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Marsh & McLennan Agile and Metrics Leader in Toronto, Ontario

What can you expect? We are creating a center of expertise with the mandate of driving up the quality and value of software delivery and implementation across the enterprise. The COE will contain a small number of experts in Agile software engineering, test automation, technical training, development tooling and metrics management, along with development teams to support the creation of central API based services, and centralized security patching. The Development COE Agile and Metrics Lead will report to the Development COE Lead and will be responsible for leading the organization through the Agile journey by providing coaching, guidance, thought leadership, and defining standard metrics that enable IT and business leaders to engage and contribute to the Agile journey. Candidate must be an Agile expert, practitioner, hands-on experienced, have taken the Agile journey and effectively communicate with others. We expect the COE team to drive success across our development organizations through a combination of coaching, best practice development, metrics tracking and direct assistance. What is in it for you? MMC Canada offers competitive employee benefits and a thriving culture to bring your authentic self to work A company with a strong Brand and strong results to match Culture of internal mobility, collaboration and valued partnership with HR from the business. Employee Resource Groups which provide access to leaders, relevant volunteer and mentoring opportunities and interactions with counterparts in industry groups and client organizations. Competitive pay (salary and bonus potential), Full benefits package – starting day one (medical, dental, vision, STI/LTI, life insurance, RSP (Retirement Savings Plan or TFSA (tax free savings account.) Generous Parental Leave and Tuition Reimbursement plan per year and participation in our Employee Stock Purchase Plan (regional specificity required) Entitled to 17 days of vacation, 2 floating holidays, time off to give back to your community, 10 sick days, and nine company holidays (with early dismissal). Multiple medical, dental, and vision plans with choices to fit all needs and budgets We will count on you to: Work with the COE Leads and contribute to building an enterprise-wide Agile COE as an Agile leader and a champion. Help build Agile processes, practices, tols and metrics for successful adoption of Agile by the development teams across MMC organization. Define set of standardized metrics to measure the effectiveness at project, business unit or enterprise level. Guide, coach, provide feedback and advice to the teams and organization to follow Agile practices Support and coach the Product Owner on Agile practices Build training programs for various IT and business roles to take them through the Agile journey Prepare multiple approaches to training delivery, including “train the trainer”, self-guided and traditional training models. Help create common Agile tools, dashboards, templates for IT and Business leaders to get insightful reports, measures and early identification of risks/issue. Experience in working with DevOps toolset for Continuous Integration and Continuous Testing Experience with electronic story boards and Wikis such as Jira / Trello / Confluence Designs optimal solutions and prevent distractions that interfere with the ability of the team to deliver the sprint goals. Empower and support self-organization Promotes collaboration between many self-organizing, cross-functional development teams Facilitate methods for the team to seek higher productivity levels Gather feedback and continuously improve the quality and delivery What you need to have: A senior Agile and Metric leader with significant hands-on experience involving Agile software development transformation journey in a large organization. They must be able to engage with senior stakeholders, understand their challenges and influence through compelling outcomes. Must haves: Agile coach. Three years minimum experience. Minimum 8 -12 years’ experience in information technology Strong skills in facilitation, continuous improvement, empowerment and transparency. Knowledge of Agile approaches – Kanban, Scrum, XP, etc. Knowledge and experience with Agile techniques – Automated Testing, User Stories, TDD, Continuous Integration, Pairing, Agile Games, etc. People management expertise. Will need to ensure the team continue to actively develop themselves. Experience in producing tangible results through baselining and monitoring key metrics What makes you stand out: Computing or similar engineering qualification to degree level SCRUM or equivalent Agile certification Leadership level experience Marsh & McLennan Companies is a global professional services firm offering clients advice and solutions in the areas of risk, strategy and people. Marsh is a leader in insurance broking and risk management; Guy Carpenter is a leader in providing risk and reinsurance intermediary services; Mercer is a leader in talent, health, retirement and investment consulting; and Oliver Wyman is a leader in management consulting. With annual revenue of $13 billion and approximately 60,000 colleagues worldwide, Marsh & McLennan Companies provides analysis, advice and transactional capabilities to clients in more than 130 countries. The Company is committed to being a responsible corporate citizen and making a positive impact in the communities in which it operates. We embrace a culture that celebrates and promotes the many backgrounds, heritages and perspectives of our colleagues and clients. For more information, please visit us at: . Visit for more information and follow us on LinkedIn and Twitter @MMC_Global Marsh & McLennan Companies offers competitive salaries and comprehensive benefits and programs including: health and welfare, tuition assistance, 401K, employee assistance program, domestic partnership benefits, career mobility, employee network groups, volunteer opportunities, and other programs. For more information about our company, please visit us at: We embrace a culture that celebrates and promotes the many backgrounds, heritages and perspectives of our colleagues and clients. For more information, please visit us at: . 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