PowerMax Lead Methodology Coach/Scrum Master (m/f)

15 Nov 2016
19 Dec 2016
Oil and Gas
Contract Type
Full Time
As the Lead Methodology Coach you will be responsible for the PowerMax Deployment and Blueprint methodology. You govern, improve and maintain the project methodology with all templates. Train all Project Managers on the methodology and measure the compliance.
You will be involved as a scrum master in the pilot project to implement Agile in PMx and ensure a transition of the whole PMx organization to the new way of working.

Essential Responsibilities

• Be the owner for the PMx project methodology which is based on the waterfall model. Train all involved stakeholders and be the first contact for questions.
• Establish a new methodology which is Agile/Scrum based and be the methodology coach for all involved PMx people in the pilot project as a scrum master.
• Coach teams to improve on their Agile practices. You will help teams determine which Agile Framework best suites them.
• Train teams in Fastworks, Agile and Scrum basics.
• Challenge teams (and scrum masters) to improve the Agile and technical maturity by focusing the team on the goals of the current iteration, keeping them on track, and removing barriers that block the team so they can deliver high quality working software.
• Coach the team in Scrum project management practices through building organic, self-organizing agile teams and integrating them into the enterprise, creating a guiding, shared team vision, project vision, and product vision.
• After a successful pilot, establish the new methodology in the PMx organization and ensure a transition phase.
• Be accountable for removing impediments to the ability of the team to deliver the product goals and deliverables.
• Measure and improve the compliance with the methodology.


• University degree or high-level specialist training
• Strong leadership skills, with a significant experience in large and innovative projects
• A relevant experience as a Scrum mentor, Scrum master or product owner
• A solid and proven experience in project management in the software domain in general (ideally SAP, but this is not a must)

Further more, we are looking for:
• Excellent communicator, with the ability and seniority to interact and influence across multiple levels of management and stakeholders
• Hands-on experience with modern processes, supporting agile and iterative IT development
• Understanding of the Fast Works methodology would be an additional benefit
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills
• Very good knowledge in English written and verbal

Desired Characteristics

• Proven experience facilitating meetings and influencing others
Ability to identify and analyze complex issues, and to recommend and implement solutions required
• Proven experience managing business application projects, specifically ERP projects preferred
• Project management certification (PMP, IPMA or Prince2) would be an additional asset
• Certified Scrum Professional or certified Enterprise Coach from Scrum Alliance