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Senior Scrum Master (M/F)


18.04.2021 | Lisboa | Referência: 2017564


Senior Scrum Master (M/F)


Your new company

Ferring Pharmaceuticals is a research-driven, specialty biopharmaceutical group committed to helping people around the world build families and live better lives. Headquartered in Saint-Prex, Switzerland, Ferring is a leader in reproductive medicine and women’s health, and in specialty areas within gastroenterology and urology. Ferring has been developing treatments for mothers and babies for over 50 years and has a portfolio covering treatments from conception to birth. Founded in 1950, privately-owned Ferring now employs over 6,000 people worldwide, has its own operating subsidiaries in nearly 60 countries and markets its products in 110 countries. To learn more about Ferring or its products please visit

Your new role

Your primary role is to ensure the delivery of the development, support and proper organisation of the team, regarding the Agile methodology working closely with the product owner?

The Sr. Scrum Master is a servant leader who will enable our teams to self-organize, self-manage, and deliver via effective Lean-Agile practices. You will ensure that Team delivers on time and with the expected quality the increments defined in the team backlog, establishing an environment where the team can be effective. It will be your responsibility to address team dynamics, build a high-performing team – Focuses on ever – improving team dynamics and performance, help the team manage interpersonal conflicts, challenges, and opportunities for growth. Escalates people problems to management where necessary. You will be monitoring progress and provide timely feedback, ensure a good relationship between the team and product owner as well as others outside the team; ensure fluent communication between the Product Owner and the team and support the Product Owner in arranging and optimizing the product backlog. You will protect the team from outside interruptions and distractions, and you will be responsible for creating and onboarding project teams, integrating them into the organization and providing a clear vision of the product and support the adoption of methodology/Agile principles on team level, and the correct implementation of SCRUM within the team and organization including the arrangement and facilitation of team level Scrum events. You will be responsible for mentoring more junior scrum masters. Finally, it is also your responsibility host daily team meetings to get updates on the progress of the project, address potential roadblocks, and ensure that the project is on track, inform and align with key stakeholders, together with the Product Owner, participate in Program Increment (PI) Planning and Pre-and Post-PI Planning, System and Solution Demos, and Inspect and Adapt(I&A) events as.

What you´ll need to succeed

We are looking for a talented individual with several years of project management experience and agile methodologies, preferably SAFe, with IT background and IT or related degree. You need to be a proactive and collaborative individual, with a strong people and change agility. You need also to have the inter-personal skills to work effectively with geographically disperse cross-functional teams, be able to deliver results through and with people and the capacity to manage conflicts in ambiguous situations. You need to be a strong problem solver, able to manage risks and comfortable communicating with Sr. Management, with high drive for results, the ability to build a high performing team and to operate successfully in a dynamic environment. Pharma or regulated environment experience and/or international company with global footprint is a plus.

What you´ll get in return

Inspiration from our commitment to advocate for everyone’s right to build a family, no matter who you are, where you live or who you love. Motivation from innovation in our chosen therapy areas and ongoing development of our organization. You will perform a key role in the development and implementation of a global data consolidation solution, which will provide you with the opportunity to enable an organisational transformation from the beginning.

What you need to do

If you're interested in this role, please apply now.