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Bank of the West Senior Agile@Scale Transformation Delivery Leader in Tempe, Arizona

Senior Agile@Scale Transformation Delivery Leader


At Bank of the West, our people are having a positive impact on the world. We’re investing where we feel we can make the most impact, like advancing diversity and women entrepreneurship programs, financing for more small businesses, and promoting programs for sustainable energy. From our locations across the U.S., Bank of the West is taking action to help protect the planet, improve people’s lives, and strengthen communities. We are part of BNP Paribas, a global leader supporting the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Yes, we’re a bank, but as the bank for a changing world, we are continually seeking to improve the ways we help our customers, while contributing to more sustainable and equitable growth.

Job Description Summary

Are you an inspirational leader and change agent that builds game-changing teams? Are you the Agile@Scale expert that everyone looks to? Do you have fantastic communication and consulting skills? Are you excited to work on a large, high-profile transformation initiative with scaled agile at its center? Are you comfortable working closely with executive level management and want to grow your career?

In the Senior Agile@Scale Delivery Leader role, you'll ensure transformation success by leveraging your experience in scaled environments to enable predictable, quality delivery across multiple tribes while maintaining a focus on the continuous improvement of the Agile@Scale ecosystem. The Agile Delivery Lead will optimize tribe productivity by removing impediments that may obstruct the pursuit of the enterprise goals and by preserving flexibility and ability to rapidly respond to cross tribe changes and challenges.

The Senior Agile@Scale Delivery Leader will provide coaching and mentoring to their team, enterprise tribes, and executives to adopt organizational best practices in agility, and an agile mindset, making us all faster, better, and happier. The Agile Delivery Lead will create and deploy practical solutions that accelerate business and technology to create value with a maniacal focus on the customer. The successful leader will be able to work under minimal supervision as well as within a team environment.

Essential Job Functions

  1. Extraordinary ability to communicate the value of Scaled Agility to the bank, including executives, managers, and individual contributors.

  2. Connect the concepts of business strategy, operations, and agility including our agile@scale Target Operating Model (TOM) transformation, and change management

  3. Co-create, design, and support enterprise Agile@Scale transformation roll-out.

  4. Provide scaled Agile leadership coaching and training to scrum masters, product owners, tribe leaders, and executives.

  5. Collaborate directly with tribes to coach and guide them on the mechanics of Agile methods to achieve optimal team effectiveness.

  6. Create, launch, and facilitate Agile collaborative groups, Communities of Practice, and Agile Working Groups.

  7. Continuously develop the skills of potential and existing coaches impacting all levels of the organization.

  8. Embrace servant leadership and display the behaviors that come with the key mindset shifts associated with Agile methods.

  9. Coach tribes and management towards improving Agile process and metrics, evaluate and mentor existing Tribes/Squads.

  10. Develop the enterprise Agile coaches, tribe/squad coaches, and release train engineers, to improve how they help delivery Tribes/Squads and Portfolios manage and optimize predictable flow of value.

  11. Partner with executive leaders on establishing tailored agile transformation roadmaps and plans across different areas of the business.

  12. Able to coach and train in Agile at all levels of the organization, leveraging the BotW Agile framework, including Scrum and Kanban as well as Agile@Scale principles.

  13. Instills the discipline within the Agile tribes to commit to Quarterly Agile Planning, with small batches of work, reducing feedback cycles, and adjusting to changing needs.

  14. Advises on key Iteration (Product Increment, Sprints, etc.) practices, on how to effectively and pragmatically teach tribes how to break work into small features and user Story backlogs and groom for the next product increment or sprint.


Other Knowledge and Skills

  • Success in leading large scale, complex, business and technical cross-org. transformation initiatives.

  • Strong people leader with proven ability to build game-changing teams, assess and coach talent, develop people, mentor, and course-correct with precision.

  • Ability to encourage and support the personal development of each individual and the development of the team as a unit.

  • Strong partner, coach and influencer at the executive level.

  • Ability to foster teamwork at all levels through influence over authority.

  • Expert facilitator.

  • Ability to communicate clearly and concisely at all levels of the organization

  • Able to listen to and supports teams in systematic problem identification and problem solving.

  • Able to relentlessly seek to improve the way individuals work together & deliver value.

Equal Employment Opportunity Policy

Bank of the West is an Equal Opportunity employer and proud to provide equal employment opportunity to all job seekers without regard to any status protected by applicable law. Bank of the West is also an Affirmative Action employer - Minority / Female / Disabled / Veteran.

Bank of the West will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance subject to the requirements of all state and federal laws and regulations.

Job: Project Management

Location: United States-California-San Ramon

Other Locations: United States-Nebraska-Omaha, United States-Texas-Dallas, United States-Washington-Seattle, United States-California-Los Angeles, United States-Georgia-Atlanta, United States-California-San Francisco, United States-Illinois-Chicago, United States-New York-New York, United States-Arizona-Tempe, United States-California-City of Industry

Requisition ID: 056065