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Agile is easy to understand, but hard to master. Meaning: many professionals run into problems when making the switch. The same goes for software development teams. It’s easy to loose track of Agile principles along the way. But not when you’re around. You call out the obvious problems and support working through them. You also manage conflict resolution and provide process and behaviour guidance to eliminate waste and focus on delivery.
What do Agile Coaches do at Tobania?
Educate colleagues: you encourage Agile best practices and educate employees – senior and junior profiles alike – as well as clients on Agile principles. You provide all of them with adequate tools for their own work. If necessary, you provide trainings in Agile methodologies.
- Mentor a team: you provide employees with feedback and hands-on support. You also offer emotional assistance, keep standards high and look for ways to continuously improve the results of the team.
Develop an adaptation strategy: you often have to deal with developers who meet Agile for the first time. In other words, you have to create an adaptation strategy for every stage: from the early introduction of Agile until sustained practices.
- Implement an Agile methodology: you apply techniques that increase collaboration, predictability, transparency and promote an innovation culture. This also means you lead by example.
What profile are we looking for?
Besides your obvious drive and motivation, you’ll increase your chances by combining two or more of these criteria:
Studies: no specific degree or training required.
Experience: previous work experience as Project Manager in Agile environments.
Languages: proficient in Dutch and/or French, and a good knowledge of English.
Personal interests: you think Agile from the moment you wake up until you go to bed.
Strengths: you’re diplomatic, hands-on, flexible and a great team player.
Expertise: excellent interpersonal skills are an absolute must.
What do you get in return?
Tobania offers you:
an indefinite contract.
a competitive salary with plenty of fringe benefits, such as a company car, 12 extra vacation days, lunch cheques, a group and hospitalisation insurance.
a team of supportive colleagues who’ll make you feel right at home.
a chance to develop your talents in our Tobania.Academy and on-the-job coaching.
a challenging job on location.
So … Tobania, who’s that again?
Tobania is a dynamic and fast-growing Belgian company. We present ourselves as a Business & Technology Consulting partner for private businesses and governments who want advice, expertise, services and solutions to successfully execute their digital transformation process.
In 2019, we had a turnover of 97 million euros and we employed 1000 Tobians. By 2020, we aim to reach the 110 million euro target. Our strategy: keep on expanding and diversifying our services and solutions. But we need more Tobians to make that happen, so click on that apply button already.
Live up to your ambitions
“I initially started as a consultant at Tobania, but always with an ambitious plan in mind. I wanted to play my part in the story of a company. That promise has been fulfilled after two years: I grew from a consultant Program Manager to Operations Manager. This way, I contribute to the company’s game plan.”
“Being Operations manager at Tobania.Business, I am responsible for the link between our customers and our business consultants, together with my team of Business Managers. That also includes a lot of operational follow-up: I keep a close eye on the effeciency and budget of our unit.”
“We write the story of Tobania together: for me that’s only possible with motivated colleagues, who want to work together on the bigger picture. It's just like cooking: all ingredients together determine the success of your dish. Only with the right combination, you can achieve the best results: in the workplace and in the kitchen! Suprised that I’ll soon be the proud owner of a chef’s degree?”
David Decreemer, Operations Manager at Tobania
It’s a colourful life
“Trying new things adds colour to your life, it provides variety. That is something I wish everyone could do: take control of your life and try something new. Take steps towards what you really want to do. I apply this approach at work: give people the chance to be themselves. Then you can really discover the strengths in the other person and achieve quality together.”
“I am currently working as a coordinator/coach on a project at Partena Professionals. We are working according to a "Try and Hire" principle. We recruit new employees and coach them to be the best version of themselves in their field. After this learning phase, they become a Partena employee. I help them with every challenge they can face on that journey.”
“I don't like labels, so I actually don’t like to call myself ‘coach’. I like to focus on the person behind a role. This employee centricity of Tobania.Business is what really appealed to me. We embrace a non-classical way of thinking and approach projects with a focus on qualitative results. We are not a staffing company, but we develop business solutions for the customer, which we implement at our clients.”
Annelies Smetryns, Change Manager at Tobania
It's like music to your ears
“I am a passionate musician and I have played together with lots of metal bands in Belgium, but also abroad. Not until being a teenager, I learned to play the guitar, but I soon went full on. Wasted Years by Iron Maiden would be the perfect soundtrack for my journey. The title is misleading: it's about looking at the future and persevere in life. That is also very important in my job as a project manager. I enjoy making progress at a project and working together with a variation of teams to achieve it.”
“I actually studied Applied Linguistics, but teaching or translating was not something that appealed to me. Fortunately, good communication is necessary in every company. During my first job, I ended up playing a team leader role and it suited me to manage different teams. I am taking part in meetings most of the day. We work on solutions, both in the technical and business department.”
“Tobania is young at heart and that appeals to me. At the same time, Tobania has a critical attitude, also towards its own operation methods. Moreover, the opinion of the consultants is listened to: they keep your place of residence in mind and take your other preferences into account. HR chooses to conduct a practical and concrete policy, which I really like."
Jef Van De Weghe, Project Manager at Tobania
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