Olympus is passionate about creating customer-driven solutions for the medical, life sciences and industrial equipment industries. For more than 100 years, Olympus has focused on making people’s lives healthier, safer and more fulfilling by helping to detect, prevent and treat disease, furthering scientific research and ensuring public safety. Olympus is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan, with more than 30,000 employees worldwide in nearly 40 countries. Olympus Europa, headquartered in Hamburg, Germany, serves the EMEA (Europe, Middle East & Africa) region and employs more than 7,800 people in 21 countries.

As a high-tech specialist within the Olympus Corporation, Olympus Surgical Technologies Europe is the development and manufacturing center for rigid endoscopy, bipolar high-frequency surgery and reprocessing. With a total workforce of 2,600 employees at nine locations in EMEA and its headquarters in Hamburg, the company stands for exceptional performance in medical diagnostics and therapy and offers a full range of the most modern endoscopic applications from single products to procedure-oriented systems solutions. Apply now!

Are you an experienced Agile Coach passionate about leading agile transformations on a global scale? Based at our EMEA Headquarters in Hamburg, this role offers the opportunity to join our primarily remote working global team at Olympus and drive our agile transition to the next level.

  • Provide executive agile coaching to global management, leadership, hardware and software product development teams, and internal suppliers
  • Train global management teams and project teams on agile product development and project management
  • Develop and mentor Agile Coaches within the Olympus network
  • Collaborate with a new global team to drive Olympus’ agile transition
  • Offer functional leadership for local Agile Coaches and Scrum Masters
  • Strategize on Olympus’ global agile transition
  • Pioneer new areas of agility within Olympus

  • Certification as an Agile Coach, Scrum Master and Product Owner appreciated, project management certification (IPMA® Level B or PMI® PMP) advantageous
  • Proven experience as an Agile Coach for product development projects, including scaled approaches like SAFe, Nexus and LeSS
  • Long-standing, extensive experience in an international matrix organization with focus on product development in a highly regulated environment, preferably within the MedTech industry
  • Proficiency in English and German; Japanese a plus
  • Strong ability to identify, drive and implement efficiency improvement and change initiatives
  • Passion for continuous learning and improvement for both team and self
  • Excellent intercultural competence to collaborate in a global network
  • Willingness to travel (~20%)

  • 30 days of annual leave
  • Up to 60% mobile work possible and flexible work time model with overtime compensation
  • Holiday and Christmas bonuses
  • Corporate benefits discounts for employees
  • Comprehensive company pension scheme and capital-forming benefits
  • Company restaurant with live cooking and healthy food (subsidized)
  • Employee Assistance Program of FamPLUS to support your health, mental and emotional well-being
  • Subsidy for public transportation (Deutschlandticket), free parking spaces and bike or car leasing
  • Various subsidized company sports groups and access to the inhouse company gym