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Agile Coach

  • Application Deadline: Sept. 4, 2022
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  • Application Deadline: Sept. 4, 2022
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Change Methodology is the department driving Santander Nordics Agile transformation and Center of Excellence for Agile and Change Management. We need additional hands-on deck to help us with the ongoing journey.

Agile Coach
Agile Coaches are principally responsible for training teams in the Bank’s Agile methodology and guiding and overseeing the development of Agile teams to ensure effective outcomes for the organization. They are responsible for guiding teams through the implementation process and are tasked with encouraging workers and leadership to embrace the Agile practices and culture. The Agile Coach’s goal is to arm Agile teams with the right knowledge, tools and training so that they’ll be able to use Agile to its full potential. This requires strong focus on driving continuous improvement.

This position is open for all locations in the Nordics : Lysaker in Norway, Solna in Sweden, Hvidovre in Denmark and Helsinki in Finland.

  • Supporting Agile Ways of Working implementation: Working in close dialogue with the Change Methodology Leader and Methods Specialist, support teams with the implementation and adoption of Agile based ways of working, practices and tools
  • Guidance and training: On an ongoing basis, guide, coach and train teams on our Agile-based ways of working, embracing the «servant leadership» ethos, in order to enable teams to extract maximum learning and value. A key component of the role will be to guide and support teams in pursuing continuous improvements
  • Agile cultural ambassadorship: Agile Coaches will act as ambassadors in guiding the organization and teams as to cultural shifts required to ensure the adoption of Agile practices and to extract sustainable value. A key requirement of the role is the establishment and cultivation of effective working relationships across all functions of the Bank. The Agile coach acts as a business partner by engaging and involving with the teams to ensure that the agreed model is implemented and improved.


  • Driving and supporting Agile Ways of Working implementation for the whole organisation
  • Guidance and training - On an ongoing basis, guide, coach and train teams on our Agile-based ways of working, practices and tools
  • Initiating, supporting and coaching Value Teams (business Agile teams)
  • Developing and improving an Agile training plan and providing Agile training in collaboration with HR (DOJO) and external vendors
  • Providing training/workshops on backlog management, refinement of EPICs, features++
  • Supporting Agile Release Trains and Coaching STE/RTE in PI planning and preparation
  • Facilitating workshops & retros as needed

Skills & Requirements

Specific competence and skills:

  • Structured, with ability to turn theory into practice
  • In depth understanding of Agile methods, practices and tools
  • Planning & execution skills
  • Proactive and independent
  • Curious and Collaborative, good relationship builder
  • Value-based, people focused, result-oriented leadership
  • Strong communication and influencing skills
  • Good business and process understanding
  • High work ethics standards
  • High working capacity
  • Feels a sense of urgency
  • English and Nordic language proficiency (preferable)
  • Good Powerpoint and Excel skills. Practical experience of collaboration tools such as Azure DevOps and Microsoft Teams. Bonus if you have experience with Planview’s LeanKit.


  • Minimum 7 years’ working experience
  • Minimum 5 years Agile Coach/Scrum Master experience
  • Preferably experience with driving Agile Transformation in large organizations
  • Certified SAFe Agilist and practitioner as we are implementing key components from SAFe like ARTs


Preferably Bachelor level education or higher

What we offer:

  • An opportunity to work in a large, high-performing international company, in a dynamic environment that is constantly changing
  • A corporate culture that is professional and dynamic, yet informal. Bureaucracy is kept to a minimum, as we expect our skilled employees to make long lasting and impactful decisions to shape our future
  • Highly competent, dedicated, and friendly co-workers with strong collaboration across the Nordics

Interested? If you have the right profile and enthusiasm and a residence permit in the Nordic region please submit your application and CV as soon as possible. Applications are considered on an ongoing basis. Any questions? Please contact Anel Kovac Change Methodology Leader, mail: [email protected]

Great Place to Work

  • Innovative and looking to the future

  • We invest in you

  • Employee benefits and discounts

  • Dynamic work environment

  • Engaged colleagues

  • Social events for all employees

  • BeHealthy | Your health is important to us

  • Competitive insurance and pension plans

  • We give back to society

  • Gode pensions- og forsikringsforhold

  • Vi investerer i din udvikling

  • Vi giver tilbage til samfundet

  • Medarbejderfordele og rabatter

  • Dedikeret kollegaer

  • Globale muligheder

  • Sociale arrangementer for alle medarbejdere

  • Innovativ og fremadtænkende virksomhed

  • Gode forsikrings- og pensjonsordninger

  • Sosiale arrangement for alle ansatte

  • BeHealthy | Din helse er viktig for oss

  • Innovativt og fremtidsrettet selskap

  • Vi investerer i deg

  • Vi gir tilbake til samfunnet

  • Personalgoder og rabatter

  • Dynamisk arbeidsmiljø

  • Engasjerte kolleger

  • Sociala evenemang för alla anställda

  • Dynamisk arbetsmiljö

  • Vi ger tillbaka till samhället

  • Konkurrenskraftiga pensioner & försäkringar

  • Innovation, förbättring och utveckling

  • Globala möjligheter

  • Friskvård - din hälsa är viktig för oss

  • Engagerade kollegor

  • Personalförmåner via Benify

About the company

We are a Nordic bank with more than 1,400 colleagues in Sweden, Norway, Denmark and Finland, and proud to be part of Banco Santander, one of the largest banks in the world with a solid history going back more than 160 years.

Our purpose is to help people and businesses prosper and we aim to be the best retail and commercial bank, earning the lasting loyalty of our people, customers, shareholders and communities - through simple, personal and fair banking.

In our organization we foster and value an engaged, challenging and passionate environment that provides opportunities for personal and professional growth. We operate in an ever changing environment, and believe the key to success is innovative involvement, a playful approach to active learning and continuous improvement in our daily work.

We are firmly committed to being a responsible bank in the way we operate, our culture, caring for our environment and giving back to society. Banco Santander is recognized as the most sustainable bank in the world following the publication of the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) for 2019.

Read more about responsible banking on our global webpages.

Santander Consumer Bank is one of the largest Nordic banks providing loans and credits, credit cards, deposits and insurance to private customers.

To learn more about Santander in the Nordics, please visit our local webpages


TA Nordic Bank with global strength

TPart of Banco Santander – one of the world’s largest financial institutions

TBanco Santander’s history goes back more than 160 years

TWorld’s Most Sustainable Bank 2019 (Dow Jones Sustainability Index 2019)

TOver 1200 employees across the Nordics

TWe serve over 1.6 million customers

TStrategic partnerships with over 10 000 car dealers, merchants and brokers

TInnovation is key to our future success

TBanco Santanders historie går mere end 160 år tilbage

TVerdens mest bæredygtige bank 2019 (Dow Jones Sustainability Index 2019)

T1.200 ansatte på tværs af Norden

TOver 1.6 mio kunder

TStrategiske partnerskaber med mere end 10.000 bilforhandlere, indkøbere og brokere

TInnovation er nøglen til vores fremtidige succes

TVi leverer digitale kundeoplevelser

TEn Nordisk bank med global styrke

TEn del af Banco Santander – en af verdens største finansielle institutioner

THistorien vår går tilbake til 1963 i Norge

TOver 600 000 kunder og 3500 partnere i Norge

T50/50 fordeling menn og kvinner

TOver 600 000 kunder og 3500 partnere i Norge

TStørst på billån i Norge

TFremtidsrettede | Først ute i Norge med ApplePay

TVi er dedikert til å være en ansvarlig långiver!

TInnovative | Vår siste nyvinning SHFT – en abonnementsløsning for bil

TEn nordisk bank med global styrka

TDel av Banco Santander - en av världens största finansiella institutioner

TBanco Santanders historia går tillbaka mer än 160 år

TVärldens mest hållbara bank 2019 (Dow Jones Sustainability Index 2019)

T1200 anställda i Norden

TVi servar över 1,6 miljoner kunder

TInnovation är nyckeln till vår framgång

TVi levererar digitala kundupplevelser i framkant

Santander Consumer Bank Nordics

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