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Job: Agile Team Coach

Active since 12-04-2018 Job category Project management
Location Rotterdam Level Professional
Educational level Bachelor / Graduate Employment type Fixed term contract with option...
Hours 24 - 40 Salary Good salary & benefits
A true team coach, infectious enthusiasm, and an expert with agile methodologies (like Scrum and Kanban) - that’s you in a nutshell! You are an Agile Team Coach that wants to contribute in changing the recruitment market and help our great engineering organisation grow. Apply at VONQ and work together with us on building our flagship product, tools and APIs that serve global customers! #gettingthingsdoneright

Agile Team Coach
Rotterdam, full-time or part-time position (24 - 40), starting ASAP

Life of VONQ’s Agile Team Coach
Your goal is to help our product development teams improve their working processes, coach engineers and make engineering at VONQ greater (and more fun!) every day. You’ll be working closely with our CTO, development teams and our product management team. As our Agile Team Coach, you will contribute in the growth of our  engineering organisation, product ownership and engineering teams. We have a team of 14 engineers and we are not done growing yet!

 

To make great things happen, we need - apart from more engineers - someone with a great eye for people and processes. And that’s where you come in! You will coach our teams, help create and improve agile work processes, make sure that we don’t forget to celebrate achievements and have fun!

Your challenge? Our organisation and engineering team are still growing and we do like changes! That gives you the opportunity to grow together with us and make a big impact as an Agile Coach!

What you’ll actually do

  • Help teams improve their working processes every day by facilitation, coaching and education: bringing our product delivery to the next level.
  • Providing hands-on coordination, scrum mastering, and project management for some teams: leading by example.
  • Facilitate delivery planning across teams and coordinate inter-team dependencies.
  • Evangelise and improve our vision on our way of working to the engineering teams, product organisation and business.
  • Design and facilitate rituals, workshops and meetings like retros, plannings, demos, feedback sessions, meetups and personal development sessions.
  • Help setup tools and workflows to support our working processes (e.g. in Jira)
  • Provide occasional one on one coaching to engineers.
  • Make and share sharp observations, give feedback to teams and individuals to improve themselves.

What we need

Let’s start by saying that we love a ‘we can do it’ mindset! You know how to get teams and individuals into action and you make sure of a good balance between results and people. We have a team of 12 nationalities, and therefore you have intercultural sensitivity as well! What’s more? Read below:

  • 5+ years experience in an Agile Product Development environment with multiple teams
  • You hold a Bachelor degree or equivalent relevant work experience
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills in English and Dutch
  • Multiple years of experience with agile methodologies, transformations, and team coaching in a context with multiple product development teams.
  • Experience with agile tooling (jira)
  • You match our core values: Together, Eager to Grow, Autonomy, Do’er. Here you can read more about our values.

Bonus points

  • Experience in LEAN methodology, project management, or service delivery management
  • Background or experience with QA or requirement/information analysis
  • Worked as part of an international team

What’s in it for you
First of all, you’ll be working with a highly diverse team of experienced colleagues with strong opinions and ambitions, giving you a full intellectual challenge every day. Secondly you will be part of a vibrant and ambitious team of 12 different nationalities in a very casual environment. Thirdly, you'll have the opportunity to participate in meetups/conferences.

We often have a BBQ (and beers) on our terrace at the office and multicultural potluck lunches. Oh.. and you will have fun!


What’s more

  • Laptop of your preference
  • Flexible working hours
  • Time and budget for training
  • 5 weeks paid holiday per year
  • Good salary and additional incentives
  • Fixed term contract with an option for permanent contract

So, does this sounds appealing to you?
Please apply by clicking on the 'Apply' button. Still have questions left? Contact Sarah (Recruiter) -> sarahellithy(at)vonq.com.

 

More information
This listing is a full-time job

Job category Project management
Industry / Industries Recruitment
Region Zuid-Holland
Keywords Vacancy, rotterdam, agile, team, coach, scrum, kanban, engineering, scrum master, project management, jira

Contact information

Name Sarah Ellithy
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