Entry Level Scrum Master Jobs in Canada

Canadian Tire Corporation

Scrum Master 

Canadian Tire Corporation’s (CTC) rich heritage of serving Canadians from coast-to-coast. Our vision is to become the #1 retail brand in Canada and we are focused on innovating and making important investments in our business, especially when it comes to our people. To reach our goal, we need the best talent to help us evolve and drive change across the business – and boldly help shape Canada’s retail industry. As we strive to be at the forefront of a complex and vastly changing retail industry, it is an exciting time to join the Canadian Tire family of companies.

What You’ll Do

  • The Scrum Master will create and manages forecast and budgets , 3rd party relationships adhering to PMO standards for delivery as the company evolves traditional project delivery models towards Agile methods.
  • Advises, coaches, and leads Agile teams on Agile values, practices, and processes and ensures that the Agile team is fully functional, productive, and focused
  • Proactively supports the Product Owner to ensure team is focused on sprint goals
  • Helps the team create value and products with quality. Clears the runway so that the team can meet the quarterly objectives. Working with the team, creates the tools to measure success and recognize progress
  • Recognizes areas of strength and improvement by employing appropriate coaching and development techniques for team members
  • Strives for continuous improvement both for self and for the team. Recognizes opportunities for automation and other tools & processes so that the team can deliver more effectively
  • Contributes to improve agile management best practices within the Enterprise to help maintain and promote agile management practices
  • Identifies dependencies with other teams and determines how to manage those dependencies without impacting the progress of the team
  • Participates and collaborates in cross functional planning sessions to raise milestones, issues, dependencies, etc.
  • Provides a high level of relationship management; resolving conflicts and enabling discussions between stakeholders, management, co-workers and team members with varied interests.
  • Rigorously facilitates communication and collaboration inside and outside the teams.
  • Provides feedback, coaching and mentoring to team members while also contributing the same to the Scrum Master community of practice.
  • Fosters a continuous learning environment helping teams to inspect and adapt.
  • Prepares and delivers Executive level presentations; facilitates workshops; handles complex questions from varied audiences.
  • Facilitates the decision-making process; is proactive in taking the initiative and the lead for identifying and resolving issues.
  • Leads outcome based Agile events—scrum, sprint review, planning and retrospective meetings promoting efficiency and collaboration
  • Fosters close collaboration across all team members and encourages cross-training and support
  • Applies a structured approach to problem-solving, understands the context and impact of risks and issues, and takes real measures toward resolutions
  • Participates in an Agile center of excellence and will have opportunity to coach and mentor Scrum Masters and learn from others

What You Bring

Domain Expertise:

  • PMP certification is a must
  • Experience working on budgets and forecasting
  • Certified Scrum Practitioner (CSM) or Certified Scrum Coach (CSC) or equivalent formal education in Agile

Agile/Digital Experience

  • Delivery or software development background
  • Familiarity with Mobile Application Technology
  • Familiarity with Retail
  • Education in Computer Science or similar is preferred

Individual Skills

  • Strong communication skills – Able to propagate information promptly, clearly, and unambiguously
  • Ability to foster a positive team dynamic
  • Excellent problem-solving, organizational, and analytical skills, with the ability to coach and mentor all roles on a Scrum team
  • Skilled in building relationships and navigating through organizational layers
  • Ability to scale thinking and analysis from strategic to detail and vice versa
  • Executive presence; strong facilitation and presentation skills
  • Conflict resolution and effective mediation and influencing skills
  • Strong customer and delivery focus
  • Knowledge of Retail Business/Technology is an asset

Mindset And Behaviors

  • Laser-focused on serving the needs of the team, creating an environment where the team feels safe to learn and experiment
  • Assertive, with the confidence to be the voice of authority–not afraid to do what is best for the team
  • Brings a high-energy and passionate outlook to the job and can influence those around them
  • Able to build a sense of trust and rapport that creates a comfortable and effective workplace
  • Always questions the status quo and looks for ways to work more effectively

Canadian Tire and its family of companies are boldly shaping retail in Canada and we continue to deliver a positive experience for our customers. As one of the most trusted brands in Canada, our employees take pride in the work we do across the country. It’s more than the iconic triangle that keeps our employees around. From benefits and perks, to learning and development opportunities, to our commitment to Jumpstart – these are some of the many reasons why Canadian Tire Corporation is one of Canada’s Best Managed Companies.

We are committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace for all. We recognize that our future success depends on the perspectives and contributions of all our employees — their diverse backgrounds, abilities and experiences make our business stronger. If you are contacted for a job opportunity, please advise us of any accommodations needed to ensure fair and equitable access throughout the recruitment and selection process. All accommodation information provided will be treated as confidential and used only for the purpose of providing an accessible candidate experience.

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