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You might hire an agile coach to:

  • Analyze current systems and processes, then design a custom strategy for the adoption and implementation of agile principles
  • Coach senior management in agile practices to ensure effective leadership

  • Train and mentor team members and empower them to make better decisions

  • Advance an organizational shift toward communication, collaboration, and flexibility by championing an agile mindset

Required skills and qualifications Preferred skills and qualifications
Proven experience implementing agile methodologies in similar organizational settings
Certification in computer science, IT, engineering, business, or a field related to the industry they will be working in
Strong understanding of Scrum, Kanban, and industry-specific agile frameworks
Certification in agile coaching, like the ​​Scrum Alliance’s Certified ScrumMaster certification
Excellent leadership, coaching, and mentoring skills
Ability to influence and coach senior leadership
A strategic and innovative mindset, with the ability to analyze complex problems
Strong problem-solving skills