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Senior Agile Coach - Gdańsk

Do you want to be part of a high performing IT team and take our ways of working to the next level? Are you an ambitious, proactive, self-driven individual and at the same time a team player with strong experience with agile ways of working and facilitation? If yes, you now have a great opportunity to develop your career in IT Solutions in Arla.


Welcome to Global Shared Services in Gdansk

Arla is a global farmer-owned organisation that is behind many well-known and loved brands, including Arla Apetina®, Castello®, Lurpak® and many, many more. 


As an Agile Coach, you become a part of our Global Shared Services in Gdansk. Here, you won’t find factory machines or farmers. Instead, you will join over 500 colleagues dedicated to supporting all of Arla with IT, HR, financial and procurement operations. Joining us, you will take part in our mission to make a real difference for colleagues near and far. 


With over 10 years of existence in Gdansk, we offer you a lot of knowledge and the opportunity to par-take in challenging and exciting innovation projects. As a part of the Arla organisation, you will also enjoy a Scandinavian, collaborative work culture. We are all on first name terms with each other, and we truly appreciate diversity and individuality.


A Senior Agile coach with skills that really rocks – is that you? 


Are you ready to start your next journey within the field of Agile leadership? Do you consider yourself a skilled expert with passion for lean agile improvements. Are you an ambitious, proactive, self-driven individual with a natural focus on growing people and teams? If yes, then we would like to welcome you to the IT Excellence Team in Arla IT.


About the job

You will be joining a mature high performing team with 6 great colleagues in Aarhus and Gdansk helping all our Agile release Trains and IT Operations in constantly improving their ways of working and helping the become excellent - both skillset wise and behavior wise.


Our main responsibility is to help IT reach sustainable high performance through supporting improvements in IT mindset, ways of working, processes and tools. You will be an active part of our lean agile coaching, consulting and facilitation activities and you’ll have a great chance to develop and grow together with us.


Who are you?

We are looking for a colleague with great insights and several years of experience as an agile coach or in another agile leadership role. You are comfortable interacting and sparring with people in our IT leadership team, the Release Train Management, and our scrum teams and you know how to grow and develop people, both as an Agile Coach outside the organization, and also as a consultant working in IT.


We are looking for the following competences:

• Strong belief and understanding of servant-leadership as a Senior Agile Coach

• Great communicator and facilitator with change management skills

• A supportive personality that gets motivated by coaching people and teams at all levels

• Deep understanding of SAFe as a framework and how to apply in real world agile transformations


Do you have what it takes?


To succeed in this role, you also:

• Have strong listening and observation skills and knows how to build good relations with people

• Have a deep passion for coaching and supporting in agile ways of working

• Have a natural “yes” to new ideas and likes to learn and try out new things

• Are a phenomenal teammate who enables and others to succeed


What do we offer?

We offer an inspiring workplace where you will be able to grow and learn. You will be working with skilled colleagues and be part of a team with a great passion for supporting the organization. We have a positive, unformal and collaborative culture in the team. As team we work agile with a strong connection to our Business Owners and other Stakeholders within the organization


Application and contact

If you want to drive innovation and help your colleagues worldwide, then seize this exciting opportunity and apply.


We have a purpose for Good
At Arla, we strive to unlock the highest potential in each other while working together to create a sustainable future of dairy. We call it Stronger People Stronger Planet and it is deeply anchored in our organisation and founded on our commitment to respecting human rights, increasing access to healthy dairy nutrition, inspiring good food habits, and improving the environment for future generations. In order to succeed we need to hire people with a sustainable mindset. Could this be you?


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