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Agile Coach

Job Description


Job ID: 1219105
Employment Status: Full-Time
More Information:

BJC HealthCare is one of the largest nonprofit health care organizations in the United States, delivering services to residents primarily in the greater St. Louis, southern Illinois and mid-Missouri regions. BJC serves patients and their families in urban, suburban and rural communities through its 15 hospitals and multiple community health locations. Services include inpatient and outpatient care, primary care, community health and wellness, workplace health, home health, community mental health, rehabilitation, long-term care and hospice.


Overview


Role Purpose

Multi-team Agile process coach empowers the organization to adopt Agile as a culture shift. The Agile coach uses their experience and influencing abilities to affect the change from a command-and-control culture to a collaborative one. This role works at a tactical level with individual members of Agile teams enhancing their proficiency in executing a Scrum process. Serves as an Agile process champion for multiple teams who enables agility by improving ways of working.


Responsibilities

  • Assist in the execution on a multiyear strategy for Agile Transformation across the Healthcare enterprise. Participate in the design of a strategy for the organizational adoption of Agile. This includes every stage of adoption, from the introduction of Agile and employee education, to fostering teams and cultures that practice Agile, to sustaining Agile methodologies and continually offering strategies for improvement. Assist all the agile teams to execute utilizing the agile guidelines and practices.
  • Guide cadence and synchronization at the Team Level to improve effectiveness of progress towards the iteration goals in daily stand-up meetings and the ability to demonstrate working systems at the end of the iteration.
  • Help manage risks and dependencies across the organization and the broader enterprise to enable better flow of value. Continuously seeks opportunities to improve operational processes to improve consistency of delivery, improve customer satisfaction and reduce costs. Effectively assesses opportunities, gains support for improvements and follows through with implementation. Provides leadership oversight and governance on all line of business Agile transformation efforts.¿
  • Facilitates organizational learning, change management, and process adoption of Agile via metrics, benefits realization, outcomes, and retrospective findings. Provides Agile Leadership coaching and training to Scrum Masters, Product Owners, functional managers and executives. Deliver coaching of individual teams in all aspects of scrum and Kanban including planning, self-organization, collaboration, iterative development, managing flow, limiting wip, etc. Serves as subject matter expert and provides coaching to teams and leadership towards improving Agile process and metrics, evaluate and mentor existing Scrum teams, and deliver training courses for product owners, developers, and testers. Performs other duties as assigned.¿

  • Minimum Requirements

     

    Degree

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • - Business/Comp Science/related

     

    Experience

  • 5-10 years
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    Supervisor Experience

  • No Experience

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    Preferred Requirements and Additional Job Information

     

    Degree

  • Master's Degree
  • - Business/Comp Science/related

     

    Experience

  • 10+ years
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    Supervisor Experience

  • 2-5 years
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    Licenses & Certifications

  • AGILE CERTIFIED
  • PMI
  • Prof Scrum Mast/Cert Scrum Mst

  • Benefits Statement

    Note: not all benefits apply to all openings

    -  Comprehensive medical, dental, life insurance, and disability plan options
    -  Pension Plan*/403(b) Plan
    -  401(k) plan
    -  Tuition Assistance
    -  Health Care and Dependent Care Reimbursement Accounts
    -  On-Site Fitness Center (depending on location)
    -  Paid Time Off Program for vacation, holiday and sick time

    *Pension does not apply to Memorial Hospital, Memorial Hospital East, Alton Memorial or Parkland Health Center


    Legal Statement

    The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees in this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

     

    Equal Opportunity Employer