Director of Agile Transformation

The Tec Recruitment Group Limited
Cambridge, UK
08 Oct 2019
05 Nov 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Director of Agile Transformation

£100,000 - £120,000


TEC Partners are exclusively recruiting for a Director of Agile Transformation for a well-known market leading business based in Cambridge.

You'll be leading the charge in Agile Transformation across the business, building an Agile project governance framework enabling the product owners to work with the technical teams to deliver on their commitments. You'll also expand upon and further enhance the team of Agile Delivery Managers, which in turn will help the technical teams to track their work effectively and enable confident forecasting. Agile Coaching and mentoring are a key part of this role.

Successful candidates will -
  • Own how the business report on projects & programs, make the data the source of good decisions
  • Develop the right ways to visualize progress and predict when work will complete. Help make work visible inside the teams and across the business
  • Be the expert in agile working. Sharing knowledge about Scrum and Kanban and how these frameworks best tie into a Lean framework. Expert knowledge in scaled agile techniques
  • Ensure effective ways of working and help other departments adopt agile principles
  • Make sure that the volume of work taken on can be delivered while working with the engineering leadership to ensure quality is properly balanced
  • Promote a culture of collaboration and learning
  • Perform user training & coaching on project management methodologies
  • Be prepared to say no and empower teams to do the same when necessary
  • Be open and honest in your communications with the teams. Seek to earn their respect

You'll be expected to demonstrate the following at interview -
  • Be an excellent servant leader.
  • Experience building and hiring agile delivery managers/scrum masters
  • Have a proven track record of being customer value driven rather than a slave to project metrics (favour outcome over output)
  • Some previous SaaS / online software development experience. Must have shipped at least one product from design to live
  • Expert experience running scaled agile frameworks at mid or large sized companies
  • Be an Agile expert with a track record of delivering in Scrum or Kanban

This is truly a great opportunity to affect change across a fantastic business. You'll be joining a team of highly intellectual people, pushing their agile boundaries and bringing a new way of working to the business.

In return, you'll receive a fantastic salary, 20% bonus, up to 8% pension and a host of other benefits. Get in touch now to get your hat in the ring.

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