Agile Coach

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Are you passionate about driving organizational transformation and empowering teams to reach their full potential? Join Kramp, a leader in agricultural parts and digital commerce, in our mission to revolutionize the ag-tech industry. We are seeking an Agile Coach to play a pivotal role in supporting the success of Kramp and its tech teams. 

As an Agile Coach, you will play a critical role in supporting the success of Kramp and its product teams. With your passion for leading change and focus on delivering results you make sure the teams are performing at their best and establish a more mature agile way of working. Together with other agile coaches you are guiding product teams in their agile journey and enable cross-team collaboration.  

Things that will keep you busy if you join our team as an Agile Coach: 

  • Team Growth and Maturity: Act as a trusted advisor and coach for teams transitioning to agile methodologies, fostering a culture of continuous improvement and agility. You lead by example and get your hands dirty, stepping into the scrum master role and setting the basis of team maturity for young teams.  

  • You lead the team health conversations and connect with managers to build an environment where teams can take ownership of their own challenges and grow. 

  • Framework Implementation: Provide guidance on implementing agile frameworks across different departments, including Development, Product Management, Marketing, and Operations. 

  • Training and Workshops: Conduct training sessions and workshops to educate team members and stakeholders on agile principles, practices, roles, ceremonies, and artifacts. 

  • Goal and Planning: Facilitate the imlementation of the OKR framework for the product teams.  

  • Scrum Master Support: our scrum masters/team facilitators are team members that take in role part time. You mentor, guide and coach team members in growing their agile mastery and facilitation skills to enable self-organizing teams.   

  • Issue Resolution: Identify impediments that hinder team productivity or limit agility; work closely with stakeholders to resolve issues promptly while promoting self-management among teams. 

  • Transparency Promotion: Promote transparency by facilitating information sharing across various levels of the organization through tools like visual management boards or digital dashboards. 

  • Collaboration: Work cohesively with other Agile coaches and scrum masters in the organization for a consistent agile way of working. 

What will help you be successful in this role: 

  • Successful record as an Agile Coach or Senior Scrum Manager in a tech environment or understanding of the software development lifecycle. 

  • Experience working with teams new to Agile development or coming from various backgrounds. 

  • Experience coaching diverse roles (software engineers, product owners, managers) in shifting from project to a product way of working. 

  • In-depth knowledge of various Agile methodologies (e.g., Scrum, Kanban, Lean, XP). 

  • Data-driven mindset with a focus on transforming the organization from a budget-driven to a value-driven approach. 

  • Proficiency in English is required. Fluency in Dutch is an advantage. 

  • Openness to travel to Varsseveld for 2x a week, as this role is mainly focused on teams working in Varsseveld. 

What does Kramp offer: 

  • 25 vacation days and 12 ADV days (based on a full-time contract) 

  • Flexible working policy in hours and location 

  • Travel- and working from home allowance 

  • Profit sharing bonus 

  • Budget for training and courses 

  • Generous pension plan 

  • Hybrid working policy where there is a combination of working from home and working from our two locations; Utrecht (main location) and Varsseveld. 

About Kramp:  

Thanks to our ambitions we are active throughout Europe: a leading position in the agricultural market for parts. We heavily invest in E-Business and innovations. Our aim is to make it easy for our customers to run their business. Working at Kramp means working with over 3500 international colleagues. The people at Kramp are enthusiastic, professional, and involved. We speak our customers’ language, understand their challenges, and earn their trust to exceed their expectations. Our promise “It’s that easy” is embedded in our culture and DNA.   

Kramp’s Tech department discovers and builds e-commerce & data science solutions that are aimed at giving the ag-tech industry a push forward. We are building a multi-tenant microservice platform, serving thousands of customers and generating a turnover of one billion euros per year. The product is stable and allows us to focus our attention on new feature development. 

Kramp ensures a good life/work balance providing freedom in planning your workweek and keeping in mind that building digital products is a team game. Our everyday focus is to provide a healthy and inspirational environment, which enables our teammates to grow and learn day by day. 

 More about Kramp: https://www.careeratkramp.com/nl-nl   

 

Contact   

Do you like to know more about this vacancy?  

Send an e-mail to eva.joosten@kramp.com 

Utrecht (NL)

Varsseveld (NL)