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Iteration Manager

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Work type: Permanent Full Time
Location: VIC Metro
Categories: Information Technology

Iteration Manager

About Kmart

With more than 235 stores and employing over 34,000 people, Kmart is proud to be one of Australia and New Zealand’s largest and most successful retailers.  

Serving the needs of Australian and New Zealand families is at the core of who we are as a business, that’s why we are driven to be the place customers rely on for low prices and making every day living brighter. 

 

Culture

You’ll be joining a dynamic team with a fantastic culture where diversity is openly celebrated, and you’ll be challenged and supported to achieve personal and business goals. Expect a work environment that is highly collaborative, fast-paced, inclusive and progressive - with no two days the same! Our values – Think Customer, Take Care, Live Integrity, Grow Together and Reach Higher will resonate with you deeply and you’ll enjoy being part of a growing, iconic Australian business that has a fantastic culture that is non-hierarchical, diverse and inclusive.

 

What are we looking for?

Kmart is looking for an Iteration Manager who would be responsible for the following,

  • Delivery – Ensure team is delivering value to customer (internal or external) in an iterative manner based on agreed priorities through iteration planning and execution
  • Prioritize – Work with product owner and business customers to groom backlog and prioritize user stories to ensure consistent flow of work and generation of value
  • Estimation – Facilitate the estimation of work to be undertaken by team to enable metrics as a basis for measurement of team throughput and improvement
  • Leadership – Act as servant-leader to product team, assisting in the removal of impediments and issues as they arise along with identifying approaches for mitigation of risks as they are identified
  • Process – Ensure the team is undertaking agreed ceremonies within the agile process as per agreed team operating approach
  • Continuous Improvement – Support culture of continuous improvement within the team through facilitation of retrospectives to identify improvement opportunities and the incorporation of time in iteration planning to address these opportunities
  • Communication – Communicate forecasts, progress, issues, and risk to both the team and key stakeholders

 

About You

To meet the challenges of this role, you will ideally possess the following skills and experience,

  • Experience as an Iteration Manager or Business Analyst in an agile environment
  • Ability to remove roadblocks and collaborate with the team
  • Independently coach, guide, prioritize and roll out agile practices
  • Ability to be proactive and independent to provide data as and when required
  • Strong ability to lead a team including coaching, providing feedback, conflict resolution – ability to lead a team rather than manage one
  • Strong facilitation ability and experience and ability to coach others in facilitation including for agile ceremonies

 

If you are, you will be afforded autonomy and accountability in your role and have access to development opportunities across both Kmart and the Wesfarmers Group, excellent remuneration, inclusion in company bonus scheme & access to Wesfarmers share plan (both for eligible team members), free parking and benefits program including a discount card for Kmart, Target and Officeworks. 

At Kmart we aim to ensure our teams reflect the diversity of the communities in which we operate. 

 

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