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Agile Coach

  • Location: London
  • Salary: £120000 - £121000 per annum
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 10 days ago

  • Sector: digital & technology
  • Type: hybrid
  • Contact: Sean Johnston
  • Contact Email: sean.johnston@handle.co.uk
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Expiry Date: 04 September 2022
  • Job Ref: JS/SJACPM

Handle is working with a leading Global Sports Media / Broadcast Organisation to recruit a highly experienced Agile Coach

With the job title of VP Engineering, Execution (basically. Really strong Kanban/Scrumban leader), you will have a primary focus on Kanban in a large-scale delivery programme, your role will be to facilitate the most effective application of agile principles and practices to meet our customers' emerging mission needs.

You will work with a team of agile teams using Kanban to build and support software applications that provide crucial capability for our customer's mission.

You'll act as a 'servant leader' to the teams, helping them to work effectively together to deliver maximum value to our customers.

- Set the operating development methodology across multiple teams. Kanban, with some elements of Scrum - Scrumban

- Ensure that ceremonies are in place,across teams and set unit wide events and supporting activities such as backlog refinement to ensure that the relevant objectives are achieved

- Help the teams to identify coherent and achievable goals in consultation with stakeholders

- Support the teams in optimising flow through their process, identifying and addressing impediments and bottlenecks, and taking action to remove them where appropriate

- Assist with internal and external communication, improving transparency and making information visible

- Understanding of Behavioural Driven Development as a working process

- Support teams or individuals to improve performance and achieve goals through coaching and mentoring

- Provide training to impart or reinforce knowledge of Lean-Agile concepts, tools and practices

- Practical experience of servant leadership within agile teams

- Thorough knowledge of agile principles, practices and methods, particularly Kanban

- Holds a recognised Lean or Kanban certification

- Able to travel

Handle actively welcomes applicants from under-represented backgrounds - we pride ourselves on attracting the best talent for every opportunity through a commitment to equality, diversity and inclusion.