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What are Agile Coach skills?

Agile Coach is a leadership role and it requires multiple skills however the skill and experience requirements differ from Organization to Organization.

Below is a list of skills required for an agile coach (The list is arrived at by analyzing 9 agile coach job descriptions across various industries. The skills are not in order and there are overlaps as the terms are used by various companies across organizations)

  • Agile Development
  • Continuous Improvement
  • Problem-Solving
  • Lean Portfolio Management (LPM)
  • Stakeholder Management
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Coaching ( Individual and Team Level)
  • Executive Coaching
  • KPI/Metric Monitoring
  • Organisational Transformation
  • Backlog Prioritisation
  • Decision Making
  • Software Development Lifecycle
  • Growth Mindset
  • Risk Management
  • Inclusive Leadership
  • Collaboration and leadership
  • Strong communication and facilitation
  • Proactively acts to address obstacles
  • Implement positive change
  • Focus on results – creatively solves problems to ensure goals and objectives are met or exceeded
  • Deep understanding of Agile principles, values, and methodologies, with expertise in Scrum and Kanban
  • Culture Transformation
  • Program Management
  • Lean Management
  • Inclusive Leadership
  • Previous experience as a collaborative leader
  • Must have excellent analytical, organizational, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Must be detail-oriented and results-oriented with strong problem solving and time management skills
  • Must have proven experience in working and communicating effectively in cross-functional teams
  • Must have strong teamwork qualities with the ability to establish and maintain solid working relationships with peers, vendors, senior management, and other departments