As a scrum master, you will play an important role in maturing the agile mindset and practices of individuals and teams within the Omnichannel department at de Bijenkorf. You will help the multidisciplinary teams to focus on building digital products and services in line with de Bijenkorf's vision and strategy. We are looking for an individual who embraces the agile mindset, but knows how to adapt it to the context. With your strong communication skills and sensitivity for the needs of your colleagues you will guide individuals and teams on their journey towards delivering their best work.
De Bijenkorf is a market leader in luxury retail and thanks to its multi-channel strategy there are opportunities for you to:
In order to perform well in this role you will have an ear to the ground and be alert to verbal and non verbal communication. You will leverage your experience in agile / lean tools to address the needs of individuals, teams and the organisation.
A day could consist of you observing the daily stand up of a team, after which you might need to help identify obstacles and come up with a plan to remove them soon as possible. You could be coaching during a refinement ensuring that the session is productive by encouraging the team to challenge each other on the scope of the task and that a team is "ready" to be scoped for a future iteration. In the afternoon you will join another team in a review with stakeholders during which there will be an opportunity to collect feedback and make important decisions about the team's deliverables and quarterly features. You might end the day with a meeting to align with your peers and present cases that you need assistance with.
Other activities include, but are not limited to:
We are offering the opportunity to be part of a rapidly growing department in a fun and creative E-commerce environment. De Bijenkorf will invest in your personal and professional development along with your wellbeing by offering internal and external trainings that support your growth. You will work with teams that have reached different levels of agile maturity ranging from immature to mature. The retail environment offers unique challenges and we can guarantee chances for you to sharpen your skills whilst learning from your peers.
At the headquarters of the Bijenkorf, our E-commerce department is our youngest and fastest growing department. A passionate, multinational group of over 150 professionals work together on the continuous growth and development of our digital platform. Because of the positive growth and challenging developments we are looking for new colleagues to join the team. We work in an agile environment where we are pragmatic, but focused on our customers. We recently launched in multiple countries, which resulted in a great uplift of our online presence. Improvements to our digital products have been well received; with Google ranking our mobile usability on a top 10 position in a large European benchmark reviewing 316 sites.
The Bijenkorf has seven 'Corporate Values' which form an important part of the DNA of our employees:
These 'Corporate Values' form an important part in every job interview for all the job vacancies within our organization.
Working at the Bijenkorf, is working in ‘a world of inspiration’ with an exclusive assortment, unique concepts and the most luxurious designer brands which fit a premium department store. With flagship stores in cities with International allure and with passion for our customers, we try to turn each customer visit into a unique experience. The Bijenkorf offers excellent, in conformity with the market, primary benefits which are complemented with a comprehensive package of secondary benefits. So we offer our employees among others a discount card which gives you an attractive discount on purchases within the Bijenkorf. In addition we pay attention to a variety development- and career opportunities for young talent, subject experts and prospective managers.