TeleSoftas is all about empowerment and taking ownership of your work and decisions, hence our developers, designers, quality assurance, and management teams are self-organized and passionate about what they do!
We are currently looking for a Soft Team Lead to join us in Kaunas or Vilnius.
Soft team lead is there to support, guide, and enable team & individuals to grow forward and reach their best potential while maintaining maximum happiness!
Currently, there are eight Soft team leads that have dedicated teams in TeleSoftas. As a separate team, all Soft team leads support one another and work on common goals as well as process improvements. Being a Soft team lead, you will have a dedicated team where you will reach for growth and happiness together with Tech team lead.
So if you are a flexible people person who is willing to experiment in order to create strong relations within a team, nurture the team’s growth and ensure consistency – we need EACH OTHER!
About your job
Your job and tasks will be reflected on 3 levels!
- Initiate 1-2-1 conversations with each team member and help him/her shape the career and growth plan
- Understand what motivates each team member and try to find ways how he/she can stay motivated
- Enable individuals to reflect on their progress and seek feedback
- Facilitate Salary Review meetings with each team member, based on input from Technical Team Lead, Project Manager, Human Resources Manager, budget guidelines
- Understand the team’s needs and goals and look for ways how you can help a team to achieve them
- Facilitate discussions and boost communication within and outside the team
- Look at the team and its processes from a broader perspective, in order to capture what might be overlooked
- Initiate activities that grow your team (retrospectives, feedback, reality check, team building, training, and so on)
- Act as a bridge with other teams and departments
- Plan & maintain training/conferences budget
- Capture and document information gathered from 1-2-1, retrospectives, and other meetings
- Participate in hiring and off-boarding process (interview people with HR, maintain on/off-boarding checklists for incoming or exiting team members)
Other than that
- Participate in Soft team lead’s team meetings and improve this role and process
- Collaboration and regular sync with other stakeholders is the key
- Social studies (HR, sociology, psychology, management)
- Experience working with teams and the ability to operate within the team.
- Leadership skills
- A strong sense of responsibility and determination to take ownership of the team’s growth and happiness
- Effectiveness in a variety of communication settings: one-on-one, groups, diverse styles, diverse position levels
- Excellent communication skills in English (verbal, written, presentation)
- Effective feedback giving skills
- Flexibility to connect with different people and build a team from them
- Self-confidence and personal maturity to get involved in the work right away
Nice to have’s:
- Overall understanding of the IT field
- Certified mentoring and coaching experience
- Experience of leading a team
- TeleSoftas is all about MASTERY and improvement, therefore we have knowledge sharing activities, workshops, training budget, pair programming, 4 hours per week for learning initiatives, tech library, English/Lithuanian language lessons, Pluralsight subscription, global & local conferences (Spring I/O, Apple WWDC, Google I/O – you name it).
- We TRUST you. So you are responsible for managing your working time and place – flexible working hour policy and the possibility to work from anywhere – our Vilnius, Kaunas, Klaipeda offices or from home.
- Employee referral program – get up to 2000 EUR (net) and cool prizes for recommending people to TeleSoftas. 💸
- Soft and Tech Team Leads to take care of your career development and ensure growth – both as a person and as a master of your profession.
- BE YOURSELF. When it comes to personality, TeleSoftas has no frames. Get loose. Be weird. Do fancy outfits. Do slippers. Do sweet or salty popcorns (we have a 🍿machine). Have a bad day? It’s ok. Be who you really are because we love our diverse COMMUNITY.
- Rome wasn’t built in a day, was it? Same goes for team spirit. COLLABORATION and communication are key things in TeleSoftas. For that, we have team-building activities and summer/winter celebrations.
- We believe that engaged employees = happier employees. 😊 That’s why every team member has freedom to take ownership, offer solutions and influence the technical decisions from an early stage. Just step forward – we will give you the tools.
- Did we mention that we are like a family? Each year we organize Children Summer Camp for all our employees’ kids. 🐣 Also, usually our office is full of laughs and good emotions cause we like to bring our pets to the office. You too? 🐶
For this position we offer 1320 – 2980 €/month gross salary.