Agile Coach

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Location
Lakeside, Portsmouth
Department
Transformation
About The Role

We have an exciting newly created opportunity for an Agile Coach to work alongside our inhouse development, agile delivery management and product teams. As a fast moving digital scale up looking to quadruple the size of our platform, you will help with our continued transition of existing work practices to infusing a real agile understanding from the top-down, ultimately helping our teams to deliver better products faster.  As an agile champion you’ll promote and advocate a culture of continuous improvement, setting goals, milestones and ownership and accountability.

If you are skilled in agile and coaching and experienced in influencing and driving change, we'd love to hear from you!

Location: Portsmouth or London - Hybrid working applies. 

Where do you fit in?

Reporting to the Agile Delivery Manager, you’ll  guide teams to help them stay on track with agile, fine-tuning approaches as needed to ensure the overall strategy is being met.  This includes facilitating agile workshops and key planning ceremonies for both development and functional teams as well as troubleshooting issue as they arise.

You’ll deliver agile coaching sessions for individuals and teams including senior management and champion the use of metrics and objectives measures across the teams. As an experienced Agile Coach you will be responsible for the continuous development of our agile practices including effective communication of agile principles, scrum practises and overall operating  models whilst ensuring regularly follow up to ensure projects are on track and goals are being met.

What’s in it for you?

  • An exciting opportunity to join a fast moving digital scale up with passionate people and investment on tech.  
  • An opportunity to play a pivotal role in product delivery in a business focused on continuous development and truly agile mindset.  
  • An excellent salary and benefits package that includes a bonus, electrical vehicle scheme and much more!

What do you need to succeed?

  • A successful track record as an Agile Coach with sound examples of implementing agile techniques in different cultures and environments.
  • Experience in Scrum, Kanban, and Scaled Agile Frameworks (SAFe)
  • Experience developing scrum teams and knowing when to ‘Lean in’ and when to be an ‘Observer’.
  • Experience with facilitation of Team Ceremonies - sprint planning, review, retrospectives and stand-ups.
  • Excellent communication skills and strong stakeholder management and influencing experience.
  • Scrum Master/ Scrum Coach qualification would be highly desirable.
About Us

Checkatrade is the consumer choice for finding a local reputable and reliable tradesperson. For over 20 years, we've been the place where reputation matters most - and if you join us, you’ll ensure that our trade members continue to uphold these high standards.

With 50,000 trades available to help with your home improvement project, we’re here to help no matter how big or small the project you are undertaking is.

We're currently going through a period of significant investment and growth and we're looking for exceptional people to join us on our journey to help us achieve our ambitious goals. This is a really exciting time to join our team.

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