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Principle Agile Lead

  • Salary: Up to £53700 per annum
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Swansea
  • Sector: Training
  • Date posted: 13/11/2018
  • Job reference: BBBH92172



Should be SC Clearable

  • Ensuring that a best practice adoption of Agile is carried out and being a Leader for squads, portfolios, Directorate and Agency securing the Organizations status as a Centre of Excellence in both Agile leadership and adoption.
  • Leading and delivering the agile capability to meet the requirements of individuals and the business such as foundation skills training, topic-specific workshops, embedded coaching, team start-up or re-start consulting depending on business needs and subject to organisational change.
  • Leading the mind-set changes and belief re-sets required to effect the desired business results.
  • Aligning staff to requirements based on the needs of the team/organisation and the level of skill available.
  • Establishing and leading Agile Communities of Practice (CoP) within the organisation and ensuring they increase organisational agile capability through skills practice as well as knowledge acquisition.
  • Managing and leading the internal Agile Coaching Community and championing and driving involvement in external Agile and Coaching communities.
  • Devising and implementing a training strategy matched to the needs of the Agile Coaching team, Agile Delivery managers and cross directorate requirements to support ITS and wider organisation.
  • Continuous assessment and evaluation of the Agile Coaching, Delivery and the IT Services capability through clear alignment with overall organisational business goals, strategic understanding and planning and by ensuring skills are kept relevant, up to date and appropriate to organisational needs.
  • Act as a mentor at all grades across the organisation and wider Government to enhance internal agile skills and knowledge, identifying and providing targeted teaching, mentoring and professional coaching in-the-moment, when it can have the greatest chance of accelerating the subjects learning or resetting core beliefs.

Ideal Candidates:

  • You will be able to form effective relationships with people of all seniorities and job types
  • You're a Self-starter who inspires others to action
  • You have a strong bias to shape and simplify systems rather than to accept and operate systems
  • You will have excellent communication and influencing and facilitation skills
  • You will be confident with an ability to listen carefully, challenge the status quo, and advocate for digital delivery in a clear and constructive manner
  • You will have a passion for growing and developing high performance unified development squads that can deliver modern, scaleable systems.

Amongst other great benefits please find the below:

  • We will pay 20% into your pension with your contribution being 7%
  • Flexible working & possible remote working if desired
  • 25 days annual leave (excluding bank holidays), increasing by one day each year up to 30 days pro-rata
  • Gain certifications, utilise study leave and attend government technologies forums
  • Benefit from our extensive learning and career development interactive portals;

Please contact Oliver Hurved at Experis on Linkedin or on 0161 924 3659