AEM Team Lead at ShopriteX


ShopriteX suitably invites qualified and experienced candidates for the position of AEM Team Lead to join our dynamic team.

Duties & Responsibilities

The successful applicant will be responsible for but not limited to the following job functions:

What you’ll do

  • Ability to play multiple roles either as a Scrum Master on Agile scrum teams or can be flexible to play the role of project management in a traditional project environment depending on the need
  • Focus on delivering fully tested, independent, valuable features across projects
  • The ability to work within a team and provide mentorship
  • The ability to manage multiple projects working towards the business objectives
  • Manage team operations and processes
  • The ability to challenge the team in accomplishing the business objectives
  • Self-organising teams – manage the core principles of SCRUM
  • Team autonomy
  • Self-transcendence in pushing to achieve the objectives and constantly improve their practices
  • Cross-fertilisation of the necessary disciplines across the teams
  • Apply Agile best practices with the work environment
  • Lead, motivate and support the team
  • Drive team to set and meet goals/objectives
  • Provide continuous feedback to team members
  • Coach all team members and motivate them to produce desired results
  • Create an environment or culture that is inclusive and that motivates and enables members to do their best work
  • Enable close cooperation across all roles and functions
  • The ability to effectively communicate with all stakeholders, both internally and externally
  • The ability to negotiate work for a given sprint
  • Expert in people management
  • Manage team performance
  • Perform regular appraisal of team members’ performance and devise strategies to help with improvement
  • Identify training gaps and update their personal development plan

 Required Knowledge and Experience

We pride ourselves with having the best people, which are our most important assets. Our company has been recognized for having the highest ethics and strives for excellence through distinctly higher standards than the norm.

We therefore urge only candidates with these unique requirements and experience to apply for this stimulating position.


  • Matric
  • Tertiary equivalent experience or preferably, an ICT relevant diploma or degree from a recognised tertiary institution (Essential)


  • 5+ years experience in building software applications
  • 3-5 years Software development experience
  • 3-5 years experience working within the IT industry (Essential)
  • 3+ years experience with all aspects of IT projects from business analysis, architectures, system analysis and design through development, testing, implementation, and production support (SDLC) (Essential)
  • 2+ years experience in all aspects of Agile methodology and SCRUM implementation (Desirable)

Knowledge and Skills

  • Presentations skills
  • Creative and analytical skills
  • Commercial and business understanding of the broader retail industry
  • Dynamic personality and the ability to think outside the box
  • Excellent communication skills – written and oral
  • Excellent organisation and facilitation skills
  • Excellent team-working, interpersonal skills
  • Leadership skills – Strategic thinker, people management
  • Management skills – organizational, time management, delivery and planning management
  • Strong conflict management skills
  • Experience with the implementation of SCRUM in an organisation
  • Persuading and influencing
  • Applying expertise and technology
  • Delivering results and meeting customer expectations
  • Presenting and communicating information
  • Relating and networking
  • Entrepreneurial and commercial thinking

How to apply: Interested and qualified? Visit South Africa