Agile Coach / Scrum Master

Posted 06 September 2022
Salary Competitive
Job type Permanent
DisciplineManufacturing & Operations
Contact NameNatalie Wattenbach

Job description

Agile Coach / Scrum Master

BioTalent are excited to continue our partnership with a global pharmaceutical company, who are looking for a qualified Agile Coach & Scrum Master to join them on a permanent basis at their Headquarters in Munich.


The opportunity will support the organisation as they accelerate their digital solutions across the European side of the business. As such, they require a technically astute individual who is a keen collaborator and facilitator; someone who champions change, is able to confidently deliver on the transformation and can act as a catalyst in delivering best-in-class customer services.


The newly created team that this role will work closely with are on a mission to get the most they can out of data. This position will therefore work with project teams in the analysis of current systems and processes as they adopt best practices relating to Agile. You will ensure that the team stays on track with agile techniques and will guide them through leading workshops as they fine-tune their approaches.


Are you someone who likes to drive forward cultural changes and continuous improvement mindsets? If so, this is the perfect opportunity to demonstrate those strengths!


Roles & Responsibilities:

  • Coach senior management in agile practices to ensure adoption of best practices from top-down

  • Effectively communicate agile principles, scrum practices and overall operating model across the organization and in product teams

  • Champion the use of metrics and other objective measures across teams

  • Undertake daily follow-ups with individual team members to ensure projects are on track and goals are being met and conduct all SCRUM meetings

  • Keep an objective perspective on issues and troubleshoots by applying agile principles

  • Hold stand-up meetings with cross-functional teams to review project status

  • Support teams in determining the resource allocation to maintain agile practices and ensure smooth project delivery


Personal Skills & Professional Experience:

  • University degree

  • Agile / Scrum qualification with substantial experience in a practical setting

  • Experience in Scrum, Kanban, and Scaled Agile Frameworks (SAFe)

  • Experience of leading on or playing a key role in transformations

  • Can showcase examples of implementing agile techniques in different cultures and environments

  • Experience running agile projects of varying size and complexity

  • Enthusiasm for the development in a company living the start-up spirit

  • Experience with international and multicultural teams

  • Fluent proficiency in English

  • Previous work experience within the eHealth and/or digital healthcare sector and/or data science

  • Written and/or verbal communication skills in German

  • Experience in product management