Iteration Manager

Requisition ID:  2127
Department:  Information Technology
Work Type:  Hybrid
Application Close Date:  23rd April 2024

Intrepid Travel was born in 1989 with the simple mission to create positive change through the joy of travel.

More than 34 years later, we’re proud to be a certified B Corp with more than 1000 small group trips in over 120 countries. After all these years, we’ve stayed true to our mission, ensuring our adventures are good for the places we go, good for the communities we visit and good for our travellers. That’s why we carbon offset all our trips and support local communities but we’re not stopping there. We want to be the best travel company not just in the world, but for the world.

The world needs more Intrepid people: 

 

You'll be a crucial part of our Agile team and the wider Technology department. Your mission is to lead, coach, and grow Agile practices to achieve product solutions and business success. As the Iteration Manager, you'll collaborate with product owners and technical leads to create strong, effective teams and keep our processes running smoothly. This includes tasks like helping prioritize the backlog, facilitating important meetings like sprint planning and daily stand-ups, and ensuring project visibility across the business. You'll also be the vital link between our business community and development teams, considering how program outcomes may affect our existing processes and working with stakeholders to drive positive change. 

 

This is a full-time permanent position, where you will work in our office in Colombo, Sri Lanka. To provide the best experience to our people, this role would operate in our office with the opportunity to work from home on occasion.  

 

For this role you’ll bring experience in: 

 

  • Agile certification or experience working as a Scrum Master or similar is highly desirable 

  • Experience in building and leading high performing teams 

  • Experience working in an Agile project team and a solid understanding of the various roles within Agile projects 

  • Experience working in a fast-paced and constantly evolving environment 

  • Experience providing coaching, advice, and guidance around Agile ways of working to development teams and broader business stakeholders 

  • Demonstrated experience in facilitating and delivering workshops and/or training 

 

You’ll have demonstrated organizational skills, strong attention to detail and self-motivated. Most importantly, you will share in Intrepid’s core values of integrity, innovation, fun, passion, growth, and responsibility.   

 

A bit about our people:

Our people reflects the diversity of our customers and the communities we visit. Our team is made up of 58 nationalities across 46 countries, and Intrepid recognises that diversity makes us a stronger business. With a commitment to breaking down barriers, we support a culture where people can be themselves. We encourage applications from people of all backgrounds, including First Nations People, LGBTQI+ people, people living with a disability, people from previously disadvantaged backgrounds, and people from different ethnicities, races, and religions. 

Work perks:

  • We offer flexible work options, including work-from-home, and work from anywhere in the world for up to 4 weeks a year
  • Employees receive a free Intrepid trip every year! As well as generous discounts available for families, and close friends
  • 5 extra days of leave annually, for use when travelling on an Intrepid trip
  • Our global leave benefits are aimed at supporting gender equity, so we offer a minimum of 10 weeks of paid parental leave for all parents, and other additional leave provisions. 
  • Access to incredible e-learning platforms, and professional development via our Elevate Mentor program
  • We provide an Employee Assistance Program, a 24/7 service that offers counselling for you and your family
  • We want to support the causes that are important to you, that’s why we offer 20 hours of volunteer leave every year.

If you’re here to inspire, create, share and lead in what you do, we want to hear from you. We encourage you to submit your application as soon as possible – we may close advertising early if the right person is identified.