Are you a determined individual who likes a challenge? Do you have the drive to meet your goals and those of the company? Are you and avid learner and are keen to learn new skills. Then we have the job for you. The Contraste Europe Group builds strong relations with its clients. It offers a range of IT services such as: Consulting, Application and Managed Services. The Group’s sector focus is with finance, utilities, public institutions and non-commercial organisations. It has three major offices located in Belgium, Luxemburg and France. For one of our major clients in the financial sector, we are looking for an Agile Coach.

Your role: 

·         Driving and coordinating the transversal improvement initiatives (change angels) located in Brussels:

-          Guiding teams in various problem-solving approaches and tools to define problems, structuring them and looking for possible solutions.

-          Assisting teams in the implementation of the chosen solution, ensuring the success of expected outcomes.

-          Accompanying teams in their continuous improvement, this includes working hands-on as well as in a consultant model.

-          Identifying opportunities to introduce Agile practices.

·         Acting as a coach and mentor:

-          Helping identify organisational weaknesses and working with leadership to create effective strategies to overcome them.

-          Taking a pragmatic approach in coaching the teams with the ability to adapt based on the "readiness" of the team you are working with.

-          Helping teams continuously reflect and improve to become more effective and increase the quality of their services.

-          Organising, coordinating and facilitating different types of workshops: retrospective, stand-up, problem-solving session, kaizen, vision workshop, etc.

-          Creating an environment that fosters transparency, learning, innovation and quality.

·         Finally, the candidate is expected to globally contribute to the Quality and Methods team activities :

-          Creating training materials and provide training and coaching throughout the organisation on Agile Methods and practices.

-          Sharing your coaching and mentoring skills and Agile knowledge with all the Quality & Methods team members.

-          Integrating and being part as a full-time member of the Quality & Methods team of the Agile Transformation Program Team.


Your profile: 


·         Full knowledge of the Software Development Lifecycle.

·         Broad understanding of Agile Methodologies and practices such as Kanban, Lean Kanban, XP, Lean Startup, Running Lean, Scrum, Continuous Integration, TDD, DevOps, UX, Design Thinking, Story Telling ...

·         Experience using Agile collaboration tools like Jira, VersionOne, Rally, Bamboo, others.

·         The ability to train and mentor on Agile Methodologies.

·         Capacity to animate and conduct facilitation workshops.

·         3-5 years’ experience or relevant exposure in software development and maintenance activities in a large-scale organization.

·         Experience in

-          Applying specifc Agile Methods, Techniques and Tools.

-          Actively being part of a large-scale transformation program.

·         Successful experience of working with distributed teams is a serious asset.

We offer: 

·         A challenging position in a fast growing company with an international presence.

·         A stimulating working environment with a really good team spirit maintained by lots of internal events (teambuilding, ...).

·         A dynamic culture focused on personal development.

·         A wide range of training and career development opportunities.


If you think you have what it takes, then send us your CV as soon as possible to join-us@contraste.com  Or search for us online at www.contraste.com to find out more information.



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