Description

Safaricom is a leading communications company in Kenya with the widest and strongest coverage. The home of the famous Mobile Money service- M-PESA
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Senior Agile Coach

  • Job TypeFull Time
  • QualificationBA/BSc/HND
  • Experience
  • LocationNairobi
  • Job FieldICT / Computer 

DESCRIPTION

We are pleased to announce the following Position in the Digital IT Department within the Technology Division.  In keeping with our current business needs, we are looking for a person who meets the criteria indicated below.

 Brief Description. 

Reporting to the Senior Manager Digital Engineeringthe Agile Coach is responsible for leading and advocating for organization-wide agile transformation, motivating and energizing the organization through the agile ways of working.

 Responsibilities

  • Drive and support the adoption of an agile mind set, techniques, and culture by all members of the organization.
  • Work closely with agile coaches to establish consistent and best-practice agile processes and principles to guide Scrum Masters, Product Owners, and Scrum Team members.
  • Define agile adoption and metrics, monitor and assess them regularly, and identify areas for improvement.
  • Act as a change agent in organization-wide agile transformation and guide the organization through its agile journey and maturity.
  • Adapt the organization’s agile principles, practices, standards and ceremonies, according to both best practice and Safaricom digital strategy.
  • 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 and knowledge from one squad to another.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Natural servant leader, with the ability to inspire, coach, and motivate squad members to achieve the business outcome.
  • Demonstrate strong knowledge and background of agile concepts
  • Prior experience coaching teams in agile adoption or as a Scrum Master
  • Possess certifications in agile practices e.g. Professional Scrum Master, Professional Scrum Product Owner
  • Bachelor of Science Computer Science, Computer Engineering or Software Development or related subject
  • Experience in the IT industry and a good understanding of the full software life cycle.

Method of Application

Interested and qualified? Go to Safaricom Kenya on safaricom.taleo.net to apply
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