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Lean Agile Coach outside of IR35

Lean Agile Coach outside of IR35

Posted 21 October by Venesky Brown Recruitment Ltd
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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.


• 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.

Reference: 41225463

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