Agile Coach

Agile, Consulting, Development, Genetic, HTTP, Management, Project, Release, Scrum, UPS
Full Time
Work from home not available Travel not required

Job Description




North Highland has a mantra: Unleash Potential Together. For our clients, it means we challenge thinking and build capabilities, so that after each engagement, they are left stronger and inspired to do more. With our colleagues, it means fostering an environment where bringing, shaping, growing and sharing ideas isn t just encouraged it s expected. And within our communities, it means we give of our skills, time and passion to make them more prosperous.

North Highland deliver a range of Agile services across our portfolio and we are always on the lookout for skilled contractors to help achieve the stringent service delivery requirements of our clients.

We are looking for (Contract) Agile Coaches to work side-by-side with our North Highland and client teams to serve as the bridge between technology and the business.

Our Agile Coaching is geared to provide teams with the support and guidance that they need to develop proficiency in Agile practices. This may include coaching in Scrum, Kanban, and/or Lean. Our Agile coaches provide team facilitation, real-time feedback, professional mentoring, and management consulting. North Highland consultants draw on first-hand experience as senior development leads and IT project managers to deliver quality instruction.

Our Agile coaches will work closely with leadership and teams to enable ongoing effectiveness, to help them to incorporate learning and feedback, and to aid in the fine-tuning of Agile practices. Through regular follow-on coaching, either onsite or remotely, we help your team identify and solve issues as they arise throughout the rollout.

Agile Coaching generally covers the following topics:

  • Sprint Daily Stand-ups, Sprint Reviews
  • Implementing effective Agile practices
  • Hands-on team and Product Owner coaching
  • Removing impediments
  • Liaison to executive management
  • Release planning and backlog refinement
  • Working agreements
  • Definition of Done
  • User stories and acceptance criteria
  • Daily Scrum/Kanban processes

If you are interested in future contractor opportunities, and are committed to providing high quality, effective business services across multiple sectors we would love to hear from you

Contracts range from short to long term across London and the Home Counties.

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North Highland is a global management consulting firm known for helping clients solve their most complex challenges related to customer experience, performance improvement, technology and digital, and transformation . We add value and support our clients across the full spectrum of consulting, from strategy through delivery. We bring the big ideas, then we make them real. North Highland is an employee-owned firm, headquartered in Atlanta, GA, with more than 3,000 consultants worldwide and 60+ offices around the globe. The firm is a member of Cordence Worldwide ( ), a global management consulting alliance. For more information, visit and connect with us on LinkedIn, Twitter and Facebook.

North Highland is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer and welcomes all qualified applicants. Applicants will receive fair and impartial consideration without regard to race, sex, religion, national origin, age, sexual orientation, disability, veteran status, genetic data, or other legally protected status.

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Position Id : 34422
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