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Agile Team Manager

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Extenda Retail is a leading software provider to global retailers. We help major retail chains with their digital business transformation by delivering innovative solutions and services that enable our clients to lead the retail technology revolution. Extenda Retail was born out of the merger of Visma Retail and Extenda, two leading retail technology firms. We have an extensive client base across the Nordics and throughout Europe with our solutions being used in over 35 countries.

Extenda Retail is perfectly positioned to aggressively go after new business on a global scale. We are driven by our mission to simplify shopping and we are committed to making sure our existing and future clients thrive in the highly competitive and rapidly changing retail industry.

We are looking for a Agile Team Manager with expertise in agile development

We can now present a great opportunity as Agile Team Manager within the Product Development department at Extenda Retail. In the role as Agile Team Manager you will lead two agile development teams responsible for product areas that will largely decide Extenda Retail’s future: Self-service, Mobile, Payment options and other add-on services.

The teams are distributed across five locations in three countries and one of your main objectives will be to create engagement and build a close-knit team in that sometimes challenging setting. You facilitate team and personal growth and your day-to-day will largely be spent solving the big problems highlighted by the team in their retrospectives. Most of all though it is your job to make sure the teams have what they need to succeed - today and in the future.

Responsibilities as Agile Team Manager

  • Ensure the teams have what they need to succeed: The needed knowledge, the right mix and number of talented people and and the right set of tools  
  • Help the teams solve the big challenges that they can’t solve alone
  • Drive strategic improvement projects as a member of the POS Solutions leadership team
  • Grow the people in the team and support them in their professional and personal development  
  • Make sure that the team understands how their contributions and hard work fits in the bigger picture of a company strategy

We think you are

A leader who has the patience to let your team try and fail in order to learn and succeed

A leader that understands technology, but really gets people

A calm and structured leader who can cut through the unnecessary noise and help your teams keep their focus on the wildly important

A skilled communicator who can tailor the message depending on the audience

An engaging leader who has a big presence and can create excitement and a sense of purpose around the work that we do

Someone who gets a genuine kick out of seeing people grow, both on the professional and on the personal level

Skills and Experience

  • Has several years of professional experience working with development teams in agile environments
  • Has a very strong understanding of the principles of agile and lean software development
  • Well grounded in technology with a solid understanding of what it takes to build high quality software
  • Experience in successfully leading teams across multiple geographical locations
  • Has worked as a developer or tester before venturing into leadership
  • Experience in recruiting developers or other technical roles

At Extenda Retail you get the opportunity to

Join a workplace with a young and social work environment where you get exciting and professional challenges and work with competent colleagues with a specific expertise in retail. You will get the opportunity to work with a Scandinavian based company that operates as market leaders in a highly competitive space. We work in cross functional teams united by our mission of simplifying shopping through innovation and our retail industry experience and expertise.

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