Career at agile42

About Us

agile42, founded in Berlin in 2007, provides world-class expertise, training and coaching on Lean-Agile development methods including Scrum, Kanban, Systems thinking and Lean and Agile Leadership. We have a proven approach for managing the adoption of Lean-Agile methods and transforming organizations to achieve better business outcomes. Our customers confirm their ability to deliver measurable results:
  • Faster time-to-market and responsiveness
  • Accelerated ROI (Return on Investment)
  • Higher customer satisfaction
  • More engaged and motivated employees

The agile42 team enjoys a global presence, operating in Germany, the United States, Canada, Denmark, the Netherlands, Italy, Sweden, Finland, Turkey and South Africa. Our coaches have proven expertise and top credentials in the industry; many of our coaches are Certified Scrum Coaches and Certified Scrum Trainers: only a few dozen people worldwide can boast both credentials. In addition, we have staff certified as Kanban Coaching Professionals (KCP), an elite club with only  around 60 members worldwide.
We are currently actively looking for coaches to join our teams in Germany and Finland, but speculative applications for other agile42 countries are welcome! We are looking for people to become true members of our team and grow with us, so collaborations on a freelance basis will not be considered.

We are looking for:

Agile Coach, Germany

Key Responsibilities of the Role

  • Articulate and help leaders at all levels of the organization, both business and technology, to understand the benefits of working Agile
  • Educate and guide management and executives in the art of Agile leadership
  • Consult and coach leadership teams on an iterative approach to organizational change
  • Create a culture that embodies an Agile mindset and nurtures high performance
  • Build support mechanisms and practices for functional collaboration and program management across multiple dedicated Agile teams
  • Coach and support team members in optimizing their adoption of Agile and taking ownership of their individual roles
  • Utilize Agile/Scrum best practices, standards, and guidelines
  • Create self-sustaining Agile teams and build momentum that drives meaningful business results

Skills and Qualifications

  • At least 5+ years of experience practicing Scrum, Kanban or XP with many teams and organizations
  • At least 5+ years experience leading organizational change efforts
  • Prior consulting and/or leadership experience is a must
  • Certified Agile Coach and experience training in Agile methods an advantage
  • Experience with processes and tools supporting Agile methods
  • Excellent communication and facilitation skills, fantastic presentation and writing skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, ability to work with diverse personality types
  • Brilliant organizational design and problem-solving skills – dazzle us!
  • Ability to communicate and consult at multiple levels within an organization
  • Exceptional time management and organization skills
  • Professionalism and attention to detail
  • Ability to travel 50% – 100% depending on your location
  • Community involvement. e.g, participation in local user groups, active blogging, volunteering

Personal Characteristics

  • Articulate and authentic
  • Predisposition to patience and tolerance
  • Embodiment of Servant Leadership
  • Comfortable working with diverse international workforce
  • Able to maintain calm in challenging organization change management scenarios
  • Passion for helping people learn and grow professionally

If you have a passion for Agile and Lean Coaching, have experience leading organizational design and change efforts, and are looking to join a dynamic team and this sounds like a fit for you, please send us your application. Contact us at career@agile42.com.

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