Agile Coach (Senior Scrum Master/Agile Delivery Manager) at Crown Consulting Group, London, £400-£500 per day

£400 - £500 per day
  • Contract Spy
  • London, UK
  • Jan 16, 2020
Duration not stated

Contract Description

About Us

  • The Crown Consulting Group delivers high quality management consultancy through a network model meaning all our consultants and experts are independent. This gives our clients and consultants more freedom and flexibility around their working arrangements;
  • Our model allows us to offer the same very high-quality consultancy and unique interesting projects at more rewarding rates for both our clients and consultants;
  • Additionally, our model frees our consultants from the expectation of business management/ development. We have in-house experts who manage this meaning our consultants and experts are free to focus on delivering excellence to our clients;
  • Founded in 2015, we have focused on delivering a customer centric style of consultancy. We focus on delivering exceptional results to our clients and pride ourselves on a positive reputation;
  • We currently have a network of 100+ independent and highly-skilled consultants and experts. Many of our consultants have studied and worked at some of the worlds most renowned establishments and organisations;
  • Our future aspirations are to continue delivering exceptional levels of customer centric management consultancy through our independent network. We are looking to continue growing and moving into new markets. However, our main objective is to build on our reputation and be renowned in our field for delivering exceptional levels of consultancy.

What we do

  • We work with our clients to help them solve a wide range of business and technology-based issues. We will always start by listening carefully and asking the right questions to really understand the issues before making any recommendations;
  • Our independent network of consultants allows us the freedom to really tailor our teams/ experts to the client’s needs and wishes. We are able to craft teams with the right expertise to the right size in accordance with the clients objectives;
  • We work completely openly and in full collaboration throughout the process ensuring our clients are fully immersed and familiar with the process, this supports us in delivering efficient knowledge transfer to help on-going support;
  • Working with us as an independent consultant grants you the freedoms and flexibility not usually associated with a management consultancy but ensures you retain the support and positive ethos of team working;
  • In all out work our fundamental objective is to deliver value to our clients. We look for highly-motivated passionate individuals who we feel can help us deliver our vision.

The Role

We are looking for experienced Agile professional who has a deep practical and theoretical understanding of the methodology, in particular the Srcum and Kanban methods,. The candidate will be working with a number of clients within the UK Public Sector to help them adopt the methodology.

We require someone who can both develop and deliver audience specific training courses and act as an ongoing coach to existing teams. The candidate will be working with a number of different clients (all within the UK Public Sector) to help support them on their journeys of Agile adoption.

Skills and Experience

You will need to have a very strong background in both the theoretical and practical applications of the Agile methodology.

In addition you will;

  • Have significant experience of delivering group training, coaching, mentoring, knowledge transfer and supporting teams, individuals and services to adopt agile values, behaviours, tools and technique;
  • Have significant experience working within the UK Public Sector;
  • Have significant experience and demonstratable knowledge of how Agile aligns with the GDS principals;
  • Have significant experience and examples of real world Scrum AND Kanban implementation;
  • Have significant real world agile delivery implementation experience;
  • Have experience of using tooling to realise benefits of Agile for the team;
  • Have experience of using metrics in real world delivery and improvements;
  • Experience of delivering in a way that can easily be taken into everyday practice and can be built upon after the course within a practice model of community learning;
  • Understand and has experience of the relationship between Scrum and Kanban and how to select and use appropriate methods to support and improve delivery;
  • Demonstrate relevant detailed Scrum AND Kanban methodology course content;
  • Demonstrate ability to provide high quality training materials;
  • Evidence of qualifications covering the following area (Agile Coaching, Agile delivery, Project Management and Coaching); And
  • Evidence of expertise in the evaluation of a team or individuals’ agile maturity and evidence of tailoring of approach.

Additional Qualities

Having a wide range of experienced passionate experts has been key in enabling us to deliver our vision of exceptional client centric consultancy. Our approach and model engages both clients and consultants in a way that is yet unfamiliar within our industry. To be successful with The Crown Consulting Group you will ideally have the following attributes;

  • You will be capable of inspiring confidence and leading by example;
  • You will be skilled and highly-motivated at building long-lasting relationships with both clients and team members;
  • You will be energised by helping to solve complex problems, be a confident team player and be open to new ideas – even when these may not seem the ‘right’ answer;
  • A good level of education, ideally degree level or above. However, we are far more about personality and real-world experience than academics;
  • You will have a calm pragmatic approach to work and be able to immediately inspire confidence and re-assure clients and colleagues where necessary;
  • You must pride yourself on delivery exceptionally high standards in every aspect of what you do;
  • You will understand and be excited about the model we operate and the approach we take with our clients. You must be passionate about working with us and want to help shape the future of The Crown Consulting Group.

We are open and excited to meet anyone with the qualities and attributes outlined above, we are constantly looking for people to help build or network of high-skilled professional independent experts. However, currently we are particularly keen to talk to individuals with solid demonstrable experience within the UK public sector (Central Government, Local Authority, Education & Social Housing), Financial Services, Retail and Telecommunications.

To support your application, please ensure a recent up-to-date CV and Cover Letter is attached.

Job Type: Contract

Salary: £400.00 to £500.00 /day

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time, Contract

Salary: £400.00 to £500.00 /day

Experience:

  • Agile Coaching: 5 years (Required)
  • Training Delivery: 5 years (Required)
  • UK Public Sector: 5 years (Required)