Lead Agile Practitioner – KPMG UK – Aberdeen


The Team

Firmly nestled within KPMG’s Connected Technology, the Agile Innovation Hub is a coaching outfit on a mission to modernise engineering capabilities through relentless focus on value, the adoption of lean principles and agile ways of working – empowering high performing teams to innovate and deliver quality products at pace.

We focus on cultivating culture first environments and purpose led teams by embedding lean practices, promoting technical excellence, continuous learning and encouraging cross functional collaboration both internally and for our clients.

You will be part of a small but growing team of agile practitioners, working with clients (internally & externally) to embed agile ways of working, lean principles and practices. You will have an opportunity to work with a variety of clients – your work will range from coaching organisations (individuals, teams, leaders), facilitating workshops, supporting delivery teams to reviewing programmes as the Agile SME.

The Role

Build and continuously develop models of best practice ways of working for delivery for our clients using agile methodologies

Promote and build culture first devops and engineering community led functions for our clients

Carry out and facilitate training in our models and practises

Carry out gap and change analysis of high scale challenges within high profile organisations

Be a working with agility advocate and champion within Technology and KPMG

Coach teams and organisations in improving and transforming their ways of working and cultural methods and practice

Create and maintain holistic relationships within Technology and KPMG as a champion of change

Manage supporting relationships with clients to become a trusted delivery partner

Support the wider transformation directive in KPMG of Technology

Focus on value to facilitate delivery of technology products and services

Develop tools and services useful in Technology environments such as coaching programmes, methodology implementation programmes and agile methodology toolkits

Enjoy yourself. Maintain and cultivate the culture of your team to be a beacon of culture first working.

The Person

Proven experience managing a team of engineers and coaches and being responsible for mentoring delivery of projects and products

Ability to converse with engineers and non-technical colleagues in defining scope and change

Proven experience with delivering agile transformations

Proven experience in working with large scale engineering communities for change

Demonstrable coaching skills and ability to lead up and down

Ability to continuously learn, work independently, and make decisions with minimal supervision

You like nothing more than to watch colleagues flourish under your guidance.

Love modern technology and be an active part of that community

Curiosity – Bring fresh ideas to the team and wider firm to continue to grow at pace

Call colleagues people – not resources!

What we can offer

Be part of a ground breaking function within the Engineering organisation of KPMG making great change

Scale, some of our clients are well known global brands, their challenges are not small

A great team environment, inside and outside of the work place

Alliance relationships with AWS/Azure/GCP – Work with the product owners directly and help build their roadmap

Love of technology and learning about even newer technology to help our clients be successful

Paid certifications

Flexible and considerate working hours and locations

Access to regular training opportunities, attending conferences and certification support is encouraged

Market equal pay and benefits such as a subsidised lunch, health care, pension, cycle to work, free day off to celebrate your birthday

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