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Job vacancy; Digital: Agile Coach & Brand Executive – Vodacom

- November 30, 2018
Digital: Agile Coach

Role purpose:
• The Agile Coach is responsible for leading and evangelizing the organization wide agile transformation, motivating and energizing the organization through employment of agile technique
• This role is responsible for driving and supporting the adoption of an agile mind set, methodologies, and behaviors in all members of the organization
• This role is responsible for working closely with key agile team members, such as the Agile Program Manager, Scrum Masters, Product Owners, and Product Managers to establish consistent and best-practice agile processes and principles
• This role is responsible for defining agile adoption and performance metrics, monitoring and assessing them regularly, and identifying areas for improvement
Key accountabilities and decision ownership

• Evangelize the organization wide agile transformation and guide the organisation through its agile journey and maturity
• Define and refine organization’s agile principles, practices, standards and ceremonies, according to both best practice and enterprise goals
• Mentor and coach all levels of the organization on agile principles, practices, roles, artefacts and ceremonies to maintain consistency of adoption and continuously improve performance
• Define agile adoption measurements and evaluate and report the performance and adherence of the organization on a regular basis
• Act as a catalyst to seed emerging practices& knowledge from one team to another
Core competencies, knowledge and experience [max 5]:
• Trusted and respected as a thought leader and change agent who can influence and persuade business and IT leaders
• Natural “servant” leader, with the ability to develop and communicate the objectives, inspire, coach, and motivate staff, and maintain alignment with the business outcome vision
• Ability to continue to monitor, learn, and implement industry best practices from the agile community
• A high degree of apolitical sensitivity, with effective persuasion, negotiation, and dependency resolution skills, both within and outside the domain
• Strong business acumen, including with an in-depth understanding of the contribution of the domain or business outcome to the wider digital business strategy and roadmap
• Ability to contextualise the wider business and financial goals to the domain and make decisions, prioritization, and recommendations accordingly
• Excellent collaboration skills
• Strong time-management skills, with the ability to juggle multiple balls
• Agile software development environment and methods such as Scrum, Kanban, XP, TDD and BDD
• Scaled Agile experiences and expertise in frameworks such as SAFe, LeSS, DAD or Spotify
• Agile ceremonies, tools, and artefacts e.g. retrospectives, demos, increment planning, information radiators
• User story definition and team backlog management and estimation

Must have technical / professional qualifications:
• A Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems or other related field
• 5 – 7 years’ experience as Agile Coach, Scrum Master, or Product Owner with agile teams
• At least three years of agile coaching in large delivery organizations
• Extensive experience leading teams using agile methodologies
• At least 3 years of experience working with scaled agile frameworks (SAFe, Less, DAD Spotify)
• Certified Agile Coach, Certified Scrum Master (CSM), Professional Scrum Master (PSM) or similar
• Extensive experience working with agile methodologies, such as Scrum, Kanban, XP, TDD, and BDD
• Professional experience and knowledge of the Telecommunications industry strongly preferred

To apply search this link https://vodafone.referrals.selectminds.com/tanzania/jobs/digital-agile-coach-48985


Brand Executive


Role purpose:
The Brand and Communication Executive is a good entry level position in marketing and overall brand management career. Reporting to the Head of Brand and Communication, she/he will work closely with a team in the implementation of various marketing plans and activities from development to execution. He/she will join a dynamic and a very fast-paced environment and will work on executions allowing Vodacom to get closer to its consumer segments, grow in market share and improve its brand’s customer’s perception and guide customers into the immersion of a bold new digital world.

Key accountabilities and decision ownership
• Implement appropriate marketing strategy to ensure strong brand performance.
• Manage brand / segments through thorough brand analysis and growth strategies
• Keep up to date with market trends and new developments utilizing information for brand performance improvement.
• Work with Agencies (Creative, Digital, Media and Events) on inter-departmental initiatives to ensure that execution is aligned with brand framework.
• Plan and develop internal events/ activities such as staff roadshows working hand in hand with PR and Human Resources for every service/product launche
• Provide assistance in terms of logistics for different meetings, taking actionable minutes and following up with key stakeholders.
• Updating and maintaining the marketing department’s documentation and databases ( Invoices, Contracts & campaign and media plan sign-offs)
• Administering the SAP system from LPO generation to payments of goods and/or services to the brand and comms suppliers. Training will be provided for this.
• Submit systematic activity and results reports as requested

Core competencies, knowledge and experience
• A minimum of 2 years’ experience in brand management.
• Passionate about brands and technology
• Analytical, communication and interpersonal skills.
• Proactive, honest and trustworthy.
Must have technical/professional qualifications:

• Relevant marketing or communication qualifications (degree level)
• Strong Project management skills with a clear focus on results
• Brand & understanding of consumer behavior and how they engage with different brands.
• Creative thinking
• Personable, presentable and articulate
• Leadership skills.
• Up-to-date with latest trends and marketing best practic

To apply search this link https://vodafone.referrals.selectminds.com/tanzania/jobs/brand-executive-48949