Job Description :
Location: Whippany, NJ
Duration: 6 Months (Onsite, No Remote Option)
Rate: $ 83/Hour 1099 or 73/Hour W2

No 3rd Parties as per client Policy
Need candidates who can work in the USA without sponsorship

Technology Agnostic – Project Manager II – Agile Coach

Major Investment Banking Client located in Whippany, NJ is in urgent need of a Technology Project Manager with Agile Coach Experience. Customer and Continuous Improvement Advocate
Champion the voice of the customer and the feedback loop, continuously provide an organizational voice urging and driving continuous improvement and cultural change
Customer relationships: Advise and collaborate with business and IT leadership
Thought leadership: collect and disseminate organizational and industry good practices and lessons learned. Advocate for Agile approaches to getting work done and delivering business results.

Critical Requirements:
As an Agile coach you will focus your efforts on the following key activities:
TEACHING
Educate teams, leaders and business partners about Agile values, principles, process and tools
Create and maintain training content
Schedule & facilitate workshops including delivery team onboarding
Conduct post training evaluation to drive continuous improvement
Track and report on all knowledge and capability development activities
Participate in ongoing knowledge capability efforts such as online forums, content management activities and communities of practice

MENTORING
Highly engaged and actively supports the professional development of team members and other expert roles such as scrum master, product owner and leaders by walking them through how to put agile principles and practices into place based on your prior experience and extensive knowledge of effective approaches

FACILITATION AND COACHING TO DRIVE HIGH VALUE RESULTS AND CONTINUOUS IMPROVEMENT
Empower teams to discover issues and opportunities to deliver improved customer value
Guide individuals and teams to discover answers and alternative solutions/approaches to continuously deliver software solutions
Coach teams and other roles to create and prioritize their product backlog, user stories, size stories and duration of releases

Essential Business Experience and Technical Skills (Must Have):
Required:
Demonstrated experience

Scrum, Kanban, Lean or a related agile discipline/practice
Working with end users to deliver business value early
Iterative and incremental delivery
Coach and facilitate others to adapt agile practices
Facilitation and training design experience
Experience with processes and tools that support Agile practice
Worked closely with team concerning:
Automated unit, integration, and acceptance testing
Continuous integration, continuous build and automated deployment
Bachelor's degree or combination of relevant education and experience
5 years of Scrum Master experience or equivalent
Facilitation skills in leading planning meetings, reviews, and retrospectives
Exceptional communication, organization, and time management skills

Required Industry Background:
Must come of out of Investment Management industry