Marketing Project Manager/ Scrum of Marketing Scrum Lead (Claris)

Cupertino, CA 95014
  • Job Code
    200219396
Summary

Summary

Posted: Feb 1, 2021

Weekly Hours: 40

Role Number:200219396

Claris, Inc., is an Apple Company. The people here at Apple don't just build products - they craft the kind of w...Summary

Summary

Posted: Feb 1, 2021

Weekly Hours: 40

Role Number:200219396

Claris, Inc., is an Apple Company. The people here at Apple don't just build products - they craft the kind of wonder that's revolutionized entire industries. It's the diversity of those people and their ideas that inspires the innovation that runs through everything we do, from amazing technology to industry-leading environmental efforts. Join Apple, and help us leave the world better than we found it! Apple's Sales organization generates the revenue needed to fuel our ongoing development of products and services. This in turn, enriches the lives of hundreds of millions of people around the world. Our sales team, is in many ways, the face of Apple to our largest customers.

Every day our customers build and deploy custom apps for mobile, cloud, and on-premise environments that quickly solve unique problems - even as they change. Claris is an award-winning and market-leading Workplace Innovation Platform where problem solvers build custom Apps for Mac, Windows, the Web and iOS. At Claris, we help our customers create better ways to work!

Key Qualifications

  • In-depth knowledge of the agile process
  • Proficiency in using Kanban
  • Willingness to learn and grow; embracing of change
  • Experience playing the scrum lead role for at least 2 teams
  • Great understanding and demonstrated knowledge of servant leadership, facilitation, situational awareness, conflict resolution, continual improvement, empowerment, and increasing transparency.
  • Excellent communication and mentoring skills
  • 3+ years in helping organizations thrive
  • Experience managing globally distributed and virtual teams
  • Detailed understanding of Agile software development methodologies, values, and practices
  • Strong lateral leadership, a willingness to get the job done
  • Comprehensive knowledge of the overall marketing department
  • Exceptional problem-solving skills with demonstrated experience exercising mature judgment in delicate situations
  • SUCCESS METRICS:
  • 80% of sprints show team improvement (ie. velocity, cycle time, throughput, quality)
  • Backlog refinement occurs at least once per sprint
  • Reduce mean time for impediment resolution
  • Regularly contribute to scrum lead community of practice
  • Support knowledge transfer across teams
  • Facilitation that helps teams better organize their work, stay focused, be productive

Description

This position requires a resourceful servant leader who is passionate about getting things done and helping teams thrive. You will care more about driving the team and business success than about following the rules of agile frameworks. Must be skilled at applying agility to enhance product delivery.
- In the role of the Scrum of Marketing Scrum Leader, create a wholistic agile approach to the marketing organization to drive the team towards quarterly/yearly goals and objectives
- Create and nurture a scrum at scale agile culture within the marketing team and leadership
- Find common values and create greater goals for the marketing team
- Increase the team's efficiency, motivation, quality, and timeliness
- Collaborate with other scrum leads to increase the effectiveness of the organization
- Assist teams with prioritizing and managing backlogs for timely and accurate product delivery
- Help drive initiatives and projects through the agile process to completion
- Collaborate with product owners to change and adapt processes to meet the team's needs
- Drive daily sprint meetings with teams to ensure accurate tracking of projects and goals
- Identify and create transparency on marketing's blockers, risks and inhibitors company wide
- Organize and prioritize critical issues, required information, and available resources for the VP of Marketing to facilitate efficient decision making
- Bring together multiple stakeholders to help make decisions and complete projects
- Determine, track, and report on key performance indicators (KPIs) to measure the team's success
- Facilitate Agile ceremonies fostering a culture of relentless improvement and focus. Bridge between team and product owner visions
- Creating and maintaining cross-departmental relationships to enable leadership success
- Coordinating dependencies and handling impediments via Scrums of Scrums

Education & Experience

BA/BS Degree required or equivalent practical experience

Additional Requirements

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Apple, Inc.
Cupertino, CA 95014

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