If you’re not familiar with agile business practices, you could be forgiven for thinking that a scrum master is someone you might find on a rugby pitch. In fact, ‘scrum master’ is a key project management leadership position – and not everyone makes a great scrum master.
You may not use that particular job description in your organization, but the nature of the role – and the requirements of the ideal candidate to fill it – should be familiar to you. Essentially, like any leader, a scrum leader is responsible for the successful outcome of a project. They do this by managing the flow of the process in such a way that even the most complex, multi-stage projects can be accomplished on time and on budget.