J.B. Hunt Transport Agile Coach in Lowell, Arkansas
Job Opening ID:
00343290 Agile Coach (Open)
United States of America
The Agile Coach is a member of the coaching center of excellence that creates and executes the agile transformation roadmap. They coach corporate teams on agile philosophy and practices, influencing the maturity of the organization to drive change and effective outcomes. They are responsible for guiding teams and leadership through the implementation process and encourage others to embrace agility.
The Agile Coach guides the creative process that inspires personal and professional potential by following their agenda rather than guiding by knowledge, opinion or influence. Coaching activities might include helping individuals and teams with agile approach selection, up or downstream work management strategies, or role clarity.
The Agile Coach must educate employees at all levels, including senior leaders, on agile principles, providing them with tools for implementing the process in their own work. They provide training sessions and teach valuable skills that lead toward the organization-wide adoption of agile practices.
As a mentor, the Agile Coach is responsible for guiding individuals and teams into the agile mindset, providing employees with feedback and means of improvement, catalyzing organizational growth and answering questions. They provide hands-on support to all employees, collaborating across widely varying levels and roles.
The Agile Coach is an unbiased facilitator that guides teams through processes that help them come to solutions and make decisions. Facilitation activities might include leading problem-solving workshops, open space meetings, MVP mapping or retrospectives.
Implement Transformation Roadmap
The Agile Coach will help support and inform the organizational adoption of agility. This includes every stage of adoption, from the introduction of agile and employee education, to fostering teams and cultures that practice agile, to sustaining agility and continually offering strategies for improvement.
The Agile Coach must be familiar with a variety of techniques, frameworks and approaches that increase collaboration, predictability, transparency and promote a culture of experimentation and innovation. In order to do this, the Agile Coach must also embody the agile principles and lead by example.
Bachelors degree in Business Administration/Management, Computer and Information Science, Management Information Systems, or related field, or foreign equivalent, or suitable combination of education, experience and training; plus 2 years of experience working on an agile team, coaching agile teams, and change management.
Certifications in one or more of the following, or similar certifications:
Coaching - ICP-ACC, CEC, CAC
Scrum - CSM or equivalent
Kanban - KMPI, KMPII
Product Management - ICAGILE - IC-EPO, IC-APO, IC-BAF, IC-BVA
Scaled Frameworks (LeSS, Nexus, DAD, SAFe, etc.) knowledge
Agile transformation involvement with organizational leaders preferred
“This job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.”
Fortune 500 experience. Career growth opportunities. Nationwide relocation possibilities.
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Why J.B. Hunt?
We take our investment in you seriously - our future success depends on you. Be an innovator with a leading transportation company and work alongside some of the brightest minds in the industry. At J.B. Hunt, we strongly believe in promoting from within based on performance and potential, the sky is the limit for your career.
What are we looking for?
We look for high-energy, forward-thinking individuals who are interested in a career with a leader in the transportation industry. We seek exceptional people of diverse backgrounds who have the vision to carry our business forward. J.B. Hunt offers a variety of opportunities spanning across the nation.