Scrum Master/Team Lead


As Scrum Master/Team Lead at Stena Line you deliver true customer value together with your team colleagues and together with other departments within the company.

Our goal is to deliver seamless customer experiences in more relevant, accessible and sustainable ways. At Stena Line's Digital Transformation department, we are driving change by aligning people, processes and technologies across our company. If you want to be part of building something and truly make a mark that matters, this is an excellent opportunity!

Become a part of transforming Europe’s leading Ferry Company
At Stena Line, we believe everything is connected. By bringing people and goods together, we enable businesses and societies to grow. As a company, we are on an exciting journey driven by technology and new digital habits, developing our business to create outcomes that matter to our customers.

Stena Line wants to continue to be a safe, flexible and attractive employer and have now introduced a flexible workplace for our office employees. We believe a hybrid solution between the office and working remote will create the best environment for us to be creative, productive and find a work-life balance creating magic today and tomorrow.

What will you do?
In this role, your most important goal is to help the team perform at their highest level. This involves removing any impediments to progress, facilitating meetings and working closely with the product owner and key stakeholders to make sure the backlog(s) are in good shape. You will support an open, honest and collaborative mindset within the team. You are to be regarded as an Agile Coach and change agent.

Some of your key responsibilities:
- Act as an agile coach, implementing and supporting Stena Lines agile principles, practices and rules of the scrum process &        other rules that the team has agreed upon.
- Build a high-performing team, by focusing on improving team dynamics and performance.
- Facilitate and timebox key events/meetings like sprint planning, daily stand-ups, sprint reviews, retrospectives.
- Play a key role in removing impediments/blockers raised by the team and provide timely resolution so that the team can remain focused on the objectives.
- Protect the team from over-committing due to pressure and also from uncontrolled injection of work.
- Help the team overcome obstacles when progress is not as expected.
- Escalate any risks/impediments that could hinder the team in achieving its objectives.
- Support and work closely with the product owner, to keep the backlog refined for upcoming sprints and facilitate the analysis of the impact changing priorities and scope.
- Actively collaborate with other Scrum Masters/teams for inter team dependencies.

Who are you?
At Stena Line your personality matters as much as how good you are at what you do. We are looking for someone who is humble, both for the challenge as well as the team, who are ready to take lead and support the team on this journey we are on. We believe you are a great coach, one who can lead, motivate and develop your colleagues within your area of expertise. As a leader you are communicative, with a lot of energy and a keen interest both in people and new technology. You are structured and like to plan and prioritize the work in an efficient way. At the same time you are flexible and open for new challenges and opportunities to improve the team performance.

- Sound knowledge of lean and agile frameworks
- Experience in working with leading agile teams
- Excellent leadership, communication, coordination & inter-personal skills
- Excellent meeting moderation and facilitation skills
- Fluent in English, written and spoken

This is a full-time, permanent position based in Gothenburg within our Digital Transformations department. To apply, please register your profile and send in your application in English as soon as possible but no later than 31th of December, 2021. Please note that due to GDPR we do not accept applications via e-mail or postal service. We have collective bargaining agreements with Unionen, among others, who you can contact for more information.  

If you have any questions regarding the position you are welcome to contact Johanna Holmberg, People & Technology Manager Transformation at

About Stena Line
As the leader of sustainable shipping, Stena Line has Europe’s most comprehensive route network focusing on transportation of both passengers and freight. We have over 4300 employees in our Stena Line family across Scandinavia, around the UK and the Baltics, making a contribution to our company. We believe it is up to us where we want to go next and how far we want to go. The journey starts with us.

Working at Stena Line means having a safe and stable workplace and a great work-life balance. We are committed to maintaining and developing a sustainable working environment, free from harassment, that gives equal opportunities to everyone. We embrace equality, diversity and inclusion – and welcome all applicants.

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