Senior Transformation Manager (Agile & Waterfall) (H/F)

  • Believe
  • Paris, France
  • Jul 09, 2024
Full time

Job Description

We are looking for an Agile Coach that will lead the Agile transformation efforts within our organization, helping teams adopt and optimize Agile methodologies in a Hybrid environment to deliver high-quality products and services. This role involves providing training, coaching, and mentoring to teams, facilitating Agile ceremonies, including Quarterly Planning, and driving continuous improvement in our Agile & Hybrid practices. 

 

Attached to the Head of Office CTO, the Agile Coach we are looking for will lead the implementation of Agile methodologies in a Hybrid environment. Indeed, some of our programs are in waterfall while the Product & Tech Teams work with Agile methodologies. Using a hybrid approach that combines Waterfall and Agile methodologies is a key of success to deliver our transformation plan. This role involves planning, executing, and overseeing methodologies to ensure successful delivery while balancing the structure of Waterfall with the flexibility of Agile. 

 

The scope of this role is both managed by Product & Tech and includes the step-up of their Teams in terms of methodology (incl. trainings). 

 

Key Responsibilities: 

  • Lead the Agile & Hybrid transformation efforts across the organization. 

  • Provide training and coaching to teams on Agile principles, practices, and tools. 

  • Mentor Agile teams to foster self-organizing and high-performing teams. 

  • Facilitate key Agile ceremonies once they have been identified and defined with the help of Tech & Product Stakeholders to ensure alignment and buy-in for Agile practices. 

  • Continuously evaluate and improve Agile processes and practices. 

  • Manage the cultural and organizational change required for successful Agile adoption. 

  • Establish metrics and KPIs to measure the success of Agile adoption. 

  • Foster a culture of collaboration, transparency, and continuous feedback. 

  • Identify and manage risks and issues unique to the hybrid model. 

Qualifications

  • Extensive experience working with Waterfall & Agile methodologies, including Scrum, Kanban, and Lean. 

  • Relevant certifications such as Certified Agile Coach (ICP-ACC), Certified Scrum Master (CSM), Certified Scrum Professional (CSP), PMP, PMI-ACP, or similar. 

  • Strong understanding of both Waterfall and Agile principles and practices. 

  • Excellent coaching, mentoring skills and team-building capabilities 

  • Strong leadership, communication, and stakeholder management skills. 

  • Ability to influence and drive organizational change. 

  • Problem-solving and conflict resolution skills. 

  • Proficiency in project management tools that support both methodologies. 

  • At least 10 years of proven experiences in Project/Product environment 

  • French and English mandatory

 

Personal Attributes 

  • Passionate about Agile and continuous improvement. 

  • Empathetic and able to build strong relationships with team members. 

  • Adaptable and able to thrive in a dynamic, fast-paced environment, with a strong ability to navigate and integrate different methodologies. 

  • Positive problem-solving mindset with the ability to address and resolve complex project management challenges. 

  • Strong organizational and multitasking skills. 

  • Proactive and results oriented. 

Additional Information

Believe is committed to guaranteeing equal opportunities in employment, without taking into account origin, sex, morals, sexual orientation, gender, age, family status , pregnancy status, alleged race, political opinions, trade union activities, religious beliefs, physical appearance, last name, place of residence, state of health, or in a situation of disability.