Agile Coach (outside IR35) - new job in Edinburgh, UK

Agile Coach (outside IR35)
  • £650 - £700 per Day
  • Contract
  • Edinburgh, Scotland, UK EH2 4QZ Edinburgh Edinburgh GBR EH2 4QZ
Job Ref: BBBH23369
Sector: Other
Date Added: 07 June 2022

Agile Coach - Edinburgh - 6 Month Contract

Our Public Sector client are currently recruiting for an Agile Coach to join on a 6 month initial contract, outside IR35.

The successful candidate will have the following skills/knowledge:

Agile and Lean experience

  • Deep understanding of different agile and lean approaches and supporting context, such as behaviours, governance, process and culture across portfolio management, programme and project team approaches
  • Evidence of embedding agile tools and techniques and be able to use them as needed
  • Understanding of agile product and service development. And the enablers required to cultivate an agile organisation
  • Broad understanding of product and programme management techniques
  • Deep understanding of complexity theory and the application of complexity informed practices.
  • Experience, in several different contexts, with the application of skill liquidity and capacity planning practices
  • Facilitate Agile events with staff at all levels (including C-Band and directors) ensuring objective of events are met at the conclusion
  • Government and/or commercial experience as an Agile or Lean Coach

Digital and service experience

  • An excellent understanding of good service design and delivery
  • Application of agile in operational and digital context

Coaching and transformation

  • Demonstrable experience of creating lasting change towards agile and lean ways of working.
  • Proven ability to quickly assimilate organisational strategy and operating context
  • Ability to showcase relevant tools and techniques, such as coaching, advising, workshops and mentoring
  • Ability to work with leaders that are undergoing complex change, working in an iterative manner, evolving conversations and understanding how far to challenge and when
  • Excellent stakeholder management and proven ability to engage and influence all levels of seniority
  • Encourage contributions and involvement from a broad and diverse range of staff by being visible and accessible
  • Effectively manage staff and team dynamics when working across Departmental and other boundaries
  • Experience of visualising organisational, team or individual capability (such as capability, Maturity or Wardley mapping)

Cultural fit

  • Ability to work as part of a team, collaborating and sharing knowledge and decision making
  • Ability to quickly win trust and coach senior leaders
  • Ability to work flexibly, the successful Coach will need to be able to work in a fluid and responsive environment
  • Ability to work in environments undergoing complex change
  • Be framework agnostic, use the right tools and techniques for the situation

Should this position be of interest please submit your CV and I will be in contact by telephone as required.

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnerships, pregnancy or maternity or age

07/07/2022 13:32:02
GBP 650 700 Day
Contact Consultant:
Lewis Baillie

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