Position: Agile Coach
Salary: Negotiable
Ref: 543754_1673965221
Job Type: Permanent
Published On: 17/01/2023
Expiry Date: 14/02/2023
Contact Name: Jenna Jackson
Client: SSE plc

SSE has big ambitions to be a leading energy company in a low carbon world. Following our commitment to invest £12.5 billion in low carbon projects over the next 5 years, we have significant growth plans and are well on our way to achieving our ambition to build a world that's more sustainable and inclusive for you, your family, the community you live in and for generations to come.

Join us on our journey to net zero and help us power change.

About the Role

Base Location: Glasgow, Perth, Reading or Havant

Salary: Competitive + performance related bonus + a range of other benefits to support your family, finances and wellbeing.

Working Pattern: Permanent | Full Time | Flexible First options available

We are embedding agility in our ways of working, building capability for a digital SSE of the future and meeting the needs of our customers in a different way. Joining the Lean and Agile Practice team, you will be leading the way in SSE's digital transformation.

- A servant leader and change agent responsible for coaching senior IT leaders and delivery teams in business agility. Developing an 'agile' mind-set in SSE to instil agile principles, behaviours, values and approaches.

- Provide quality hands-on support to all employees, collaborating with people across widely varying levels and roles, leading teams toward further understanding and adoption of Agile as well as overall company growth and improvement.

- Incorporate practical next steps to improve the effectiveness of various ways of working cross-functionally.

- Support Product Owners, Delivery Leads and delivery teams enabling them to be productive, to continually improve and to be advocates of agility.

- Working alongside continuous improvement colleagues, enable continuous evolution of ways of working by removing impediments and enabling outcomes through coaching.

What do I need?

To be considered for this role, we would love you to have:

- Extensive Experience as an Agile Coach and delivering Customer facing or platform capabilities and relevant practitioner qualification.

- Ability to provide information in a logical and consistent manner with an understanding and ability to work in technically or organisationally complex organisations, whilst driving broader business outcomes.

- Strong experience in acting as a change agent for adoption of Agile practices across technology and business.

- Focus on customer service and experience, anticipating needs with demonstrable coaching and mediation skills, and the ability to influence ways of working at all levels of the organisation.

- Strong working knowledge of multiple agile frameworks, tools and methodologies as well as how various techniques can be applied practically.

About our Business

SSE IT underpins the technology needs of all the different businesses that make up the SSE group. From emerging technologies to data and analytics to cyber security - we power SSE's growth and enable it to generate value, while keeping it secure. As a trusted business partner that helps SSE lead in a low carbon world, we are proud of our service. Working for SSE IT is all about equipping SSE for now and the future.

What's in it for you?

An excellent package with 34 days holiday entitlement, enhanced maternity/paternity leave, discounted healthcare, salary sacrifice car leasing and much more, view our full benefits package on our careers site.

As an equal opportunity employer we encourage diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. We actively encourage applicants from all protected characteristics and commit to providing any reasonable adjustments required during the application, assessment and upon joining SSE. Search for 'Inclusion & Diversity at SSE' to find out more.

Next Steps

All applications should be submitted online, and I'll be back in touch after the vacancy closing date to let you know the outcome.

If you would like to discuss any working differently requirements or adjustments you may require throughout the recruitment and selection process, please contact David on / 01738 275846.

Before commencing employment with SSE, you'll be required to fully complete our pre-employment screening process consisting of a basic criminal records and credit check.