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Agile Coach

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Recruiter: Experis IT
Listed on: 19th January
Location: Birmingham
Salary/Rate: £450 - £460
Type: Contract
Start Date: ASAP

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Agile Coach

London OR Birmingham (remote-based for the foreseeable)

£460 per day

6 months initially

Our client, a leading Telecommunications organisation, is recruiting for an Agile Coach to join them on an initial 6 month contract.

Description: Our ability to deliver brilliant personalised experiences for all of our 30m customers is fundamental to our future success. As a business we are investing extensively in the automation of our operations and networks, and in building our base management and data capabilities. This will allow us to take better decisions with data and to act on them in an automated way across all our customer interactions.

Responsibilities: In this job, you'll be responsible for setting up and improving all Agile processes across Base Management and Data. You'll live and breathe build, measure, learn and you will have a deep relationship with the Scrum Masters and Product Owners. You'll be responsible for making sure that we constantly improve processes to ensure the vehicles of product delivery are faster, so that the team creates the best experiences for our customers and maximises commercial value. You'll act as an agile evangelist, working with other teams to make sure we integrate our agile ways of working into our non-agile processes, share our best practices and learn from others. You'll act as a coach and mentor to our scrum masters and PO's on their journey to agile marketing.

  • Responsible for formulating a strategy for the transition from Project based delivery to Product based delivery
  • Drive the delivery and implementation of the Agile strategy across the Base Management and Data community.
  • Be a role model for agile development within the organisation, ensuring that all stakeholders understand the agile principles and the part they need to play to contribute to successful delivery.
  • Ensure all teams maintain a cycle of continual improvement, acting on feedback solicited from stakeholders during the transformation
  • Alignment of new ways of working with existing legacy deliveries outside of Base Management and Data.
  • Integrating Agile teams or departments within the wider processes of a predominantly non-Agile company.
  • Encouraging the proliferation of Agile best practices between different teams.
  • Mentoring and coaching of Agile team facilitators.
  • Supporting teams in overcoming resistance to working in an agile way
  • Measuring the results of transitioning to Agile.

Skills & Experience

  • Coaching at all levels on how to best work in an Agile way, including taking other stakeholders groups with us
  • Expertise in agile methodologies across a range of functions including commercial roles, campaign management, marketing, data and insight)
  • Process improvement; Improves processes and ensures the vehicles of product delivery are faster
  • Deep Agile expert, with previous experiences in agile coaching. Helping teams adopt new mindsets and ways of working

Interested candidates should submit their CV in the first instance. For more information, please contact Gemma Grayson via