Team Lead – Core


A GiG Core Team Lead is responsible for the overall management, and guidance of their teams. Team Leads are skilled relationship builders and mediators. They create an inspiring team environment based on courage, focus, commitment, respect, and openness. They are the contact point for all team members, and should be able to act proactively to ensure smooth team operations, and effective collaboration. The assigned development teams and Tech Leads will report to the Team Lead, and in turn the Team Lead will report to the Head of Software Development.

Responsible for

  • Inspiring and aligning team members with the company strategy
  • Leading with authority and putting the team first. Setting a good example, motivating, and engaging teams to achieve goals
  • Fostering a creative, respectful environment where everybody feels empowered to contribute
  • Removing impediments from the teams, and knowing who to talk to to resolve issues
  • Shielding the team from interruptions so they can remain focused
  • Facilitating meetings, conversations, and improvements across teams
  • Influencing changes that increase productivity and quality
  • Evaluating team and individual performance using metrics
  • Working with other Team Leads to increase the effectiveness of teams
  • Working with Tech Leads to set a technical personal development plan for the teams
  • Working in close collaboration with Agile Coaches and reinforcing agile principles
  • Working with the Head of Software Development to ensure that both team and individual objectives are set, achieved and continually reviewed
  • Aligning with the Head of Software Development about performance, probation reviews, and recruitment
  • Smoothly onboarding and integrating new team members
  • Leading and living GiG values:
    • We are together
    • Together we innovate
    • Together we adapt and learn
    • Together we make an impact
    • Together we make an impact
    • Together we stand with our partner


  • Excellent personal organisation and ability to prioritise and carry out multiple tasks
  • Ensuring that goals, scope, and product domain are understood by everyone on the Scrum teams as well as possible
  • Ability to coach the development teams in self-organisation and cross functionality
  • Ability to identify knowledge gaps and set up necessary training
  • Experience with agile development methodologies
  • Strong communication skills both orally and in writing, with both internal team members and external business stakeholders
  • Organisational skills, demonstrating the ability to establish plans of action to effectively ensure achievement of results
  • Ability to coach and mentor teams. Prior experience in a leadership role, or in software development are preferred

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