Agile Coach - Management Consultant - Digital Factory - Glasgow

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At Capgemini Invent, we help our clients to embrace innovation and transformation to get the future they want.

 

By combining strategy, technology, data science, and creative design expertise with an inventive mindset, we partner with our clients to innovate and transform their business, helping them navigate today, while plotting a course for the future.

 

About Capgemini Invent

 

As the digital innovation, design and transformation brand of the Capgemini Group, Capgemini Invent enables CxOs to envision and shape the future of their businesses. Located in more than 36 offices and 37 creative studios around the world, it comprises a 10,000+ strong team of strategists, data scientists, product and experience designers, brand experts and technologists who develop new digital services, products, experiences and business models for sustainable growth.


Capgemini Invent is an integral part of Capgemini, a global leader in partnering with companies to transform and manage their business by harnessing the power of technology. The Group is guided everyday by its purpose of unleashing human energy through technology for an inclusive and sustainable future. It is a responsible and diverse organization of 340,000 team members in more than 50 countries. With its strong 55-year heritage and deep industry expertise, Capgemini is trusted by its clients to address the entire breadth of their business needs, from strategy and design to operations, fueled by the fast evolving and innovative world of cloud, data, AI, connectivity, software, digital engineering and platforms. The Group reported in 2021 global revenues of €18 billion

 

Our brand promise “Get The Future You Want” reflects our passion for people and technology and highlights the company’s commitment to inclusion and sustainability. 
An important aspect of ‘Get the Future You Want’ is to balance hybrid ways of working between your Capgemini office, home, and client location (where applicable).  We recognise that it is an imperative to create flexibility so you can enjoy an optimal work-life balance and feel empowered to achieve success.  When you come onboard, or before, please discuss this with your manager so you can agree the best ways of working for your role, team, and client.


Get The Future You Want

 

See what it’s like to work at Capgemini Invent, visit our Glassdoor page

 

 

 

As an Agile Coach, you’ll:

 

  • Work with project teams to analyse current systems and processes, then design a strategy for the adoption of agile best practices across an organisation or portfolio 
  • Guide teams to help them stay on track with agile techniques and ceremonies, fine-tuning approaches as needed to ensure the overall strategy is being met  
  • Lead agile workshops for both development and functional teams, as well as key stakeholders 
  • Promote and advocate a culture of continuous improvement, setting goals and milestones and being accountable for them 
  • Drive cultural change by championing an agile mindset and ensure the organisation is at the forefront of industry best practices 
  • Facilitate learning and development through individual and team coaching 
  • Coach senior management in agile practices to ensure adoption of best practices from top-down 
  • Effectively communicate agile principles, scrum practices and the overall target operating model across an organisation 
  • Champion the use of effective metrics and other objective measures across cross-functional teams 
  • Undertake daily follow-ups with individual team members to ensure projects are on track and goals are being met 
  • Keep an objective perspective on issues and troubleshoots by applying agile principles 
  • Support teams in determining the resource allocation and specific roles to maintain agile practices and ensure smooth project delivery 
  • Foster a culture of collaboration with other agile coaches, and building a network with other agile champions across the organisation 

 

Skills you will need:

 

  • Proven experience as an Agile coach in a team or organisation that has been applying agile principles, practices, and theory 
  • Understanding and experience of widely accepted successful agile techniques 
  • Good skills and knowledge of servant leadership, facilitation, situational awareness, conflict resolution, continual improvement, empowerment, increasing transparency and measuring success 
  • Knowledge of various well-documented patterns and techniques for filling in the intentional gaps left in the Scrum approach 
  • Experience with agile project management tools such as Team Foundation Server or the Atlassian suite of products such as Jira, Confluence 
  • Experience of mentoring colleagues  
  • Knowledge of business requirements prioritisation techniques 
  • Ability to lead a team of resources across multiple sites, whilst building solid business relationships 
  • Excellent written, verbal and interpersonal skills; must be capable of focusing and maintaining project direction and be able to lead and motivate a team of specialist technical and/or business resources, as well as management of senior stakeholders 
  • Experience of managing projects with business and technology deliverables and / or changes involving external third-party providers 
  • Ability to communicate effectively within a team, across teams and in larger communities of practice 
  • Experience of facilitating difficult discussions and agile ceremonies 
  • Assertiveness, to ensure that Agile principles are adhered to while being pragmatic about practices 
  • Enthusiasm, to be a source of motivation for individuals and teams and able to lead teams to self-organisation 
  • A strong sense of personal continuous improvement - be growing your skill sets, learning new tools or sharing techniques across a community 

 

We are hiring all levels of experience. Whether you have been working as part of a small team or leading large or complex engagements, we have the role for you. Potential is also just as important to us as having the required skills. If you have the right mindset and you’re passionate about the role, we will be able to provide you with bespoke training and the support to build all the skills you need. 

 

An overview of the role

 

As an Agile Coach you will be joining the growing and exciting Digital Factory community who are continually sharing knowledge and expertise. We are all passionate about user centred design, critical thinking, problem solving and designing and building digital services and products.  
 
Working at Capgemini Invent would give you opportunities to develop and grow, working with major clients in both public and private sector. Our offices are in a variety of locations including London, Manchester and Glasgow. We offer hybrid working, however depending on your project you may have to travel to client locations.  

 

The work:

 

No matter the project or customer, your work will have a meaningful impact on society, businesses and lives. It’s really rewarding. And it’s also really varied. You’ll potentially work on a huge variety of projects (some larger than others), so you could gain lots of experience in a short amount of time.
 
Collaboration and Innovation: 
 
We really believe in creating a partnership with our customers. Using our Accelerated Solutions Environment (ASE), you’ll get to know the customer’s needs and challenges, demo innovative solutions and quickly solve problems. It’ll help you discover unexpected answers together. 

Why us?

 

Capgemini Invent UK is a winner at the Glassdoor Employees’ Choice Awards for the 2nd year running, placing in the top 50 employers in its list of the Best Places to Work in 2022.  

At Capgemini Invent we pride ourselves on our collaborative innovation culture and we provide autonomy in driving your own career and developing the skills they need to achieve success.  

Whilst we’re a global consultancy, we’re made up of supportive, close-knit communities all working to get the best solutions for our customers and create the best working environment for our employees.  

We offer formal training and certifications from industry leaders specific to your role, as well as informal trainings, support and mentorship in our Digital Business Analyst Consultant community.  

We offer interesting and challenging client engagements, opportunities to work and learn from our experienced team of Digital Business Analyst Consultants and the chance to experience a wide range of different clients and industries. 

 

Diversity:

 

Capgemini positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity. We are committed to hiring, developing and retaining the best people to deliver innovative, world-class solutions for our clients.  We foster an inclusive culture that enables everyone to achieve their full potential and enjoy a fulfilling career with us. Our comprehensive flexible benefits package and lifestyle policies enable our employees to balance their individual, family and work-life needs.
 

Learning and development:

 

There’s an endless amount to learn at Capgemini, and an endless number of ways to do so.  So, you’ll also have unique training opportunities to take advantage of. Some of our consultants even have the chance to go to Les Fontaine (near Paris, France), where we host a conference.  Outside of dedicated training, everyone makes time to help and support one another - collaboration is encouraged across all of our teams.
 
Work/Life Harmony:


We understand that everyone has varied lives and we want you to have a great work-life balance.  So, where possible, our Work Life Harmony policy will help you to work flexibly and juggle your work and home life.
 
CSR:

 

We’re also focused on using tech to have a positive social impact. So, we’re working to reduce our own carbon footprint and improve everyone’s access to a digital world. It’s something we’re really serious 

about.  In fact, we were even named as one of the world’s most ethical companies by the Ethisphere Institute for an 9th year.  When you join Capgemini, you’ll join a team that does the right thing. 


 
Whilst you will have London, Manchester or Glasgow as an office base location, you must be fully flexible in terms of assignment location, as these roles may involve periods of time away from home at short notice.
 
We offer a remuneration package which includes flexible benefits options for you to choose to suit your own personal circumstances and a variable element dependent grade and on company and personal performance.
 
In order to commence a role with Capgemini UK plc you will be required to provide documentary proof prior to joining the Company that you are entitled to live and work in the UK.
 

More information is at available at: https://www.capgemini.com/gb-en/service/invent/

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