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Agile Delivery Lead - Job - Basking Ridge, NJ

Ref: US_EN_6_21701_53823723

Posted on 06 March 2022
Job Location
Basking Ridge, New Jersey
Contract Type
Contract/Temp to Hire

Adecco Staffing Agency is searching for qualified candidates to fill an Agile Delivery Lead position with a Fortune 50 healthcare company. This is a 6 month contract-to-hire position located in Basking Ridge, NJ.

Agile Delivery Lead

  • Assertive: Must be able to ensure Agile/Scrum concepts and principles are adhered to, must be able to be a voice of reason and authority, make the tough calls.
  • Attitude of empowerment:
  • Attitude of transparency: Must desire to bring disclosure and transparency to both business and IT and grow to grow trust amongst partners
  • Collaborative: Ability to partner with others to achieve goals at various levels throughout the organization and lead others to do so by example
  • Communicative and social: Must be able to communicate well with all levels of the organization from Scrum team members to executives
  • Conflict resolution: Must be able to facilitate discussion at the release train level and facilitate alternatives or different approaches
  • Continual improvement: Must continually be growing ones craft learning new tools and techniques to manage oneself and a team
  • Enthusiastic: Must be impassioned and high-energy
  • Facilitative: Must be able to lead by example and demonstrate value-add principles to agile release trains
  • Flexible: Ability to shift to the role or tasks needed for each situational transformation. Ability to “get the job done” regardless of role definition.
  • Quick learner: Must be able to quickly gain a high level understanding of the technical and business domains of the scrum teams
  • Servant Leader: Must be able to garner respect from team and stakeholders and be willing to get their hands dirty to get the job done
  • Situational Awareness: Must be the first to notice differences and issues as they arise and elevate them to management
  • System Thinker: Must be able to analyze the entire software development environment

Key Responsibilities:

  • Act as an Execution lead closely partnering with the Product Manager & IT Delivery Owners to guide the teams
  • Provide leadership, direction, and coaching to RTEs/Scrum Masters and Project Managers
  • Secures key resources for work stream execution: RTEs, Scrum Master, Project Managers
  • Ensure cross-value stream coordination and collaboration
  • Consolidates application and cross application status for overall team and value stream
  • Supports escalations from delivery owner, Product Manager and other Value Stream leaders
  • Owns resolution of program level issues
  • Ensuring resources are aligned on for their specific roles/responsibilities for the work stream
  • Manages overall IT team budget – all IT/vendor estimates, actuals, forecasts
  • Manages and ensures that overall program status, issues, risks are documented and reported
  • Ensures overall program scope and adherence to change management policies for the program
  • Lead or help develop program or project scope statements, in consultation with applicable stakeholders (e.g., program / project charter, Statement of Work, Business Vision Document)
  • Work with resource managers on the delivery teams to drive the identification of the skills, duration and effort required for successful project execution
  • Collect, analyze, and maintain financial forecast inf
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