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Scaled-Agile Practitioner - Project Manager

  • Location England
  • Job type Contract
  • Reference BBBH136245

Scaled-Agile Practitioner - Project Manager
Insurance
6 Months +
£750/day Inside IR35
Flexible Working / UK Wide - Remote Working from Home

Our client, a global Insurance organisation has an immediate need for a Contract Agile Practitioner / Project Manager.
To be successful in this role you must be an Expert in using the Agile / Scrum / Lean methodologies and experienced in leading Scrum Methodology.

Job Profile:

  • Manages all aspects of change management
  • Drives the maximization of the delivery of value
  • Coach multiple teams to self-manage, including managers
  • Improves organizational performance
  • Expert in using the Agile / Scrum / Lean methodologies
  • Guides teams and organization to remove impediments
  • Guides the BU/function towards business agility



Required experience:

  • Practical hands-on experience of SAFe and/or other scaled-agile methods. Ideally a Certified Practitioner.
  • Experience leading Release Train efforts and multiple Scrum teams.
  • Significant experience using Scrum Methodology.
  • Must be detail-oriented and results-oriented with good problem-solving solving and time management skills.
  • Must have skills to conduct structured walkthroughs of requirements with business and project team members.
  • Experience using Big Picture and/or Portfolio Tools for Program and PI Management.
  • Knowledge of other approaches discussed in the Agile space: XP, Kanban, Nexus, LeSS, SAFe, Crystal, FDD, etc.
  • Knowledge and/or experience with widely successful Agile techniques: User Stories, ATDD, TDD, Continuous Integration, Continuous Testing, Pairing, Automated Testing.
  • Experience applying a wide variety patterns and techniques for filling in the intentional gaps in the Scrum approach (e.g. burn down techniques, retrospective formats, handling bugs, etc).
  • Pragmatic - can balance the prescribed methods with other programme management tools/constructs: such as steering/design committees, without being too evangelical about agile ways of working.