In 2020, senior management presented to the Board of Directors an integrated digital strategy and transformation roadmap to meet the long-term corporate aspirations of EDC. The strategy has been approved by the Board of Directors and is now in start-up mode. Most recently, a centralized Transformation Office (TO) has been created which incorporates all orchestration, change, culture and technology teams. TO employees are empowered to deliver impactful solutions and sustainable change to our exporter platforms and employee experience, while evolving ways of working and bringing the exporter at the center of the design cycle.
EDC now seeks an individual with extensive Product Ownership experience to lead our Product Owner Practice. By promoting new ways of working, you’ll help optimize our client experience by introducing ways to motivate and focus teams on the most important work. Are you passionate about ensuring the customer view comes first when developing business solutions? Are you a highly experienced Agile Product Owner looking for the next step in your career? Then come join our Agile Center of Excellence team as a Product Owner Practice Lead, reporting to the Vice-President, Agile Center of Excellence (CoE).
This is a role that entails the following:
• Product Owner Role ownership – the PO Practice Lead will own the definition of the PO role and manage change across the organization to ensure consistency of practices no matter where the role is being utilized including supporting recruitment of new employees
• Establish & maintain standards – Collaborate amongst all Product Owners at EDC to align on, implement, and continuously improve tools, techniques, and standard ways of working for the PO role including product delivery prioritization, road mapping, stakeholder management, user story writing, and business value measurement
• Coaching and Building Agile expertise – The PO Practice Lead should have advanced Agile knowledge and proven coaching skills. They will be responsible for building Agile expertise and increasing efficiencies within their practice, working closely with others in the Agile CoE.
Strong partnership with lines of business and Chapter Leads will be imperative as you will play a key role deploying skilled team members that will enable agility within teams. As someone who is deeply passionate about Agile and a proven change agent, you thrive in ambiguity and look to build a great team, acting as a servant leader.