Product Coach

Edinburgh Commercial
27 Aug 2019
09 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Pertemps Specialist Division are delighted to be working in collaboration with one of our public sector clients to recruit a Product Coach, to join the business on an initial 6 month contract. Based in central Edinburgh, this senior position is a new role, and you will be primarily responsible for working with the product community to align product strategy and to coach and challenge the growing product community through a period of continuous improvement.

This is a full-time role, paying a day rate of between £500 - £700.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Work across community of 18 affiliated to 7 business areas to ensure good practice, communication and collaboration across these areas
  • Work with colleagues with a range of experience and skills from senior and highly experienced product leaders to newly appointed product people
  • Build a productive relationship with the agile coach, UX and BA communities at RoS, with agile team leads appointed to each development team
  • Help to create an open and trust based environment, which enables a focus on delivery and facilitates continuous improvement
  • Assess the culture of the product community and the delivery processes in place to identify improvements and facilitate these improvements with the right type of support.
  • Showcase relevant tools and techniques specific to product such as prioritisation and market insight techniques
  • Ensure any stakeholder can easily find out an accurate and current product status, without disruption to delivery
Essential Criteria:
  • Previous product experience
  • Coached multiple product teams and be experienced in delivering products and services
  • Understanding of different agile and lean approaches and supporting context, such as behaviours, governance, process and culture
  • An excellent understanding of good digital service delivery design
  • Experience of defining appropriate portfolio and product structures in the context of digital services delivery
  • Demonstrable experience of creating lasting change towards product management working for the better in an organisation
  • Proven ability to quickly assimilate organisational strategy and operating context
  • Ability to showcase relevant tools and techniques, such as coaching, advising, workshops and mentoring

If you are interested in this role, please apply now or call the office and ask for Lewis.

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