Agile Coach

Job Description Agile Coach

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  • You might know this job as Agile Trainer, Agile Advisor, team Coach

What is the job description of an Agile Coach?

An Agile Coach is an expert in the iterative project management style Agile. They design and implement Agile processes and train teams in the Agile way of working in all its aspects. The Agile Coach differs from the Scrum Master in that they provide a wider scope aimed at change management within the Agile framework, whereas the Scrum Master is more hands-on.

What skills and responsibilities does an Agile Coach have?

Agile Coaches need a wide array of soft and managerial skills to cater to all aspects of the job.

Managerial skills

  • Expert knowledge of the iterative project management framework Agile
  • Expert coaching and team management techniques
  • Strategic mindset in service of team and company objectives

Soft skills

  • Collaboration with multidisciplinary teams
  • Productive communication skills towards all participants

Degrees & Certificates

  • BA/MA with proven knowledge of the Agile-framework
  • No higher degree with proven experience in and additional certifications of the Agile-framework

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