Chapter Lead Business Applications
The department Information Systems/ Information Technology (IS/IT) is at the core of the Thales digital transformation and there is a close relationship between IS/IT and business.
With a team of 85 colleagues we provide IS/IT support to our 2500 Dutch colleagues in several business lines and functions.
The Business Applications team consists of 4 agile squads. To ensures valuable collaboration, between these squads and other business units within Thales Netherlands, the squads are mixed. So, most of the squad team members will report to you, but part of the squad members will report to other business functions as well. The team is 22 Thales colleagues and around 10 external colleagues who are assigned to one of the four agile squads.
You and your team you will keep 100+ applications up and running.
About the job
A day could start with a brief standup of the leadership team in which you update each other and pick up actions. You have a cup of coffee to work on some administrative tasks and questions. Then, it is time to participate (as a spectator) in the standup of one of your teams. This way you get insights about what is going on in the teams, how the people work together and perform individually. Next, you have 1-to-1’s with your team members. You coach them and develop both their hard and soft skills. You support them in defining and achieving personal and team goals. In the afternoon, you participate in a meeting with your international network of Chapter Leads about new standards on tools and processes to be implemented. After this, you come together with the Tribe Leads to discuss future improvement plans and the squad staffing. At the end of the day, you sit down with the CIO to discuss challenges, celebrate successes and receive coaching…
Your responsibilities include:
As a leader in an agile organization, you exemplify agile values, principles, and ways of working, as well as you foster an agile mind-set within your team.
You will be part of the IS/IT Leadership team and together we drive our agile journey.
We are in search of a colleague who:
What's in it for you
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Government (MIVD) clearance will be requested. To ensure that we are a good match, we can ask you to participate in a skills and competencies assessment.