Abi Aderoju (CSM, ITIL)
CERTIFIED SCRUM MASTER WITH 5+ YEARS EXPERIENCE IN AGILE PROJECT MANAGEMENT/DIGITAL PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT AND IT SERVICE MANAGEMENT
Subject-master expert and practitioner of agile/scrum principles and methodology.
Deep understanding of software development life cycle (SDLC), including web and mobile application development with related technologies.
Proficiency with Atlassian Suite (Jira and Confluence), Trello, MS Project, Slack, Zoom and G Suite.
Proven success supporting remote and distributed cross-functional teams (developers, UX designers, testers), through servant-leadership, towards customer-focused product/project delivery using Agile.
Experience working in product development and project-focused organizations, including start-ups, fintech and retail.
Excellent presentation, verbal and written communication skills.
Adept in managing expectation and relationship with Senior Management, stakeholders and project partners.
STACEY & LLOYD CONSULTING, Toronto, Ontario (IT Consulting)
Scrum Master, May 2019 - Present
Supporting cross-functional development teams towards achieving the sprint goal and delivering web and mobile applications.
Facilitating daily scrum, sprint planning, sprint review, sprint retrospective and other team meetings.
Monitoring Jira task board and burndown charts to track and communicate sprint progress and status.
Managing project page on Jira; assigning user rights to the team members.
Managing team and project space in Confluence.
Continuously coaching teams on scrum values and principles of Agile.
Coaching Product Owner on effective story-writing and supporting with product backlog refinement to ensure backlog is ready for next sprint.
Facilitating sprint backlog management.
Tracking team velocity to guide teams on the amount of work to be completed in a sprint.
Fostering collaboration and self-organization within teams; ensuring a good relationship with the Product Owner.
Removing impediments and shielding teams from external distractions.
Addressing team dynamics and resolving conflicts.
ENYO RETAIL & SUPPLY LTD. (Retail)
Scrum Master/Project Manager, Jul 2016 – Jan 2019
Supported cross-functional development teams towards successful delivery of payment and retail applications, using Agile.
Coordinated sprint planning, daily scrum and review sessions.
Worked closed with product owner to ensure product backlog is prioritized and ready for execution.
Ensured scrum framework was followed by continuously mentoring teams; removed blockers.
Continuously coached the business on scrum process.
Coordinated internal team and external contractors to successfully deliver multiple IT infrastructure deployment projects; continuously provided direction and effectively delegated tasks.
Liaised with Senior Management and other stakeholders to determine requirements, budget and timeline.
Developed project schedules and budgets; planned and allocated resources.
Effectively managed project scope to ensure delivery was compliant with scope commitment.
Addressed problems through risk management and contingency planning.
Reported daily status and progress of projects to stakeholders.
Effectively managed change requests.
KONGA ONLINE SHOPPING LTD. (E-commerce)
Project Coordinator, Mar 2014 – Jul 2016
Supported the Project Manager in developing and maintaining project plans and schedule.
Monitored projects to ensure completion according to specifications, schedule and budget.
Supervised the activities of internal team and subcontractors.
Prepared and distributed progress and update reports to stakeholders.
Led project review meetings and documented feedback.
University of Alberta
Software Product Management, August 2018
Lagos Business School, Pan-Atlantic University
Project Management, May 2018
University of South Wales
MSc. Computing & Information Systems, December 2012
University of Lagos
BSc. Computer Science, December 2006
Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification, Project Management Institute, Anticipated Completion 2020
Certified Scrum Master (CSM) Certification, Scrum Alliance, 2019
ITIL Certification in IT Service Management, Axelos, 2015