Agile coach - Senior

  • Location

    Brussels, Belgium

  • Sector:

    Information Technology

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    Negotiable

  • Contact:

    Astrid Destexhe

  • Contact email:

    Astrid.Destexhe@volt.eu.com

  • Job ref:

    77075-ITBEL-ASD_1599657687

  • Published:

    3 maanden geleden

  • Duration:

    4 months

  • Expiry date:

    2020-11-08

  • Startdate:

    asap

  • Consultant:

    #

For our customer based in Brussels, we are looking for an Agile Coach.

Description:

As Agile Coach you will join an existing team of coaches who have been working on transforming different teams already towards a new way of working.
As a thought leader and change agent you will influence and persuade Domain/Platform Leads, Team Leads and other stakeholders towards Agile adoption.

Role & Responsibilities

* Natural "servant" leader, with the ability to develop and communicate the objectives, inspire, coach, and motivate staff, and maintain alignment with overall Agile transformation vision
* Teach, facilitate, collaborate and mentor people in different levels of the organization (teams, managers, partners, etc.)
* Identify which framework (SAFe , Scrum, Kanban, Lean, Design Thinking,…) is best fit for the team and the activity, define the need for soft or hard skills and ensure the team gradually takes over these practices.
* Identify the need and give support or lead by example taking the role and coaching for new Roles (Product Owner, Scrum Master, Release Train Engineer, etc.) in order to empower people, improve the collaboration and focus on creating value.
* Guide existing agile teams in elevating their agile maturity allowing them to increase their collaboration and empowerment, reinforcing skills or processes and always focusing on delivering value.
* Act as Change Agent, influencing positively the team dynamics to reinforce and champion the change and help to address resistance and concerns within the teams and with the stakeholders

Skills & Competencies

* Excellent communications and collaboration skills to coach in remote and collocated environment
* Ability to inspire and persuade people creating an environment where individuals get heard, collaboration is central and learning from experience is the source for continuous improvement.
* Professional coaching skills: Listen to people, help them on finding the solution to their questions and challenge them.
* Be able to empower people by giving them the opportunity to self-introspect, giving them the tools to solve the problems and allowing them to keep on improving.
* Good understanding of various Agile Frameworks and practices such as Scrum, Kanban, and TDD
* Knowledge and experience to guide teams to use JIRA
* Experience and understanding using remote collaboration tools
* Good understanding of DevOps and CI/CD practices and tools

Other Requirements
* Professional experience and knowledge of the telco company preferred
* At least Leading SAFe certified
* Willing to travel to onsite and coach teams at onsite (need basis)
* Continuous availability to onboard, coach and grow teams for at least a year