New Job Opportunity at Vodacom Tanzania, Agile Coach | Deadline: 16th January, 2019

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Jobs in Tanzania 2019: New Job Opportunity at Vodacom Tanzania, Agile Coach | Deadline: 16th January, 2019
Position: Digital - Agile Coach - VDITBDIG02
Role purpose:
• The Agile Coach is responsible for leading and evangelizing the organization wide agile transformation, motivating and energizing the organization through employment of agile technique
• This role is responsible for driving and supporting the adoption of an agile mind set, methodologies, and behaviors in all members of the organization
• This role is responsible for working closely with key agile team members, such as the Agile Program Manager, Scrum Masters, Product Owners, and Product Managers to establish consistent and best-practice agile processes and principles
• This role is responsible for defining agile adoption and performance metrics, monitoring and assessing them regularly, and identifying areas for improvement 

Key accountabilities and decision ownership
• Evangelize the organization wide agile transformation and guide the organisation through its agile journey and maturity
• Define and refine organization’s agile principles, practices, standards and ceremonies, according to both best practice and enterprise goals
• Mentor and coach all levels of the organization on agile principles, practices, roles, artefacts and ceremonies to maintain consistency of adoption and continuously improve performance
• Define agile adoption measurements and evaluate and report the performance and adherence of the organization on a regular basis
• Act as a catalyst to seed emerging practices& knowledge from one team to another
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Core competencies, knowledge and experience [max 5]:
• Trusted and respected as a thought leader and change agent who can influence and persuade business and IT leaders
• Natural “servant” leader, with the ability to develop and communicate the objectives, inspire, coach, and motivate staff, and maintain alignment with the business outcome vision
• Ability to continue to monitor, learn, and implement industry best practices from the agile community
• A high degree of apolitical sensitivity, with effective persuasion, negotiation, and dependency resolution skills, both within and outside the domain
• Strong business acumen, including with an in-depth understanding of the contribution of the domain or business outcome to the wider digital business strategy and roadmap
• Ability to contextualise the wider business and financial goals to the domain and make decisions, prioritization, and recommendations accordingly
• Excellent collaboration skills
• Strong time-management skills, with the ability to juggle multiple balls
• Agile software development environment and methods such as Scrum, Kanban, XP, TDD and BDD
• Scaled Agile experiences and expertise in frameworks such as SAFe, LeSS, DAD or Spotify
• Agile ceremonies, tools, and artefacts e.g. retrospectives, demos, increment planning, information radiators
• User story definition and team backlog management and estimation

Must have technical / professional qualifications:
• A Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems or other related field
• 5 – 7 years’ experience as Agile Coach, Scrum Master, or Product Owner with agile teams
• At least three years of agile coaching in large delivery organizations
• Extensive experience leading teams using agile methodologies
• At least 3 years of experience working with scaled agile frameworks (SAFe, Less, DAD Spotify)
• Certified Agile Coach, Certified Scrum Master (CSM), Professional Scrum Master (PSM) or similar
• Extensive experience working with agile methodologies, such as Scrum, Kanban, XP, TDD, and BDD
• Professional experience and knowledge of the Telecommunications industry strongly preferred

Job Type : Full-time
Employment Type : Permanent
Closing Date : 16-Jan-19, 11:59:00 PM