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Agile Coach

Date:  23-Jan-2023
Country:  India
Function:  Digital
Sub-Function:  Digital


About Us

Olam International is a leading food and agri-business supplying food, ingredients, feed and fibre to over 19,800 customers worldwide. Our value chain spans over 60 countries and includes farming, processing and distribution operations, as well as a sourcing network of 4.8 million farmers. Through our purpose to 'Re-imagine Global Agriculture and Food Systems', Olam aims to address the many challenges involved in meeting the needs of a growing global population, while achieving positive impact for farming communities, our planet and all our stakeholders. Headquartered and listed in Singapore, Olam currently ranks among the top 30 largest primary listed companies in terms of market capitalisation on SGX-ST.

Olam Information Services (OISL) is a captive subsidiary of Olam International, Singapore offering IT Services & Global Business Services across its operations in 65 countries in Asia, Africa, EU & Americas. In Chennai, we currently have onboard more than 1000 highly motivated employees. Olam Digital has received International Innovation Award 2019 for Best Services and Solutions.

Olam Global Business Services (OGBS) is a captive unit that offers End to End business process and analytics solutions. OGBS currently offers its solutions in 6 Platforms: Finance, Supply Chain, People services, Risk & Market Compliance, Big Data Analytics and Business Intelligence. At this moment, OGBS is located in City of Chennai, India and provides its services to over 20 countries. Olam GBS has received Best Shared Services in India Award – 2019, by Shared Services Forum and Asia’s No.1 Shared Services in Process Improvement and Value Creation, 2019 by Shared Services and Outsourcing Network Forum.

Job Summary

Digital Olam is a brand-new group with the energy, drive, and brave thinking attitude that is needed to bring innovation to Olam. Our job is to accelerate the impact of digital transformation by partnering closely with our business units, we prototype ideas, test them in real business scenarios, and quickly adapt the solution. Combining data science, human-centered design, and the latest rapid development techniques—such as agile, micro services and DevOps—we help Olam deliver breakthrough products, experiences, and businesses.

We are Digital Olam!!!

Job Description

Agile Coaching

  • Drive Agile Practices in the organization and Lead cross functional teams.
  • Guide, coach, and mentor the Development team, Product Owners and the organization on Agile methodologies for successful project deliveries
  • Collaborate with other scrum masters/agile coach periodically
  • Application of agile best practices across various projects and coordinating the implementation.
  • Bring standardizations with regards to agile implementation across the organization.

Scrum Master 

  • Monitor and Facilitate and Scrum Ceremonies including Sprint Planning, Sprint reviews, Sprint Retrospective and backlog grooming.
  • Collaborate with Business clients, product owners, Project stakeholders and the technical team to deliver complex features.
  • Forecasting potential bottleneck/Impediments, risks and provide escalation management, risk mitigation and contingency planning.
  • Define, monitor and improve critical metrics for the success of the project.
  • Enable effective communication, teamwork, and collaboration across multiple projects with competing priorities.

Profile Description

  • BE/BTech/MBA
  • Overall 12+ years of experience in IT industry
  • 5+ years of recent work experience using agile practices and principles
  • Have minimum 2+ years of experience as Scrum Master/Product Owner
  • Hing Minimum of 2+ years’ of experience as an Agile Coach
  • Agile certification(CSM/PSM/Agile coach/SAFe)
  • Exposure in other Agile techniques like XP, Kanban
  • Knowledge of modern development practices like DevOPs, TDD, CI/CD.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Conflict resolution and problem solving skills 
  • Have People management skills, Be a true Servant Leader and a Self Starter.
  • Software development experience
  • Experience with JIRA and confluence
  • Excellent work ethics with a strong penchant for working in a challenging global environment

Olam is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, nationality, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Applicants are requested to complete all required steps in the application process including providing a resume/CV in order to be considered for open roles.

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