Vice President, Agile Transformation Lead
Everest Global Services, Inc.

Warren, New Jersey

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Title:
Vice President, Agile Transformation Lead

Company:
Everest Global Services, Inc.

Job Category:
Technology

Job Description:

About Everest:

It's an exciting time for Everest Re Group, Ltd. ("Everest")! As we continue on our journey, we see significant opportunity ahead of us to expand our reach, build diversity, and enhance our capabilities in critical markets.

Everest is a leading global reinsurance and insurance provider, operating for nearly 50 years through subsidiaries in the Europe, Bermuda, Canada, Singapore, US, and other territories. Our strengths include extensive product and distribution capabilities, a strong balance sheet, and an innovative culture. Throughout our history, Everest has maintained its discipline and focuses on creating long-term value through underwriting excellence and strong risk and capital management. But the most critical asset in this organization is our people.

Everest is a growth company offering Property, Casualty and specialty products among others, through its various operating subsidiaries located in key markets around the world. Everest has been a global leader in reinsurance with a broad footprint, deep client relationships, underwriting excellence, responsive service, and customized solutions. Our insurance arm draws upon impressive global resources and financial strength to tailor each policy to meet the individual needs of our customers.

About the role:

The VP, Agile Transformation Lead position will serve as a core leader within the Everest Information Technology department, driving Scaled Agile implementation. Responsibilities include integrating methodology, tools, and coaching to facilitate the transformation process. Collaborating closely with other leaders, this role will define agile change management practices, develop learning programs for teams and roles, and continually enhance playbook and metrics at the enterprise level.

Responsibilities:

  • Serve as a leader in defining and implementing scaled agile techniques and practices, facilitating agile adoption through collaborative partnerships, and influencing change during the Agile rollout.
  • Assess organizational readiness for agile adoption in business and IT divisions. Develop an implementation strategy aligned with their readiness levels while ensuring consistent adoption of agile methodologies company wide.
  • Ensure selecting the right vendors to assist, coach, and implement agile methodologies during the initial stages of agile adoption.
  • Build and lead a team of Agile coaches embedded within delivery teams by providing strategic guidance, issue escalation and resolution, and thought leadership.
  • Take an active role in directly assisting teams to understand epic, feature and story writing processes, offering hands-on support and guidance whenever necessary.
  • Establish and lead the Agile Center for Excellence, setting goals, standards, and practices essential for achieving a successful Agile transformation.
  • Establish and oversee key metrics linked to business outcomes, quantitatively and qualitatively measuring the impact and performance of Agile adoption. Develop a baseline and formulate mitigation plans for any metrics showing underperformance.
  • Be a trusted advisor at all levels of the enterprise, providing expert guidance on Agile principles, methodologies, and success metrics.

Qualifications:
  • 15+ years of related experience in Agile transformation, with 5 years of large-scale Agile implementation and mentoring experience.
  • Bachelor's degree in computer science or related field.
  • Hands-on practical approach with a commitment to achieving excellence in delivery, problem-solving, taking ownership, and delivering business outcome.
  • Experience collaborating with cross functional leaders and educating teams on Agile practices.
  • Lead by example, challenging command and control behaviors, and demonstrating strong influencing and negotiation skills.
  • Ability to inspire individuals to reach their full potential and encourage their teams to do the same.
  • Excellent written and oral communication, pragmatic data-driven decision-making, and excellent presentation skills.

Our Culture

At Everest, our purpose is to provide the world with protection. We help clients and businesses thrive, fuel global economies, and create sustainable value for our colleagues, shareholders and the communities that we serve. We also pride ourselves on having a unique and inclusive culture which is driven by a unified set of values and behaviors. Click here to learn more about our culture.

  • Our Values are the guiding principles that inform our decisions, actions and behaviors. They are an expression of our culture and an integral part of how we work: Talent. Thoughtful assumption of risk. Execution. Efficiency. Humility. Leadership. Collaboration. Diversity, Equity and Inclusion.
  • Our Colleague Behaviors define how we operate and interact with each other no matter our location, level or function: Respect everyone. Pursue better. Lead by example. Own our outcomes. Win together.

All colleagues are held accountable to upholding and supporting our values and behaviors across the company. This includes day to day interactions with fellow colleagues, and the global communities we serve.

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Type:
Regular

Time Type:
Full time

Primary Location:
Warren, NJ

Additional Locations:

Everest is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion or creed, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, genetics, physical or mental disability, age, marital status, civil union status, family or parental status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. As part of this commitment, Everest will ensure that persons with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodations. If reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and/or to receive other benefits and privileges of employment, please contact Everest Benefits at everestbenefits@everestglobal.com.

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