Agile Coach for IT Research and Early Development

Category:  Digital & IT
Location: 

Måløv, Capital Region of Denmark, DK

   

Do you have a mindset of always improving the way we work and enhancing our value creation, efficiency, and cross functional collaboration? Do you think Agile coaching is more about servant leadership and developing teams and leaders, scale agile where needed, and less about running processes and events by the book? Would you like to be part of our Agile journey empowering us to use IT to unlock potential and, in the end, save more lives? 
 

Sounds like you? Then apply now!


What we are looking for?
The ideal candidate will have previous experience with the following skills and experiences:

  • Proven track record of hands-on experience in coaching agile teams at different maturity levels in the agile transformation
  • Capacity to effectively build followership and coach teams to adapt agile practices, principles, and values
  • Ability to engage with colleagues and stakeholders at all levels of an organization and actively drive cross-collaborative initiatives and build communities
  • Influence leaders to adapt an agile mindset and practices
  • A degree at minimum BA level in Business, Engineering, Computer Science, or similar field of study

 

As a person you should be passionate about agile ways of working, energized by working in a fast-moving environment, and willing to challenge the status quo while inspiring team members. Additionally, you posses empathy, energy, and curiosity to excel in an environment with a high degree of empowerment. Most of all you have great communication skills, and feel confident in dealing with difficult subjects.


Let’s talk about the role
As an Agile Coach, you are invited onboard into our agile journey, as part of Digital, Data & IT, Research & Early Development (DD&IT R&ED).Our digital transformation is a high priority, and the journey is to stay on top of and develop digital products within Novo Nordisk. It’s a global journey with 2100+ colleagues worldwide, driving tasks with a twist of Digital, Data and IT. 
As Agile Coach, you will become a key role in supporting the leadership team and the agile teams and teams collaborating in clusters. Furthermore, you will be member of our Lean Agile Centre of Excellence, setting direction for our agile transformation and being responsible also for initiatives across our teams.

 

In this role, your main responsibilities are:

  • Act as catalyst for change across our teams and promote an agile culture, with individuals, teams, and cluster of teams
  • Find pragmatic ways of working under different circumstances – yet knowing what good looks like
  • Ensure commitment and understanding at all levels to deliver value to the business and promote product focus and value delivered by exemplifying ways to get stakeholder engagement
  • Be able to exemplify continuous learning and an innovation culture for greater and bolder products
  • Collaborate with the Release Train Engineer, Product Managers and Solution Architects to drive the relentless improvement in our scaled setup, and coach agile teams as well as individuals e.g., Scrum Masters and Product Owners to help them spot and react on improvement areas

 

An important part of your job is also to share learnings and knowledge as basis for on-going development and implementation of best practices. In general, you can expect to work closely with your coach colleagues in ensuring alignment and collaboration across the organisation. You will be part of a department of Agile Coaches and Scrum Masters in DD&IT R&ED, and of a broader network of Agile Coaches in Novo Nordisk.


Join the Agile journey in DD&IT R&ED 
DD&IT R&ED is organized in agile teams together with our business partners. This close collaboration, with both solid IT implementation experience and expert understanding of the pharma research business, enables us to support digital transformation and innovation in all parts of the Novo Nordisk value chain – from idea to patient. We provide timely, best-in-class regulated and non-regulated IT solutions, infrastructure, and system management across the R&ED value chain. We strive to efficiently drive digital, data & IT innovation and transformation by leveraging agile methodologies.

 

We facilitate and lead IT deliveries and incrementally improve delivery excellence through agile ways of working, and are currently forming an organization to support the agile culture and are ambitious in our effort to onboard skilled employees to support this ambitious transformation.  


Join Novo Nordisk Family
Novo Nordisk is the leading pharmaceutical company within diabetes, located in the Copenhagen area. At Novo Nordisk we use our skills, dedication, and ambition to help people with diabetes and other chronicle deceases change their lives. By working with us you will have the opportunity to do the same in a global business environment. We never shy away from opportunities to develop, we seize them. From research and development, through to manufacturing, marketing, and sales – we are all working to move the needle on patient care.

 

Contact
Once you have applied for a position you will receive an automated communication informing you that your application has been received. Talent Acquisition will review your resume and interest in conjunction with the requirements of the role.  If there is interest in having you move forward in the process you will be contacted by a Novo Nordisk Talent Acquisition Representative regarding next steps. 

 

As a reminder, you can always view the status of your application by navigating to “View Profile” and selecting “Jobs Applied”.

 

In this recruitment process for any additional questions about the role Novo Nordisk is assisted by team’s People Leader, Søren Nørregaard Laursen, available under sqnl@novonordisk.com


Deadline 
31 July 2024

 

You are encouraged to attach a cover letter to your application, or include a few sentences about why you are applying in your CV. To ensure an efficient and fair recruitment process, please refrain from adding a photo in your CV.

 

We commit to an inclusive recruitment process and equality of opportunity for all our job applicants. 

 

At Novo Nordisk we recognize that it is no longer good enough to aspire to be the best company in the world. We need to aspire to be the best company for the world and we know that this is only possible with talented employees with diverse perspectives, backgrounds, and cultures. We are therefore committed to creating an inclusive culture that celebrates the diversity of our employees, the patients we serve and communities we operate in. Together, we’re life changing.
 

We commit to an inclusive recruitment process and equality of opportunity for all our job applicants. 

 

At Novo Nordisk we recognize that it is no longer good enough to aspire to be the best company in the world. We need to aspire to be the best company for the world and we know that this is only possible with talented employees with diverse perspectives, backgrounds and cultures. We are therefore committed to creating an inclusive culture that celebrates the diversity of our employees, the patients we serve and communities we operate in. Together, we’re life changing.