Head of Business Agility

Head of Business Agility


Do you get energized by showing leadership and driving continuous improvements in an agile setting? Do you excel in driving both team and program-level processes and execution around IT? If you are a result-oriented leader who can ensure that projects progress in line with agreed expectations, then you could be the person we are looking for as the next Head of Business Agility at JYSK.

Transformational leadership

JYSK is growing, and rapid change is happening in all areas of the organization which leads to higher complexity. New business- and IT-solutions are key to staying relevant in the market and enable a seamless customer journey across channels and Reduce Time to Market (RTM) through the present Agile Operating Model with SAFe as the guiding star.

As Head of business Agility, you play a key role in the RTM 2.0 journey with the aim of delivering better products faster to the customers. You take ownership of key stakeholder management, and you drive a proactive and positive internal communication on status, scoop and progression on the agile projects and their business implication & contribution.

Overall, You will have plenty of opportunity to influence how the organization works with agility and make your mark in a high performing agile organization. We expect that the new Head of Business Agility will:

  • Lead the Agile (and organizational) transformation from idea to live
  • Drive efficiency in execution and continuous
  • Build a new Test Management capability across all IT and business functions in
  • Manage and develop

A strong leader with great executional skills

The new Head of Business Agility is a proactive, inclusive, and strong business- & process leader who can set direction and create solid organizational commitment within both the Business agility team, and across the rest of the organization.

To meet the requirements of the role we expect that you:

  • Have extensive leadership experience and can lead agile and organizational
  • Have solid experience in IT development and (scaled) agile
  • Can convert theories into practice by implementing agile ways of
  • Are decisive and result-driven with the ability to react and adjust to changing
  • Have excellent people and communication skills and communicates fluently in Ability to communicate in Danish is considered a plus.
  • Preferably have a master’s degree within Business or IT or

What JYSK offers you

You will become a part of an international and successful retail company in growth, where you will lead the Business Agility Department reporting to the EVP, CFO. You will be leading a 1st line team, consisting of 5-6 Team Leads and approx. +25 FTE’s. Furthermore, we offer you:

  • A position with great opportunity to develop and grow professionally and
  • A job with rich possibilities to influence how the organisation works with
  • A relaxed and open-minded atmosphere, lots of cooperation and sparring with skilled colleagues at all levels in the organization.
  • An organisation and culture with a short distance from decision to action
  • A workplace in an exciting international company, where growth, expansion, and development are highly

Your primary workplace is at the Head Office in Brabrand (Aarhus).

The recruitment process is carried out in collaboration with the consulting company Compass Human Resources Group. If you want to learn more about this position before submitting your CV, please do not hesitate to contact Consultant Thomas Schwartz at +45 20 63 25 14.
As we process CV’s continuously, we encourage you to submit your CV at your earliest convenience if you are interested. Please note that all enquiries will be handled with confidentiality and that we will reply to the email address from which you send your CV.

About JYSK

JYSK is an international retail chain with Scandinavian roots. JYSK’s has more than 3300 stores and 30.000 employees in 48 countries. JYSK is highly focused on the development of online cross channel (omnichannel) E- commerce. JYSK has launched its biggest IT initiative ever with ambitions on becoming even better in cross channel E-commerce.

Deadline: As soon as possible
Workplace: Aarhus
Reference: 2428.052
Company: JYSK A/S