|Job Ref:||c2dc0aa3||Employer:||Direct Solutions - Canada||Country:||Canada||County/State:||Ontario||City:||Markham||Address:||Post Date:||19/10/2016 11:28|
Director Consulting - Insurance Agile Coach/SME Position Description Director Consulting - Insurance Agile Coach/SME:CGI is seeking an Agile Coach for Insurance sector. As an Agile coach, you will be responsible for coordinating the delivery of agile based software deliverables and leading the development project team to implement iterative software releases driven by the program. Your future duties and responsibilities The Agile SME will provide 'change agent' leadership in the area of agile and iterative project management best practices. Role is to provide direct coaching and support to projects. Individual should have strong Project Management experience to also provide direct support in larger projects and SME support to all other teams to drive Agile at enterprise\LOB level - Participate in the organization and planning of the development schedule based on established team methodology to create a cohesive plan with identifiable critical path, task dependencies, and major milestones - Manage iteration plans and schedules, ensuring successful completion within scope, budget, time, and quality parameters - Work across multiple scrum teams to coordinate efforts - Adapt plans, schedules, and resource assignments as required throughout software development sprints and releases to respond to emerging requirements and risks - Participate and support development pilots during the initial phases of all projects as required - Organize and facilitate sprint and release planning, daily stand-up meetings, reviews, retrospectives, demos and other Scrum-related meetings as needed - Track and communicate team velocity and sprint/release progress - Ensure the development teams practice the core agile principles of collaboration, prioritization, team accountability, and visibility - Employ agile project tracking tools to provide transparency on backlogs - Recommend improvements and assist in changes to best practice - Assist team with making appropriate commitments through story selection, task definition - Facilitate discussion and conflict resolution; empower the teams to self-organize; improve the productivity of the teams in any way possible - Ensure the team strives to make each increment of functionality potentially shippable - Guide team to adhere to agile based standards, tools and best practices and maintain process documentation Required qualifications to be successful in this role 10+ years of experience in an agility delivery/transformation/training / coaching role (mandatory) • Experience in Coaching and leadership skills • Strong negotiations skills and Willingness to confront and be confronted • Provide strong organizational change management orientation • Be an effective communicator at all levels, in both structured and non-hierarchical, informal structures • Strong political savvy and sensitivity to cultural diversity •Hands-on experience and previous accountability for delivery outcomes using Agile practices. • Enable and maintain processes and communication to support geographically distributed delivery for agile • Certified or equivalent experience in at least one additional Agile Delivery apart from Scrum. Very strong knowledge of Scrum and SAFE Framework • Knowledge of creating Agile frameworks for project team assessments • Experience in DevOps is an asset At CGI, we're a team of builders. We call our employees members because all who join CGI are building their own company - one that has grown to 65,000 professionals located in 40 countries. Founded in 1976, CGI is a leading IT and business process services firm committed to helping clients succeed. We have the global resources, expertise, stability and dedicated professionals needed to achieve results for our clients - and for our members. Come grow with us. Learn more at NA is a great opportunity to join a winning team. CGI offers a competitive compensation package with opportunities for growth and professional development. Benefits for full-time, permanent members start on the first day of employment and include a paid time-off program and profit participation and stock purchase NA wish to thank all applicants for their interest and effort in applying for this position, however, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted. No unsolicited agency referrals NA is an equal opportunity employer. In addition, CGI is committed to providing accommodations for people with disabilities in accordance with provincial legislation. Please let us know if you require a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during any aspect of the recruitment process and we will work with you to address your needs. Director Consulting - Insurance Agile Coach/SME Job Description n/a Your future duties and responsibilities n/a Required qualifications to be successful in this role Chez CGI, nous sommes une équipe de bâtisseurs. Chacun de nos membres (ou employés) concourt à bâtir sa propre entreprise - une firme qui regroupe 65,000 professionnels présents dans 40 pays. Fondée en 1976, CGI est un chef de file des services en TI et en gestion des processus d'affaires qui contribue au succès de ses clients. Nos clients - tout comme nos membres - peuvent compter sur nos ressources mondiales, sur notre savoir-faire, sur notre stabilité et sur nos professionnels chevronnés pour obtenir les résultats escomptés. Joignez-vous à nous. Pour en savoir davantage : NA offre est une excellente occasion de vous joindre à une équipe gagnante. CGI offre des conditions de rémunération avantageuses et des possibilités de croissance et de développement professionnel. Les avantages des membres permanents à temps plein entrent en vigueur dès le premier jour et comprennent des vacances payées, un régime de participation aux bénéfices ainsi qu'un régime de participation à l'NA aimerions remercier tous les candidats de leur intérêt pour notre organisation. Cependant, nous communiquerons seulement avec les candidats NA candidatures non sollicitées provenant d'agences de placement ne seront pas NA favorise l'équité en matière d'emploi. De plus, CGI s'engage à offrir des accommodements aux personnes handicapées, conformément à la législation provinciale. Veuillez nous indiquer si vous vivez avec un handicap nécessitant la mise en place d'accommodements raisonnables dans le cadre de notre processus de recrutement; nous collaborerons avec vous pour répondre à vos besoins. Skills Agile / Collaborative MethodClient DeliveryCommunication (Oral/Written)LeadershipMarket Research & AnalysisMulti-taskingNegotiationP&C InsuranceProduct Development/SupportProduct StrategySDLCTime ManagementTraining DeliveryWeb Development Reference 493831
At CGI, we are a team of builders. We call our employees members because all who join CGI are building their own company - one that has grown to 68,000 professionals located in 40 countries. Founded in 1976, CGI is a leading IT and business process services firm committed to helping clients succeed. We have the global resources, expertise, stability and dedicated professionals needed to achieve results for our clients - and for our members. Come grow with us. Learn more at NA.
This is a great opportunity to join a winning team. CGI offers a competitive compensation package with opportunities for growth and professional development. Benefits for full-time, permanent members start on the first day of employment and include a paid time-off program and profit participation and stock purchase plans.
We wish to thank all applicants for their interest and effort in applying for this position, however, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.
No unsolicited agency referrals please.
Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, protected veteran status or disability.