Lead EDABI Operations Consultant

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Employer
Target
Location
Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
Posted
Jan 13, 2018
Closes
Jan 23, 2018
Category
Business
Employment Status
Full Time

EDABI Operations Consultant

Summary:

Play a key role as an EDABI Agile Operations Consultant to help Target Enterprise Data, Analytics and BI teams and organization improve delivery, increase operational efficiency and drive improved outcomes.

Key Responsibilities:

Improve delivery as an embedded consultant

·Embed with 1 to 3 teams for 3-6 month periods to drive implementation of agile practices and routines and help teams develop self-organizing habits

·Play various roles as needed including providing individual contributions in addition to consulting

·Examples include but are not limited to:

  • Define clear Objectives and Key Results (OKRs) and measurements of success to enable clarity and focus
  • Facilitate agile ceremonies and product discovery activities
  • Identify and implement tools and practices to help teams increase focus on customer
  • Plan and schedule work and track progress and outcomes using agile project management tools
  • Communicate priorities and timelines to customers and stakeholders
  • Change management and customer education programs

Drive improved outcomes through agile coaching and consulting

·Serve as an expert on agile and product delivery practices and methods

·Consult with teams to define Objectives and Key Results and communicate progress

·Benchmark industry and leverage research/intelligence to build strategies for tracking and measuring progress  

·Identify roadblocks and impediments and generate recommendations to improve effective team delivery

·Partner across the enterprise to enable consistency and continuous improvement

Drive operational efficiencies

·Define, implement and support lightweight processes and best practices that enable consistency when appropriate

·Utilize facilitation to help teams work through change quickly and develop routines

·Research industry trends to find and implement innovative and effective tools for distributed teams

Skills:

·Team-orientated and passionate about developing others' skills and capabilities

·Quickly establish rapport, credibility, trust and respect with peers, team members and leaders

·Drive work independently and play different roles on ambiguous projects

·Strong sense of ownership, accountability and learning lessons from failures

·Synthesize complex problems and clearly communicate critical issues and actionable opportunities

·Strong critical thinking and ability to leverage research to build strategies

·Experience with agile project management and leading agile teams in some agile structure

Desired Background:

·Bachelor degree

·10 years work experience

·Prior experience in business intelligence, technology, continuous improvement or operational role highly desirable

·5+ years of managing teams or large, cross functional projects with a strong track record of delivery

·Experience with Lean, Agile and Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery practices

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