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Principle Agile Coach

General Information

Ref #:

20230034097

Travel Amount Required:

None

Job Type:

Regular-Full Time

Location:

Noida - India - India

Description & Qualifications

Description

About the Company

Here at UKG, Our Purpose Is People. UKG combines the strength and innovation of Ultimate Software and Kronos, uniting two award-winning, employee-centered cultures. Our employees are an extraordinary group of talented, energetic, and innovative people who care about more than just work. We strive to create a culture of belonging and an employee experience that empowers our people. UKG has more than 13,000 employees around the globe and is known for its inclusive workplace culture. Ready to be inspired? Learn more at www.ukg.com/careers



About the Team

The Value Stream Acceleration Services team is responsible for serving a portfolio of value streams that feed into an enterprise SaaS product, with the goal of accelerating the delivery of value to customers. The team is composed of highly skilled practitioners who have expertise in their respective areas and work collaboratively to ensure that value streams are delivering maximum value. The team is committed to driving innovation, continuous improvement, and customer satisfaction.



About the Role

The UKG Lead Agile Coach is responsible for teaching and coaching leaders, Scrum Masters and teams to ensure they are aligned with Agile values and principles. Qualified candidates demonstrate strong agility through using feedback loops and are focused on promoting the continuous flow of work on the team and within the team of teams. If you are passionate about “stop starting and start finishing” and can help teams determine a path for action, then we want you to join our team!





Responsibilities

Teach, coach and mentor Agile Coaches, Scrum Masters, and Product Owners on Lean and Agile methodologies, principles, and practices to facilitate self-organization, collaboration, and continuous improvement.

Develop and deliver content for trainings and other communications on Agile and Lean topics

Promote continuous improvement and continuous flow of work by identifying and implementing Agile best practices

Develop and maintain metrics to track team progress and provide actionable recommendations for improvement

Be a thought leader with executive leadership to promote Agile values and principles throughout the organization.

Lead organizational Agile transformations and provide guidance to stakeholders on Agile adoption and implementation.

Focus on personal and professional development to stay current with Agile trends and best practices.

Qualifications

Basic Qualifications

5 + years of coaching people, leadership and teams transform from doing agile to being agile

Deep knowledge in applying agile principles, practices, frameworks, and metrics including Scrum, Kanban or Scaled agile framework in a variety of environments.

Experience leading multiple agile teams and working with executive leadership.

Ability to quickly assess teams’ maturity, develop a coaching plan and strategically take on the appropriate stance (coach, teacher, mentor, partner) to help the team

Proficiency in delivering training on Agile and Lean concepts and tools

Track record of driving behavior and culture change across all levels of the organization

Ensure uniform understanding & practice of Agile methods & processes across teams

Certifications such as PSK, PSM, CSP, CSM, CSPO, PMI/ACP, SPC etc. a plus

Preferred Qualifications

Experience with UKG Product Suites, or with HCM Solutions and a clear understanding of the SDLC

Ability to adapt to changing business priorities and to pivot quickly

Excellent communication, collaboration, and leadership skills.

Strong facilitation skills and demonstrated experience in both live in-person and live-virtual environments

Able to perform in a hybrid-office role, requiring three or more days per week in the office

Company Overview

Here at UKG, our purpose is people™. Our HR, payroll, and workforce management solutions help organizations unlock happier outcomes for all. And our U Krewers, who build those solutions and support our business, are talented, collaborative, and innovative problem-solvers. We strive to create a culture of belonging and an employee experience that empowers our people – both at work and at home. Our benefits show that we care about the whole you, from adoption and surrogacy assistance to tuition reimbursement and wellness programs. Our employee resource groups provide a welcoming place to land, learn, and connect with those who share your passions and interests. What are you waiting for? Learn more at www.ukg.com/careers  #WeAreUKG 

EEO Statement

Equal Opportunity Employer

Ultimate Kronos Group is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and is committed to maintaining a diverse and inclusive work environment. All qualified applicants will receive considerations for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, disability, marital status, familial status, sexual orientation, pregnancy, genetic information, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, veteran status, and any other legally protected status under federal, state, or local anti-discrimination laws. 

View The EEO Know Your Rights poster and its supplement. 

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UKG participates in E-Verify. View the E-Verify posters here.


Disability Accommodation

For individuals with disabilities that need additional assistance at any point in the application and interview process, please email UKGCareers@ukg.com.

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