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  • Posted: Nov 15, 2021
    Deadline: Not specified
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  • Apollo Group (Apollo Investments Limited)was an idea born from the need to harness synergies across the insurance business. Built on commitment, integrity and innovation, it has risen to be one of the leading financial groups in East Africa. Apollo Investments Limited (AIL) includes APA Insurance (Kenya and Uganda). It underwrites General Insurance risks ...
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    Agile Coach

    Job Id: ZYvJRY1el0

    KEY PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

    • Provide ongoing facilitation and coaching that enables your team to excel at agile development
    • Facilitate discussion leading to collective decision-making, goal setting, and conflict resolution across the digital factory
    • Continuously seek to improve team performance by promoting joint accountability for results and solving productivity issues
    • Coaches the Product Owners, Scrum Masters, and Tech Leads within the digital factory to focus on delivering incremental business value while sustaining an engineering culture
    • Facilitates cross-team meetings and helps teams find innovative ways of resolving dependencies and navigating complex business and technical trade-offs
    • Engages in problem solving sessions with team leads on how to develop long-term strategies and roadmaps which are congruent with the Agile approach
    • Conducts training sessions on the fundamentals of Agile with new team members
    • Communicates the new way of working with groups outside of the digital factory
    • Coaches business units outside of the digital factory on Agile methodologies
    • Engages teams of external dependencies to develop an incremental integration plan

    ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS

    • Undergraduate Degree or equivalent experience

    JOB SKILLS AND REQUIREMENTS

    • Excellent communication and mentoring skills 
    • Entrepreneurial self-starter who is self-motivated, but also a team player with a professional presence
    • Knowledge of Agile software development process
    • Knowledge and/or experience with widely successful Agile techniques: User Stories, TDD, Continuous Integration, Continuous Testing, Paired Programming, Automated Testing, Agile Games
    • Applicable knowledge of the technologies used by the team

    PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS

    • Certified Scrum Master / Agile Practitioner

    EXPERIENCE

    • Strong experience in software design and development
    • At least 5 successfully delivered projects using Agile methodologies
    • At least 2 – 3 projects that include an end-to-end Agile implementation where you played the role of a Scrum Master or Tech Lead. Experience in coaching 1-3 people on each project you have delivered
    • Practical experience with any of the key disciplines required in agile delivery – such as software development or business (system) analysis
    • Experience applying a wide variety of well-documented patterns and techniques for filling in the intentional gaps left in the Scrum approach (example: numerous Burndown techniques, numerous Retrospective formats, handling bugs, etc.) 

    Deadline: 19-Nov-2021

    Method of Application

    Send mail to [email protected]

    Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.

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