About Hapag-Lloyd
With a fleet of 264 modern container ships and a total transport capacity of 2.0 million TEU, Hapag-Lloyd is one of the world’s leading liner shipping companies. In the Liner Shipping segment, the Company has around 13,500 employees and 400 offices in 135 countries. Hapag-Lloyd has a container capacity of 2.9 million TEU – including one of the largest and most modern fleets of reefer containers. A total of 113 liner services worldwide ensure fast and reliable connections between more than 600 ports across the world. In the Terminal & Infrastructure segment, Hapag-Lloyd has stakes in 20 terminals in Europe, Latin America, the United States, India, and North Africa. The roughly 2,600 employees assigned to the Terminal & Infrastructure segment handle terminal-related activities and provide complementary logistics services at selected locations.

At Hapag-Lloyd we know that digital product and service offerings are one of the most critical success factors for delivering customer value in container shipping business. To further enable this our ambition is to create a leading technology platform in the shipping industry. 


Your responsibilities:

As an Agile Coach/ Senior Agile Coach (m/f/d) you will be part of our Global LEAN and Agile Centre of Excellence, that drives the transformation of our ways of working in Hapag-Lloyd. You bring with you passion, experience and knowledge of LEAN thinking and Agility. You will be part of one of our strategic programs where your key role and responsibilities will be to:

  • Coach, role model and train teams across a large or complex program to adopt scaled LEAN & Agile ways of working, and LEAN & Agile values, practices, and tools
  • Work hands on with the teams at all levels: organizing and driving both team level and program level events
  • Help the teams identifying and removing impediments
  • Enabling cross functional and technical consistency between teams – facilitating collaboration and sync at every stage and key events such as demos, dependency & risk management etc.
  • Coach and upskill our Product Managers and Product Owners and make sure that their teams are equipped with what they need to deliver (high quality and healthy backlogs, swift feedback to and proximity with the teams)
  • Facilitate open and effective communication between the teams and stakeholders
  • Create an environment where autonomy to the teams while they work on their projects and build trust among them for better collaboration
  • Use coaching techniques that create an environment that increases cross-functional collaboration, transparency and promotes a culture of experimentation and innovation
  • Be an active member of our communities of practice to continuously improve and share knowledge on LEAN Agile practices and tools across the company
  • Foster data driven culture and decision making
    • Ensure data used is of high quality and real-time
    • Guide and train teams and stakeholders on data and tool usage, generating useful insights
    • Use data and observations to assess the health and maturity of the teams with the teams helping them improve
    • Identify and drive continuous improvement initiatives using data & tracking progress

Your tasks:

  • Passion for LEAN & Agile culture and people is a must, you are by nature a servant leader
  • 5-8 years in an Agile Coach role in scaled setups in a global, cross-functional multicultural organization (Scrum Master and/ or Agile Coach certification)
  • Practical experience of diverse Scaled Agile Framework, experience as a Release Train Engineer (RTE) role is an advantage
  • Proven knowledge and experience with LEAN practices and tools
  • Good general technology understanding, ideally experience working in IT
  • Experience working in a matrix organization
  • Analytical mindset with a highly structured way of working
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Reliable and motivated team player
  • Fluent in English

We offer:

  • The opportunity to introduce solutions that you are individually convinced of, and to constantly take on fresh challenges with a distinguished level of responsibility
  • Excellent career development opportunities, supported by a spacious range of training and development courses
  • Competitive remuneration (13 salaries + vacation pay) and various benefits, as well as a permanent employment contract with a financially healthy company
  • A minimum of 28 days of vacation, flextime, capital-forming benefits, company pension plan
  • Company restaurant with constant fluctuating, great-quality dishes to choose from as well as coffee bar
  • Centrally located between the main train station and Jungfernstieg as well as subsidized public transportation
  • Blended work model: 3 days a week at our headquarters in the heart of Hamburg and 2 days a week of mobile work
  • Health and company sports programs (e.g. yoga, sailing, company doctor, etc.) as well as bicycle leasing

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Contact person

Kristin Peters Managerin Talent Acquisition & Employer Branding