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Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet

Agile trainer for a group of small policy-based project teams in the Project Office and APS Reveiw

Important dates

Opportunity ID
1136
Deadline for asking questions
Tuesday 15 May 2018 at 6PM (in Canberra)
Closing date for applications
Friday 18 May 2018 at 6PM (in Canberra)
Published
Friday 11 May 2018

Overview

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Run in-house training and coaching to build agile practices in policy-based project teams and work with policy teams to bring together agile and more traditional policy and project management techniques.

What is the latest start date?
30/05/2017
How long is the contract?

3 months

Where can the work take place?
Australian Capital Territory
Who will the specialist work for?
Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet
How much can you spend per day?

About the work

Who will the specialist work with?

You will be working with a number of small policy teams and their senior managers

What will the specialist do?

The Agile Coach will build agile practices in policy-based project teams. The Agile Coach will also work with policy teams to bring together agile with more traditional policy and project management techniques.

Any additional relevant information?

Work setup

Where will the work take place?

1 National Cct, Barton, ACT

What are the working arrangements?

We would expect to have an intensive training session beginning 5 or 6 June 2018 and a series of follow up days (possibly 1 or 2 days a week for 6 weeks).

Is security clearance required?

Baseline

Additional information

Additional terms and conditions

Skills and experience

Buyers will use the essential and nice-to-have skills and experience to help them evaluate sellers’ technical competence.

Essential skills and experience
  • proven experience in successfully introducing and practicing agile in non-IT environments policy contexts
  • experience introducing and applying agile practices in government contexts
Nice-to-have skills and experience
Have over 5 years of experience as an agile coach

How sellers will be evaluated

How many specialists will you evaluate?
5
Cultural fit
  • Work with teams to identify what will work best for them in the short, medium and longer term
  • Engage constructively with team members or managers that are initially resistant to agile model
  • Understanding of how Agile practices can be incorporated with more traditional project management techniques
Area of expertise
Agile delivery and governance
How will you verify the specialist is right for the role?
  • Work history
  • References
How will you evaluate the specialists?

Technical competence
30%

Cultural fit
40%

Price
30%

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