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Bratislava, SK

Scrum Master

About the role


An ideal candidate should strive to share their expertise and help us increase our agile team maturity. Are you eager to be a change agent who helps our team members to challenge their status quo and builds a culture of continuous improvement? Then you are exactly the person we are looking for!


In this role, you:

  • Facilitate and participate in all relevant SCRUM events across up to two product squads
  • Foster self-organizing teams, collaboration and knowledge sharing
  • Identify continuous improvement opportunities, be that technical, process-related or of interpersonal nature
  • Coordinate dependencies with relevant Swiss Re internal partners (other squads and business/group-wide IT collaborators)
  • Support and promote an effective feedback culture based on the Scrum values
  • Removing obstacles that are preventing the product teams to achieve their goals
  • Train, coach and mentor squad members
  • Work in an international environment (Bratislava, Zurich, Bangalore)


About the Team


Group Operations Business Services (GOBS) is a product area consisting of 5 products looking after all digital solutions for Sourcing, Finance Group Operations, Legal, Compliance, Group Internal Audit and some of Group Digital Transformation's portfolio at Swiss Re. We work in a scaled agile model with a shared leadership team and broad aligned autonomy for our squads. We are located across the globe but share the same values of passion, openness, respect, humbleness and curiosity in our team. We strive to improve our work for our customers every day. Is this for you? Then we want to get to know you!


About You


You have a track record of being a scrum master for multiple teams.


  • Have practical experience as a SCRUM master, certification is a plus
  • Have good, applied knowledge of Agile methods, frameworks and tools
  • Are willing to lead, direct, and coach squad members without formal management authority
  • Have experience dealing & contributing with requirements and best practices managing/implementing IT solutions
  • Are passionate and want to inspire and motivate others
  • Have excellent verbal and written English skills


Behavioral Competencies:

  • Are able to create a safe environment for the teams
  • Act as an encouraging leader with a ‘can do’ approach
  • Are dedicated, innovative and collaborative in nature
  • Possess a high degree of flexibility, and good interpersonal skills
  • Work well independently as well as in a team
  • Can prioritize, support conflict resolution and act under pressure
  • Feel at home in an interdisciplinary and multi-cultural environment


We are looking forward to your application!


The minimum gross monthly base salary for this role is 2500 EUR full time. Our final offer to you will be set up fairly, considering the skills and experience that you bring to the Swiss Re Group.


This job offer is suitable for people who have been impacted by the invasion of Ukraine.


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About Swiss Re


Swiss Re is one of the world’s leading providers of reinsurance, insurance and other forms of insurance-based risk transfer, working to make the world more resilient. We anticipate and manage a wide variety of risks, from natural catastrophes and climate change to cybercrime. Combining experience with creative thinking and cutting-edge expertise, we create new opportunities and solutions for our clients. This is possible thanks to the collaboration of more than 14,000 employees across the world.

Our success depends on our ability to build an inclusive culture encouraging fresh perspectives and innovative thinking. We embrace a workplace where everyone has equal opportunities to thrive and develop professionally regardless of their age, gender, race, ethnicity, gender identity and/or expression, sexual orientation, physical or mental ability, skillset, thought or other characteristics. In our inclusive and flexible environment everyone can bring their authentic selves to work.



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