Agile Coach - Warsaw

Adaptovate

Interested in the challenges of scaling Agile ways of working beyond technology?

ADAPTOVATE is agile transformation company started by three ex-BCG consultants in Australia. We partner with BCG as specialist Agile Business coaches and consultants on BCG cases globally.
  
We are looking for consultants who can help shape how organizations go on the journey to broad adoption of new agile ways of working.

You will need an open mind, be a good listener, be open to change, be data driven and bring experience working in or with Agile teams. The role involves working alongside client teams to help influence culture and design systems, processes and tools to support agile culture and values. You will need to be comfortable talking to and influencing business stakeholders while understanding the technical implications of customer requirements. A key part of this role is to bring a toolkit of ideas to support our clients to make fewer mistakes than they otherwise would have without us.
  
WHY ADAPTOVATE
  • We want to be the best in the World in Agile and other innovative organizational management methods
  • We have a very strong global partner, BCG, and our Founders are ex-BCG consultants
  • We already have established presence in Australia (offices in Sydney and Melbourne), Singapore, Los Angeles and Warsaw, and we are now opening offices in New York and Tokyo
WHAT WE OFFER
  • Start-up environment where you can deliver immediate impact
  • Working on critical organisational topics for some of the world’s best companies
  • Immediate international exposure
WHAT WE EXPECT
  • Passion for people and organizations
  • Experience in Agile and/or coaching and/or technology project management
  • Consulting mindset, including structured thinking, result-orientation and a relentless drive for impact
YOU WILL WORK ON
  
Industry, Functional, Technical expertise
  • Provides deep expertise in specific industries, functions and skillsets
  • Coach managers, tribe leads and product owners to deliver business and customer value
  • Utilises project (industry knowledge, specific capability) to engage current clients
Managing Self / Managing others
  • Own your workplan andstoryline while coaching and developing your team
  • Acts as PO on the project to prioritise at a ‘user story’ level for the team
Coaching
  • Coaching people in a wide range of situations across industries and functions
  • Facilitation and training in a practical and engaging way to senior executives, management teams and agile teams
  • German-speaker preferred

YOU ARE GOOD AT
  
Structured thinking / Frames problems
  • Demonstrates strong structured thinking and planning to provide confidence to the client and client partner
  • Leads structured communications for the deliverables of the case
Awareness / Presence
  • Working directly with senior clients
  • Understanding what drives value for the client and pragmatically drives the team and client towards it
Relationships
  • Proactively and regularly engage clients to enhance your network
  • Participate in business development activities including sales and writing proposals
YOUR EXPERIENCE
  • Experience working in or with Agile teams, or equivalent experience helping executives change their mindset
  • Good understanding of business challenges
  • Have coached and/or lead others
  • Experience in financial services, telecommunications or customer service industries a plus
  • Exceptional communication skills for both training and coaching with individuals and group settings
There are multiple roles available across a range of experience levels, from Agile coaching roles to experienced Agile consultants.
  
The role often will require a fair amount of travel from project to project within Europe. There are also opportunities for travel to Australia, Asia, US. 
  
You are highly encouraged to include a 1 min video cover letter. To tell us about the most interesting or challenging project you have worked on, and the value you have added to the project.