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GM-Agile Coach

Job Req ID:  18098
Location: 

Mumbai, IN

Function:  Marketing/Digital
About: 

Role

Agile Coach

Job Level/ Designation

M3

Function / Department

Digital

Location

Mumbai

Job Purpose

  • The Agile Coach is responsible for leading and evangelizing the organization-wide agile transformation, motivating and energizing the organization through employment of agile technique
  • This role is responsible for driving and supporting the adoption of an agile mind set, methodologies, and behaviors in all members of the organization
  • This role is responsible for working closely with key agile team members, such as the Agile Program Manager, Scrum Masters, Product Owners, and Product Managers to establish consistent and best-practice agile processes and principles
  • This role is responsible for defining agile adoption and performance metrics, monitoring and assessing them regularly, and identifying areas for improvement

 

Key Result Areas/Accountabilities

  • Evangelize the organization-wide agile transformation and guide the organization through its agile journey and maturity
  • Define and refine organization’s agile principles, practices, standards and ceremonies, according to both best practice and enterprise goals
  • Mentor and coach all levels of the organization on agile principles, practices, roles, artefacts and ceremonies to maintain consistency of adoption and continuously improve performance
  • Define agile adoption measurements and evaluate and report the performance and adherence of the organization on a regular basis
  • Act as a catalyst to seed emerging practices & knowledge from one team to another

 

Core Competencies, Knowledge, Experience

  • Trusted and respected as a thought leader and change agent who can influence and persuade business and IT leaders
  • Natural “servant” leader, with the ability to develop and communicate the objectives, inspire, coach, and motivate staff, and maintain alignment with the business outcome vision
  • Ability to continue to monitor, learn, and implement industry best practices from the agile community
  • A high degree of apolitical sensitivity, with effective persuasion, negotiation, and
  • dependency resolution skills, both within and outside the domain
  • Strong business acumen, including with an in-depth understanding of the contribution of the domain or business outcome to the wider digital business strategy and roadmap
  • Ability to contextualize the wider business and financial goals to the domain and make decisions, prioritization, and recommendations accordingly
  • Excellent collaboration skills
  • Strong time-management skills, with the ability to juggle multiple balls
  • Agile software development environment and methods such as Scrum, Kanban, XP, TDD and BDD
  • Scaled Agile experiences and expertise in frameworks such as SAFe, LeSS, DAD or Spotify
  • Agile ceremonies, tools, and artefacts e.g. retrospectives, demos, increment planning, information radiators
  • User story definition and team backlog management and estimation

 

Must have technical / professional qualifications

  • Master’s or Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems or other related field
  • Seven or more years of  experience as Agile Coach, Scrum Master, or Product Owner with agile teams
  • At least three years of agile coaching in large delivery organizations
  • Extensive experience leading teams using agile methodologies
  • At least 3 years of experience working with scaled agile frameworks (SAFe, LeSS, DAD, Spotify)
  • Certified Agile Coach, Certified Scrum Master (CSM), Professional Scrum Master (PSM) or similar
  • Extensive experience working with agile methodologies, such as Scrum, Kanban, XP, TDD, and BDD
  • Professional experience and knowledge of the Telecommunications industry strongly preferred

 

 

Years of Experience

Min. 7-10 years of total work experience

 

Role

Agile Coach

Job Level/ Designation

M3

Function / Department

Digital

Location

Mumbai

Job Purpose

  • The Agile Coach is responsible for leading and evangelizing the organization-wide agile transformation, motivating and energizing the organization through employment of agile technique
  • This role is responsible for driving and supporting the adoption of an agile mind set, methodologies, and behaviors in all members of the organization
  • This role is responsible for working closely with key agile team members, such as the Agile Program Manager, Scrum Masters, Product Owners, and Product Managers to establish consistent and best-practice agile processes and principles
  • This role is responsible for defining agile adoption and performance metrics, monitoring and assessing them regularly, and identifying areas for improvement

 

Key Result Areas/Accountabilities

  • Evangelize the organization-wide agile transformation and guide the organization through its agile journey and maturity
  • Define and refine organization’s agile principles, practices, standards and ceremonies, according to both best practice and enterprise goals
  • Mentor and coach all levels of the organization on agile principles, practices, roles, artefacts and ceremonies to maintain consistency of adoption and continuously improve performance
  • Define agile adoption measurements and evaluate and report the performance and adherence of the organization on a regular basis
  • Act as a catalyst to seed emerging practices & knowledge from one team to another

 

Core Competencies, Knowledge, Experience

  • Trusted and respected as a thought leader and change agent who can influence and persuade business and IT leaders
  • Natural “servant” leader, with the ability to develop and communicate the objectives, inspire, coach, and motivate staff, and maintain alignment with the business outcome vision
  • Ability to continue to monitor, learn, and implement industry best practices from the agile community
  • A high degree of apolitical sensitivity, with effective persuasion, negotiation, and
  • dependency resolution skills, both within and outside the domain
  • Strong business acumen, including with an in-depth understanding of the contribution of the domain or business outcome to the wider digital business strategy and roadmap
  • Ability to contextualize the wider business and financial goals to the domain and make decisions, prioritization, and recommendations accordingly
  • Excellent collaboration skills
  • Strong time-management skills, with the ability to juggle multiple balls
  • Agile software development environment and methods such as Scrum, Kanban, XP, TDD and BDD
  • Scaled Agile experiences and expertise in frameworks such as SAFe, LeSS, DAD or Spotify
  • Agile ceremonies, tools, and artefacts e.g. retrospectives, demos, increment planning, information radiators
  • User story definition and team backlog management and estimation

 

Must have technical / professional qualifications

  • Master’s or Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems or other related field
  • Seven or more years of  experience as Agile Coach, Scrum Master, or Product Owner with agile teams
  • At least three years of agile coaching in large delivery organizations
  • Extensive experience leading teams using agile methodologies
  • At least 3 years of experience working with scaled agile frameworks (SAFe, LeSS, DAD, Spotify)
  • Certified Agile Coach, Certified Scrum Master (CSM), Professional Scrum Master (PSM) or similar
  • Extensive experience working with agile methodologies, such as Scrum, Kanban, XP, TDD, and BDD
  • Professional experience and knowledge of the Telecommunications industry strongly preferred

 

 

Years of Experience

Min. 7-10 years of total work experience