SAFe Program Coach (R00079370_St. Louis)
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A Program Coach who embodies an Agile mindset and is passionate about empowering an Agile culture. You have experience coaching, guiding, and supporting executives, managers, product owners, Scrum Masters, and others. Your superpower is leveraging Agile scaling frameworks to help companies apply Lean principles and practices so they can boost performance, accelerate business change, and drive disruption. You do it by challenging the status quo to promote an environment and culture of continuous improvement, experimentation, and innovation. And you lead by example with your top-notch listening, facilitation, and conflict-resolution skills.
- Advise organizations through their Lean-Agile transformation, using scaling frameworks and identifying and optimizing value streams
- Work with senior leaders to define strategies and roadmaps for transitioning to Lean-Agile mindsets and practices using the Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe), Large Scale Scrum (LeSS), Scrum at Scale (S@S), and other Agile scaling patterns.
- Lead coaching activities across functional areas
- Lead workshops and training sessions to educate people on Agile values, principles, and practices
- Mentor and pair with change agents and stakeholders in client organizations to help them become Lean-Agile champions and build lasting Agile skills
- Coach and mentor more junior team members on how to influence organizational change and remove barriers to transformation
- Support sales activities by helping create and/or present proposals and taking part in onsite visits to prospective clients
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Here’s What You Need:
Minimum of 5 years Agile coaching experience
Minimum of 7 years practical Agile experience
Bachelor's degree or equivalent (minimum 12 years) work experience. (If Associate’s Degree, must have minimum 6 years work experience)
Bonus Points If:
SAFe Program Consultant (SPC) 4.6+ certification
An organization change management certification
You’ve worked as an external Agile Coach/Consultant at the Program/Portfolio level
You have experience navigating a consulting engagement, managing customer expectations, and ensuring your work is aligned with the goals and objectives outlined in a statement of work
You have experience selling solutions and shaping consulting engagements early in the sales cycle
You have verifiable experience teaching all courses and workshops that are part of the Scaled Agile toolkit
You excel in pragmatic problem-solving, resolving interpersonal conflicts, and helping people communicate effectively
You have a proactive and empowering nature that makes others want to follow your lead
You know when to step in and lead and when to step back and let the team determine the best course of action
You have experience with other popular Agile practices and frameworks (e.g., Lean, Kanban, Extreme Programming)
You possess the technical acumen and understanding of Agile technical practices and how they operate within an Agile organization (e.g., CI, CD, XP, TDD, etc.)
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