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Director Office of the CIO, Information Services Division, Department of Parliamentary Services

Agile Coach Required for an Immediate Start

Important dates

Opportunity ID
1586
Deadline for asking questions
Thursday 16 August 2018 at 6PM (in Canberra)
Closing date for applications
Thursday 16 August 2018 at 6PM (in Canberra)
Published
Tuesday 14 August 2018

Overview

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The Agile Coach will work with the Office of the CIO to transform and evolve the Information Services Division to be flexible, collaborative, self-organising, in our fast changing environment.

What is the latest start date?
15/08/2018
How long is the contract?

6 Months with a possibility of options up to but not exceeding the 30/06/2019

Where can the work take place?
Australian Capital Territory
Who will the specialist work for?
Director Office of the CIO, Information Services Division, Department of Parliamentary Services
How much can you spend per day?

Based on 8 hour working day $1,320.00 ex GST ($1,452.00 GST inc)

About the work

Who will the specialist work with?

Will be working with the ICT Project Management Office

What will the specialist do?

The Agile Coach will work with the Office of the CIO to transform and evolve the Information Services Division to be flexible, collaborative, self-organising, in our fast changing environment, through:

—Supporting and guiding the delivery of digital projects/programs

—Lead and sustain the disciplined application of Agile ways of working with multi-disciplinary teams

—Mentor and coach teams and clients in implementation of agile ways of working

—Facilitate workshops and training for our staff and our clients

—Support Information Services Division with scaling our Agile approach

—Establishment of processes for managing portfolios and programs of work in an Agile way

Any additional relevant information?

Police Check and relevant security checks will be completed by DPS on engagement

Deed of Confidentiality to be completed

Working as a Contractor within Departmentary of Parliamentary Services (DPS) requires engagement and all works and actions to be completed in accordance to Commonwealth and DPS Polices and Procedures

Work setup

Where will the work take place?

Department of Parliamentary Services

Offices being:

Parliament House Canberra ACT and

Level 1, Minter Ellison Building Barton ACT

What are the working arrangements?

Work to be complete on-site for a maximium of 4 days per week for 6 months

Is security clearance required?

NV1 or the ability to gain

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
  • Experience working as an Agile coach in government departments.
  • Certification or accreditation in Agile methods such as Scrum.
Nice-to-have skills and experience
  • Accreditation or experience in traditional (waterfall) project management methods such as PRINCE2 or MSP.
  • Experience with process improvement methods such as Lean.

How sellers will be evaluated

How many specialists will you evaluate?
1
Cultural fit
  • Work as a team with Information Services Division.
  • Transparent and collaborative when making decisions.
  • Collaborative and flexible in dealing with ISD customers.
Area of expertise
Agile delivery and governance
How will you verify the specialist is right for the role?
  • Work history
  • References
  • Interview
How will you evaluate the specialists?

Technical competence
60%

Cultural fit
20%

Price
20%

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