6 Apr '21
Agile Master 1352

Information Technology, Gauteng Midrand

- negotiable

Agile Master ? long term contract ? SA nationals only


5+ years experience

Degree in IT or relevant experience, Agile Master Certification

Certification as Scrum Master (advantageous).

Project Management / Agile Master experience in SAP Logistics (SD, MM, WM, APO)

and/or JAVA projects

Role tasks:

  • Attend workshops and meetings to obtain business requirements - lead and facilitate, when required, based on Agile methodology.
  • Create Effort Estimation/Offers based on business requirements.
  • Review user story requests and release plans to determine and resolve conflicts between current and proposed capacity & timeline.
  • Collaborate with Product Owners and fellow colleagues across multiple sites/locations.
  • Guide the team and organization use of Agile practices in a manner that adds value to projects and customers.
  • Guide the team on how to get the most out of self-organized teams.
  • Assess Agile Maturity of the team and organization and coach the team to higher levels of maturity, at a pace that is sustainable and comfortable for the team and project.  
  • Remove impediments or guide the team to do so by finding the right personnel across other teams – facilitate collaboration.
  • Build a trusting and safe environment, where problems can be raised without fear of blame with an emphasis on problem solving.
  • Assist with internal/external communication and improving transparency, including, current status/performance of the team.
  • Support the Product Owner, e.g. in grooming and maintaining the product backlog. 

Technical skills:

Agile Master experience in functional IT implementations, leading a development and functional team.

Leadership skills in facilitation, conflict resolution, team empowerment and negotiation.

Knowledge of multiple Agile patterns and techniques to adjust to the required scenario (e.g. Burndown techniques, Retrospective formats and Bug-fixing)

Strong skills in MS Office tools (Excel, Word, Project, Visio & PowerPoint) and has excellent working knowledge of JIRA and Confluence.

Good implementation knowledge of supply chain execution, supply chain planning and/or warehouse management functionality.

Ad Visible Until: 12 April 2022
Ref: JHB000185/IG

Vacancy Type: Permanent