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Agile Coach

Job Title: Agile Coach
Contract Type: Contract
Location: South East England, England
Industry:
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: A.S.A.P
Duration: 3 months+
REF: AC/17523_1540383628
Contact Name: Amanda Cager
Contact Email: amanda.cager@projectpeople.com
Job Published: 26 days ago

Job Description

Looking for an established and experienced senior Agile Coach who can coach teams, run training sessions, workshops and help to prepare teams for large scale planning events.

Great opportunity to be part of a large scale transformation project for a high profile brand.

In addition, as the team grows they will be accountable for discovering and delivering Lean, Agile and other ways-of-working or process enhancement services across the business.

About the role:

The Agile Coach will be part of a team coaching and mentoring teams in behaviours and practices that will enable the successful delivery of a Business Transformation in a sustainable manner. This includes coaching teams, running training sessions, workshops and helping to prepare teams for large scale planning events.

Use experience and knowledge of Agile principles and practices to drive adoption of improvements, enhancing business agility and enabling teams to self-improve.

Coach teams in the benefits of the Agile ways of working and in how they can leverage the approach (e.g. finding ways to shorten feedback loops and reduce waste to increase business agility).

Provide support and coaching to the organization to promote the use of appropriate Lean and Agile techniques to ensure effectiveness across the Value Stream. Work to reduce cycle and lead time of business needs, as well as promoting techniques for optimizing the delivery of value based on a learning, feedback driven approach.

Experience needed:

  • Proven track record of helping teams continuously improve as an Agile Coach. Knowledge of systems thinking, flow and theory of constraints.
  • Experienced user of Atlassian toolset.
  • Ability to identify issues and constraints through close interactions with the delivery teams, working with the teams to resolve them.
  • Experienced working with and influencing various levels of management, building relationships and influence across teams and a wider community of other leaders and managers.
  • Ability to lead, make decisions, problem solve and work within teams. Can demonstrate flexibility and agility to move between role types within teams. Willing to roll their sleeves up and set an example.
  • Ability to contribute to the development of strategies (and/or service strategies) within the coaching service.

For more information on this opportunity please contact Amanda Cager - Amanda.cager@projectpeople.com - 01189 285550.

Project People is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.