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Senior Agile Coach



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Job Description

Job Description

As a Scrum Master 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 Product manages 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.
In that position, you’ll be looked after by Sorabh, who realized that the team spirit, team collaboration and the processes coming from the teams are a huge added value to be successful. He has served several teams as servant leader and is in a continuous improvement process together with the teams.

Your specific tasks will include:

  • Drive and support alignment among other team-facing Agile coaches / Scrum Masters

  • Together with Program-Level Agile Coach, manage and optimize the flow of value

  • Facilitating alignment of delivery plans and roadmaps

  • Interact with Engineering Manager, Domain Architect, Product Mangers to deliver projects and initiatives in support of business objectives.

  • 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.

We look for a profile with complementary skills, such as:
•    At least 5+ years' experience working as Scrum Master and scaling framework.

•    Experiences with agile transformations in larger enterprises and legacy systems
•    Certified Scrum Master (CSM) or equivalent experience
•    Advanced working experience in using JIRA / Confluence
•    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!

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 opportunity in employment which focuses on all of our employees reaching their full potential. 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. We 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!

Don't meet every single requirement? Some people are less likely to apply unless they meet all the requirements listed in a job specification. GfK is looking for self-starters to join our innovative team keen to take on a new challenge. So, if you're excited about this role but your skills and experience don't align perfectly with every requirement we've listed, we still encourage you to apply. You may be just the right candidate for this or other roles.

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 opportunity in employment which focuses on all of our employees reaching their full potential. We are looking forward to meeting you!

Posted: 23 days ago

City: Kuala Lumpur

Work Area: Technology

Job Time: Full Time

Requisition ID: R00017912