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Senior Consultant - Agile

Why Moorhouse? 

We are a dynamic consulting firm, focused on delivering sustainable change. We make sure our clients succeed in their long-term goals by helping them turn their strategy into action through exceptional delivery and a commitment to establishing a culture of change.  Clients like what we do and how we work, and we are looking for people to join the Moorhouse team.

We pride ourselves in being proactive, collaborative and straightforward team players.  We like to move fast as a team and both honesty and integrity are key to this. In return you will be part of a supportive and high-performing team that shares the workload, looks after each other and celebrates success together.  You can be assured of an exciting opportunity that will stretch you and equip you with skills, experience and knowledge that can help organisations respond to the turbulence, change and opportunity that will define the future of work.  We don’t do politics, egos or personal agendas – it consumes too much time and distracts us from being successful together.

What are we looking for?

Potential is what excites us so we are keen to hear from people who want to harness their experience within an organisation that will invest in their professional development from day one.  This isn’t just about skills for the job but skills for life – mindset, adaptability, resilience and leadership to name just a few. You will be leading and shaping how we run the business, and in doing so will have experiences that will undoubtedly contribute to you accelerated growth and development.  

We are looking for talented individuals to join our Delivery and Per formance service line, bringing experience of supporting clients with these challenges from within another consultancy firm.  We are seeking individuals with Agile experience, who are keen to work with clients to help transform their organisations so that they are able to operate and deliver change using agile methodologies. You will also join our thriving service line team with an opportunity to further develop your skills and contribute to building our capability to support further growth of our offer to market. 

What we can offer you at Moorhouse:

  • • Senior Consultants will receive a total cash package of £80,000 compromising of a base salary of £51,500 and a combination of personal and company bonuses that are paid every six months.
  • • 25 days annual leave increasing by one day for every full year of service to a maximum of 30 days with the option to buy or sell up to five days of annual leave per year.
  • • Life Assurance, Private Medical Insurance, Group Personal Pension Scheme and a range of discounted lifestyle and well-being benefits through Perkbox.
  • • A culture where you will not need to compete with others because of promotion quotas or the typical distribution curves that govern performance management in other organisations. We recognise and reward performance consistently and transparently across the firm so that everyone knows where they stand.

You will have some, if not all of the following:

  • • Experience in coaching and mentoring multiple teams to adopt agile ways of working
  • • Experience supporting an organisation move from project to product whilst developing and maturing a Product Management Capability
  • • Leading and driving multiple agile teams set up. Ideally smaller teams to larger teams 
  • • In-depth experience of scaled agile frameworks including SAFe, LeSS, Nexus, Scrum@Scale and its applications
  • • In-depth understanding of different delivery models including waterfall and continuous improvement delivery 
  • • Experience design and rolling out value stream mapping
  • • Experience and ownership of managing transformation backlog creation, refinement and prioritisation with well-defined acceptance criteria
  • • Robust understanding and application of Lean principles and Lean Portfolio Management
  • • Experience of deploying business change techniques resulting in sustainable changes to behaviours
  • • Experience supporting the introduction of Design thinking into teams
  • • In-depth experience working cross business functions including People services/HR, Finance, Operations, Marketing 

If you hold two of the below qualifications / accreditations this would be an advantage

  • • Scrum Master, Product Owner and/or Kanban certification 
  • • SAFe, LeSS, Nexus or Scrum@Scale
  • • AgilePM
  • • Rapid Application Development
  • • ICAgile Coaching related qualifications

Skills

  • • Coaching
  • • Project Management
  • • Design Thinking 
  • • Product Management
  • • Team leader experience
  • • High emotional intelligence and mature soft skills

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