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Agile Coach

Job Title: Agile Coach
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Salary: £500 - £600 per day
Start Date: ASAP
Duration: 4 months
REF: 16071/001_1573552829
Contact Name: Sarah Donohoe-Denton
Contact Email:
Job Published: 5 months ago

Job Description

I am looking for an Agile Coach with experience within the NHS for an initial 4 month contract in Newcastle.

The role

  • Working across the organisation to support the adoption and embedding of Agile practices and mind-set.

  • Supporting teams to adopt SCRUM framework and understanding of agile methodologies.

  • Supporting at a directorate, team and individual level working closely with Service Managers/Owners and Delivery Managers to identify and deliver coaching and training interventions.

  • The coach will work with all 10 of NHSBSA Delivery Teams across a directorate of circa 120 people.

Essential skills and experience

  • Certified coaching qualification (ILM7 or equivalent)

  • Deep understanding of different agile and lean approaches and supporting context, such as behaviours, governance, process and culture

  • Experience of different agile and lean approaches in relation to portfolio management, programme and project team approaches

  • Experience of embedding agile tools and techniques and ability to use the most relevant tools and techniques as needed, in an NHS environment or similar

  • Experience of agile product and software development and the enablers required to cultivate an agile organisation

  • Experience of agile governance for service design in line with the GDS principles

  • Experience of project and programme management techniques

There is an application to write for this role, please send your CV for further details.

Closing date Friday 15th 2019.