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Agile Coach

Job Title: Agile Coach
Contract Type: Contract
Location: South Wales, Wales
Salary: £500 - £600 per day
Start Date: ASAP
Duration: 12 Months +
REF: 14749/001_1527779770
Contact Name: Dominic Parker
Contact Email:
Job Published: 7 months ago

Job Description

CONTRACT - Agile Coach - South Wales - Public Sector - OUTSIDE IR35 - 12 Months +

Agile Coach


Lead an Agile transformation in a complex digital organisation; provide strategic leadership and implementation of agile methodology at a senior level across the organisation. Develops agile senior leaders, focusses on culture and is the catalyst for change.

I'm currently looking for an Agile and Digital Transformation Lead operating at an enterprise level. You will need to operate at the senior management level to embed and champion this role across senior levels in the Agency and cross government and also coach and mentor a newly recruited senior manager. You will have significant experience of operating at a senior level and will be an expert and recognised authority in agile methodology and implementation at scale within complex digital organisations.


  • Proven track record of delivering substantial productivity improvements in complex organisations (across multiple locations) by successfully embedding the culture, principles, values and practices that underpin Agile methods.
  • Proven track record of establishing effective governance, reporting & management tools across Agile Delivery Squads.
  • Expertise in transitioning from Project to Product Management and operating Agile at scale.
  • Proven track record of educating and influencing senior stakeholders to enable them to provide effective support for the transition.
  • Proven experience balancing multiple, and often conflicting, priorities and dealing with ambiguity.
  • ILM Coaching and Mentoring Level 5 or equivalent.
  • Certified Expert in Agile Coaching.
  • Certified Scrum Master (CSM).


  • Evidence of authority and influence within the area of agile e.g. published works, blogs.
  • Sound experience of using data to make decisions.
  • Evidence of experience using JIRA /Portfolio for JIRA.
  • Certified Disciplined Agile Practitioner.
  • Qualifications/experience in other methodologies e.g. Lean; Kanban; XP; DSDM.
  • Experience of applying the GDS Service Manual to deliver digital services.

Please submit your most up to date CV for immediate consideration. This role will fall OUTSIDE of IR35.