Agile Coach ON HOLD

Project Manager

  • AvailabilityPermanent
  • Experience5+ Years
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Agile Coach ON HOLD

Project ManagerGauteng

A leader in the healthcare arena is seeking an Agile Coach to join their team, based in Johannesburg.


  • Must be experienced in implementing Agile in complex enterprise environments and coaching teams from the emergent level of Agile awareness to a team that is able to follow the Agile principles consistently across initiatives.
  • Provide disciplined coaching and bring teams quickly through the maturity processes toward become self-sufficient Agile teams.
  • Apply Agile experience to complex programs and train novice practitioners to achieve business results.
  • Assist with the transformation journey from Waterfall to Agile methodology
  • Apply efficient in forming a well-groomed backlog.
  • Ability to form complete cross-functional teams.
  • Ability to operate autonomously. 
  • Coach teams and management towards improving Agile processes and metrics.
  • Ability to view organizations systemically; Embrace servant leadership.
  • Ability to articulate where a team lies on their strategic roadmap.
  • Must be able to manage the communication process for large groups of people
  • Educate employees at all levels, including senior, and at times clients, on Agile principles
  • Provide tools for implementing the Agile process
  • Provide training sessions and teach valuable skills that lead toward the organization-wide adoption of Agile methodologies.
  • Superior written and oral communication skills
  • Able to matrix manage, have strong project work and project planning experience
  • Agile knowledge
  • Background in the discipline of coaching

Competencies & proficiencies:

  • Agile knowledge. Table stakes for being an Agile Coach
  • Coaching. Background in the discipline of coaching
  • Facilitation Skills
  • Scaled models
  • Communication skills
  • Training
  • Influence
  • Organizational Behavior Communication
  • Thought Leadership
  • Influence and networking
  • Strategy and Vision


  • Post graduate qualification in engineering, computer science, informatics or business administration or equivalent NQF level 6
  • Agile certification
  • 5 – 7 years’ experience in an IT project delivery environment
  • Computer proficiency at an advanced level.
  • Private healthcare experience an advantage
  • High integrity, Systems thinking, Success oriented, People oriented, and charisma and presence
  • Team building and facilitation skills; Persuasive
  • Ability to handle multiple assignments
  • Ability to demonstrate emotional intelligence
  • Agile
  • coaching
  • Education Tertiary Degree
  • Experience 5+ Years

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