Job details

Agile Consultant (BIT)
Manchester

Job reference: 002804

Closing date: 25/11/2019

Salary: competitive plus excellent benefits

Department: IT

Hours per week: 36.17 hours per week

Are you looking for an organisation where you have the freedom and autonomy to positively challenge the status quo?  Do you want to work for an industry-leading name, playing a pivotal role in delivering digital experiences that customers love?

 

Reporting into our Head of Acceleration & Innovation, we are looking for a future-thinking Agile Consultant to join us on this huge digital transformation…

 

We are in an exciting phase of change; along with the rest of the world, we’re embarking on a hugely impactful digital journey, both for our people and our customers. You will work actively across the department to guide, support and enable colleagues to improve value, flow and quality from business idea to benefit realisation.

As our Agile Consultant you will actively own areas of the acceleration team roadmap and develop key areas of improvements to enable high performing teams and act as a trusted advisor for agile ways of working to squads within the department.

 

Your role as Agile Consultant:

  • Educate team members in core values of agile software development;
  • Act as a trusted advisor of process and discipline for software-delivery teams and business functions;
  • Facilitate variety of ceremonies, meetings and stand ups to coach and transfer best practice into teams and team members;
  • Work with and guide teams in developing and establishing agile standards; and
  • Guide the team and the wider department in using agile best practices to initiate software improvements and increase productivity.
  • Facilitate workshops on the core concepts of agile software delivery and areas of specialism such as DevOps, Lean Portfolio Management and Release Train Engineering;

 

What we’re looking for and nice to have:

  • JIRA
  • Slack
  • Mentimetre
  • Visio
  • Power BI
  • ServiceNow
  • Ideazboard

What’s in it for you?

  • We take your learning and growth seriously – if there’s something you’d like upskill yourself in, we’ll do everything to make it happen
  • We offer a competitive package and benefits including a range of flexible working options with the latest technology to support
  • You play a critical part in this digital journey from its early stages – the potential to own and impact change is endless!
  • Work in an environment where failing fast is encouraged; we love experimenting and trying new things!

 

 

The closing date for this job has now passed.

Back