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Agile Team Coach - Group Communication

Malmö, Sweden - Ontdek meer over deze locatie Project Management Fulltime

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Why we will love you

You are an agile believer and practitioner at heart, and you love to inspire, educate, and help implement agile at all levels but with a focus in individuals and teams. You are passionate about creating change and being a strong driving force in transforming teams and organisations to thrive with the help of an agnostic agile mindset and toolbox. Your broad experience from working with agile on all levels enables you to navigate in an ever-changing environment, and your entrepreneurial side will thrive in the journey of creating an even more agile and successful IKEA!

You have the ability to lead, coach, motivate, and influence teams particularly in complex and challenging environments, and lead the way by sharing best examples, principles and practices from other agile practitioners and methodologies. You also have strong problem-solving skills, are not afraid of getting your hands dirty, and are able to navigate through blockers and obstacles. Furthermore, you have good communication skills, and you have the ability to clearly inform, educate, and communicate with different sizes of audiences and channels.

For this role, we believe you have an expert level of understanding of agile ways of working for teams, and preferably also insights and experiences from how agile is being adopted in other sectors than IT, software development, and digital environment. You also have good knowledge of how to implement agile at scale, including how to manage cultural, behavioral, and value changes.

In your role, you feel confident as an agile practitioner and have extensive knowledge of the modern agile landscape of methodologies and schools of thought.

To be successful in this role you need to bring:

- Broad and deep experience of coaching and mentoring teams in agile ways of working in both theory and practice, and preferably some of it in other areas than IT, software, and digital organizations.

- Demonstrated ability to lead and coach a team of people.

- Proven experience in working with several agile frameworks and methodologies.

- Proven experience in using agile collaboration and planning tools.

A day in your life with us

As an Agile Team Coach in Group Communication, you are part of a small team that is spearheading a change journey for the organization as a whole and helping it to adopt an agile mindset, principles, and practices on all levels. You will together with the team be responsible to define and implement state-of-the-art, agnostic agile ways of working in teams and Group Communication as a whole – with the purpose of optimizing the business agility across the organization. You are providing expert knowledge about agile, and love to optimize efficiency and effectiveness for the benefit of the business, customers, and co-workers. You spend much of your time with one or several teams and help them elevate to become a high-performing team with motivated individuals that are happily engaged in their work.

Some of your main responsibilities include:

- Being responsible for providing coaching, guidance, and training towards co-workers within teams in Group Communication, as well as other stakeholders in the wider organization, to adopt, implement, and improve agile ways of working.

- Being responsible for day-to-day agile ways of working in one or several teams.

- Being responsible for ensuring collaboration and alignment among teams to secure engagement around shared business values and organizational objectives.

- Help building an internal community of agile champions and ambassadors within Group Communication that share information, skills, and learnings with a wider network in the IKEA universe.

- Help to implement relevant measurements and data-driven follow-ups of agile development activities in Group Communication.

This role is an open-ended contract and will be located in Malmö, Sweden.

Our team within Ikea

This role is within Communication Strategy, Development and Transformation that is a part of Group Communication. You will be in a team of two other Agile Team Coaches and will report to the Agile Coaching Leader of Ingka.

Questions and support? Let's connect!

To get to know you better we kindly want to ask you to answer the following questions in your Cover Letter or attached motivational letter:

1.What parts of the agile universe (frameworks, ideas, schools of thought) are you mostly inspired by?

2. What do you think is key when starting a new agile team?

If you have any questions regarding the position, please do not hesitate to contact the Hiring Manager, Tobias Nilsson at tobias.nilsson1@ingka.ikea.com. If you have any questions about the recruitment process please contact the Recruiter, Caroline Markusson at caroline.markusson@ingka.ikea.com
Due to the Holidays we ask you to have patience with replies from our side.

We look forward to receiving your application no later than the 5th of February 2023.

We really look forward to get to know you!

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