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Sanofi Group Digital Agile Coach in Cambridge, Massachusetts

Position overview

The Digital organization has adopted a new governance model grounded in simplicity, agility, and transparency and Agile is instrumental for implementing it.

Our version of Agile will be customized to our needs and evolve based on our changing landscape. We will learn from what others have done, but always evaluate if solutions work for us.

As part of the Digital Agile COE, Digital Agile Coaches help the Digital organization to implement “our” Agile methodology developing agile teams and facilitating the organizational culture change necessary for sustained agile success.

Job Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Encourage employee and stakeholder buy-in.

  • Foster teams and cultures that practice Agile and guide them into “our” agile methodology.

  • Educate employees at all level on the business and Digital sides by providing the appropriate trainings.

  • Coaches the Pods and the Agile roles in the methodology and along the Tuckman maturity stages of setup (Forming, Storming, Norming, Performing) to help them transform to being self-managing and accountable.

  • Setup and/or animate agile communities to learn from each other, establish best practices, and evolve Agile going forward.

  • Works with the leadership to see the future and be patient along the journey.

  • Help teams navigate agile tools and software.

Required Skills:

  • Strong understanding of Scrum.

  • 4-5 years of proven experience as a Scrum Master (https://www.cio.com/article/3223139/project-management/what-is-a-scrum-master-a-key-role-for-project-success.html)

  • Experience as a Scrum master (https://www.cio.com/article/3223139/project-management/what-is-a-scrum-master-a-key-role-for-project-success.html) or with the agile methodology.

  • Strong servant leadership skills with the ability to influence

  • Knowledge of agile software development.

  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills since you’ll be working closely with teams across Digital - including leadership - and with consumers.

  • Good knowledge of Sanofi’s culture to use the appropriate approach to help teams to adopt the agile methodology.

  • Problem solving skills.

  • Ability to give meaning to the agile journey, addressing active and passive resistances.

  • Experience in informally leading multicultural and distributed teams (i.e. champion networks)

Sanofi Inc. and its U.S. affiliates are Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employers committed to a culturally diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race; color; creed; religion; national origin; age; ancestry; nationality; marital, domestic partnership or civil union status; sex, gender, gender identity or expression; affectional or sexual orientation; disability; veteran or military status or liability for military status; domestic violence victim status; atypical cellular or blood trait; genetic information (including the refusal to submit to genetic testing) or any other characteristic protected by law.

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At Sanofi diversity and inclusion is foundational to how we operate and embedded in our Core Values. We recognize to truly tap into the richness diversity brings we must lead with inclusion and have a workplace where those differences can thrive and be leveraged to empower the lives of our colleagues, patients and customers. We respect and celebrate the diversity of our people, their backgrounds and experiences and provide equal opportunity for all.

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