1+ months

Master Agile Coach - 47341

Riverwoods, IL 60015
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\u003Cp\u003EAt Discover, be part of a culture where diversity, teamwork and collaboration reign. Join a company that is just as employee-focused as it is on its customers and is consistently awarded for both. \u003Cstrong\u003EWe\u0027re all about people, and our employees are why Discover \u003C/strong\u003E is \u003Cstrong\u003Ea great place to work. \u003C/strong\u003EBe the reason we help millions of consumers build a brighter financial future and achieve yours along the way with a rewarding career.\u003C/p\u003E\u003Cp\u003EThe Agile Master Coach will help drive our organization to increasingly higher levels of performance by elevating the knowledge, understanding and application of Agile principles, practices and tools by executive business and technology leaders.\u003C/p\u003E\u003Cp\u003EThis role will report directly to the Discover Management Systems\u0027 (DMS) Master Coach and operate complimentary to other teams within the DMS Center of Excellence organization. The Discover Management System is how we lead \u0026 manage at Discover. Within DMS, we leverage lean and agile mindsets and practices to manage our work and lead our teams. Through DMS, we are striving to create a culture of continuous improvement within all areas of our organization.\u003C/p\u003E\u003Cp\u003EThe person serves as a champion for our DMS transformation and an expert coach as well as strategic thought partner in Agile principles and methodology. Specific responsibilities include:\u003C/p\u003E\u003Cul\u003E\u003Cli\u003EChampion the executive learning strategy on Agile methodology for Discover\u0027s c-suite leadership providing a clear educational approach to develop the knowledge and skills necessary to be fully effective leaders, role models and coaches within the core practices of our new way of working, and to drive the maximum business impact from this transformation\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003EWork with lean based colleagues to bring lean and agile concepts together for the executive team as we create one overall way of working at Discover with DMS\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003EChallenge leaders to create a culture of continuous improvement and accountability to improve their KPIs, including growth, quality, speed, efficiency, productivity and customer satisfaction\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003EEngage with executive leaders to provide expert coaching and perspective to supplement and enhance the activities of the DMS Center of Excellence community of coaches.\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003EAdvise Center of Excellence leaders in the planning and execution of transformation activities, including means to accelerate the cultural and behavioral change necessary to support core Agile practices\u003C/li\u003E\u003C/ul\u003E \u003C/p\u003E\u003Cp\u003E \u003Cp\u003EAt a minimum, here\u0027s what we need from you:\u003C/p\u003E\u003Cul\u003E\u003Cli\u003EBachelor\u0027s degree required, majors in business or technology centric disciplines is preferred. MS or MBA additionally preferred.\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003E5\u002B years leading Enterprise Agile Transformation with methods such as XP, Scrum, Lean, or Kanban and scaling Agile solutions such as SAFe, LeSS, Nexus, DaD, SoS\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003E10\u002B years of Product Development and Agile Leadership experience \u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003EHands-on experience applying Lean / Agile methodologies within software, infrastructure, hardware, and operational environments\u003C/li\u003E\u003C/ul\u003E\u003Cp\u003EIf we had our say, we\u0027d also look for:\u003C/p\u003E\u003Cul\u003E\u003Cli\u003EAgile related certification, SAFe Program Consultant Certification\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003ELean Six Sigma experience\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003EIndustry recognition as a senior expert with a significant track record of coaching leaders and teams to significant improvement\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003EStrong change management and influence skills; ability to negotiate and communicate across all levels of the organization.\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003EDemonstrated ability to make courageous recommendations and decisions to drive significant organizational change.\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003EExperience working with senior leadership of an organization required with excellent oral and written communication skills.\u003C/li\u003E\u003C/ul\u003E \u003C/p\u003E\u003Cp\u003E \u003Cp\u003EDiscover. A more rewarding way to work.\u003C/p\u003E\u003Cp\u003EAt Discover Financial Services, you\u0027ll find yourself in the company of some of the industry\u0027s smartest and most reliable professionals. And at a company that rewards dedication, values innovation and supports growth.\u003C/p\u003E\u003Cp\u003EThrive in an environment that promotes teamwork and shared success. Build on a foundation of mutual response. Join the company that understands rewarding careers like no other, with this exceptional opportunity.\u003Cbr\u003E\u003Cbr\u003E#LI-AC1\u003C/p\u003E \u003C/p\u003E \u003Cp\u003E The same way we treat our employees is how we treat all applicants - with respect. Discover Financial Services is an equal opportunity employer (EEO is the law). We thrive on diversity \u0026 inclusion. You will be treated fairly throughout our recruiting process and without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status in consideration for a career at Discover. \u003C/p\u003E \u003Cbr\u003E\u003Cbr\u003E



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Posted: 2019-06-30 Expires: 2019-12-12

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