Aem Team Lead

We are looking for an experienced team leader to manage our team and provide effective guidance to a small specialist team. You will be responsible for supervising, managing and motivating team members on a daily basis.As a team leader, you will be the contact point for all team members, so your communication skills should be excellent. You should also be able to act proactively to ensure smooth team operations and effective collaboration.The team lead will also facilitate SCRUM across the different systems teams within the delivery unit.Job ObjectivesAbility to play multiple roles either as a Scrum Master on Agile scrum teams or can be flexible to play the role of project management in a traditional project environment depending on the needFocus on delivering fully tested, independent, valuable features across projectsThe ability to work within a team and provide mentorshipThe ability to manage multiple projects working towards the business objectivesManage team operations and processesThe ability to challenge the team in accomplishing the business objectivesSelf-organising teams manage the core principles of SCRUMSelf-transcendence in pushing to achieve the objectives and constantly improve their practicesCross-fertilisation of the necessary disciplines across the teamsApply Agile best practices with the work environmentLead, motivate and support the teamDrive team to set and meet goals/objectivesProvide continuous feedback to team membersCoach all team members and motivate them to produce desired resultsCreate an environment or culture that is inclusive and that motivates and enables members to do their best workEnable close cooperation across all roles and functionsThe ability to effectively communicate with all stakeholders, both internally and externallyThe ability to negotiate work for a given sprintManage team performancePerform regular appraisal of team members' performance and devise strategies to help with improvementIdentify training gaps and update their personal development planQualificationsMatricTertiary equivalent experience or preferably, an ICT relevant diploma or degree from a recognised tertiary institution (Essential)Experience5+ years experience in building software applications3-5 years Software development experience3-5 years experience working within the IT industry (Essential)3+ years experience with all aspects of IT projects from business analysis, architectures, system analysis and design through development, testing, implementation, and production support (SDLC) (Essential)2+ years experience in all aspects of Agile methodology and SCRUM implementation (Desirable)Knowledge and SkillsPresentations skillsCreative and analytical skillsCommercial and business understanding of the broader retail industryDynamic personality and the ability to think outside the boxExcellent communication skills written and oralExcellent organisation and facilitation skillsExcellent team-working, interpersonal skillsLeadership skills Strategic thinker, people managementManagement skills - organizational, time management, delivery and planning managementExperience with the implementation of SCRUM in an organisationPersuading and influencingApplying expertise and technologyDelivering results and meeting customer expectationsPresenting and communicating information
Cape Town, WC, ZA