Agile Program Coach (IT)

IT & Technology

Are you a agile methodologist? Would you be excited to coach managers, leaders into new concepts, models and approaches required to achieve agility?
Then this truly a great opportunity for you!

Background:Our client's ambition within Information Solutions (RIS) is to transform them into a world-class leading software company, leveraging world-class agile ways of working.With the customer in focus, and the ambition to deliver value faster, incrementally and relentlessly improve, you will be in a key influential role to help shape and enable the organization’s strategy and contribute to the overall client's vision. The perfect candidate:You are a seasoned agile methodologist and practitioner who will drive the agile transformation of customer areas and functions within RIS alike. Reporting to the Software Program Management Office (PMO) Lead in Information Solutions, you will primarily partner with the rest of Information Solutions, the Customer Areas and Functions across the Diagnostics division to deliver customer-centric solutions fast, reliably and of the desired quality. General Information:

  • Start date: ASAP
  • Workplace: Basel
  • Workload: 100%
  • Team: 5 people
  • Remote/Home Office: possible but on-site work required
  • Travel: occasional as needed

 Tasks & Responsibilities:

  • Drive the development and deployment of world-class Agile Ways of Working enabling Information Solutions to achieve Organizational Agility
  • Foster the development of Agile communities of practices within Information Solutions
  • Coach managers, leaders in new concepts, models and approaches required for achieving agility
  • Foster a continuous improvement mindset in the organization
  • Facilitate the co-creation and delivery of innovative and impactful products and solutions through various learning styles and role personas using suitable (agile) methodologies and frameworks (e.g. SAFe, Scrum, Kanban, LeSS…) to create deliverables, highlighting dependencies and raising/mitigating/communicating issues
  • Drive and foster the agile maturity of Information Solutions, including all Customer Areas and Functions by applying all perspectives of the agile coaching framework (coaching, teaching, mentoring, facilitating)
  • Provide effective strategy and agile delivery guidance to leadership and team through product, solution, and concept execution
  • Evaluating, experimenting and implementing futuristic agile learning technology solutions and capabilities for Information Solutions
  • Influence and engage with customers across all Diagnostics teams and drive fast and consistent adoption of common agile excellence initiatives and standards
  • Support the customer areas and engineering teams in adopting and migrating to agile frameworks at scale
  • Be a scaling (agile) framework methodologist by successfully supporting the implementation of scaled agile frameworks, design thinking, DevOps, and supporting the transformation of non-agile teams, and programs into agile operating models.

   Must Haves:

  • Min. Master’s Degree in Computer Sciences, Engineering, Business Administration with SPC SAFe Program Consultant Certificate
  • Min. 7+ years experience in running and deploying agile software delivery models and frameworks
  • Min. 7+ years of expertise in the implementation of the Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe), including all configurations of the SAFe framework
  • Hands-on and work experience as Agile Coach with different teams through collaborative technological innovation in agile environments with tangible outcomes
  • Relevant experience in software/systems engineering and a software development background, preferably in a regulated environment
  • English fluency (spoken and written), Native Level preferred
  • Quick learner with the ability to understand complex workflows and develop and validate innovative solutions to address customer needs or to realize market opportunities
  • od communicator, able to collaborate with stakeholders and customers to explain the technology and with the proven ability to take insights from customers and translate them into technical deliverables
  • Proven ability to establish and articulate a vision, set goals, develop and execute strategies, and track and measure outcomes
  • Ability to manage senior stakeholders and engage them in a large agile transformation

 If we have sparked your interest with this really exciting opportunity then do not hesitate to apply ! We are looking forward to receiving your application!