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Title:  Scrum Master

Scrum Master

Team: Analytics & Reporting Platform, Data Life Cycle Platform


Global Information Services (GIS) has a worldwide responsibility for all IT processes, solutions and services. The aim is to further enhance HEINEKEN Global Functions by delivering common business driven solutions and services. The aim is to further enhance HEINEKEN Global Functions by delivering common business driven solutions and services. GIS delivers end-to-end products in multidisciplinary dedicated product teams in an iterative way to continuously adapt and deliver business value.


As a Scrum Master in GIS Technology you are part of a matrix organisation and will report to the chapter lead scrum Masters (GIS). This Amsterdam based department is a fast growing, young, subsidiary company of HEINEKEN International and brings the best possible beer experience direct to our customer’s and consumer’s doorsteps with a constant focus on premium, quality and sustainability.


Your role

The scrum master s accountable for: 

  • Facilitate Agile practices and ceremonies; daily stand-up meetings, reviews, retrospectives, sprint and release planning and other activities as needed;
  • Promote and demonstrate core principles of collaboration, prioritization, team accountability and visibility (being an ambassador);
  • Ensures a collaborative culture exists within GIS , its (external) development partners and their product teams, promotes team building and ensures the entire team is engaged;
  • Identify and support the team with removing any impediments/distractions that interfere with the team’s ability to deliver against their commitments;
  • Coaches the team in creating the product backlog, sprint backlogs and writing user stories in the most pragmatic way;
  • Support Product Team in tracking and communicating team progress and backlogs. Looks for opportunities to increase teams effectiveness (and therewith business value);


For Heineken the agile mind-set is centred on four principles; focus on customer value, power to the teams, start quick and smart and learn relentlessly. As a Technology Specialist you own these principles and integrate them in the daily life. Self-reflection, adaptability, collaboration and resilience come natural to you and make you thrive in an Agile environment. Engaging with these characteristics and become more self-aware of personal strengths and weaknesses, makes majors strides in development of yourself and others.


Your profile

For this role we are looking for:

  • Agile mind-set is part of your DNA
  • Hands-on and driven professional with scrum experience
  • Servant - Leader


Required skills and experience:

  • Lives and breathes scrum and is able to teach it
  • Is resilient and uses it to approach challenges, problems and set backs
  • Experience with change management, leadership, coaching, solution oriented and continuous improvement


Do you recognize yourself in the profile above? Then we gladly invite you to apply for his role.

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