Agile Coach

Full Time Information Technology / Telecom / Technology
  • Full Time
  • Information Technology / Telecom / Technology
  • Dubai - United Arab Emirates
  • Attractive Salary AED / Month
  • Salary: Attractive Salary
  • Extensive Agile transition experience, 3-5 years’ experience as RTE, Product Owner, Program Manager or Agile Coach

Website The Cigna Group

Doing something meaningful starts with a simple decision, a commitment to changing lives. At The Cigna Group, we’re dedicated to improving the health and vitality of those we serve. Through our divisions Cigna Healthcare and Evernorth Health Services, we are committed to enhancing the lives of our clients, customers and patients. Join us in driving growth and improving lives.

About the Job

We are going through massive, global Agile transformation and as a result we are rapidly expanding our Agile teams across America, Europe, the Middle East and Asia.

This is an excellent opportunity to join a team that is going from strength to strength, building and shaping our agile frameworks across our global teams.

You will work with individuals from across the world, with both in-person and remote teams, and with teams at varying levels of Agile experience.

Key Responsibilities

  • Assist agile teams with:
    • Creating and maintaining collaborative communication sites and tools;
    • Chartering boot camps, and other intensive trainings as required;
    • Refining implementation of agile best practices and tools.
  • Provide expert coaching to key agile roles such as Release Train Engineers, Scrum Masters, Agile Product Owners, etc., as required.
  • Assist with the identification, collection and reporting of agile practice metrics and measurements.
  • Organise and participates in agile events, contributes to communication sites/tools, and delivers presentations to Stakeholders across the organization.
  • Identify and works to resolve barriers to scaling use of agile.
  • Help teams create “working agreements” to ensure proper communication and coordination occurs within the taxonomy; where useful, these will be drafted at the time of team formation and updated as needed.
  • Provide counsel and advice to top management on significant matters, often requiring coordination between organizations. Focuses on providing thought leadership and technical expertise across multiple disciplines. Recognized internally as “the go-to person” for the most complex assignments related to agile coaching.
  • Work with multiple teams to determine their current level of agile maturity, and develops plans to improve agile processes and increase the productivity of the agile team accordingly.

About you

  • Extensive Agile transition experience, 3-5 years’ experience as RTE, Product Owner, Program Manager or Agile Coach
  • Experience managing software delivery; strong IT application development & leadership background preferred
  • Proven track record of delivering on large scale or multiple initiatives. Experience with all aspects of the delivery, including planning, features/user stories, design and delivery execution
  • Experience applying Lean Thinking and Systems Thinking in large organizations
  • Self-directed achiever who identifies opportunities to drive value and takes the lead
  • Excellent communication skills with a customer service oriented approach, and a focus on building relationships with people at all levels of the organization
  • Experience with Lean Portfolio Management procedures and ceremonies up to the Portfolio level.
  • Demonstrated excellence in leadership ability to engage and motivate in a high performance culture

Why Should you join Cigna?

You will get the chance to work with a global, truly innovative and flexible Technology division that is growing rapidly due to continued success and massive transformation.

We are constantly investing in, improving and innovating our global technology stack. Right now we are investing in Cloud, AI & ML as well as working heavily with Agile and DevOps methodologies.

You will join a business that truly invests in you as a person. You will be offered the opportunity to progress your knowledge and skills through both internal and external training, take secondment to other teams / projects and much more.

About Cigna Healthcare

Cigna Healthcare, a division of The Cigna Group, is an advocate for better health through every stage of life. We guide our customers through the health care system, empowering them with the information and insight they need to make the best choices for improving their health and vitality. Join us in driving growth and improving lives.

Qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, age, disability, sex, childbirth (including pregnancy) or related medical conditions including but not limited to lactation, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran or military status, religion, national origin, ancestry, marital or familial status, genetic information, status with regard to public assistance, citizenship status or any other characteristic protected by applicable equal employment opportunity laws.

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