2023-08-23 14:48:55

Agile Team Facilitator

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Job Description

Position Purpose:

The Agile Team Facilitator is responsible for championing Agile methodologies across the development team and the organization. This role involves guiding teams through the implementation of Agile practices, facilitating continuous improvement, and fostering a culture of high performance.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Agile Facilitation:
  • Guide, coach, and support the team in its Agile adoption.
  • Facilitate Agile ceremonies and meetings, ensuring they are productive and kept within the timebox.
  • Process Champion:
  • Promote the adoption of Agile values, principles, and practices across the team and organization.
  • Help the team to focus on continuous delivery of value and to maintain the momentum of the project within an Agile framework.
  • Continuous Improvement:
  • Encourage and lead the team in regular reflections to continuously improve their practices and work products.
  • Collaborate with other Agile Team Facilitators and stakeholders to enhance the organization’s Agile practices.
  • Team Dynamics and Performance:
  • Support the team in establishing a trusting and safe environment where problems can be raised without fear of blame, retribution, or being judged.
  • Remove impediments or guide the team to remove impediments by finding the right personnel to remove the obstacle.
  • Stakeholder Engagement:
  • Facilitate communication and collaboration inside and outside the team.
  • Shield the team from external interference to achieve continuous progress.


Required Qualifications and Skills:

  • Agile Expertise:
    • Solid experience with various Agile methodologies (e.g., Scrum, Kanban, XP).
    • Familiarity with Agile tools and software (e.g., JIRA, Confluence).
  • Facilitation Skills:
    • Strong skills in facilitating discussions, decision-making processes, and conflict resolution.
    • Ability to foster a culture of openness, collaboration, and continuous improvement.
  • Communication:
    • Excellent communication, presentation, and training skills.
    • Proficient in English, capable of clearly articulating the Agile process and its benefits.
  • Adaptability:
    • Ability to adapt and apply Agile practices to various contexts and environments.

Professional Competencies:

  • Leadership and Influence:
    • Serve as a leader and advocate for Agile methodologies.
    • Influence team and organizational culture to embrace an Agile mindset.
  • Team Support:
    • Provide support to teams in establishing sustainable Agile processes.
    • Encourage self-organization and cross-functionality within the team.
  • Continuous Learning:
    • Stay updated with the latest trends and best practices in Agile methodologies.
    • Encourage a culture of learning and experimentation.

Performance Criteria:

Performance will be assessed based on the successful integration and sustained practice of Agile methodologies within the team, the effectiveness of facilitating team processes, and the overall delivery of project objectives aligned with Agile principles.