Agile Coach (Fully Remote)

Berlin, Germany /
CLIENT DELIVERY /
Full-time
Join us as we pave the way for a thriving digital society. We are Commencis!

Commencis helps leading brands grow and scale in digital, powered by its big data, analytics and cloud products. 

Bringing together more than 20 years of experience in the world of digital, design and technology, we transform businesses to thrive and stay relevant in a demanding digital world.

We enable our clients to design and build digital experiences, create stronger and more meaningful relationships with their customers, and bring agility and scalability to their businesses. We love to discover what’s next. We love creating  new ways for the digital society to interact. Our workplace values collaboration and curiosity with an open mindset. If you share the same passion with our fellow Commencers, then let us unleash your world-class potential!

The position in a nutshell
We are looking for an Agile Coach with a strong agile mindset who is up for the challenge to grow agility on all levels in a fast paced organization. You will help our product and tech teams solve problems with code that turn into features that delight our customers. You will focus on helping our teams achieve what they commit to and notice immediately when things aren’t running smoothly. You will dive into these situations with teams to understand the bigger picture, and remove blocks that stop us achieving our goals. This role is a perfect match for you if you are an innovative thinker, with good knowledge of the most common agile delivery frameworks.

Key Responsibilities

    • Grow a working environment where teams and individuals use their full potential to deliver highest value using agile and lean principles
    • Foster a continuous improvement environment in order to build high-performing, agile teams 
    • Provide hands-on coaching, consulting, mentoring and facilitation at all levels, including individuals, teams, cross-functional business units and at a company-level
    • Work with teams to achieve self-organization, team accountability and confident decision making
    • Coach teams in improving continuously and collaboratively, including introducing relevant actionable agile metrics for predictability and visibility of throughput and outcome
    • Help the teams to build structures and processes for sharing knowledge effectivelyEstablishing or refining agile ceremonies for the teams
    • Provide creative solutions to agile transformation issues: resistance to change, limited resources, conflicting priorities, lack of accountability
    • Develop training materials and provide training to teams and leaders in agile principles and practices, roles and responsibilities, and frameworks
    • Track and report on metrics for teams to measure progress, the effectiveness of agile adoption, and agile maturity of the teams
    • Contribute actively to a sustainable, collaborative and team-oriented culture

Qualifications & Experiences

    • Certified Scrum Master (CSM)/Professional Scrum Master (PSM I/II) and/or CSP preferred
    • 5+ years of experience as a Scrum Master managing multiple teams simultaneously
    • Understand the various agile frameworks, events and artefacts (i.e. Scrum, Kanban, Lean, XP, and other Agile frameworks), where they are fit for purpose and how to implement/apply with new and existing teams
    • Demonstrated ability to partner and communicate effectively with non-technical team members, resolving contending or contradictory objectives, and unifying disparate ideas into a homogenized solution
    • Experience handling teams of varying maturities at the same time
    • A passion for mentoring and growing the potential of others
    • Strong opinions, based on first-hand experience, and always challenge the status quo, in the name of continuous growth
    • Strong ability to develop best practices through continuous learning, adaptation and an experimental mindset
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English
Commencis helps leading brands grow and scale in digital, powered by its big data, analytics and cloud products. Putting digital at the core, Commencis transforms businesses to thrive and stay relevant in a demanding digital world.

Driven by purpose, Commencis focuses on creating measurable positive impact and competitive advantage through technology, design and data science. Commencis enables clients to design and build digital experiences, create stronger and more meaningful relationships with their customers, and bring agility and scalability with cloud solutions.