Searching for new JHB Agile opportunity
Agile Coach / Consultant / Scrum Lead
relocated to find a long term engagement in Joburg after spending substantial time between industries , acquiring coaching and training skills and experience to create a well rounded knowledge base to provide value in any environment.
Eager for new challenges that cant be gained through theory alone.
MultiChoice ITD Africa
2014 September - 2014 November
Scrum Lead & Agile Coach
Agile Coach, Scrum Master and Scaled Agile Lead for Business Continuity. Alignment of Innovation Initiatives and develop team structures to bridge the gap between Legacy and Innovation systems.
Assist in the Design of emergent team structures and practices using the Scaled Agile Enterprise Framework within the ITD Africa and South Africa units.
Agile Coach to technical team leads, scrum masters and technical project managers for the Continuity Space.
Western Cape eGovernment eInnovation
2014 October - 2015 January
Digital Business Analyst | Agile, Open Source, Web Portal for eGov
Cape Town ,
Digital Analysis for eGovernment Strategy Outputs within Iterations
Agile and Open Source Web Framework Models for eServices Delivery
Analysis of methods used by 1st World eGovernment Initiatives
Agile Business Analysis
Business Requirements Specifications
2013 November - 2014 June
Scrum Master / Kanban Practitioner
Cape Town ,
Fixed Term Contract to take over as Scrum Master, Kanban facilitator and Agile Coach / Evangelist ... to merge the Scrum framework and Kanban production methods and apply them to the software development and application life cycle management. Apply Agile ceremonies and roles and create evolving best practices/ ways of working To guide teams to provide a structured approach for points of ownership.
Coached Team Leads in creating self organising teams in both Technical Support and Product Development Teams.
Managed skills development for junior scrum masters. Covering the Agile practices used within software development life cycles. Visual Basic Legacy Systems and Visual C# for new products.
2007 November - 2009 July
Scrum Master / Project Manager (Digital)
Cape town ,
Digital Project Manager / Scrum - Kanban Hybrid model for all Diageo Online Brand and Marketing Projects.
Responsible for managing large portfolion of all Consumer Website Integration elements for strategic brand initiatives and product launches for Diageo International, international partner to Brand House South Africa.
Product owners of Johnnie Walker, J&B, Smirnoff, Ciroc and Ketel One Vodkas, Baileys, Captain Morgan, Jose Cuervo, Tanqueray Gin, Guinness. Classic Malts Whiskey Range.
Global Brand Advertising Campaigns and Launches for CWI
Managing many digital and Alignment agencies including EHS Brann , Agency Republic,Craik Jones Digital in almost all international
Agile Coaching Development
2014 May - 2014 September
Agile Coaching Skills Development Process
Agile Expert Qualifications And Learning Development
Qualify in Agile Methodologies and Agile Framework Knowledge Areas
Create Coaching Framework for SDLC Best Practices for all three major coaching areas.
Qualify and validate all experience and expertise in specialist areas of Lean and Agile software development - having skills formally validated and vetted.
Background studies into Lean and Six Sigma Manufacturing process methodologies
-Scrum Alliance CSP Certified Scum Professional -
-Scrum.Org PSM I Professional Scrum Master
-Scrum Inst.Org SPOAC Scrum Product Owner Accredited Certification
- Scaled Agile Academy SAFe Certified Scaled Agilist (SA)
- Scrum Study SFC Scrum Fundamentals Certified
- PMI Project Management Institute PMI-ACP
(PMI Formal Application Process Completed / Course Completed / Exam Pending)
- Lean Six Sigma Introduction
- Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt
- Six Sigma Yellow Belt
- Six Sigma Green Belt
- Introduction to Life Coaching
- IO4 Accredited Product Manager Certification
Business Analyst (Contractor)
Old Mutual Business Park Pinelands ,
Business Analyst responsible for developing Risk framework and Cost Metrics derived from the IT hardware infrastructure investments across the various business silos, part of the ongoing Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity Project.
Program Manager Solvency II | Specialist Team Project Manager
Risk and Solvency Assessment
Development of both standard and non-standard compliance models
Assessment of BAU Processes for Group Risk
Creation of a Group Risk Taxonomy
Risk Appetite and Risk Profile
ORSA Documentation Compliance
ERM Complete Framework
Training , coaching and mentoring Agile enthusiasts
2011 July - 2012 November
Scrum Master and Project Manager
cape town ,
CSM Certified Scrum Master and Project Manager
Employing a SCRUM based Agile Approach for Mobile Solution product Delivery
Project Managing software development and technology innovation projects throughout the complete SDLC.
Development projects for end to end encryption algorithms
Deployed across the range of Mobile Operating Systems
Coordinating with Client Infrastructure Teams, Testing Teams
Interactive Transaction Authentication Mobile Applications and Mobile Application Suites.
Research projects into data communication capabilities through the mobile networks in African
Ethos Business Agility
Agile Coach and Management Consultant
Western Cape ,
- Coach Agile and Scrum Teams in essential skills to maximize team buy-in and cohesiveness as a single self sustaining unit.
- Certification Mentoring; CSP Certified Scrum Professional (Scrum Alliance) - certification guidance and mentoring. Non profit service to all Scrum practitioners wishing to pursue higher Scrum Certifications. I do this for my passion in what I do, I expect little in return.. only that you pay it forward as my mentor did for me.
- Scrum Fundamentals Qualifications; how to attain your initial footing into the World of Agile by demonstrating proficiency in the theory around agile principles and practices
- Agile Skills Development;
Team training and Team Repair
Integrating Best of Breed and Green Build practices into Agile
- Executive Coaching;
Supporting Agile Initiatives and allowing Scaling Structures to Evolve
Cape Town ,
Project Manager as a Sanlam Dedicated Resource - for CA Southern Africa
Managed additional Service Desk Installation, Refresh, CMDB Upgrade Projects with Truworths , Woolworths and SANBI (South African National BioDiversity Inst)
Bright Idea Projects
2010 February - 2011 February
Digital Channel Manager
Cape Town Area ,
Digital Channel Manager and Marketing / Sales Lead
Provided Sales / Marketing Exerpertise from my extensive experience in account management.
Created Iniatives for Digital Channel Management
Development of Above the line Online & Below the Line Marketing Copy / SEO optimization / Digital Strategies
Marketing and Presentation of Products at Expo's , Client Projects and Channel Partners.
Ethos Agility Dynamics and Project Consulting
2013 August - 2013 November
Project Trainer | Agile Coach | Project Consultant
Cape Town ,
Project consulting and coaching to the Director of Shared Revenue Services Johannesburg Metropolitan Local Government - Revenue Accounts
Consulting and Training;
PMBOK Project Management
Scrum Framework Fundamentals