Direct Client Req:: Need Agile Transformation Coach ,Long Term Remote

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Hi, We are a service provider to large government agencies, and I have a State agency in St. Paul, MN looking to bring an Agile Transformation Coach! Role Agile Coach Location REMOTE Duration 12-24+ Months Feel free to reach out to me rohit AT rkcs.com or SIX-FIVE-ONE FIVE-ZERO-FIVE ZERO-SIX-TWO-ONE Responsibilities Business executives and transformation team regarding the value of Agile, DevOps, and other necessary practices and processes to support a product-oriented operating model. Partner with Organization Change Management resources to ensure successful transformation through engaged and informed leadership and a workforce prepared for change through careful attention to cultural indicators. Identify potential pitfalls and risks to successful transformation and potential ways to mitigate them. Identify constraints, including bureaucratic processes that challenge the successful transformation and engage with relevant leaders to overcome them while maintaining compliance. Advise agency leaders regarding engagement and alignment across the organization (MNIT and business). Advise the team and decision makers in the context of the relevant bargaining agreements regarding organizational size and structure, new roles and their ideal placement among business or IT, and fixed versus variable labor. Identify recommendation for individual, group and enterprise training to facilitate the successful adoption of new roles and processes. Participate in the revision of project and portfolio reporting to align with Agile, DevOps, and product-oriented practices while still meeting all required reporting standards for state government and recipients of enhanced federal funding. Framework may include guidance, examples, templates, roadmaps, agendas, presentations, and other materials Addressing the cultural environment and leadership engagement needed for large scale Agile adoption. Getting the transformation toward Agile started, driving it, and sustaining it, including identification of key roles to coordinate the transformation. Engaging and aligning business and technology. Defining and designing Agile products. Aligning organizational size and structure, new team roles, and labor allocation to support Agile at scale within the statersquos unique labor environment. Determining delivery approach (SCRUM vs. Lean vs. some other method) that would best work at an agency Defining transformation success and measuring adoption progress Achieving a funding model that can support a product-centric operating model based on Agile principles. Designing an architectural structure and maturation strategy that supports Agile development across diverse tools, software, and infrastructure unique to each partnership. Discussion of ways to phase andor pilot the transformation and how to scale it. Measuring success and continuous improvement of the operating model. A glossary of Agile terms and concepts. A required and recommended reading list for stakeholders and key roles in the transformation. Document an organizational change management model and approach for Agile transformation at agencies. REQUIRED SKILLS EXTREMELY High level SAFe 5.0 Certified Agile Coach Experience in a leadership role transforming from project to product operating model within an organization of at least 500 people. Experience as a leader adopting AGILE and DevOps within a large organization. Experience defining product taxonomy, and mapping technologies and people to products for a complex business. Deep understanding and ability to explain to both business and technology leaders the strategic drivers and risks of each stage of the transformation and at high level decisions points throughout the transformation. Ability to sustain transformation efforts through executive-level leadership transitions that are commonplace in executive government. Experience developing, adopting andor rolling out necessary forms and templates to capture and sufficiently flesh out inputrequestsideas into a product operating model. Must have experience with Agile Transformation at the Corporate level. ROHIT KUMAR RK CONSULTANCY SERVICES, INC. 3800 American Blvd W Suite 1500 Minneapolis, MN 55431 Direct Fax mailto www.rkcs.com httpwww.rkcs.com Serving Twin Cities and surrounding area clients since 1998hellip MBE, NMSDC, DBE, SBA 8(A) RK CONSULTANCY SERVICES, INC. a Minnesota based IT Services Provider is a preeminent federalstate and local government IT Solutions specialist that offers best practice methodologies, industry leading technology and knowledgeable, experienced staff. We provide customer friendly, government compliant services that reflect RKCSrsquo own mission, which emphasizes ldquoa high level of integrity, professionalism and customer servicerdquo. RKCS has a significant footprint as an IT service provider to the public sector clients in Minnesota and nationwide. We are proud to be the only Minnesota based federal 8a certified company currently in the program, and with more certifications including GSA Sch. 70, TAPS IDIQ (Indefinite Delivery Indefinite Quantity. RKCS is an E-Verify employer