Agile Coach (F/M/X)

Requisition ID:  23652

Linkebeek, BE, 1630

Linkebeek, Belgium – Agile Coach F/M/X



Are you excited about embarking on our journey towards a carbon-neutral world?


We are seeking a collaborative colleague who is passionate about making a positive impact on ENGIE Laborelec's success and overall performance. If you have a deep interest in energy transition, power generation, and technology, we urge you to explore this opportunity.


Bring your expertise, grow with us and build your career in safe and diverse environment.



Who are we?


ENGIE Laborelec is a research and expertise center focused on electrical power technology, with a team of over 370 employees from different background. We are part of the ENGIE Group, and more particular the newly created entity called ENGIE Research & Innovation. We support the entire electricity value chain, providing customized solutions to a diverse range of customers from various fields and industries. We are dedicated to achieving a net zero carbon future and finding sustainable solutions.


About the team


We are a team of more than 50 Digital Solutions experts dedicated to innovation and excellence in the energy sector. As enablers of the digital transformation within our industry, we are seeking an experienced Agile Coach to join our dynamic team. This role presents a unique opportunity to work alongside talented professionals, driving agility and maximizing project & product success for its clients.


We design advanced differentiating digital components to provide cutting edge advantage to ENGIE business teams leveraging a unique combination of :

  • Technological expertise related to Energy transition,
  • Mathematical & software engineering capabilities.

We thrive by business impact and potential breakthrough. This implies forward thinking and continuous collaborations with the GBUs.

We act as a One-ENGIE team, in full alignment with Digital & Data operating model”.


The mission of the Agile Coach is to drive our aligned teams, multidisciplinary teams organized around a product, to become high performing self-organizing teams that meet our customer expectations.


What you’ll be doing

Your responsibilities as Agile Coach

  • Coach and train agile teams in an IT/digital environment. Foster cross-team collaboration, innovation, and continuous improvement using Scrum/Less practices.
  • Facilitate Agile ceremonies such as Sprint Planning, Daily Stand-ups, Sprint Reviews, and Retrospectives.
  • Guide the team in its agile transformation journey, help all contributors adopting the Agile values and practices effectively.
  • Mentor and coach the leadership team to embrace their roles as servant leaders, facilitating a culture of empowerment and accountability.
  • Provide “on the job” support to Scrum Masters and Product Owners, ensuring alignment with Agile methodologies and best practices, helping the Product Owners in backlog prioritization.
  • Guard the quality of delivery by ensuring the quality standards before software is shipped to production.
  • Eliminate impediments or issues beyond the team’s authority. Address these issues so that the team can remain focused on reaching its sprint goal.
  • Guide the teams while facilitating a healthy team dynamic with respect to priorities and scope.
  • Help the teams in interpersonal conflicts and opportunities for growth. Raise people & delivery issues to the leadership team when internal team processes have failed to resolve the issue; help persons and streams through changes.
  • Support the adoption of Agility to our needs/specificities.


You will work alongside a supportive team, and will have access to professional development opportunities to help you grow in your career.


If you identify with any of the following, we encourage you to apply! Do you?

  • Master degree in Engineering, IT or other equivalent with min 10 years of professional experience.
  • Proven experience  of min 3 years as an Agile Coach and Scrum Master in an IT/digital environment.
  • Know-how of several Agile frameworks like Scrum, Less, Kanban etc. …
  • Fluent in French, Dutch, and English.
  • Affinity or interest with product and projects in the energy sector.
  • Excellent coaching and interpersonal skills with the ability to inspire and motivate teams.
  • Outstanding communication skills with the ability to convey concepts in a clear and concise manner.
  • Empathetic approach, able to understand and address the needs of individuals and teams.
  • Structured mindset with a focus on continuous improvement and delivering value.
  • Background as an engineer or IT professional is a plus.
  • Experience in stakeholder management is highly desirable.


Here's a taste of what Laborelec offers you


  • Flexible Working Environment: A green campus and hybrid workspace (3 days home working/week)  offering flexibility for a good work/life balance 
  • Employee Resource Groups: An exciting position in a prominent research and expertise centre, with the possibility of further career development within ENGIE. 
  • An inspiring work environment: with bold colleagues and from different background
  • Learning & Development: Growth is a big reason people choose to join our team. We provide opportunities through lunch and learns, training, coaching, mentorship programs, and workshops.
  • Benefits: 34 leave days, 5 days free care for sick children, linen ironing service...
  • Wellbeing: You will have access to our fun room and fitness space for your enjoyment and well-being



Where we work

Our headquarters is based in Belgium (Linkebeek, near to Brussels), and we have several branches in Europe (France, Germany & the Netherlands), LATAM (Chile) and MESCAT (KSA & UAE)




Our values : The 4B’s


Be You, At Laborelec, we encourage you to be yourself and allow your skills and knowledge to shine through.

Be Safe, keeping our employees safe is our top priority.

Become, as a Laborelec employee, you can build your career.

Belong, join our dynamic community at Laborelec and become an integral part of our team. ​​​​​​​​​​​


Our commitment

At ENGIE Laborelec, we are committed to building a team that reflects the diversity of the communities we serve, including people of all races, genders, ages, religions, disabilities, and sexual orientations.


We'd love to hear from you if this opportunity sparks your interest.

Your HR contact:

Damien Colmant







Business Unit:  Research & Innovation
Division:  R&I - LABS Laborelec
Contract Type:  Permanent
Job Type:  Full - Time
Professional Experience:  Skilled ( >3 experience <15 years)
Education Level:  Master's Degree