Agile coach

  • Product Management
  • Kalmar, Sweden

Agile coach

Job description

We are looking for an Agile Coach with a business mindset and leadership at heart to help us in our continuing mission to deliver world-class apps together with our partners. 

Read more about our Kalmar studio here.

What you’ll do

  • Lead and organize the daily work for your team of world-class developers, designers and test experts
  • Stay on top of what your team is doing, to help them do the right thing at the right time
  • Manage and structure the tactical backlog and make it align with the roadmap
  • Host sprint planning- and backlog refinement sessions, standups and retrospectives
  • Keep a holistic view of the workflow - and dive into the details when needed
  • Address distractions, disruptions, and obstacles to be kept away from the team
  • Continuously improve all team processes, as you strive to work smarter together
  • Guide the team to plan and execute bigger initiatives in an agile fashion
  • Be the spokesperson for the team; protect in storms, stand back in sunshine
  • Make sure information is recorded and distributed: take notes, collect, document and spread information within the team and company
  • Use tools such as Jira, Confluence, Slack, and Notion to plan and keep everyone involved and informed
  • Work with our partners and their business and development teams to ensure we deliver on time - together
  • Take an active part in developing the competence area, thereby growing the company and improving the way we work with our products.

Job requirements

Who you are
  • You have 3+ years experience leading a team as a Agil Coach, Project Manager, Team Lead or Scrum master in a product team or similar position
  • You have a proven track record of managing large scale projects, with many successful project deliveries under your belt
  • You are passionate about team development and use a coaching and guiding perspective when managing team members
  • You could be described as a process-lover with an obsession for details
  • You are knowledgeable in agile and lean development methodologies
  • You are great at setting realistic goals and finding the appropriate strategies to reach them
  • You continuously measure and evaluate the progress of your project and make sure to mitigate potential risks
  • You are able to identify the need of resources over time, even in complex settings
  • You have excellent communication skills in Swedish and English
  • You have great skills in building empathic relationships with partners and stakeholders