Senior Enterprise Agile Coach - Transformation

AstraZeneca operates in over 100 countries and its innovative medicines are used by millions of patients worldwide.

Senior Enterprise Agile Coach – Transformation  

Are you ready to utilise technology to impact patients and ultimately save lives?

We are seeking a Senior Enterprise Agile Coach to join our IT team at AstraZeneca. In this role, you will work with Delivery Teams, Product Owners, Scrum Masters, AZ IT leaders, and business partners as part of the LACE (Lean Agile Centre of Enablement) to assist with embedding Agile practices and attitudes across AstraZeneca. You will be a catalyst for change, challenging the status quo, and developing a compelling case for the adoption of Agile practices. 

Accountabilities: 

As a Senior Enterprise Agile Coach, you will coach Leadership teams to develop strategic and annual Lean-Agile plans that deliver required uplift in Lean-Agile maturity and business value. You will drive strategic key priorities, provide necessary coaching and training, exploit internal and external benchmarking to inform the quality of Lean-Agile approach and plans, and drive cultural change by fostering an agile attitude. You will also represent AZ externally, acting as a brand ambassador for AZ as an extraordinary place to work. 

 

Essential Skills/Experience: 

  • Demonstrate influencing at VP+ level 

  • Significant commercial experience working on large scale enterprise as the Subject matter expertise in Agile  

  • Previously led and owned change in a digital environment at both strategic and tactical level 

  • Strong consulting and facilitation skills in leading technical teams in the adoption and improvement of Agile frameworks and technical practices 

  • Ability to facilitate discussion, decision-making, and conflict resolution

  • Strong relationship building skills, with a demonstrated ability to work independently

  • Excellent training and presentation skills including the design of training materials

  • Experience in the overall planning, organization, and execution of technology initiatives within Agile space

  • Awareness of build and virtualization approaches to facilitate delivery

  • Relevant certifications and experience in Agile Frameworks  

  • Well-developed communication skills, leadership and influencing skills, applied in a global environment

When we put unexpected teams in the same room, we unleash bold thinking with the power to inspire life-changing medicines. In-person working give us the platform we need to connect, work at pace and challenge perceptions. That’s why we work, on average, a minimum of three days per week from the office. But that doesn’t mean we’re not flexible. We balance the expectation of being in the office while respecting individual flexibility. Join us in our unique and ambitious world.

At AstraZeneca, we are one purpose-led global organisation. We are the enablers and innovators, ensuring that we can fulfil our mission to push the boundaries of science and discover and develop life-changing medicines.

We take pride in working close to the cause, opening the locks to save lives, ultimately making a massive difference to the outside world. Our work has a direct impact on patients.

We're transforming our ability to develop life-changing medicines by combining ground breaking science with leading digital technology platforms and data.

We dare to lead, applying our problem-solving attitude to identify and address opportunities across the whole enterprise. Our spirit of experimentation is lived every day through our events like hackathons.

We enable AstraZeneca to perform at its peak by delivering extraordinary technology and data solutions. 

Ready to make an impact? Apply now! 

Closing date: 12th Feburary

AstraZeneca embraces diversity and equality of opportunity. We are committed to building an inclusive and diverse team representing all backgrounds, with as wide a range of perspectives as possible, and harnessing industry-leading skills. We believe that the more inclusive we are, the better our work will be. We welcome and consider applications to join our team from all qualified candidates, regardless of their characteristics. We comply with all applicable laws and regulations on non-discrimination in employment (and recruitment), as well as work authorization and employment eligibility verification requirements.

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