Agile Coach

Country

Bulgaria

Job Family

Technology

We show the world what people want.

Join GfK and help us shape tomorrow. As an NIQ company, we are the world's leading consumer intelligence firm, delivering the Full View™ on consumer behavior. We work to enable manufacturers and retailers better understand what consumers really want. Our name has inspired trust for over 89 years because we take pride in discovering new pathways to sustainable growth for our clients, our people, and our planet.

We are always looking for open-minded people who will grow with us, push boundaries, and pioneer disruptive methods in market research, data science, technology, and AI. If you share this passion to drive things forward and the integrity to insist on doing things the right way, we'll equip you to take your future into your own hands and play a leading role in our story.

Job Description

As an Agile Coach with a strong background in technology and agile methodologies you will take full ownership for the development of project management processes and practices. You will interact with key Product Owners, Engineering, QA and Data Science team members to deliver projects and initiatives in support of business objectives.

You will support 1-2 agile teams through the various agile ceremonies whilst providing status reports reflecting current project activities, dependencies, and impediments. You will work through blockers to keep the teams moving forward and support projects with geographically distributed teams, including third-party vendors.

As an Agile Coach, you will have the following key accountabilities:

  • Guiding the teams on how to use Agile/Scrum practices and values to delight customers

  • Guiding the team on self-organizing to fill in the intentional gaps left in the Agile/Scrum frameworks

  • Assessing the Scrum Maturity of the teams and coaching the team to higher levels of maturity, at a pace that is sustainable and comfortable for the team

  • Facilitating getting the work done without coercion, assigning, or dictating the work

  • Facilitating discussion, decision making, and conflict resolution

  • Assisting with internal and external communication, improving transparency, and radiating information

  • Supporting and working closely with the Product Owner, especially when it comes to grooming and maintaining the product backlog

Now that you know what an Agile Coach does, what skills, qualifications and experience do you need?

  • At least 2 years' experience working as Scrum Master on IT projects

  • Experiences with agile transformations in larger enterprises and legacy systems

  • Certified Scrum Master (CSM) or equivalent experience

  • Advanced working experience in using JIRA / Confluence

  • Strong MS Word and MS Excel experience

  • Solid reporting skills and analytical skills

  • On top, your English communication skills are great, you are a team-player and tech-obsessed, always on the hunt for the latest and hottest shots

Join our team and benefit from the following advantages:

  • Exciting work environment that brings people together

  • Use of the latest digital technologies

  • Initial and ongoing trainings to support your development

  • Opportunities for personal and professional growth

  • Competitive remuneration and bonus scheme linked to individual performance and company results

  • Flexible working hours and home office

  • 3 additional non-working days annually

  • Food vouchers

  • Health insurance

  • Discount program with external vendors

  • Eco friendly travelers are welcome to the office – parking places for bikers and free card for public transportation are available to all employees

  • Last but not least – GfK Sofia office is located close to the city centre and easily accessible from any point by public transportation – 47A Tsarisgradsko Shose Blvd

All documents will be treated in the strictest confidentiality.
Only short-listed candidates will be invited for an interview.

We are an ethical and honest company that is wholly committed to its clients and employees. We are proud to be an inclusive workplace for all and are committed to equal employment opportunity, focusing on all of our employees reaching their full potential. 

We respect and value every employee regardless of race, ethnicity, gender, sex, sexual orientation, age, personality, experience, culture, faith, socio-economic status, or physical or mental disabilities.

We endorse the core principles and rights set forth in the United Nations Declaration of Human Rights and the Social Charter of Fundamental Rights of the European Union, promoting the universal values of human dignity, freedom, equality, and solidarity.

Learn more about how we are driving diversity and inclusion in everything we do on: https://www.gfk.com/about-gfk/diversity-and-inclusion

At GfK we work collaboratively with our colleagues but offer a flexible working approach, including dividing our time between office & remote working as well as the opportunity to flex our working hours around team core hours.

We offer an exciting work environment that brings people together. We encourage an entrepreneurial and innovative spirit and make use of the latest digital technologies. We are looking for self-starters, who accept challenges and create solutions.

Can there be a better place to take center stage in the digital revolution? We are excited to get to know you!

Posted: 33 days ago

City: Sofia

Work Area: Technology

Job Time: Full Time

Requisition ID: R00023767