Agile Coach

Do you want to become an essential player in our journey to become an agile enterprise? Are you convinced that the agile mindset and principles are not only beneficial for IT teams, but can be applied with enormous success in all areas of a company? Then you might be the agile coach we are looking for to let our growing multinational business reap the many benefits of being a truly agile enterprise.

Our company have for many years benefitted from using agile in our IT development teams, and within the last year we have started our agile journey outside IT. This means that pilot teams all over the business, including the leadership team in Aalborg, have started becoming agile. And based on the success, we are ready to let more teams benefit from becoming agile one success at a time.

The Position

As an agile coach, you will be part of our COO department in Aalborg. You will work closely with our current Enterprise Agile Coach, and lots of stakeholders that are eager to benefit from being agile.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Communicate to managers and leaders and help them understand the bene-fits of agile and their role in agile teams
  • Coach colleagues and teams in the agile mindset, principles, and practices and how to apply this in practice
  • Assist in improving collaboration and efficiency by introducing tools that supports individuals and teams
  • Work closely with existing or new scrum masters and product owners to help them and their teams continuously improve
  • From time-to-time act as scrum master or agile coach for teams that needs to mature the scrum master role
  • Keeping an eye out for new, emerging agile practices, tools etc. so we can constantly improve our understanding of agile

The Ideal Candidate

You are probably currently working as a scrum master, agile coach or similar and at least 3 years of experience within the area, and strong hands-on knowledge with agile. Your experience with agile might be from an IT perspective, but you should be eager to apply this on a much broader enterprise scale outside of IT. On a personal level you can challenge existing processes to ensure efficiency and high quality. As a strong team player, you’re ready to provide your support and expertise when needed, always working with a service minded attitude.

It will an advantage if you have experience with frameworks and processes like Kanban, Scrum, Lean, OKR, Design Sprints, Agile Maturity Model and Liberating Structures, and tools like Jira, Miro, Mentimeter, and Confluence.

We’re looking for a candidate who is passionate about agile and the many benefits by working in an agile way. You will be working with skilled colleagues working in a fast-paced and vibrant business environment where collaboration is key. We’ll depend on you to contribute to the development of the job role and improvement of the tasks you’re involved in. With many points of contact, it’s important that you’re able to effectively manage multiple stakeholders and are motivated by working both individually and in teams.

Working at Centrica

We’re a profitable company that understands the necessity of investment to achieve improvement. If you’ve got the willingness, ambitions, and right attitude we offer a work environment that will help you grow on a professional as well as personal level.

You’ll get first-hand experience within the energy sector and within an international trading business with a proven track record and ambitious growth plan, where the fundamental principle is excelling together. We offer flexible working hours and locations alongside a positive working environment characterized by expertise, responsibility, and innovation alongside great opportunities to make your mark and influence decisions.

This position is full-time and based out of our headquarters in Aalborg. However, we are an internationally company and you can expect close collaboration with colleagues across Europe, e.g., Denmark, England, Belgium etc.

We look forward to hearing from you!

We’re reviewing applications and conducting interviews on an ongoing basis, so don’t miss your chance and apply today.

For further information don’t hesitate to contact Nikolaj Lyngbye Kolbe, Enterprise Agile Coach and team lead, via ‘Nikolaj.Kolbe@centrica.com’ if you have any questions or would like to know more about the position.

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