Information Technology at Nestlé is a worldwide organization delivering innovative technology and digital solutions that enable us to win in a rapidly changing world. We’re curious and collaborative— and with various locations throughout the U.S. such as St. Louis, MO, Arlington, VA and also within Latin America and other continents, we combine a deep understanding of our businesses with best-in-class solutions. Information Technology at Nestlé was created as a shared service for all business units to improve performance and operational efficiency as it pertains to IT and to deliver measurable value to the business. Using Nestlé’s size and scope, this group scales solutions for all aspects of our business and shapes new ways to run greater Nestlé.
Agile & DevOps Launchpad is Nestlé’s exciting and diverse new product-based IT team, created to bring together all products and services our IT teams need for successful transform the way of working towards Agile & DevOps to be able to bring the best value in the best time to market to their internal or external customers. DevOps at Nestlé is about moving the Nestlé business forward and giving it a stronger technological advantage.
Are you a talented Agile Coach ready to join our Nestlé’s IT Platform team in St. Louis, MO? Our Agile & DevOps Launchpad team needs your expertise to guide and promote the journey to Agile through the IT organization. As the Technical Lead (Agile Coach), you are accountable for the implementation of new ways of working to assigned areas and facilitate and lead organizational change and transformation towards Agile & DevOps in a Product oriented organization.
Consult, guide, and provide expert support to the transformation program towards Agile & DevOps in a Product oriented organization
Help leaders and IT teams to change their ways of working to become fully agile
Facilitate and lead organizational change and transformation based on people change leadership and management, organizational culture, systems thinking and other behavioural sciences
Research best practice methodologies for agile and coaching and assesses them for adoption into the teams
Provides support for training courses and delivery modalities and advice to the Community of Practise
Coach the organization to reflect and continually discover better agile ways of working
Mentor and enable others to learn, grow and become better professionals
Bachelor’s degree in computer science or related field of study and/or relevant experience is required
3+ years’ experience in Agile coaching in different frameworks (Scrum, Kanban, SaFe) and leadership coaching in a global environment and with virtual teams is required
Strong knowledge of common Agile frameworks/principles/practices and methodologies (personal improvement) is required
Strong experience working as a Scrum Master or Product Manager with agile teams and as a leadership coach is preferred
Strong knowledge of product management principles
Experience supporting organizational transformation towards Lean Agile
Experience with OKRs or similar framework
Experience with SaFe or similar frameworks to scale agile
Experience in shipping and building a product and deep understanding of DevOps principles and tools
A strong focus on business outcomes while actively listening to others’ ideas
Able to drive collaboration and open communication within and outside of your team
Proven receiver-facing management skills which reach across functional borders
Excellent English communication skills applied with different stakeholders, nationalities, and mediums (face-to-face and remote virtual teams)
Able to be adaptable, flexible and dynamic while keeping a client centric approach.
Some flexible work options are available.
It is our business imperative to remain a very inclusive workplace.
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