Agile Coach

Location Exeter
Discipline: IT and Technical
Job type: Permanent: Full Time
Salary: up to £55,000
Contact name: Sky Randall

Contact email: careers@sarahwest.co.uk
Job ref: VR/3763
Published: 15 days ago

​Due to their incredible success and rapid growth, an innovative company based in Exeter are seeking an experienced Agile Coach to join the team.

You’ll provide guidance and direction to the wider team on numerous critical projects – from conception through to successful delivery. As a result, we’re looking for someone with exceptional communication skills and the ability to build strong working relationships with clients and stakeholders.

The role in a nutshell:

  • Overseeing all aspects of multiple projects through to successful delivery, considering factors such as timescales, costs, scope and any potential risks or issues.

  • Putting together project funding proposals including project budgets and operating plans

  • Supporting the transition to Agile Scrum methodology

  • Creating an evaluation method to enable reflection of project successes and areas that could be improved

  • Producing accurate and timely reporting on the status of a project throughout its lifecycle

  • Ensuring projects follow best practice (PRINCE2, Agile, ITIL)

  • Leading and inspiring the wider team

The skills and experience you’ll need:

  • Strong experience as an IT Project Manager in a SaaS environment (5 years+) with experience of the full delivery lifecycle

  • Knowledge of Agile development methodologies

  • Experience of project delivery processes, tools and methodologies including PRINCE2, Agile Scrum and ITIL

  • Confident with Microsoft Project, Excel, Teams and Jira

  • Writing clear and concise project reports and plans

  • Ability to adapt and keep up with the fast-paced schedule of work

  • Great time management and organisation skills

  • A natural problem solver – able to work autonomously and using initiative

  • Someone who is used to working alongside numerous stakeholders

  • Emotional intelligence, tact, honesty and diligence

In return you’ll receive a competitive salary and some brilliant perks. The company are ready to interview and hire promptly, so if you’d like more info please apply or get in touch with Sky for an informal chat.