supervisor_account Erste Digital
room Vienna, Austria
stars Intermediate
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Team Leadership

Head of Department/Agile Manager for George(all genders) at Erste Digital


What you’ll bring with you

  • Expertise and experience in agile development methodologies and lean approaches
  • Confidence and skills to manage 4-5 George feature squads totaling ~50 motivated employees
  • Empathetic leadership style to understand and support your team members
  • Build organization as a community working towards a shared purpose and common goals
  • Ability to clearly communicate with wide range of stakeholders including top managements, vendors, product owners, designers, architects and developers
  • Ability to paint big picture and make it understandable to top management
  • Experience with staffing, salary setting, bonus distribution and hiring processes
  • Ability to set clear individual, team and organizational goals enabling value delivery to our customers

Scope of Work

You will impress us by

  • Providing a clear purpose, focus, stability, and personal growth for your teams
  • Championing of agile principles and servant leadership
  • Building self-organized and empowered teams
  • Helping to implement technological vision
  • Setting up and optimizing processes within the department and across organization
  • Ensures that individuals can develop their potential and can grow
  • Creating a trust-based environment and sharing your experiences unconditionally
  • Understanding the importance of bold experimentation and embracing continuous improvement
  • Valuing team culture over project culture
  • Managing budgets and resource allocation
  • Expressing your values and opinions in fluent English


Why you will like us

  • We work hard, but in a relaxed, open and friendly environment
  • Provide everything you need to work (e.g., MacBook Pro, mobile device, licenses) and lots of additional benefits
  • Have flexible working hours where you decide when your presence on Campus is required
  • Care for your personal well-being and a career development while actively supporting your educational needs
  • Communicate and collaborate with a variety of tools including Slack, Confluence and JIRA
  • Encourage regular conference visits and multiple chances to shine with George.
  • Offer you free coffee, sweets & fruits, and provide table soccer and table tennis so that you don’t sit the whole day
  • We guarantee a competitive and performance-related salary, dependent on your professional and personal qualifications. We are obliged by law to quote the minimum wage of EUR 70.000 - gross per year for this full time position. But this is just a formality - we would be happy to talk about your actual salary in person!

The way we are

As an employee of Erste Digital, the success of our people is more than a motto, it’s our manifest. We nurture a work environment where age, skin colour, gender, sexual orientation and cultural background are seen as the key to our success – we live diversity!

If you’ve got this far

It seems we have your interest, so please get in touch with us and apply until 24.05.2023. We’d love to catch up.

Applicant Location Requirements

in  Vienna (Austria).

About Erste Digital

Who we are and what we doWith more than 2,000 IT experts and enthusiasts, we are the Digital Muscle of Erste Group. With our services, we contribute to the realization of Erste Group’s vision: To provide human banking in digital times, and to build Financial Health for over 16 million customers in the CEE region.

Working for Erste DigitalWe aim to attract and retain IT experts and enthusiasts that have personality and conviction. Therefore, we aspire to be an IT employer beyond compare, where everyone has room to grow, learn and reach their full potential. 

We bring banking business and IT together, take future developments into account or drive them forward. Short and sweet: We create the future of banking. That‘s why we empower our employees to rethink and continuously develop our digital offerings. 

We are Erste Digital. And we are #digitaltotheheart

NumbersEmployees: 2,000+ people
Locations: Vienna, Bratislava and Prague