Director, Enterprise Agile Coach / Program Management

Panjiva Virtual , CT

Posted 3 weeks ago

What we're looking for is Director, Enterprise Agile Coach / Program Management who is passionate about helping teams realize their full potential by coaching and enabling the organization to deliver outstanding product as fast as possible while having fun. The ability to coach, mentor and teach teams, as well as, work closely with senior management to advance agility at the enterprise level are key components for success in this position. We would like someone who appreciates the depths of agile practices and principles and can help teams appreciate them, too. Someone who can help management at all levels of the organization to understand the benefits of working agile and who can assist in raising and removing organizational impediments.

Those job duties include:

  • Collaborates on the creation and evolution of the PMO lean-agile transformation roadmap and owns driving activities across the organization including agile in non-it agile teams.

  • Engage stakeholders and senior leadership to ensure there is alignment between the organization's mission, vision, goals and objectives of technology initiatives including the appropriate level of communication, visibility, and transparency of that alignment with the development teams

  • Coach/mentor individual leaders, managers, product managers, and agile leads in the agile mindset, principles, behaviors, and values of servant leadership needed to transform the organization

  • Help define and advance best practices for scaling and optimizing the agile practice in alignment with the PMO vision.

  • Instigate change and continuous improvement to increase the productivity of the teams and quality of all software engineering deliverables, fostering unified development strategies inclusive of DevOps, QA, Architecture and UX and a customer-feedback driven agile development strategy

  • Work with Product Management to ensure the organization's product roadmaps align with the vision, mission and goals and that there is a focus on customer value

  • Develops and monitors metrics to track progress of Agile adoption and maturity to aid in accelerating overall Agile best practices

  • Participates, organizes, facilitates communities of practice to help foster lean and agile thinking

  • Develops training materials and deliver across the organization

  • Works with HR to align and train the agile mindset/skill gaps/job titles

  • Work with Finance to align the financial needs of active initiatives and the existing budgeting process

  • Work with Finance to establish flexible budgeting process aligned more to the technology funding process

  • May at times fill various roles based on organizational needs and your own abilities, including: Scrum Master and Team Coach

Requirements

  • Emotional intelligence, level-headed diplomat, skilled listener and clean communicator

  • Teacher and coach with strong empathy traits, able to remain objective and constructive in all situations

  • Broad and deep technology experience

  • Management experience

  • Executive, boardroom skills

  • Patient, persistent, optimistic, self-motivated and determined; results driven and goal oriented

  • A consummate learner with an open mind. Extremely curious.

  • Expert in Agile Scrum, Kanban, Extreme Programming, Test Driven Development and software engineering principles and practices

  • Knowledgeable in systems thinking, design thinking and organizational behavior

  • Knowledgeable in agile scaling frameworks and strategies including SAFe, Lean, LeSS, Nexus, Scrum at Scale, Enterprise Scrum, DaD

  • Knowledgeable in agile tools and applications such as Atlassian JIRA, CA Rally, VersionOne, Pivotal Tracker, Trello

  • Knowledge of Organizational Change Management techniques and challenges

  • Critical thinking, problem solving and lateral thinking skills

  • Ability to facilitate constructive debate and resolve disagreements and conflicts constructively

  • Ability to develop and foster teamwork. Ability to gauge how the team is doing and to drive the necessary actions to improve

  • Comfortable in ambiguous environments, able to lead with little direction and set strategic goals based on experience

  • Either demonstrable experience in depth and breadth of agile experience or a combination of professional certification(s) along with that experience

  • Agile Coaching (ability to coach multiple teams in the principles of Agile and the practices of Scrum / Kanban)

  • A track record of leadership in Agile transformation in large organizations

  • Proven knowledge of the application of Agile at scale and demonstrated ability to coach and lead the cultural and organizational change to make it work

  • A passion and commitment to your own personal development demonstrated by participation in Agile Industry activities and groups as speaker, volunteer or organizer

  • Strong communication/presentation skills to effectively interact with clients, internal teams and leadership

  • Coaching Certification a plus (ICP-ACC, Co-Active, ORSC, CEC, CTC, SPC)

  • 10 plus years of experience managing

S&P Global states that the anticipated base salary range for this position is $122,200 to $230,200. Base salary ranges may vary by geographic location.

In addition to base compensation, this role is eligible for an annual incentive plan.

This role is eligible to receive additional S&P Global benefits. For more information on the benefits we provide to our employees, visit https://www.spgbenefitessentials.com/newhires.

At S&P Global Market Intelligence, we know that not all information is important-some of it is vital. Accurate, deep and insightful. We integrate financial and industry data, research and news into tools that help track performance, generate alpha, identify investment ideas, understand competitive and industry dynamics, perform valuation and assess credit risk. Investment professionals, government agencies, corporations and universities globally can gain the intelligence essential to making business and financial decisions with conviction.

S&P Global Market Intelligence is a division of S&P Global (NYSE: SPGI), which provides essential intelligence for individuals, companies and governments to make decisions with confidence. For more information, visit www.spglobal.com/marketintelligence.

S&P Global has a Securities Disclosure and Trading Policy ("the Policy") that seeks to mitigate conflicts of interest by monitoring and placing restrictions on personal securities holding and trading. The Policy is designed to promote compliance with global regulations. In some Divisions, pursuant to the Policy's requirements, candidates at S&P Global may be asked to disclose securities holdings. Some roles may include a trading prohibition and remediation of positions when there is an effective or potential conflict of interest. Employment at S&P Global is contingent upon compliance with the Policy.

S&P Global is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race/ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, marital status, military veteran status, unemployment status, or any other status protected by law. Only electronic job submissions will be considered for employment.

If you need an accommodation during the application process due to a disability, please send an email to: EEO.Compliance@spglobal.com and your request will be forwarded to the appropriate person.

US Candidates Only:

The EEO is the Law Poster http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf describes discrimination protections under federal law.

202 - Middle Professional (EEO Job Group) (inactive), 20 - Professional (EEO-2 Job Categories-United States of America), OPRTON202.2 - Middle Professional Tier II (EEO Job Group)

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