About Pretty Little Thing

Welcome to our world! We’re PrettyLittleThing. We’re all about fresh trend-led pieces and celebrity-inspired looks. We have been part of the boohoo family since 2012. We’re an authority in fashion, beauty and lifestyle in our own right. We are more than just a brand. We inspire confidence in our customers. We’re fast-fashion accelerated.

Your team

In Tech, we’re proud to support every brand and every function. We’re a digital-first company that is totally cloud-native. We embrace change and future-proof the business, delivering critical customer-facing and internal stakeholder facing systems. Everything from colleague tech to front-end websites and apps, buying and merchandising tooling and all that’s in-between, we take care of it. Our ideas support and drive the Group’s agenda.

What you'll be doing

  • Educates the team and company on how to use Scrum/Agile practices
  • Encourages self organisation and works towards teams becoming self sufficient
  • Has knowledge of the Scrum guide content as well as information not located in the guide and the ability to apply it practically
  • Assesses the maturity of both the team and company and coaches to higher levels of maturity, at a pace that is sustainable and comfortable for the team and organisation
  • Working with the Product Owners to increase ownership and maturity levels as well as backlog grooming/maintenance & dependency management
  • Encouraging the team to proactively remove impediments and stepping in to help when they can't

More about you
Experience playing the Scrum Master role for at least one year for a software development team that was diligently applying Scrum principles, practices, and theory. In the case of low maturity levels then positive team development trajectory should be shown as well as an understanding of blockers to increased maturity

  • Good skills and knowledge of servant leadership, facilitation, situational awareness, conflict resolution, continual improvement, empowerment, and increasing transparency
  • Knowledge and experience of numerous well documented patterns and techniques for filling in the gaps left in the Scrum approach (eg: Multiple burndown techniques, Retro formats, bug handling approaches, sprint disruption strategies etc)
  • Comfortable working on multiple Scrum teams simultaneously
  • Kanban / ScrumBan knowledge

Preferred Skills/Experience-

  • First level Scrum Master certification (PSMI preferred)
  • Second level Scrum Master certification (PSMII)
  • Experienced in sustainable mid-high level organisational change
  • Experience playing the Scrum Master role for at least two years for a software development team that was diligently applying Scrum principles, practices, and theory.
  • Knowledge of other Agile approaches
  • Knowledge and/or experience with widely successful Agile techniques: User Stories, ATDD, TDD, Continuous Integration, Continuous Testing, Pairing, Automated Testing.
  • Applicable knowledge of the technologies used by the team
  • Previous experience as a team lead

PLT Perks
  • 40% discount on all boohoo Group bands (boohoo / BoohooMan / PLT / Nasty Gal / Oasis / Coast / Warehouse)
  • Discretionary Bonus Scheme
  • Life Assurance
  • Pension Scheme
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Healthcare cash plan
  • Company share schemes
  • Free eye tests plus contribution to glasses
  • Referral programme
  • Flexible working hours
  • Late start & early start Fridays
  • Free Gym
  • Free Parking
  • Free Tea, Coffee and selection of cold drinks