Agile Coach

India /
Velsera – Technology /
/ Hybrid
Agile Coach
Location: Pune, India.
Who is Velsera?
Velsera connects healthcare and life sciences to reveal the true promise of precision medicine—a continuous flow of knowledge between researchers, scientists and clinicians around the world, creating insights that radically improve human health. We power this ecosystem of insight with data made actionable by AI and technology solutions that accelerate R&D, democratize omics and provide bedside analytics to improve patient outcomes.

What is the Job?
An Agile Coach will be focused on spreading the Agile way of working at a multi-team level and throughout the organization. As Agile Coach you might engage with teams on an individual basis, work with Scrum Masters and other internal ambassadors to identify and remove any obstacles hindering team productivity. On the organizational level Agile Coach is concerned with helping to change the overall structure of the company to facilitate the Agile principles. This task requires working with the senior leadership and helping them understand the benefits of Agile as well as the structure needed to make it sustainable within the organization.  This role has wide-ranging partnerships, working day-to-day with other leaders to improve the overall system. In addition to all the above, the Agile Coach is expected to proactively organize opportunities for colleagues to learn more about Agile, inside and outside the company. Design coaching and training programs, deliver on-demand training on specific topics such as user stories, backlog refinement, estimations, agile leadership etc. Help setup Guilds for cross-team skill development and knowledge sharing. Encourage and direct individuals to share relevant knowledge through appropriate activities. Coach leaders at all levels and develop coaching capability in others. Encourage a culture of continuous experimentation to further improve the Agile practices. Promote a learning culture, organizing workshops, discussions aimed to improve teams and individuals. Drive cultural change by championing an agile mindset and ensure the organization is at the forefront of industry best practices. Work with teams and executive teams to analyse current systems and processes and design a strategy for the adoption of agile best practices. Promote High performance team culture..

What will you do?

    • A deep understanding of the agile mindset, values and principles and the application of them in a variety of agile frameworks.
    • Familiar with Lean, product flow, scaling, culture, organization structure, agile management.
    • Familiar with the concepts of professional coaching, knows how to engages a person in a creative process to discover their own insights and take inspired action without being attached to a specific outcome
    • Applied knowledge about team dynamic and team development with a track record of helping a team maximize their collective intelligence to achieve the desired results.
    • Excellent facilitation skills - neutral guide that supports the group to achieve its purpose and desired results in a common way.
    • Application of behavioural sciences and change theory to lead sustainable team transformation.
    • Expertise and experience in service of fostering growth of others.
    • Capable of making decisions with available information and taking risks, showing integrity and accepting responsibility for one’s actions.
    •  Displays and promotes critical and innovative thinking, challenging the status quo.
    • Previous experience as a collaborative leader
    • Excellent communication and mentoring skills
    • Active listening, empathy, consistency in decision making and behavior, positive motivation impact by leading by example, assertive communication.

What do you bring to the table?

    • Minimum 5 years of experience in agile software development methodology
    • Minimum 3 years of experience in people and team development in agile environment
    • Experience working with Product Base Organisation is preferred
    • Emphasized leadership abilities – organization and communication skills, decision making, strong integrity, active listening
    • Facilitation, Coaching, Transformation Mastery - Proficient level
    • Training and Mentoring – Proficient level
    • Agile-Lean Practitioner – Expert level
    • Ability to create trustful and safe environment
    • Bachelors or Master of Computer Science or related field
What do we offer?

Velsera stands for a stimulating atmosphere where you can grow your capabilities in an open company culture. We want you to do the work you feel great at, or that you would like to become great at. You’ll work for a mission driven organization that is making a true difference in the scientific and healthcare space. 

Next to that, we offer competitive salaries including: 
* A full-suite of industry leading benefits (list by location)
* Remote work flexibility 
If you feel like this could be the next big thing for you, make sure you’re not going to miss out and have a chat with us! 

Our Core Values

People first. We create collaborative and supportive environments by operating with respect and flexibility to promote mental, emotional and physical health. We practice empathy by treating others the way they want to be treated and assuming positive intent. We are proud of our inclusive diverse team and humble ourselves to learn about and build our connection with each other.

Patient focused. We act with swift determination without sacrificing our expectations of quality. We are driven by providing exceptional solutions for our customers to positively impact patient lives. Considering what is at stake, we challenge ourselves to develop the best solution, not just the easy one. 

Integrity. We hold ourselves accountable and strive for transparent communication to build trust amongst ourselves and our customers. We take ownership of our results as we know what we do matters and collectively we will change the healthcare industry. We are thoughtful and intentional with every customer interaction understanding the overall impact on human health. 

Curious. We ask questions and actively listen in order to learn and continuously improve. We embrace change and the opportunities it presents to make each other better. We strive to be on the cutting edge of science and technology innovation by encouraging creativity. 

Impactful. We take our social responsibility with the seriousness it deserves and hold ourselves to a high standard. We improve our sustainability by encouraging discussion and taking action as it relates to our natural, social and economic resource footprint. We are devoted to our humanitarian mission and look for new ways to make the world a better place. 

Velsera is an Equal Opportunity Employer:

Velsera is proud to be an equal opportunity employer committed to providing employment opportunity regardless of sex, race, creed, color, gender, religion, marital status, domestic partner status, age, national origin or ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, sexual orientation, pregnancy, military or veteran status, citizenship status, and genetic information.