development.
  • Demonstrated experience managing continuous product delivery and technology projects, the ability to manage dependencies, issues, and risks.
  • Highly developed interpersonal and verbal communication skills, with strong customer focus and ability to understand issues, manage expectations, gain agreement, resolve conflicts and translate technical information into business language.
  • Strong conceptual and analytical skills and an ability to think laterally to identify practical and workable solutions in an Agile environment.
  • Demonstrated organisational skills with the ability to prioritise tasks, work accurately with attention to detail, and meet deadlines.


About the Benefits

  • An exciting opportunity to work on a new project within a talented team
  • An attractive remuneration package
  • Salary sacrifice packaging and a paid parental leave policy
  • Flexible and hybrid working arrangements
  • An Osborne Park location with an onsite café, free gym and parking
  • An employee Perks program, health and wellbeing support program and more


Apply now!

Join us at Seven West Media and be a part of our success story. To apply simply click the ‘Apply Now’ button and follow the prompts to submit your resume and any supporting documents. Please note, only applicants who have current and valid Australian work rights can apply.


Apply now and join us behind the scenes at one of Australia’s most prominent media companies to let your talents shine.

SWM is an equal opportunity employer and we are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace.

SWM does not accept any unsolicited agency resumes and will not be responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.

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Seven West Media is an equal opportunity employer and we are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace.

Recruitment Agencies: Seven West Media does not accept any unsolicited agency resumes. Seven West Media is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.