Job Title: Agile Coach
Job Location: Zürich, Switzerland
Salary & Benefits: Competitive
What makes Cognizant a unique place to work? The combination of rapid growth and an international and innovative environment! This is creating a lot of opportunities for people like YOU — people with an entrepreneurial spirit who want to make a difference in this world.
At Cognizant, together with your colleagues from all around the world, you will collaborate on creating solutions for the world's leading companies and help them become more flexible, more innovative and successful. And this is your chance to be part of the success story: we are looking for an Agile Coach to join our Zürich Team.
Cognizant considers BizDevOps model as core dimension as part of Digital transformation for customer business and hence needs extensive focus transforming customers and partners to make this journey successful. Agile coaches play very important role in defining this journey as well as orchestrating and driving this change management process. Cognizant is currently executing complex agile engagements, while it relies on its global structure to harvest learnings from the 3000+ Agile engagements we’ve tracked to date, supported by more than 200 Agile coaches. We deliver best-in-class Agile Assessment, Enablement, Delivery and Transformation services, through our seasoned agile consultants. Cognizant is looking for talented and motivated individual’s who have gone through this journey and believes that they can bring the change in customer environment to make this happens.
Agile Coach Job Description
As part of our strategic investment and market expansion in Continental Europe we are looking to significantly strengthen our presence in the region. We are, therefore, looking for applicants who have a flair for new way of working, innovation, change management, mentoring, technology and are willing to take up challenging assignments.
As an Agile Coach, you will work on client-site engagements supporting the implementation of Agile and Lean methods and lead multi-year Enterprise Agile Transformations. You will contribute in conducting assessments for organizational readiness for Agile implementations as well as health of Agile implementations. You will provide guidance, mentoring, and coaching to Scrum Masters, Product Owners, DevOps, Managers, Executives, and other Agile transformation partners through various Agile Frameworks to drive “value” at the right time in the right way.Agile Coach Key Responsibilities:
Agile Coach Qualifications & Experience:
Preferred (but not a must-have):
Cognizant is one of the world’s leading professional services companies, transforming clients’ business, operating and technology models for the digital era. Our unique industry-based, consultative approach helps clients envision, build and run more innovative and efficient businesses. Headquartered in the U.S., Cognizant, a member of the NASDAQ-100, is ranked 194 on the Fortune 500 and is consistently listed among the most admired companies in the world.
OBJECTIVES OF THE PROGRAMME
The Regulation of Medicines and other Health Technologies unit (RHT) works with Member States and partners to improve the access to essential medicines and other health technologies of assured quality, safety and efficacy or effectiveness. RHT works within the Access to Medicines, Vaccines and Pharmaceuticals (MVP) cluster departments in the wider framework of Universal Health Coverage and category 4 of the General programme of Work, and cooperates with disease oriented programmes (among others HIV/AIDS, TB, malaria, reproductive health, maternal and child health, immunization, NCDs and mental health) towards the Sustainable Development Goals. The department works with a wide range of UN organizations, international partners and expert networks, and WHO Collaborating Centres.
DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES
Under the responsibility of the Group Lead, Country Regulatory Strengthening (CRS), Regulatory Systems Strengthening (RSS) Team:
Essential: University degree in Biology, Pharmacy, Chemistry, Biochemistry, Medicine, Microbiology or related sciences. Post graduate degree in Microbiology, biotechnology, bioengineering or related science.
Desirable: Specialization in medicines and vaccine regulation and/or production and/or quality assurance.
Essential: At least 7 years' experience in regulation and production/control/quality assurance of medicines and vaccines and biologicals acquired by working with a medicines, vaccine manufacturer or national regulatory authority. At least two years' experience at international level. Experience in the implementation and management of collaborative projects at national and international/regional levels.
Desirable: Relevant experience working with low and middle income countries.Familiarity with, quality management principles and project management.
Expertise in the regulation of medical products and good understanding of WHO's policies and strategies in this area. Good knowledge of product development, production and control. Recognized ability to work with experts at national, regional and international levels. Demonstrated ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with people of different national and cultural background; and to supervise programmes, budgets, individuals and teams.
Use of Language Skills
Essential: Expert knowledge of English.
Desirable: Intermediate knowledge of French.
WHO salaries for staff in the Professional category are calculated in US dollars. The remuneration for the above position comprises an annual base salary starting at USD 73,516 (subject to mandatory deductions for pension contributions and health insurance, as applicable), a variable post adjustment, which reflects the cost of living in a particular duty station, and currently amounts to USD 5483 per month for the duty station indicated above. Other benefits include 30 days of annual leave, allowances for dependent family members, home leave, and an education grant for dependent children.
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