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Agile Coach – STÄNGD (Stängd)

Role- & project description:

Change Methodology is the department driving the customers Nordics Agile transformation and our client need additional hands-on deck to help them with the ongoing work. Some of the work and responsibilities will be done together with the wider Change methodology team.

Agile Coach – Enterprise/org. level role description

Agile Coaches are principally responsible for training teams in the Bank’s agile methodology and guiding and overseeing the development of agile teams to ensure effective outcomes for the organization. They are responsible for guiding teams through the implementation process and are tasked with encouraging workers and leadership to embrace the agile practices and culture. The agile coach’s goal is to arm agile teams with the right knowledge, tools and training so that they’ll be able to use agile to its full potential. This requires strong focus on driving continual improvement

  • Supporting agile ways of working implementation: Working in close dialogue with the Change Methodology Leader and Methods Specialist, support teams with the implementation and adoption of agile based ways of working, practices and tools
  • Guidance and training: On an ongoing basis, guide, coach and train teams on our agile-based ways of working, practices and tools, embracing the «servant leadership» ethos, in order to enable teams to extract maximum learning and value. A key component of the role will be to guide and support teams in pursuing continual improvements
  • Agile cultural ambassadorship: Agile Coaches will act as ambassadors in guiding the organization and teams as to cultural shifts required in order to ensure the adoption of agile practices and to extract maximum value
  • A key requirement of the role is the establishment and cultivation of effective working relationships across all functions of the Bank
  • Agile coach acts as a business partner by engaging and involving with the teams to ensure that the agreed model is implemented and improved.


  • Driving and supporting Agile Ways of Working implementation
  • Guidance and training – On an ongoing basis, guide, coach and train teams on our agile-based ways of working, practices and tools
  • Creating an agile training plan and providing Agile training in collaboration with HR (Dojo) and external vendors
  • Initiating, supporting and coaching Value Teams
  • Providing training/workshops on backlog management, refinement of EPICs & features
  • Coaching & supporting STE/RTE in PI planning and preparation
  • Facilitating Agile Release Train (ART) retro

Specific competence and skills:

  • In depth understanding of agile methods, practices and tools
  • Certified SAFe Agilist and practitioner as we are implementing some key components from SAFe like ARTs
  • Planning skills
  • Proactive and independent
  • Collaborative, good relationship builder
  • Value-based, people focused, result-oriented leadership
  • Strong communication and influencing skills
  • Good business and process understanding
  • English and Nordic language proficiency (preferable)
  • Good Powerpoint and Excel skills. Practical experience of collaboration tools such as Azure DevOps and Microsoft Teams. Bonus if you have experience with Planview’s LeanKit.

Personal Characteristics:

  • Structured, with ability to turn theory into practice
  • Self-driven and independent
  • Curious and collaborative
  • Embraces “servant leadership” ethos
  • Business oriented
  • People focused and able to develop effective working relations across the organization
  • Motivated by the pursuit of continual improvement
  • Communicative
  • High work ethics standards
  • High working capacity
  • Feels a sense of urgency


  • Preferably Bachelor level education

Start: jan/feb
June with an option för extension
Location: Stockholm


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