Senior Continuous Improvement (CI) Coach (Jo123456) Qatar

Salary: USD250 - USD300 per day + Negotiable

Position : Senior Continuous Improvement (CI) Coach 

Location : Doha, Qatar

Duration : 12 months

Work Status : Resident, Single

Key Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the delivery of complex business improvement activities.  Role models the identification of opportunities for business improvement, aligned to strategic objectives and ‘must-win’ activities for the COMPANY
  • Responsible for training, mentoring and coaching nominated employees who are often delivering improvement work in addition to their normal duties
  • Responsible for developing business cases for improvement activities which are approved for execution to deliver agreed business improvement plans
  • Responsible for ensuring that business improvement projects are completed to schedule and deliver business benefits, including tangible financial savings, safety improvements, reduced business risk and/or improved customer satisfaction
  • Reports on progress of projects, related risks, issues and opportunities.  Includes dependencies, budgets, resourcing, issues, critical milestones, the forthcoming pipeline, and any actions necessary to ensure success
  • Develops continuous improvement plans/road maps for projects and areas of accountability
  • Produces written reports and makes presentations using agreed templates and formats
  • Resolves problems at root cause by applying ‘A3 thinking’, with quality tools and additional numerical / statistical analysis as required from the Lean Six Sigma methodology.  Identify follow on and replication opportunities.
  • Deliver and complete the agreed number of A3 Problem solving activities, Green and Black Belt projects to the correct, auditable quality standard and on time:
  • A3 Problem solving: up to 4 weeks
  • Lean Six Sigma projects: 3 to 6 months


People Management:

  • Responsible for coaching managers and supervisors in the identification of business improvement opportunities and the development of business cases
  • Supports company-wide engagement in continuous improvement.  Supports the local CI Team as required, working flexibly to meet the changing needs of the business
  • Consistently promotes high standards through personal example such that team members align on the standards and behaviors expected of them
  • Supports delivery of team KPIs are met by working to the overall plan, including management of data and regular reporting
  • Supports, coaches and trains National Developers, Graduates and other secondees that rotate through the CI Team.  Carries out regular competency assessments and reviews

1. Qualifications & Experience Required


  • University degree in a science, or engineering discipline.  Equivalent numerate disciplines are also considered.
  • Minimum of Lean Six Sigma Black Belt certification, with a demonstrable record of project coaching and delivery. Excellent problem solving and analytical skills.
  • Knowledge of lean manufacturing techniques and recognized Quality Control (QC) tools
  • Knowledge of Health & Safety legislation including ISO14001 and responsibilities
  • Knowledge of Quality standard TS16949
  • Professional registration with a relevant institution is preferred e.g. ASQ, MCQI


Experience, skills and attributes:

  • 10+ years of experience in a business improvement, internal or external consulting role
  • Ability to operate within a matrix and diverse environment.
  • A clear and structured thinker, who is strongly results-orientated.
  • Ability to motivate and coach with strong communication and listening skills
  • Ability to work independently to the required standards with minimal supervision
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to plan and manage a wide variety of activities at the same time
  • Able to work cross functionally and collaboratively with many stakeholders