Int Agile Coach

David Aplin Job Details

Int Agile Coach

Calgary, AB

Contract

Posted Date: 20/06/2022

Job ID: AA570651617

Information Technology

If you are talented and experienced as an Int Agile Coach, David Aplin Group has the right opportunity for you! Our client, a leader in their field, has partnered with David Aplin Group to grow their team in the Vancouver and Calgary area.
 
This is a 12-month contract opportunity. Reporting to the Manager of the Project Management Office, the Agile Coach: coaches, mentors, trains individuals, teams, domains, and the organization towards a high level of agile maturity.
 
Responsibilities:
  • Be a courageous safety leader, adhere to and sponsor safety and environmental rules and procedures
  • Provide Agile mentoring and training to teams and individuals at our Vancouver location and various company sites
  • Support and mentor the planning and delivery of team onboarding, uplifting, and/or accelerator programs
  • Provide mentorship when required for teams to guide an agile approach to daily meetings, planning, teamwork, and managing workflow
  • Add to the company’s library of agile knowledge through the development of Agile Playbook articles, blogs, case studies, podcasts, or generation of video content
  • Use industry best practices in mentoring, process improvement experience, and agile methodologies to help teams deliver business value
  • Lead or participate in the design of training material aligned to the emergent needs of the organization
  • Speak at conferences and professional community meetups
  • Lead the agile maturity journey for an assigned domain/portfolio/Team of teams pathing out and documenting their plan with them to reach their maturity goals
Qualifications:
  • Hands-on experience applying lean/Agile methodologies proven by the experience of being a Scrum Master or Product Owner on an agile team
  • Excellent presentation, training, and coaching skills, a working engagement product is the highest measure of progress, you also bring concise narratives and strong transparency through high-quality presentation documents
  • Proven experience mentoring and coaching agile delivery teams
  • Embodies the characteristics of an agile leader
  • Can demonstrate the use of strong communication skills in interpersonal conflict conditions
  • Practiced in interpersonal, cultural, or digital transformation
  • Ability and willingness to train and facilitate in-person events
  • Ability and willingness to use virtual teamwork tools (Miro, Virtual Whiteboards, MS Teams) to host pieces of training or facilitation for geographically dispersed teams
  • Understanding of DevOps and DevOps tools is desirable (Azure DevOps in particular)
  • Ability to craft workshops or interventions aligned with Adult Learning Principles
  • Excellent executive function skills demonstrated through excellent organizational, time management, and problem-solving skills
  • 5+ years of large-scale Agile mentoring experience with methods such as Scrum or Kanban
  • 5+ years’ experience in working with/leading multiple teams
  • Able to work remotely most of the time. Available to travel occasionally (<25%) to other corporate offices in Canada
  • Elevated credentials are beneficial, like Scrum Alliance CTC, CEC; SAFe SPC; IC Agile
  • Certified Expert in Agile Coaching (ICE-AC); or a demonstrable development path of training and practical experience showing your evolution as a mentor
  • Familiarity with traditional project delivery and transformation to Agile is an asset
Job ID: AA570651617
 
If you are interested in this position and meet the qualifications, apply today! We thank all applicants; however, only those who are authorized to work in Canada or are selected for an interview will be contacted.
 
David Aplin Group, one of Canada’s Best Managed Companies, is an employment agency specializing in finding top talent for exceptional organizations across North America. There are no fees to apply to our jobs or engage with our recruiters to find a new career. Companies hire us to help them grow their teams. Visit our website to learn more: www.aplin.com #LI-DNP#IND-DNP

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