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Senior Agile Coach

Just Eat UK

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Location: Fleet Passage, Farringdon, London EC4M 7RF, UK Posted: Aug 28, 2021

Job Description

The opportunity

Position: Senior Agile Coach

Department: Product and Technology

Reports to: Head of Coaching

Location: London

The Opportunity

Just Eat Takeaway is looking for a Senior Agile Coach to join the new Coaching org and be part of this exciting new area. Although we already follow Agile and Lean principles for many years now, this role is going to be vital in delivering change across the business and making teams more adaptive, creative and resilient.

Key Responsibilities

  • Support Head of Coaching and Principal coaches on delivering measurable and demonstrable initiatives
  • Be an active member of the Coaching chapter/guild to build best practices across JET
  • Coach and mentor teams and Delivery Managers
  • Problem identification and solving across the organisation
  • Bring to JET the latest on good practices from the Agile and Lean communities

Required skills and experience

  • Value and outcome driven, with a positive, “can do” attitude
  • A leader with the ability to see a problem, step in and then step out when appropriate
  • Passionate about ‘being better’ with ability to create an appetite for continuous improvement across the organisation
  • A coach who is driven by the personal development of all of those around them
  • A highly motivated thinker with the ability to thrive in ambiguity
  • An excellent stakeholder manager, influencer with great communication and presentation skills
  • Highly collaborative with fantastic facilitation skills
  • Enthusiastic with a sense of pride in the work delivered and the quality of how it was delivered
  • An open and honest individual who both welcomes and provides feedback in a way that is constructive and thoughtful

Your experience

The successful candidate should have experience in:

  • Implementing Agile across an organisation and translating principles into practices that work for everyone
  • Working closely with engineering and product teams in fast paced businesses
  • Managing and influencing stakeholders
  • Problem solving individually or leading a team to solve problems, taking on difficult challenges and coming up with new solutions
  • Mentoring and coaching colleagues in great delivery practices
  • Building continuous improvements into the delivery processes and successfully sharing improvements with others
  • Change management and leading cross-functional teams
  • Agile coaching work
  • Influencing Engineers, QAs, BAs and Product Managers, Content, SEO, Design Ux and other chapters in Agile approaches
  • Leading delivery for multiple teams including using metrics and reporting to drive change
  • Making significant improvements to team’s ways of working that has led to noticeable improvements in it’s success metrics

Your knowledge

  • Agile methodologies and how it can be implemented in a variety of models and organisations.
  • Project, agile and delivery principles with a deep understanding of the full software delivery life cycle and process optimisation
  • Current and emerging technology trends
  • Individual psychological approaches
  • Industry standard tooling (e.g. Jira) and how to apply them in various situations

Why work at Just Eat

Just Eat is a leading global online food delivery marketplace headquartered in Amsterdam and listed on the London Stock Exchange.

We've built our business on having the widest choice available on our platform – connecting millions of customers with over 155,000 restaurants across 24 countries - with over 100 different cuisines from local independents to globally famous restaurants, available to order via our app and website.

We provide the platform and tools to help independent restaurants move online and reach a significantly broader customer base – to generate increased orders and grow their businesses. We also provide the insights, advice, and support our growing community needs to satisfy customers and help raise standards across a vibrant takeaway sector.

We’re built to deliver behind the scenes too. To make Just Eat the great company it is, it takes a great team of people. Which is why all of our colleagues are welcomed into a diverse and inclusive workplace where they feel they can belong. We're passionate about nurturing our people and offer a full programme of training and support to our employees – helping them to develop their careers in a way that suits them.

No matter who you are, what you look like, who you love, where you are from, religious beliefs or takeaway preferences you could find your place at Just Eat We’re a diverse and inclusive workplace that promotes a sense of belonging, allowing all of our people to bring their most colourful and complex selves to work every day.

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