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Agile Coach

Location: Crawley Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Sector: Client Delivery, Medical Devices, Engineering Type: Permanent
Contact: Olly Nixon Job Published: about 1 month ago

Agile Coach
West Sussex

Agile Coach needed for an international medical device organisation based in West Sussex.

The Agile Coach is a servant leader and coach for the Agile Release Train (ART). Your focus will be to deliver value by managing program level processes and execution against program release goals. In this capability, the Agile Coach is concerned with the long-term health and ability of the ART to deliver value at a sustainable pace and foster a culture of continuous learning, self-inspection, and improvement.

The successful candidate will have a solid grasp of how to scale Lean and Agile practices and understand the unique opportunities and challenges associated with facilitating and continuously aligning a large program.

What the role of the Agile Coach entails:

Some of the main duties of the Agile Coach will include:

  • Facilitate program level ceremonies such as PI planning, Inspect and Adapt workshops,

  • Product Owner (PO) sync, System Demos and Scrum of Scrums

  • Work closely with functional management to highlight and help remove impediments impacting development teams

  • Escalate program level risks and issues needing management attention

  • Manage dependencies between delivery teams within or across various Release Trains Gather and report performance information (e.g., PI burn up data) and communicate metrics to ensure transparency on program status

  • Track and manage execution against program release goals

  • Ensure continuous communication between Product Owners and program stakeholders including Product Managers and Subject Matter Experts Support setting and communication of program priorities to teams

  • Embody the Lean-Agile mindset and champion the values and goals of SAFe transformation

  • Be transparent in all you do while being coachable yourself, i.e. open to feedback Challenge the status quo gracefully while working with others to bring all along for the change

  • Provide visibility into gaps, issues, risks and opportunities across Agile teams, escalating where applicable and resolving where possible

  • Aggregates and drives Program Increment (P') objectives into program / Release objectives to ensure alignment with business and successful delivery

  • Mentor and coach to Agile Release Train (ARTS) on Agile/Lean/SAFe principles

  • Participates in enterprise program management improvement and standardisation activities

  • Encourages collaboration between solution architects and Agile teams

What experience you need to be the successful Agile Coach:

  • Ability to communicate effectively with stakeholders at all levels Ability to work with technical teams

  • Ability to build and maintain strong collaborative relationships Ability to enact change quickly

  • Strong leadership and conflict resolution skills

  • Significant experience as an RTE or Scrum Master

  • Experience in facilitation/moderation of large-scale events and workshops

  • Successful track record with agile methodologies

  • 3+ years of project experience in an agile environment

  • Experience in hardware engineering or large solutions strongly preferred Proficient in MS Office and SharePoint

  • Experience with CA Agile (Rally) and/or JIRA desired

  • Bachelor's degree in related discipline

  • SAFe SASM, RTE or other advance certification preferred

This really is a fantastic opportunity for an Agile Coach to progress their career. If you are interested, please apply as soon as possible as this position will be filled quickly so don't miss out!

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