Agile Coach – Kyiv

Agile Coach – Kyiv

We are in search of an experienced and enthusiastic Agile Coach to join our team in Kyiv.  The ideal candidate is a proficient professional committed to cultivating an Agile culture and environment at the organizational level. In this senior role, you will be a key driver in our Agile transformation journey, leveraging your expertise to elevate the capabilities of individuals and teams across the organization.

Our expectations from you:

Your focus will be on implementing best practices and fostering a collaborative environment that brings out the best in every team member.

You will play a pivotal role in mentoring and coaching everyone through this transformation. Your guidance will be instrumental in empowering team members to embrace Agile principles, adopt new methodologies, and contribute to the overall success of our Agile initiatives.

You should have a sharp mind for identifying problems and thrive in finding effective solutions. Your ability to proactively address challenges will be instrumental in steering our teams towards continuous improvement and success.

What we expect from you

Skills & Experience

Skills & Experience

  • Proven experience as an advanced Agile Coach in leading multiple teams. (min. 5 years of experience)

  • Strong understanding of Agile principles, Scrum framework, and Lean methodologies.

  • Excellent facilitation and communication skills.

  • Ability to lead and influence without direct authority.

  • Commitment to fostering self-organization and team maturity

Desired skills

Desired skills

  • Certified Scrum Professional - ScrumMaster (CSP-SM) or equivalent certification

  • Experience working in cross-functional and geographically distributed teams.

  • Knowledge of additional Agile frameworks (Kanban, SAFe, etc.).

Kyiv Office

Quipu Regional Office Kyiv was established in 2005 and currently has around 50 employees. We provide technical support to the global group of ProCredit Banks with two teams that cover various areas of technology for banks.

Kyiv Office

What your key responsibilities will be: 

Facilitate Agile Ceremonies: 

Lead and facilitate ceremonies for scaled teams, including Planning, Daily Stand-ups, Reviews, and Retrospectives, ensuring their effectiveness and alignment with Agile principles.

Empower Self-Organization: 

Cultivate a self-organizing team culture by promoting autonomy, accountability, and continuous improvement. Work towards becoming redundant as the team matures and takes ownership of their processes.

Remove Waste Using Lean Thinking: 

Identify and eliminate process inefficiencies and unnecessary activities to streamline workflows and minimize waste. Act as a catalyst for continuous improvement, applying Lean thinking principles to optimize the team’s value delivery. Work towards creating a lean and efficient process that reduces unnecessary steps and enhances overall productivity.

Coach and Mentor: 

Provide guidance and coaching to team members and product owners on Agile principles, Scrum values, and best practices. Foster a culture of collaboration, transparency, and open communication.

Promote Continuous Improvement: 

Encourage a mindset of continuous improvement within the team. Facilitate retrospectives to reflect on processes, celebrate successes, and identify opportunities for enhancement.

Collaborate with Stakeholders: 

Work closely with product owners, stakeholders, and other teams to ensure clear communication, alignment of priorities, and successful delivery of business value.

Metrics and Reporting: 

Conduct regular assessments to gauge the team’s Agile maturity, identifying strengths and areas for improvement.

Provide insightful reports on the business value delivered by the team, showcasing tangible outcomes and their impact on organizational objectives. Use data-driven insights to guide continuous improvement efforts.

If you see yourself in this role, we would like to get to know you. Send us your application in the form below, by 01.05.2024.

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