Agile Coach – Scrum / Coaching / CSC / Transformation

  • 35-40K + Bonus, Relocation, Visa, Private Family Medical
  • Dubai, United Arab Emirates
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Aston Carter
  • 08 Dec 17 2017-12-08

We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Agile Coach to join one of the largest banking institutions in the Middle East as they undertake a large IT transformation here in their Dubai HQ. The successful candidate will provide specialist support and mentoring within the Agile delivery teams to ensure the smooth transition to Agile/Scrum practices while building a trusting and safe environment.

Role and Responsibilities:

  • Teach and coach the team and wider organisation on Agile and Lean thinking
  • Implement the strategic application of Agile methods within the organisation, and encourage self-sustaining change
  • Supply supportive, discovery-based approaches and frameworks
  • Facilitating training, conflict resolution, retrospectives, team health checks, daily stand-ups and backlog
  • Build a trusting and safe environment with an emphasis on healing and problem solving
  • Improving transparency by assisting in internal and external communication

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Considerable relevant experience working within Agile/Scrum roles
  • Excellent team leading and coaching skills, with an ability to build trust within teams
  • Experience within large organisations, preferably banking or financial services
  • Must come from a technical background
  • Solid history of implementing change within business units
  • Experience of influencing business leaders/stakeholders in Agile thinking
  • Relevant coaching certification (ICF/ACC/CTC)

For more information or to apply, contact Craig on crwilson@astoncarter(.com)