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Agile Coach - Manchester - £500 Per day (Inside IR35)

Ventula Consulting

Posted on Apr 19, 2021 by Ventula Consulting

Manchester, Lancashire, United Kingdom
Immediate Start
Daily Salary

Agile Coach - Manchester - £500 Per day (Inside IR35)

Leading consultancy technology transformation consultancy require an Agile Coach to work in Manchester.

This role will require you to coach 3 newly-created squads to deliver using Agile practices (some squads will have team members with some understanding of Agile, others will have team members with none).

Key responsibilities are to:

  • Support in customizing standard Agile training for the client's context
  • Onboard the squads and provide foundational agile skills training as well as additional SM and PO specific training
  • Carry out Team Maturity assessments to baseline levels
  • Carry out SM and PO Competency assessments to baseline levels
  • Provide Agile expertise and support the Agile process
  • Comfortable escalating impediments to senior leadership and actively working to resolve these so the squad can deliver efficiently
  • Facilitation of organizational impediment discovery and resolution
  • Develop their people - act as mentor and coach
  • Provide Agile evaluation and opportunities to create more value from Agile ways of working
  • Support to mobilise drop-in sessions, and Communities of Practice. This will involve preparing for and facilitating sessions
  • Provide support for Drop in sessions
  • Engage in creation/customization and delivery of content for bite sized ongoing learning
  • Can effectively facilitate agile meetings and events
  • Demonstrating and teaching new facilitation methods
  • Help squads define and track OKRs

Areas of expertise that are required:

  • Knowledge of modern development practices and why they would be used
  • Knowledge of more than one scaling framework and what necessitates scaling
  • Knowledge of the different coaching stances and why they would be used
  • Facilitate effective team startup activities

This contract offers a daily rate of £500 per day for an initial 6 months. When conditions allow the contract will involve 4 days a week in the center of Manchester.

Reference: 1172138888

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