newLead Agile Delivery Lead

Date Posted: 3 days ago

Job Description

About Kin + Carta

Lead the delivery of digital products in an Agile environment.

Kin+Carta Create are looking for a highly motivated, entrepreneurial and dedicated Agile Delivery Lead (ADL) to join our growing team in London. This role comprises a mix of agile coaching, programme management and client management. Our ADL’s work with our expert in-house teams of developers, designers and testing engineers to deliver innovative, high-quality software. Our clients span some of the world’s biggest brands, including Cazoo, The Economist, Tesco, Ford, Unilever, Met Office and many more.

As a Lead Agile Delivery Lead, your role will be to give the team, client and project the best possible opportunity to succeed in a variety of environments. You should also have demonstrable experience of multiple agile methods, tools and practices (Scrum, Kanban, Lean etc.) and be able to pragmatically apply and coach them as required.

Alongside delivering client projects, you should have experience growing and developing an internal team, including managing, mentoring and hiring people, and building out and developing the agile delivery craft. You will have experience leading internal company level change or improvement initiatives, e.g. defining our remote working standards for the region pillar.

What you can expect:

  • You'll lead by example, support the teams’ development and growth via management, coaching and hiring
  • You’ll own your project’s delivery plan and visualise and radiate information for the team and client to ensure transparency
  • You’ll own the team’s processes, ensuring agile approaches are pragmatically adopted and maintainedYou’ll coach teams and clients to enhance their agility and help them develop
  • You’ll use varying tools and techniques to identify and drive improvements to quality and delivery
  • You’ll use appropriate metrics to track and forecast delivery, manage expectations and highlight and improve inefficiencies in ways of working
  • You’ll enable teams by identifying and removing risks and impediments
  • You’ll build a positive, psychologically safe culture to ensure you get the most from the team

The type of person we would love to meet:

  • Enthusiastic and a great motivator
  • Emotionally intelligent and self aware
  • Proactive and pragmatic
  • Passionate about agile, change and challenging the status quo
  • Servant leaders, who put the team first
  • Excellent communicators, negotiators and influencers

Nice to have:

  • GDS framework - Experience of the Government Digital Services framework would be a bonus

About Kin + Carta

Kin+Carta is a global digital transformation business comprised of over 1600 people. We make the journey to becoming a digital business tangible, sustainable, and profitable. Our mission is to create the products, platforms, and services that make the world work better.

Our approach is simple: Accelerate idea-to-value by striking the ideal balance of human-centred design, Agile engineering and the realities of affecting change at scale. Including new product development, service design and cloud modernisation, we take a hands-on approach to transforming our clients’ business. We’re headquartered in London and have delivery offices in Chicago, New York, Edinburgh, Amsterdam and Buenos Aires.

Our benefits

Curious minds are nurtured at Kin + Carta through a wide range of benefits including:

Continuous learning Cycle to Work Scheme Friday drinks and quarterly socials Women leadership programme Affordable gym membership Affinity groups Discounted private healthcare Season Ticket Loan

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Kin + Carta believes in creating a culture where diversity, regardless of its form, is just a part of who we are. We empower every individual to share what matters to them, subsequently creating an environment where every person, regardless of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, or disability status, is treated as a valued member of our Kin!

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