Agile Coach
Broad Gate Offices, 1 Broad Gate, The Headrow, Leeds, LS1 8EQ

Job Reference: 003164

Location: Broad Gate Offices, 1 Broad Gate, The Headrow, Leeds, LS1 8EQ

Closing Date: 29/09/2020

Salary £: Up to £65,300 + Bonus & Benefits

Employment Type: Permanent - Full Time

Division: Customer Services Division

Hours per week: 35

As our next Agile Coach you’ll lead YBS in its cultural and technical adoption of Agile practices and principles to allow more nimble delivery of change through acting as a Coach and Practitioner for the personal and professional development and implementation of Agile delivery practices. You’ll join a likeminded team in our Leeds based Transformation function.


What You'll Do

  • Shape the Agile delivery framework whilst supporting its adoption across the business

  • Operate as a Practitioner and Coach for the utilisation of Agile across the YBS change portfolio and business community

  • Deliver hands-on coaching where needed in all aspects of scrum - daily meetings, planning, self-organization, collaboration, iterative development, etc.

  • Provide Agile leadership coaching and training to Product Owners, Scrum Masters, Developers, Testers and functional managers and executives.

  • Create a multi departmental Agile Community of Practice including implementation of best practices, continuous improvement, Lessons Learned, recommendations and development of capabilities. This would include the identification, negotiation and management of any Agile partners including ownership of the supplier relationship.


How You’ll Do It

  • You’ll have a recognised professional Agile Certification/Qualification (or equivalent)

  • You will draw on your experience of coaching and developing effective Agile teams (particularly when moving from Waterfall to Agile delivery methods)

  • By using your advanced presentation, facilitation, communication and influencing skills up to Board Level.

  • By drawing on your knowledge of industry recognised Agile Tools that support delivery planning and communications


Life at YBS

In addition to the usual benefits such as competitive salary, annual bonus and healthcare packages we offer you…

Flexibility – Whether it’s picking up the kids from school or catching that early morning yoga session we have you covered.

Celebrating Success – From everyday thank you cards, to our annual ‘Raising the Roof’ gala to celebrate our golden ticket winners we acknowledge our colleagues successes no matter how big or small.

Giving Back – Fancy 31 hours of paid leave a year to get involved in community activities? Together last year, we completed more than 11,000 hours of volunteering!

Inclusivity - We don’t just accept difference — we celebrate it, we support it, and we thrive on it for the benefit of our colleagues, our customers and our community. We are proud to be an equal opportunities employer.

Site Perks – Some of our sites have added little extras such as a gym, restaurant and free parking at our Bradford site, roof garden in Leeds, and on-site restaurant and free parking at our Peterborough site.


So….

If you’ve got a solid background in Transformation and you want to develop a career in an empowering, respectful and supporting business then why not join us?

Our people are our heart and soul; we’re commercial and caring, big enough to offer you a challenge and small enough for you to make a real impact. We’re devoted to putting people first and doing the right thing by providing real help with real life.


We’d love to hear from you so why not apply today and be Your Brilliant Self!


‘Any Questions – Contact Tazafia Mahmood via email at tmahmood@ybs.co.uk


 

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