Agile Project Lead - Northbrook, IL.
Lake Shore Associates (LSA) is looking for an Agile Project Lead to help drive our client's adoption of a product delivery mindset. The selected individual needs to be able to both build the client's capability in Agile, iterative product delivery, as well as steward a pilot project along the way. The resource should bring strong business acumen, operate in a collaborative way, work well in a cross-function team environment, and be results-oriented. The Project Leader will help our client transform their operations, integrate process optimization and elevate capabilities to drive change adoption.
Support and contribute to strategy, direction and goals of the client project.
Coach teams on Scrum and Agile methodologies.
Work with teams to help create an environment that fosters transparency, learning, innovation, quality and speed.
Design a pilot initiative, utilizing one of the client's product development initiatives that enables the business to utilize an agile approach.
Drive change from strategy formulation to benefit achievement.
Help assess the overall health of the Agile practices and culture to identify opportunities to improve and provide coaching Assist the team in implementing effective metrics around value driven delivery.
Collaborate with and influence all levels of the organization to empower and enable teams to execute.
Build, deliver and improve customized Agile training.
Train and coach new, Scrum Masters, Product Owners, and Managers in Agile values, principles, practices and the Scrum framework and principles.
Identify organizational impediments to successful Agile transformation and work with the leadership team to create effective strategies to overcome them.
Prepare workshops that help promote Agile maturity across the product organization.
3-5+ years prior experience with agile product delivery.
Experience leading business model organizational transformations.
Deep understanding of Agile with hands on experience in Scrum as well as other Agile methodologies.
3 or more years' experience in training, coaching and mentoring new Agile/Scrum teams.
At least 2 years experience in creating Agile training / workshop materials.
Experience in the insurance industry preferred
Local- Chicago based Candidates Only
Lake Shore Associates