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Agile Manager

Job Name

Agile Manager

Country:

United Kingdom

City:

Winchester

Function:

Information Technology

Reporting Line:

Senior Director, Business Intelligence and Analytics

Job type:

Full time

Lead recruiter:

Becky Namihas

About the role

Your Opportunity

The Technology Data and Analytics team counts on a well-defined SDLC process, starting with ideation and design thinking and ending in different releases and sprint cycles based on scrum, till a product reaches its maturity stage. In this role, the Agile Manager / Scrum Master will contribute to Data and Analytics project delivery and communications as well as user satisfaction and implementation success. You will be responsible for managing project backlogs, sprints, communication and play a pivotal role in the overall successful delivery of Data Analytics projects.

About You

We need an experienced Agile Manager who acts as an enabler for Data and Analytics digital initiatives in Bacardi. You will have hands on experience in delivering projects in the Data and Analytics domain and a good understanding of core Business Intelligence (BI) concepts and technologies. To be successful in this role you must possess equal amounts of project management expertise and business acumen.

Responsibilities

With our Consumer at the heart, your key focus will be
  • Partner closely with internal customers, technology teams, and delivery partners to help define objectives, scope, budget, resource needs, and success criteria associated with proposed and approved projects
  • Setting expectations - as an agile leader your team will look to you for benchmarking and monitoring expectations, periodic reviews, and adherence to cultural and technical best practices.
  • Putting out fires - inevitably, problems will occasionally arise that the individual or the team will not be able to solve on their own. As the manager, it’s still your responsibility to take that ball and run with it so everyone can get back to work.
  • Conflict resolution, focusing on agile values of openness, honesty and respect, ability to track and remove impediments.
  • Champion the Agile Process - as a manager, you will be expected to get behind the move to agile and support it in both your words and your actions.
  • Participate in Transition Planning - Agile transformation promotes self-organized teams that work efficiently on their own, which involves strategic planning. It’s up to management to facilitate multi-team interaction and collaboration to meet overarching department or organizational goals.
  • Find Ways to Reduce Waste - as an Agile manager, you will be expected to continually improve workflow and maximize efficiency by eliminating impediments.

Skills and Experience

The Skills & Experience needed to create your legacy
  • Consulting or project management (at least 5-8 yrs) experience in Business Intelligence and/or Data Analytics domain
  • Knowledge of agile methodology and frameworks like Scrum, Kanban, etc., including backlog tracking & grooming, burndown metrics, velocity, features, user stories etc.
  • Agile Project management background (at least 3-5 yrs), including project delivery.
  • Proven experience in Business Intelligence, Web solutions, eCommerce, with CPG or Retail experience if possible.
  • Good knowledge of Business Intelligence, Data Analytics and software development processes and procedures, ETLs, databases, including dev-ops tools involved and continuous integration, continuous testing and deployment practices.
  • International background, used to work in distributed environments and geographies, with insourced and outsourced development models.
  • Experience acting as scrum master, Scrum master certification is a plus.
  • Proven experience working in a similar role.
  • Degree in Computer Science, Business or similar field
Personal Qualities
  • Excellent communication and teamwork skills
  • Ability to build and deliver presentations to all levels and effectively explain complex issues and concepts in simple, understandable language
  • Good planning, organizing, and analytic abilities.
  • Ability to effectively manage competing priorities, highly organized with ability to meet internal deadlines.
  • Agile learner, interested in growing into new areas of competencies, trying new ideas, open to change and suggesting & developing improvements

Our culture

We share the passion and entrepreneurial flair of our founder and are guided by our three culture pillars - Fearless, Family and Founders, they inspire our Primos to be the best they can be and drive us forward in all we do. But what does this mean?

·       Being Fearless; means adopting an agile mindset, being comfortable trying new things and taking risks. We are empowered to question, challenge and innovate.

·       Family; We treat each other, and our communities, like Family. Always.

·       Founders; The spirit of entrepreneurship is at the heart of everything we do. We see the business as if it’s our own. We do the right thing for the business and we all take accountability for our work.

When you join Bacardi, you become part of our family and gain more than just a job.


Disclaimer: Bacardi is an equal opportunity employer that values workforce diversity. Diversity is core to our business: by embedding diversity into all aspects of our culture, we maximize the opportunity to achieve sustainable business success and growth. The duties and responsibilities described in the role profile might not be a comprehensive list.