Agile Coach Mentor

  • Category
    Information Technology - Management
  • Job type
  • Location
    Mississauga, Ontario

Adecco is currently recruiting for an Agile Coach/ Mentor for a 6-Month contract with our Crown Corporation Client in Mississauga, ON. This a part-time role. The successful candidate must hold a valid Reliability Security Clearance or be eligible for it.

The Agile Coach/ Mentor will have the following responsibilities:
• The Agile Coach is responsible for training, guiding and coaching Agile practices and methodologies for teams and individuals. 
• This role will primarily involve mentoring a junior coach who is an internal employee. 
• The individual will also support identifying, mentoring and supporting new Scrum Masters within the organization. 
• The Agile coach will actively participate and contribute to an Agile Coach Community of Practice that is helping develop the overall Agile practice across the Enterprise;

The Agile Coach/ Mentor must meet the following mandatory requirements:
• Agile Coach: Comprehensive knowledge of coaching Scrum Masters and Agile teams where Agile principles and practices were diligently applied; 
• Agile Project Management: Comprehensive knowledge of project/program management including Agile methodologies and tools;
• Financial Management: strong understanding of key concepts of financial processes such as budgeting, financial modeling, ROI development etc. 
• Delivery methodology: knowledge and experience in Scrum / Kanban / iterative development – knowledge of Waterfall delivery would be an asset as we are transitioning from this;
• Experience of contributing to the success of a range of midsize-to-large Agile initiatives with above-average levels of complexity and business criticality; 
• Experience as an Agile Coach and mentor where agile principles, practices, and theory were diligently applied;
• Experience in helping an organization transitioning to Agile practices; 
• Experience training individuals and group of people in Agile practices, methodologies, and tools; 
• Strong coaching / development / leadership capability and experience; 
• Facilitate and encourage collaboration and work as one team;
• Encourage Agile approaches and ability to iterate and innovate; 
• Ability to navigate through uncertainty and lead/champion change within the organization;

Nice to have:
• Certifications : Agile certification (e.g. CSM, CSPO, SAFe), Change Management certification ;
• Academic: University degree, Technology or related field; 
• Experience with Jira, Confluence and Axure.

If you are interested in applying to our Agile Coach/ Mentor position, please submit your resume as soon as possible by clicking on the 'Apply with Adecco' button.


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Reference number CA_EN_1_027616_12211363

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