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Agile Transformation Leader (Enterprise Agile Leader)
Ref No.: 17-00197
Location: New York City, New York
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 Agile Transformation Leader (Enterprise Agile Leader)
Job tyoe: 12 Months+  Contract
Interview mode: Phone and In person


 
We need an overall Agile Transformation Lead person who will primarily work with executive level people and create strategy, roadmap, processes, structures, guidelines, architecture, create communities of practice etc.for Agile Transformation Program 

Two key criterions:
  • Must have done 2-3 years long large transformations end-to-end as Agile Transformation Leader not as a Coach
  • We are looking for a versatile, seasoned professional to support the organization’s transition to Agile.
 
The Agile Transformation Program Manager will support transformation initiatives during the planning and implementation phases. Responsibilities include:
  • Use subject matter expertise of large scale Agile transformations and frameworks to support the development of the overall transformation plan.
  • Lead working groups to meet transformation deliverables such as identifying a standard set project metrics, revising project templates, setting up communities of practice and updating processes. Work with the team to create a plan to meet deliverables, facilitate meetings, track progress and action items, take minutes and update wikis.
  • Track adoption of practices and processes.
  • Oversee Agile coaching engagements conducted by an outside firm and ensuring that goals are met.
  • Support development of a leadership engagement strategy as the roles of managers and executives change in the organization.
  • Make recommendations regarding processes to adapt, change or discard relating to project and portfolio management.
  • Assist with the development of custom Agile training for scrum teams, product owners and scrum masters.
 
Education and Background
  • 10+ years in Project/Program Management roles (using Agile and traditional methods).
  • 5+ years Agile Management consulting experience with teams that are new to Agile practices
  • 2+ years delivering Agile projects utilizing a variety of methods including Scrum, SAFE, etc., using collocated and distributed delivery models.
  • Must have strong presentation skills. Ability to present a message clearly and succinctly to business stakeholders, product leaders and team members.
  • Proven success leading large Agile transformations.
  • Change management experience within large matrixed organizations.
  • Demonstrated experience managing multiple simultaneous projects involving cross-functional product teams within budgetary and schedule constraints.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Strategic thinker
  • Detail oriented
  • Must be able to fluidly move between strategic planning and the tactical.
  • Certified Agile Coach is a plus.
  • Certified Scrum Master is a plus.
  • Bachelor’s degree; Master’s preferred.