Monday , June 21 2021

Bt Jobs – Agile Coach Specialist

Website BT

Job Description:

Our Agile Coaches are servant leaders and subject matter experts, coaching multiple teams at scale, providing guidance and expertise on Agile methodology, standards and frameworks and uplifting capability across our Scrum Masters and broader Agile community. They are focussed on embedding agile principles, methods and practices to improve delivery velocity and achieve desired outcomes. They help remove impediments at a program/portfolio level and foster an environment for high-performing team dynamics, continuous flow, and relentless improvement. Key focuses include: facilitating planning and alignment at a program/portfolio level in a transparent, collaborative manner; identifying opportunities to unlock business value earlier, championing the embedment of agile across the organisation and agitating for the resolution of cross-functional bottlenecks, driving agile capability and maturity uplift; and reinforcing a culture of continuous improvement.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Assess organisational Agile maturity via surveys, metrics, observations, interviews and supports the implementation of fit-for-purpose and tailored improvement opportunities
  • Coach and uplift Agile capability and expertise across our Scrum Master Community
  • Coach and provide fit-for-purpose and tailored expertise across multiple teams at various states in order to uplift Agile maturity (i.e. Agile principles, methods and practices) through clear alignment with business goals, savvy backlog management and forward momentum around the next most important needs
  • Role model and champion an Agile mindset and belief system to drive cultural change
  • Focus on program/portfolio level outcomes and achieving benefits (e.g. high product quality, high customer satisfaction, reduced risks, improved project controls, faster ROI)
  • Curate and deliver (working with our Scrum Masters) the portfolio/program Agile capability uplift program needed (e.g. training, custom workshops, coaching, mentoring, value stream analysis, etc.)

Job Requirements:

  • Extensive experience coaching, with a strong servant leadership philosophy
  • Extensive experience solving complex problems across cross-functional contexts
  • Extensive or subject-matter expert understanding of the principles, components and features of Agile methodology, with a continuous learning approach to new concepts and best practices
  • Extensive experience in effective conflict resolution within and across teams
  • Extensive understanding of the software development lifecycle and technical change delivery
  • Extensive experience fostering and empowering high performing teams

Job Details:

Company:  BT

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Birmingham, England, UK

Application Deadline: N/A

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