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Jobs2019-09-02T14:42:53+02:00

PEDCO AG provides know-how and processes for people building the world’s most important systems. To achieve these results we offer complementary services such as our Process Services and Training and our unique solution Applied SAFe®. Applied SAFe® is our fully fledged customizable implementation of the Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe®) as a process model. SAFe is the world-wide ‘De facto’ standard for scaled agility.

Based in Zurich, Switzerland we are still in a startup mode and agile at heart. We are an equal opportunity employer offering competitive compensation, great benefits and perks, and, together with our valued partners, one of the finest teams anywhere.

To ensure the further growth of our company, we are looking for:

Purpose

Defining, establishing, monitoring, operating and improving the process frameworks for our clients.

Tasks

  • Analysing the customer’s requirements along the customer’s processes.
  • Identifying the deficits and risks, and introducing appropriate measures.
  • Documentation and preparation of processes in a way suited to the target group.
  • Ensuring compliance of the processes.
  • Producing metrics to measure compliance and the success of the processes.
  • Depending on your interests you can also take on the training and coaching for the processes that have been set up.

Required Skills and Knowledge

You are a self-reliant, focused and pragmatic personality with good presentation skills and excellent analytical skills. You bring with you the following experience to perform this complex assignment:

  • Several years’ experience in the field of process management (analysis, design, institutionalization, and supervision).
  • Experience of procedural models such as Agile (Scrum or similar), Scaled Agility (SAFe), Unified Process, Iterative, Waterfall, V-Model, etc.
  • Experience in at least one of the following regulatory fields: FED, FINMA, and the FDA, or in standards such as CMMI, SPICE or ISO 9000.
  • Experience of or willingness to publish in specialist journals or give talks at national and international conferences.
  • Knowledge of spoken and written English to a level of being confident in terms of style and in negotiations, and at least spoken German.

Where you will be working?

This position (80-100%) is based at your home office in Zurich, you can also work part-time in your home office. Our corporate headquarters and training center is in Zurich, Switzerland. Some short time travel is required for conferences and (rarely) to special events.

Purpose

As a Process Coach you are the on-site contact person for our clients. You ensure the optimal integration and application of products (Applied SAFe),  processes and process frameworks that have been developed by PEDCO for our clients.

Tasks

  • Coordination and institutionalization of our deliverables at the customer’s company and site.
  • Training of the departments concerned in the optimal application of the processes and in the correct usage and interpretation of applied metrics.
  • Coaching of teams in the initialization phase, as well as in the solution of concrete problems during the application of the processes.
  • Perform the final acceptance of the institutionalization of the processes and the process compliance together with the client.

Required Skills and Knowledge

You are a self-reliant, focused and pragmatic personality with good presentation skills and excellent analytical skills. You bring with you the following experience to perform this complex assignment:

  • Several years’ experience in coaching and training.
  • Broad-based experience of various coaching techniques and their application.
  • Several years’ experience in the field of process management.
  • Experience in current procedural models such as Agile (Scrum or similar), Scaled Agility (SAFe), Unified Process, Iterative, Waterfall, V-Model, etc.
  • Experience in at least one of the following regulatory fields: FED, FINMA, and the FDA, or in standards such as CMMI, SPICE or ISO 9000.
  • Experience of or willingness to publish in specialist journals or give talks at national and international conferences.
  • Knowledge of spoken and written business English. Confident in terms of style and in negotiations. Able to speak German.

Where you will be working?

This position (60-100%) is based at your home office and should be based in Europe or the US. Our corporate headquarters and training center is in Zurich, Switzerland. Some short time travel is required for conferences and events.

Why PEDCO?

We are a growing organization with a proven revenue model and a serious opportunity to be the global market leader of processes for lean enterprises. We are a motivated team and above all colleagues who feel of process management as a matter that is near to our heart. We are a group of seasoned professionals and systems thinkers who are passionate about our mission of helping the biggest organizations in the world improve the way they produce solutions and creating real value. We’re profitable, we’re agile.

Your application

If you are looking for an opportunity to contribute to the direction and success of a vibrant and growing business we’d love to hear from you. Please provide a resume, with a few thoughts on why you think you’d be a great fit. (We still read cover letters).

We look forward to receiving your complete application in electronic form sent to peter.pedross@pedco.eu

PEDCO AG
Zelgstrasse 5
CH-8003 Zürich
Switzerland

Tel. (CH) +41 (44)  542 45 45
Tel. (US) +1 (857) 362 82 00
www.pedco.eu 
pedco@pedco.eu

Purpose, Mastery, Autonomy

We believe in people and having a purpose rather than just having a job. This means that you will have a tremendous impact on how each role will evolve; including the possibility to grow into a truly international position. Therefore, we believe in the importance of purpose, mastery, autonomy as described by Daniel Pink in this short video: