Agile Coach

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Job Description:
We are an independent digital consultancy with big ambitions. With offices in Belgium, India and the United Kingdom, we support a range of businesses, from start-ups to enterprises. We build teams and deliver digital solutions. We supply Business Analysis, Business Intelligence and Project Management to solve organisational problems. Our goal is to provide "Accessible Innovation" for anyone needing practical digital solutions.
Currently we are hiring for an Agile Coach to join our team in Brussels, Belgium.
Location: Brussels, Belgium
Type of job: Permanent
Date published: 16-Apr-2021

Responsibilities:

  • An Ideal Agile Coach is responsible for encouraging the team, enabling them to solve problems and cultivating individual growth. 
  • Facilitate Agile process knowledge to all team members at the outset of the project.
  • Train the team on each specific process step throughout the project lifecycle.
  • Proven experience delivering digital transformation projects and support project planning.
  • Proven ability to Identify project risks, address team member questions, Identify and diagnose process issues.
  • Coach Agile Product Owners to drive business value and retain the project vision.
  • Assist Product Owners in writing user stories.
  • Mentor Product Owners to make daily decisions to keep the project in motion and empower them to partner with business stakeholders to make more strategic decisions.
  • Mentor Scrum Masters, who may eventually become coaches themselves.
  • Support Scrum Masters in meeting preparation, including the pre-planning, planning, daily Scrum, and review stages.
  • Instruct managers on the basics of Agile tools, such as Scrum and Kanban.
  • Coach managers to navigate their role in a dynamic environment through the cultural changes the project may be introducing.
  • Cultivate an Agile mindset in all team members where problems are embraced as welcome opportunities to adapt.
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Job Summary:

  • Bachelor’s degree and 4 years of product or project development experience, or 3 years of project development experience on an Agile Team or an equivalent combination of education and work experience.
  • Strong understanding of Scrum and Kanban.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications, including but not limited to Outlook, Word, and Excel.
  • Experience as a Scrum master or with the agile methodology.
  • Knowledge of agile software development.
  • Strong communication, Negotiation and problem-solving skills.
  • Interpersonal skills and patience.
  • Mandatory to have at least one of the Agile Certifications below mentioned: PMI-ACP, APMG International, Strategyex Certificate (Associate or Master’s) in Agile, International Consortium for Agile (ICAgile), Agile Certification Institute, Scaled Agile Academy, Scrum Alliance, Certified Agile Project Manager (IAPM).
  • Language Requirement: French and Dutch is must, English will be a plus. 

What we offer:

  • A key function in a dynamically growing organization.
  • An exciting, challenging position in a pleasant working environment.
  • A full-time contract – indefinite term.
  • Attractive employment package and salary conditions.

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