Job Description :
This is Vel from Cloudious LLC. We are currently hiring for Agile Coach/ facilitator for one of our direct client at East Hanover, NJ for Contract position.
Kindly let us know your comfort level and availability. Thanks in advance.

Agile Coach/ facilitator 
Location: East Hanover, NJ
Duration : 6+ months
Rate : Negotiable

Agile facilitators/ Coach 
There are an increasing number of teams who need support, and so we are looking for people who can rapidly apply themselves and get involved. The teams are spread globally, across Europe, the US and India. The work is dependent on people who can quickly empathize, build trust and respect with individuals across the organization, whilst challenging their current ways of working. 

Our approach to agility: 
We are blending coaching, training and facilitation to help transform the way the teams work. 
We are intentionally unallied to any one fixed agile framework to tackle this project,

- 2 – 5 years of experience in facilitation (5-10 general business) 
- Pharma experience is not necessary but is a plus 
- Experience of working with multi-location teams preferred 
- Experience of bringing agility into a traditional business 

Who we need 
The key things we’re looking for in people joining the team are: 
Great at rapidly developing strong relationships, across different levels of seniority 
Strong empathy for what individuals within these teams will be going through 
An appreciation and understanding of a ‘no one size fits all approach’ to agility 
A sense of humour and ability to make the work fun 
Strong bias to action 
Relentless Optimism 

- Facilitate agile ceremonies 
- Advice on different agile ways of working to find what works best for each team 
- Upskill on agile tools (MS Teams, Confluence and Jira) 
- Help team or individual to clarify goals and actions to achieve them 
- Shield the team from outside distractions and interferences and assist in conflict resolution 
- Help team create the best working environment and establish local rules and ways of working 
- Help team or individual to clarify goals and actions to achieve them 
- Support Product Manager with maintaining Product Backlog 
- Own Sprint Backlog 
- Take lead on tracking and guide team in estimations