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Agile Delivery Lead

at Kin + Carta Europe

Location: London

Department: Agile Delivery

About Kin + Carta

About Kin + Carta Create (Europe):

At Kin + Carta Create we believe growth is built, not theorised. We’re makers, builders and creators by nature, and we come to work every day to build experiences your customers will love and technologies your business will thrive on. 

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. 

 

The Agile Delivery Manager role in a nutshell:

This role comprises a mix of agile coaching, project 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 an Agile Delivery Manager your role will be to give the team the best possible opportunity to succeed in a variety of environments. You should have experience managing & optimising delivery of software projects. You should also have knowledge of different agile methods, tools and practices (Scrum, Kanban, Lean) and be able to pragmatically apply them as required. 

 

What you can expect: 

  • 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 maintained
  • You’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:

  • You will be enthusiastic and a great motivator
  • You will be emotionally intelligent and self aware 
  • You will be proactive and pragmatic
  • You will be passionate about change and challenging the status quo
  • You will be a servant leader, who puts the team first
  • You will be an excellent communicator, negotiator and influencer

Nice to have:

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

Our benefits

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

Training icon Continuous learning
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Cycle to Work Scheme
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Friday drinks and quarterly socials
Women leaders programme Women leadership programme
Affordable gym membership Affordable gym membership
Mentoring icon Affinity groups
Discounted private healthcare Discounted private healthcare
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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!