Macys Employment – Director Agile

Website Macy’s

Job Description:

As a Director of Agile, you will lead a team of agile leaders that play a key role in championing Macy’s specific agile practices. This team supports Personalization Pods, cross-functional agile teams empowered to rapidly A/B test, measure, & scale customer engagement strategies across channels, including media, CRM, and site.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Highlight and advocate for necessary business process and changes required to successfully drive the success of the Personalization Pods
  • Drive the adoption of agile practices across Macy’s Personalization Pods with input and partnership with key business stakeholders, across
  • Personalization, Media, Engineering, Analytics, Finance, and Strategy teams in the short and long term
  • Drive overall metrics and alignment to goals for personalization and communicates with cross-functional stakeholders
  • Supports multiple methods of building agile skills and capabilities Macy’s-wide, including both formal training and informal mechanisms
  • Lead a team of Agile Leads, who help Personalization pods to communicate, solve problems, and deliver on Pod goals
  • Create clear and measurable goals and objectives for the team
  • Create and foster career development and growth paths for team members in alignment with company, product, and personal objectives
  • Raise awareness of team’s plans, insights and accomplishments in order to facilitate cooperation across departments and to build a highly performing, highly motivated team
  • Coach Agile Leads, as they respond to project escalations with an assessment of the business implications of changes to project scope, timeline, or resources, facilitating feedback in a way that promotes learning and future success
  • Hiring, retention, and succession planning
  • Coach Agile Leads to disseminate agile best practices and unlock barriers to pod success

Job Requirements:

  • 7+ years of direct experience
  • Bachelor’s Degree from a 4-year college or university
  • Mastery of Agile
  • Ability and desire to take project ownership
  • Able to juggle multiple projects – can identify primary and secondary objectives, prioritize time and communicate timeline to team members
  • Ability to think creatively, strategically, and technically
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule based on department and Company needs

Job Details:

Company: Macy’s

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: New York, NY, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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