Job Description

We’re looking to add new talent to our Omni-Channel Systems portfolio. If you have sound experience as a Scrum Master in the retail space, then join our commitment to developing and maintaining world-class IT solutions. With a robust strategy focusing on People, Process and Technology, we believe that our culture and the quality of our people are our greatest strengths. As such, we need to employ top talent to support our key business functions.Our Retail Stores Systems portfolio comprises platforms, services and functions needed to power our digital experiences and engagement for millions of TFG’s customers every day. We are passionate technologists who thrive on simple and elegant architecture. Innovation and agility are parts of our core. We are part of a dynamic team providing shared services across all of TFG’s brands with a focus on customer and employee. Come and get challenged in a fast-paced and agile environment.This is an ideal role for a scrum master, who responsible for working with the Scrum / Kanban teams to ensure the team can perform at its peak and enable the vision of the Product Owner. The individual in this role is a champion for agile, emulating the behaviors and skills needed to help build successful teams. We are seeking a candidate who has proven leadership skills, the ability to think critically, problem-solve, and has a track-record of ensuring teams are positioned to perform.TFG’s mission is to be the leading fashion lifestyle retailer in Africa whilst growing its international footprint by providing innovative products, creative customer experiences and by leveraging its portfolio of diverse brands to differentiate its offering.The Key Performance Areas of this role will be as follows:Providing service to the Product OwnerEnsuring that goals, scope, and product domain are understood by everyone on the Team as well as possible;Finding techniques for effective Product Backlog management;Helping the Team understand the need for clear and concise Product Backlog items;Understanding product planning in an empirical environment;Ensuring the Product Owner knows how to arrange the Product Backlog to maximize value;Understanding and practicing agility; and,

Responsibilities + Skills


Coaching the Product Team in self-organization and cross-functionality;Helping the Product Team to create high-value products;Removing impediments to the Product Teams progress;


Job Summary

  • Published on: Saturday, 29th February 2020
  • Designation: Scrum Master
  • industry: Miscellaneous
  • Vacancy: 1
  • Employment Status: Full-time
  • Job Location: cape town
  • Salary: on a call
  • Gender:
  • Application Deadline: Saturday, 29th February 2020

About the Company

  • Company Name: The Foschini Group.
  • Address: Non-SA: + 27 21 938 7666
  • Website:
  • Company Profile:
  • Customers may know The Foschini Group (TFG) by one of its many different brand names. The company, with more than a dozen trading divisions, is one of the largest apparel, jewelry, and home furnishings specialty retailers in South Africa, operating more than 1,500 stores. TFG's retail businesses include Foschini, Donna-Claire, Markham, Exact!, @home, and AmericanSwiss. The company also operates sports apparel and jewelry retail stores, and issues credit cards. Its Markham (men's apparel) and Foschini (women's apparel and accessories) retail outlets account for most of the company's revenue. Beyond South Africa, the company in recent years has expanded to Botswana, Namibia, and Swaziland.

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