Agile Coach Agile Coach …

China CITIC Bank International Limited
in Hong Kong
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 08 Apr 21
China CITIC Bank International Limited
in Hong Kong
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 08 Apr 21
Posted by:
Allie Tsang • Recruiter
Posted by:
Allie Tsang
Drive adoption of Agile mindset and framework; Coach and mentor individuals and teams; Support product owner on release plan & backlog management

Who are we looking for:

The right candidate should be an innovative, open-minded, goal-oriented team player who is also able to work independently with minimal supervision towards delivering quality and timely results.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Drive adoption of Agile mindset and framework best practices in teams through conversations, coaching, and role playing exercises
  • Implement Agile process, principles and practices across all levels of the team and organization
  • Coach and mentor individuals and teams to discover and implement improved ways of collaborating and development into high-performing, self-organizing Agile units
  • Support product owner on release planning and backlog management
  • Drive and coach leading practices in Design Thinking and other areas to improve Bank’s projects delivery efficiencies
  • Coach and mentor on collaboration, interactive development, managing flow, calculating velocity, limiting work in progress, etc.
  • Proactively identify bottlenecks, impediments and issues and guide agile teams to quickly remove areas of inefficiency and waste
  • Facilitate discussion, decision making and conflict resolution as it arises and proactively guide the teams
  • Build a trusting and safe environment where problems can be raised without fear of punishment
  • Facilitate squad’s ceremonies
  • Conduct and benchmark agile maturity assessments and tune ups
  • Remain informed about industry trends and best practices concerning agile methodologies and advances those best practices in the Bank
  • Foster close cooperation inside and outside the team, encourages cross-training and supporting each other
  • Facilitate transparent and adaptive team culture



  • 5 – 7 years of experience in agile development, with specific scrum master or similar experience preferred
  • Experience in coaching team on agile practices and ensures adherence to agile methodology to deliver maximum business value on time
  • Past engineer experience in agile environment is highly desired
  • Strong communication skills with ability to communicate complex messages and teach new concepts
  • Able to resolve conflicts within the team before they become an issue, i.e. a strong mediator
  • Deep knowledge of relevant domains/products/journeys
  • Ability to promote innovative thinking and self-improvement within the team
  • Confident and skilled at navigating the team through road-blocks to allow sprints to be completed on time
  • Brings a high-energy and passionate outlook to the job and can influence those around them
  • Fluent in English and Chinese (Cantonese or Putonghua)

For more details about career opportunities with the Bank, please visit our website  Please apply with full resume stating current and expected salaries.

Personal data collected will be used for recruitment related purposes only. Applicants not invited for interview within 6 weeks may consider their applications unsuccessful. However, applicants may be considered for other suitable positions within the Group for a period of not more than 2 years. Personal data will be destroyed at any time after 3 months.

China CITIC Bank International is committed to being an equal opportunities employer and intends to provide a work environment free of unlawful discrimination or harassment.  All employment decisions will be made in a non-discriminatory manner.

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