Lean Agile Coach (outside of IR35)

Recruiter
Venesky-Brown
Location
Midlothian
Salary
650.00 - 700.00 GBP Daily
Posted
24 Oct 2020
Closes
27 Oct 2020
Sector
IT
Contract Type
Contract/Interim
Hours
Full Time
Venesky-Brown's client, a public sector organisation in Edinburgh, are currently looking to recruit a Lean Agile Coach for an initial 6 month contract on a rate of ??650-700/day (outside of IR35). Due to the current circumstances this role will be remote based for the foreseeable future.

Responsibilities:

Experienced practitioners of Lean/Agile are required to support teams in ensuring: Continuous Improvement; Improvement of flow and value; Introduction of additional lean tools and practices; Visibility of work; Interdependencies; End to end process as opposed to team optimization.
Embed an agile culture using techniques from a wide range of agile and lean methodologies and frameworks but be methodology agnostic.
Assess the culture of teams or organisation and delivery processes in place to identify improvements and facilitate these improvements with the right type of support.
Showcase relevant tools and techniques, such as coaching, advising, workshops and mentoring
Engage with stakeholders at all levels of the organisation
Develop clear lines of escalation, in agreement with senior managers
Work effectively with other suppliers, departments and agencies
Apply best tools and techniques to team roles, behaviours, structure and culture, agile ceremonies and practices, knowledge transfer and sharing, programme management, cross team coordination, and overall governance of digital service delivery.
Ensure key metrics and requirements that support the teams and delivery are well defined and maintained
Equip staff with the ability to coach others
At an organisation level, executive coaching on the fundamental considerations of digital service delivery design.

Essential Skills:

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 the most relevant tools and techniques as needed
Understanding of agile product and software development in and the enablers required to cultivate an agile organisation
Broad knowledge and understanding of agile product and software development and the enablers required to cultivate an agile organisation is essential
Broad understanding of project 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
An excellent understanding of good digital service delivery design
Broad experience of different industries, private and public, transactional digital services, redefining customer interaction and case studies of what good looks like

If you would like to hear more about this opportunity please get in touch.

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