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Agile Delivery Lead

Company: Eliassen Group
Location: Reading
Posted on: June 18, 2022

Job Description:

Agile Delivery Lead - Remote

Eliassen Group provides strategic consulting and talent solutions to drive our clients' innovation and business results. Our purpose is to positively impact the lives of our employees, clients, consultants, and the communities in which we operate. Leveraging over 30 years of success, our expertise in talent solutions, life sciences consulting, Agile consulting, cloud services, risk management, business optimization, and managed services enables us to partner with our clients to execute their business strategy and scale effectively. Headquartered in Reading, MA, and with offices from coast to coast, Eliassen Group offers local community presence and deep networks, as well as national reach.



Description:

The Agile Delivery Leader is a senior level Agile consultant and trusted advisor who leads clients through organizational transformation. Successful candidates for this role possess the unique combination of skills including expert Agile knowledge, strong business acumen, designing and leading consulting engagements, and an entrepreneurial spirit.

Key Responsibilities:

Serves as lead Agile consultant for Business Agility engagements
Creates client proposals, designs engagement solutions, and drafts statements of work that set a strong foundation for a healthy and high-performing engagements

Acts as a trusted advisor for clients, offering creative options for addressing challenging and strategic problems, and delivers business outcomes
Leads opportunity pursuits, engagement solution design, discovery, and execution of delivery enablement
Cultivates high-performance coaching teams by developing trusted relationships, providing servant leadership, acting as a mentor, and offering fast feedback
Collaborates with other Eliassen colleagues to expand business footprint and grow revenue

Requirements:

7-10 years of experience practicing Agile methods in an Agile role (scrum master, product owner, Agile coach, delivery team member, etc.).
5+ years of experience working as an Agile coach or consultant, including 2+ years of experience working with senior leaders, driving Agile initiatives within an organization
Advanced understanding of Lean-Agile concepts, techniques, frameworks, and patterns
Knowledge of common success and failure patterns related to organizational transformation

Expert skills in facilitation, training, and influencing, especially with senior leaders
High emotional intelligence and self-awareness
An ability and desire to lead large scale change initiatives
Understanding of the difference between coaching and a consulting, and the ability to shift comfortably between both
Exhibited entrepreneurial spirit and strong business acumen

Additional Skills Desired:

Certification and demonstrated experience with one or more Agile scaling frameworks (SAFe, LeSS, Scrum @ Scale, etc)
Professional Coaching certifications and/or experience
Leadership experience, especially outside of the consulting industry

Experience pitching, designing, and leading consulting engagements, ensuring agreed-upon business outcomes are achieved and delivered for the client
Demonstrated experience in the technical practices of Agile (CI/CD, XP, etc.)

Keywords: Eliassen Group, Somerville , Agile Delivery Lead, IT / Software / Systems , Reading, Massachusetts

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