Scrum Master


About RightShip

The Company 

RightShip is the world’s biggest third party maritime due diligence organisation, providing expertise in global safety, sustainability and social responsibility best practices. 

We bring together years of industry expertise with the output from analytics and large data sets to provide our safety and environmental scoring systems, recommendations and consultancy services. 

Using leading data and technology, we aim to set new benchmarks in environmental protection. We support global initiatives and action influencing practical and impactful change, enabling “win-win” for business and the environment. 

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Values and benefits

What we offer 

We offer a place where you know you are contributing to an organisation who are constantly working to ensure ships are safe as possible so that crew and cargo are protected. We are passionate about maritime efficiency, safety and sustainability practices. 

We offer generous rewards. Our base salary is competitive, we support employee wellbeing and provide our employees with a Healthy Living Allowance and our annual incentive scheme is awesome. We are committed to professional development to make sure that your career keeps growing while you’re working with us. We have some great talent who are happy to share their experience and skills to help you on your way and we are committed to professional development to make sure your career keeps growing while you’re working with us.

Job Details

The Scrum Master is self-motivated, highly organised, passionate about delivering on time and always available to the team. In addition, and importantly, the Scrum Master needs to earn and maintain respect from the team and always adhere to team values: honesty, reliability, quality, respect, innovation, collaboration and commitment.

The Scrum Master is required to build a strong productive working relationship with the IT team, the offshore Scrum Master and other key stakeholders.

Major Responsibilities / Duties 

  • Facilitate daily stand-ups, sprint planning, sprint review/demonstrations and retrospectives
  • Coordinate all development activities between onshore and offshore
  • Ensure that the team are well trained in Scrum and Agile practices
  • Shape positive and productive team behaviour in line with team values and agile methods
  • Continually monitor the development process, listen to and understand suggestions, and implement changes to the process where improvements can be made
  • Remove impediments that the team encounter and protect the team from external interference
  • Ensure that there is a productive communication flow within the team
  • Be a good listener and prevent potential problems occurring
  • Encourage self-organisation within the team and empower members to make decisions, estimate work effort and improve their collaboration
  • Have a clear view of team members’ roles and contributions in Sprints
  • Provide regular, constructive feedback to team members and to their managers
  • Maintain an up-to-date current Sprint board and Sprint burndown chart
  • Assist the Commercial & Strategic Manager with various activities including communicating updates and impediments, stakeholder management and assisting with backlog and release plan maintenance
  • Measure and track Scrum metrics to make sure Sprints are on track and 100% completed
  • Help the team define and expand the definition of ‘done’
  • Report to the business the Sprint work completed, business value/impact and achievements
  • Take part in planning, scoping and discovery
  • Help write user stories and ensure they are at manageable sizes
  • Capex reporting for Finance
  • Remain up to date on the best Agile Scrum practices


  • Sprint goals delivery – is the team consistently meeting the goals negotiated between the development team and the Commercial & Strategic Manager? Are processes being followed? Are demonstrations successful and without issues? Do released stories remain bug free?
  • Continuous improvement – is the team improving accuracy of estimation? Is team interaction increasing? Are processes becoming more efficient? Are impediments effectively managed? Are plans for overcoming problems effective?
  • Trust – building trust within the team
  • Teamwork – how well is the team working together? Are they collaborating? Self-organising? Productively solving problems together?
  • Delivering value – is the customer satisfied? Are problem areas being reduced?
  • Employee engagement – are the team members happy to be part of the team? Do they enjoy work or dread coming to work? Do they feel like they are being heard?

Qualifications, Skills & Experience

  • Certified Scrum Master (CSM), as a minimum 
  • Tertiary Degree in IT or Engineering
  • 3-5 years as Scrum Master and/or Agile Project Manager 
  • Excellent skills and knowledge of servant leadership, facilitation, situational awareness, conflict resolution, continual improvement, empowerment, and increasing transparency
  • Working knowledge of, and experience in applying, various well-documented patterns and techniques for filling in the intentional gaps left in the Scrum approach 
  • Excellent knowledge of Agile approaches: XP, Kanban, Crystal, FDD, etc.
  • Awareness and experience with Agile techniques: User Stories, ATDD, TDD, Continuous Integration, Continuous Testing, Pairing, Automated Testing, Agile Games 
  • Strong and effective mentoring and communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Experience managing onshore/offshore teams of QA's, Business Analyst's, Developers
  • Strong change management skills
  • Experience working with stakeholders at various levels of an organisation
  • Experience using JIRA/Confluence and Microsoft PowerPoint, Word & Excel
  • Demonstrated commercial acumen
  • Understand the value of commitments to delivery made by the team
  • Enthusiastic, driven, self-motivated
  • Technical and marine knowledge and experience highly regarded

RightShip is an Equal Opportunity Employer and values diversity, enables access and promotes inclusion in our workplace. You must have the right to live and work in Singapore to apply for this job.

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