Enterprise Agile Coach

IT - Application & Software Development
Markham, ON
Permanent
Dec 09, 2021

Our Client: 

One of North America's most recognized and respected brands, undergoing major transformation including enterprise level scaled Agile and the development of a new Lean Agile Center of Excellent (Lace) etc.

 

Responsibilities 

  •  Assist in scaling and sustainability by assisting the LACE with building and executing the transformation backlog.
  • Work with senior stakeholders to define value, understand the flow of value, identify the value streams and the Agile Release Trains (ARTs).
  • Build growth metrics and KPIs that would help teams and portfolios to plan, prioritize and take better decisions.
  • Build in-house change agents capability.
  • Training & Coaching
  • Educate the organization with scaling and business agility concepts and provide orientation, overview training and coaching to executives, leadership team members and senior stakeholders.
  • Coach the ARTs to facilitate Scrum of Scrums, System Demo, I&A and follow-up on improvement items.
  • Collaborate with the LACE Agile Coaches and guide them establish scaling practices within their programs and portfolios.
  • Support Business Transformation
  • Collaborate with Release Management, Environment Management and DevOps and support establishing a continuous delivery pipeline.
  • Support various departments within like HR, Finance, Corporate Risk, Business Architecture, Audit etc to scale up and achieve business agility.
  • Support in extending the Lean-Agile practices to the portfolio level and establish Lean Portfolio Management competency.
  • Support in establishing leaner budgeting mechanisms aligning to the strategic priorities of organization.
  • Lead and support the change management initiatives associated with achieving business agility.

 

 

Qualifications:

  • Minimum 3 to 5 years of working experience as a SAFe Program Consultant or SAFe RTE within a scaled Agile environment.
  • Minimum 10 years of experience developing, coaching and leading organizations through transformation with a strong attention to organizational strategic planning and business agility.
  • Must Have - Experience in identifying, defining, and establishing value streams and ARTs and organization wide implementation of SAFe principles and practices required.
  • Knowledge in objectives and key results (OKR) concepts and experience in coaching the organization in practicing OKRs.
  • Strong leadership skills with a proven ability to coach, train and develop talent at multiple levels through both direct and indirect influence
  • Proven ability to provide strategic counsel to executives and senior management, and influence key stakeholders.

Education

  • University Degree or equivalent experience
  • SAFe SPC or SAFe LPM certification

 

 

 

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