Agile Coach

  • Location:

    London, England

  • Sector:

    IT

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    £550.00 - £700.00 per day

  • Job ref:

    BBBH103484_1557939158

  • Published:

    4 days ago

  • Duration:

    12 months

  • Start date:

    ASAP

  • Client:

    Undisclosed Company

Agile Coach (SC Cleared), Scrum Master, Coaching, Kanban, Project Manager, Management, Programme, Central Government, Crime, Police, Planning, Digital, Transformation, Change, Coaches, SC Clearance, DV, Developed Vetter, Training, Mentoring, London, Strategy, Strategic,

Our Central Government client based in London are recruiting for an experienced Agile Coach. The role requires active SC Clearance.

The agile coach is someone who is experienced in implementing agile projects and can share that experience with a project team. The agile coach is responsible for providing feedback and advice to new agile project teams, and also to teams who want to perform at a higher level.

The successful candidate will work alongside the Portfolio Team to lead an agile and digital transformation by providing coaching, mentoring, and training.

Coach a team adopting agile working practices for pilot projects with a view to rolling out across the whole organisation to deliver digital services.

To develop permanent members of staff to become competent Agile Coaches.

Support agile delivery to increase efficiency of product portfolio outcomes and cross-programme consistency

Improve quality and consistency in planning, reporting, forecasting and agile ways of working across multiple programmes and teams

Advise improvements and support commercial and finance processes (programme side)

Build internal capability and mentor teams to improve agile delivery and develop agile culture

All deliverables will be produced to a quality standard aligned to industry recognised requirement management practice.

Key Skills / Experience

  • Facilitation and coaching of staff in a broad range of Agile workshops within teams and programmes of work
  • Customised Agile training and workshops for staff sitting outside of Agile development teams
  • Team level Scrum coaching to evolve team ways of working incorporating Scrum principles, values and practices
  • Team level Kanban coaching to evolve team ways of working incorporating Lean and Kanban principles and philosophies
  • Strategy for the implementation of metrics at organisational, programme and team levels, including baselining and measurement of transformation progress
  • Evolved a streamlined process that supports and optimises the flow of work through the organisation from idea to delivery
  • Assists in implementing Agile testing approaches and technology within team and programme settings, including the use of automation for regression testing
  • Applied Agile engineering and DevOps techniques within project contexts including discovery of current practices and creating a staged plan to evolve towards better ways of working
  • Incorporated Business Analysis into Agile ways of working
  • Coached Product Owners/Managers and related stakeholders to successfully shape products/maximise value by application of Agile techniques for Product Strategy, Visioning,
  • Story/User Journey Mapping, User and Customer feedback loops, Backlog Management
  • Help build a Scrum Master community through community coaching sessions and interactive coaching support of individual Scrum Masters working with teams and workshop facilitation
  • Evolves the contribution of the programme management function into the Agile delivery approach

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