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Advantage Technical Resourcing  

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Agile Lead/ PM - Competitive Ltd rates – 6 Months Contract – Central London

The Company

Advantage Resourcing are working closely with a leading energy Oil & Gas company energy producer and supplier to recruit for a Agile Lead/ PM to work a contract role for an initial 6- Months contract.

The Role

Main Duties:

  • Guide and lead teams on how to use Agile/Scrum practices and values to delight customers
  • Shape and drive the strategy scaling of Agile practices (with appropriate methodologies) to ensure continuous improvement and effective cross team collaboration
  • Guide the teams on how to get the most out of self-organisation
  • Assess the Agile maturity of the team and coach them to higher levels of maturity, at a pace that is sustainable and comfortable for the team (and Digitalization organization)
  • Removes (or guides teams to remove) the project impediments blocking them by finding the right channels to resolve issues and risks
  • Builds a trusting and safe environment in their teams where problems can be raised without fear of blame, retribution, or being judged, with an emphasis on team harmony and problem-solving
  • Facilitates getting the work done without coercion, assignment, or dictating the work
  • Facilitates discussion, decision making, and conflict resolution
  • Assists with internal and external team comms, improving transparency
  • Supporting and educating the Product Owner, especially on grooming and maintaining the product backlog

The Successful Candidate:

  • Experience in playing the Agile lead/ Scrum master role for at least 4 years, for software development teams that diligently applied Scrum/Kanban principles, practices, and theory
  • Experience with Azure Dev Ops (ADO) or equivalent tool for SDLC management
  • Understanding of iterative product development processes and procedures
  • Exceptional skills and knowledge of servant leadership, facilitation, situational awareness, conflict resolution, continual improvement, and communication- able to ‘walk the floor’ and identify improvement opportunities on the fly to multiple teams and support with proactive interventions.
  • Awareness and experience with widely successful Agile techniques: User Stories, ATDD, TDD, Continuous Integration, Continuous Testing, Pairing, Automated Testing, Agile Games
  • Deep understanding of Agile@scale, with practical experience of reshaping growing teams to make them effective- able to lead/coach the team in developing effective strategies
  • Knowledge of other Agile approaches: XP, Kanban, Crystal, FDD, Safe, Less, Nexus etc.
  • Excellent communication and mentoring skills
  • Domain experience: Customer centricity and UX
  • Experience managing relationships and influencing at the senior executive level

If you have the relevant skill set and experience, please apply with your up to date CV. Ref 825351

Advantage Resourcing is a service driven recruitment consultancy.

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Temporary or Contract
Immediate start
6 Months
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Advantage Technical Resourcing
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