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Agile Delivery Lead

at Kin + Carta Europe

Location: London

Department: Agile Delivery

About Kin + Carta

Want to help build a world that works better for everyone? Kin + Carta is a global digital transformation consultancy that makes a difference to the billions who now work, play, shop, communicate and share online.

Join 1,600 curious and diverse minds in connecting people, data and technology to produce amazing experiences for some of the world’s most influential companies. Become a maker, builder or creator as we explore the possibilities of sustainable digital technology, helping clients to rapidly innovate, modernise their systems, enable their teams, and optimise for continued growth.

We focus on tech but we’re a proudly inclusive business with trust and human connection at its heart. People, the planet, and profit matter equally to us which is why we’re a certified B Corporation in the United States and Europe. With additional offices in South America, there is a place for you here wherever you’re based.

 

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:

Continuous learning £1,000 annual learning budget
Hybrid working policy Hybrid remote working policy
Leadership icon Global leadership programmes
Flexible working icon Flexible working hours
present icon Enhanced Christmas leave
dog icon Dog friendly offices
Discounted private healthcare Subsidised private healthcare
Affordable gym membership Discounted gym membership

Apply for this role

Whoever you are, wherever you’re from and whoever you love, you’ll find an open door at Kin + Carta. It’s yours to walk through if you’re passionate about building a better world for everyone, and you’re keen to be part of a diverse and inclusive culture that plays to people’s strengths and thrives on togetherness.