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Agile Coach

Berkshire, Reading, England / Perth, Perth & Kinross, Scotland / Republic of Ireland, Dublin
£62498.76 - £93748.13 per annum + performance related bonus
Closing date
15 Jun 2023

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SSE has big ambitions to be a leading energy company in a low carbon world. Following our commitment to invest £12.5 billion in low carbon projects over the next 5 years, we have significant growth plans and are well on our way to achieving our ambition to build a world that's more sustainable and inclusive for you, your family, the community you live in and for generations to come.

Join us on our journey to net zero and help us power change.

About the Role

Base Location: Reading, Havant, Perth, Glasgow, Belfast or Dublin.

Salary: £51,600 - £77,400 / €72,400 - €108,600 + performance related bonus + a range of other benefits to support your family, finances and wellbeing.

Working Pattern: Permanent | Full Time | Flexible First options available

We are embedding agility in our ways of working, building capability for a digital SSE of the future and meeting the needs of our customers in a different way. As part of the IT ECS (Energy Customer Solutions) you'll be leading the way in SSE's digital transformation.

Key responsibilities for this role will include:

- Fostering an agile working environment, accelerating ways of working and building capability within the organisation through facilitation and utilisation of agility tools, methods and visual aids.

- Creating the business agility transformation plan. Facilitating the creation of the plan, communicating upcoming changes, and establishing metrics to measure the transformation journey's success.

- Leading and coaching cultural change and embedding servant leadership across teams.

- Leading identification and unblocking of cross product impediments to flow and agility through influencing, advocating experiments, and extending an agile mindset and agility practices.

- Providing input into the governance process itself, including the methods and tools to be used.

What do I need?

To be considered for this role, we would love you to have:

- Extensive Experience as an Agile Coach and delivering Customer facing or platform capabilities and relevant practitioner qualification.

- Ability to create an Agile community of practice bringing the best of other Agile Coaches and Scrum Masters. Develop and train other Agile practitioners.

- Ability to provide information in a logical and consistent manner with an understanding and ability to work in technically or organisationally complex organisations, whilst driving broader business outcomes.

- Strong experience in acting as a change agent for adoption of Agile practices across technology and business. Ex: Scrum of Scrums, design workshops, big room planning etc.

- Focus on customer service and experience, anticipating needs with demonstrable coaching and mediation skills, and the ability to influence ways of working at all levels of the organisation.

- Strong working knowledge of multiple agile frameworks, tools and methodologies as well as how various techniques can be applied practically.

About our Business

SSE IT underpins the technology needs of all the different businesses that make up the SSE group. From emerging technologies to data and analytics to cyber security - we power SSE's growth and enable it to generate value, while keeping it secure. As a trusted business partner that helps SSE lead in a low carbon world, we are proud of our service. Working for SSE IT is all about equipping SSE for now and the future.

What's in it for you?

An excellent package with 34 days holiday entitlement, enhanced maternity/paternity leave, discounted healthcare, salary sacrifice car leasing and much more, view our full benefits package on our careers site.

As an equal opportunity employer we encourage diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. We actively encourage applicants from all protected characteristics and commit to providing any reasonable adjustments required during the application, assessment and upon joining SSE. Search for 'Inclusion & Diversity at SSE' to find out more.

What happens now?

All applications should be submitted online, and I'll be back in touch after the vacancy closing date to let you know the outcome.

If you would like to discuss any working differently requirements or adjustments you may require throughout the recruitment and selection process, please contact / 01738 341814.

Before commencing employment with SSE, you'll be required to fully complete our pre-employment screening process consisting of a basic criminal records and credit check.


We are driven by our purpose: to provide energy needed today while building a better world of energy for tomorrow.

We are a leading generator of renewable electricity and one of the largest electricity network companies in the UK.

We develop, own and operate low carbon infrastructure to support the zero-carbon transition.  This includes onshore and offshore wind, hydro power, electricity transmission and distribution grids, and efficient gas-fired generation, alongside providing energy products and services for businesses, and we have interests across Great Britain and Northern Ireland, Republic of Ireland, Japan, Spain, Portugal, Denmark and Poland.

Our twin focus of practicality and inspiration is a strategy that has seen us through more than 70 years.

We are UK listed, employing 10,000 talented and skilled people and are real Living Wage and Fair Tax Mark accredited.

Because we’re SSE, and we’re for a better world of energy – for everyone.


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