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Bluemont Consulting
in Hong Kong
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 16 Apr 21
Bluemont Consulting
in Hong Kong
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 16 Apr 21
Our client is a global bank and they are now looking for an Agile Coach for their retail banking business.
Our client is a global bank and they are now looking for an Agile Coach for their retail banking business. The ideal candidate will be SAFe certified and proficient in Jira & Confluence with proven track record of Agile coaching in a large organisation. As capability matures, the role holder is expected to gain more of a delivery focus and support the on-going development of strategic customer journeys as a hands-on agent for change.
Principal Responsibilities
  • Develop agile capabilities and support the global vision to embed business agility, focusing on coaching, community and improving ways of operating
  • Assist multi-disciplinary change teams with the adoption of collaborative work practices, embedding the agile principles, and bringing in innovative ideas to improve ways of operating and ensure continuous improvement over time
  • Promote collaboration across portfolios, engaging with delivery management, building lean-agile capability, and influencing a genuine culture of learning across the broader Transformation community
  • Work as an interface between senior transformation leaders and the delivery teams, surfacing lessons learnt from doing and providing recommendations to make things simpler, better, faster
  • Identify and remove team or cross-team impediments, reporting their findings to the Business Agility Lead as part of an overall change programme
Other responsibilities
  • Provides subject matter expertise on agile methods, frameworks, and how to tailor them for teams that deliver solutions to meet business needs
  • Educates employees at all levels, including senior management, on Agile principles, providing them with support and tools for implementing agile in their own work
  • Provide training sessions and teach valuable skills that lead toward the organisation-wide adoption of Agile
  • Responsible for guiding teams into the Agile ways of working, providing employees with feedback, and means of improvement, catalysing organisational growth and answering questions
  • Provide hands on support to employees, collaborating with people across widely varying levels and roles, leading teams toward further understanding and adoption of agile as well as overall company growth and improvement
  • Implements agile process, principles, and practices across all levels and departments in an organisation
  • Endorses techniques that increase collaboration, predictability, transparency, and promote a culture of experimentation and innovation
  • Ensures adherence to agile processes, demonstrating strong knowledge of and background with agile concepts
  • Understand why and how agile can help an organisation at an enterprise level and a team at the team level to become more responsive to business needs, more innovative
  • Know Kanban, Scrum, and Scaling Frameworks like SAFe inside out
  • Train & hands-on demonstrate agile concepts & use of artefacts such as user stories, impact maps, story maps, big visible charts, planning, estimation, governance sessions, etc
  • Clearly explain the 'why' of the views you are articulating with practical examples (preferably from banking domain) so that participants experience agile as a logical/natural way of working as opposed to a theoretic possibility
  • Fluent in English. Proficiency in Cantonese and or Mandarin Chinese is an advantage
  • Agile certification such as; Certified Scrum Master, Professional Scrum Master or SAFe Program Consultant
  • Experience using and configuring workflow tools such as Jira and Confluence
  • Experience in software engineering and test automation is an advantage
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