Manager, Agile Transformation Coach

Lake County, Illinois
Oct 12, 2021
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
About AbbVie
AbbVie’s mission is to discover and deliver innovative medicines that solve serious health issues today and address the medical challenges of tomorrow. We strive to have a remarkable impact on people’s lives across several key therapeutic areas: immunology, oncology, neuroscience, eye care, virology, women’s health and gastroenterology, in addition to products and services across its Allergan Aesthetics portfolio. For more information about AbbVie, please visit us at Follow @abbvie on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, YouTube and LinkedIn.

  • Develop, plan, analyze and execution to AbbVie’s overall Agile strategy. 
  • Support Director of Agile Transformation by creating coaching guidelines for other Agile coaches and practitioners.
  • Provides strategic guidance, issue escalation and resolution, and thought leadership.
  • Provide coaching to Agile delivery teams, ensuring that initiatives are on track, appropriately resourced and risks and issues are appropriately managed.
  • Establish and monitor key metrics that support deployment of Agile methodology, scaling and enablement. Develop and implement mitigations for any under-performing metrics.
  • Develop and implement policies and programs as necessary to support Agile expansion.
  • Effectively partner with other IT organizations and process owners to establish Agile standards to ensure alignment and the expansion of Agile.
  • Facilitate change management.
  • Supporting adoption and training where needed.
  • Support adoption and continuous improvement for Agile methodologies and processes.
  • Support the culture of continuous improvement by identifying activities, projects and initiatives and obtaining customer or senior leadership support as needed for process improvement activities.
  • Actively partner and communicate regularly with ePortfolio Management & Tech Ops leadership on important issues and opportunities that impact the delivery of processes.
  • Build relationships other IT organizations and serve as a trusted adviser for Agile methodologies and expansion/adoption.
  • Innovate on our current development methodologies and ways of thinking and develop new approaches to change how IT teams deliver services and solutions.

    Bachelor's Degree with 7 years experience; Master's Degree with 6 years experience; PhD with 2 years experience of IT experience in process engineering and experience in project management.
  • 5 years of Project nagement experience with at least 2-3 years of Agile(SAFe framework) Project Management experience.
  • Demonstrated experience and deep understanding of the pharmaceutical/ life science business including the applicable business and technology processes.
  • Ability to prioritize and multi-task and strong problem resolution skills.
  • Certified Scrum Master (CSM) from Scrum Alliance.
  • Demonstrated ability to coordinate cross-functional teams towards task completion and facilitate consensus across key BTS personnel.
  • Strong interpersonal/relationship management skills.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills with the ability to articulate complex ideas in easy to understand business terms to senior leaders as well as end users.
  • Ability to work in a dynamic, agile environment where needs and priorities can change with tight deadline.

Significant Work Activities
Continuous sitting for prolonged periods (more than 2 consecutive hours in an 8 hour day)
Yes, 5 % of the Time
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Equal Employment Opportunity
At AbbVie, we value bringing together individuals from diverse backgrounds to develop new and innovative solutions for patients. As an equal opportunity employer we do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex (including pregnancy), physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, protected veteran status, or any other legally protected characteristic.