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Transformation Engagement Director (Agile)

Company: USAA
Location: Marion
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

Purpose of JobWe are looking for an Agile Transformation Engagement Director for the EPMO (Enterprise Portfolio Management Office). This is an Individual Contributor position and you will not have direct reports, although you will be leading initiative.Establishes and maintains strong relationships by designing and leading internal engagements for transformation, facilitating a guiding coalition of leaders, determining success criteria, and working with leaders and a team of internal and 3p coaches to achieve the transformation. Coaches, Establishes and maintains strong relationships by designing and leading internal engagements for transformation, facilitating a guiding coalition of leaders, determining success criteria, and working with leaders and a team of internal and 3p coaches to achieve the transformation. Coaches, trains and mentors in agile for Scrum Masters, Agile Product Owners, Teams, Leaders and Executives to leverage agile principles, practices and frameworks in order to deliver high value business capabilities. Serves as a subject matter expert on scaling agile development for the team. Coaches agile portfolios and may also coach programs/organizations and/or teams as needed to achieve business strategies. Serves as a subject matter expert on scaling agile development, including the use of scaling frameworks such as Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe), LeSS, DAD or others.Job RequirementsAbout USAAUSAA knows what it means to serve. We facilitate the financial security of millions of U.S. military members and their families. This singular mission requires a dedication to innovative thinking at every level.We embrace a robust veteran workforce and encourage veterans and veteran spouses to apply.Tasks:

  • Identifies and manages existing and emerging risks that stem from business activities and the job role.
  • Ensures risks associated with business activities are effectively identified, measured, monitored, and controlled.
  • Follows written risk and compliance policies, standards, and procedures for business activities.
  • Consults with senior leaders, EMG, and managers on transformational change, business agility and development operations trends within the industry as well as how internal initiatives can enable their organizations.
  • Provides coaching and hands-on support in complex situations to senior leaders and initiative leads such as problem-solving workshops, value identification workshops, prioritization and sequencing of outcomes, and lean portfolio management.
  • Enables senior leaders and EMG to apply systems thinking and other lean/agile concepts, strengthen collaboration and partnerships within the organization, and demonstrate how leaders help enable business agility.
  • Mentors and guides CoSA leaders and Senior Experience Owners to improve product management practices.
  • Works closely with Strategy, Change, Culture and key initiative leaders to align and connect messaging to enable agility and delivery of value to members, employees and USAA.
  • Facilitates stakeholders in creative problem solving via design thinking and other collaborative problem-solving processes.Minimum Education:
    • Bachelor's degree; OR 4 years of related experience (in addition to the minimum years of experience required) may be substituted in lieu of degree.Minimum Experience:
      • 8 years of experience performing as an Agile Coach in multiple Agile transformations including:
      • 4 years of consulting experience including engagement management and transformation.
      • 6 years of experience as an Agile Coach or working in a similar role in a lean or scrum environment and 2 years of experience with Lean Portfolio Management.
      • 2 years of experience leading teams.
      • Expert knowledge of multiple delivery frameworks.
      • Expert understanding of Lean-Agile methods and practices.
      • Demonstrated ability to influence change at the C level and executive level.
      • Demonstrated ability form productive relationships quickly and create spheres of influence.Preferred:
        • 5+ years experience in a large mid-size or large financial institution
        • 3+ years consulting experience with large management, agile consultancy, or internal transformation role
        • Prior experience as the leader of large-scale agile transformation
        • Proficiency with multiple types of agile and/or change management / transformation frameworks such as: SAFe, Waterfall, Kanban, Lean Management, Six Sigma, Prosci, Design Thinking, etc.
        • Experience leading large change management / transformation initiatives with significant cultural and organizational impact centered around operational efficiency and business agility.
        • Experience developing, facilitating, and curating training programs for enterprise-wide transformation initiatives. Proficiency with both with technical and business acumen Compensation:USAA has an effective process for assessing market data and establishing ranges to ensure we remain competitive. You are paid within the salary range based on your experience and market position. The salary range for this position is: $117,600 - $211,700 *(this does not include geographical differential, it may be applied based on your work location)Employees may be eligible for pay incentives based on overall corporate and individual performance or at the discretion of the USAA Board of Directors.*Geographical Differential: Geographic pay differential is additional pay provided to eligible employees working in locations where market pay levels are above the national average. Shift premium will be addressed on an individual-basis for applicable roles that are consistently scheduled for non-core hours. Benefits:At USAA our employees enjoy best-in-class benefits to support their physical, financial, and emotional wellness. These benefits include comprehensive medical, dental and vision plans, 401(k), pension, life insurance, parental benefits, adoption assistance, paid time off program with paid holidays plus 16 paid volunteer hours, and various wellness programs. Additionally, our career path planning and continuing education assists employees with their professional goals.Please click on the link below for more details. USAA Total RewardsRelocation assistance is not available for this position.

Keywords: USAA, San Antonio , Transformation Engagement Director (Agile), IT / Software / Systems , Marion, Texas

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