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Agile Lead – Sheffield (Hybrid)

Location: Wilson Carlile Centre Hybrid

Closing date: 12th August 2024

Agile Lead 

Location: Wilson Carlile Centre, Sheffield (Hybrid)  

Salary: £35,403 per annum based on 37.5 hours a week

Hours: 30 – 37.5 hours a week. [0.8 or full-time appointment]

Contract: Full Time, Open Ended 

Occupational Requirement: None. However, due to the nature of this post we do require the successful candidate to be in sympathy with, and have respect for and behave in a way that reflects, Church Army vision, values and ethos.

DBS: A DBS check is not required for this post. However, all staff are expected to read and comply with Church Army’s Safer Ministry Policy.

Church Army & The Role 

For over 140 years Church Army has equipped and empowered people to share the good news of the gospel in accessible ways across the UK & Ireland. 

 We go to places where hope is hard to find; journeying with people, giving them the opportunity to meet and connect with the God who restores and brings life in all its fullness. And this is what compels us: our vision for everyone to encounter God’s love and be empowered to transform their communities. 

  We are an army of hope with good news to share. Igniting faith in Jesus; restoring life: physically, emotionally, spiritually. 

 In the role of Agile Lead, you will be the champion for all things agile in our communications team – promoting effectiveness, efficiency and excellence across all communication channels.   

  You will be adapting strategies based on user needs, market conditions, and our strategic priorities to drive our communications to the next level.

Main Responsibilities 

  • Implementing agile practices to ensure efficient team workflow, prioritises tasks, and leads team members in agile methodologies.
  • Strategically planning and adapting communication strategies to evolving needs and goals, driving innovation for enhanced effectiveness of communications.
  • Monitoring, evaluating, and assessing project outcomes using data and feedback to improve operations, while establishing metrics for tracking team performance and project success.
  • Fostering a culture of experimentation and adaptation using change management and leadership skills.

Knowledge, Skills & Experience 

The successful candidate will have: 

  • Knowledge and understanding of agile methodologies, proven experience of strategic planning and adapting communication strategies. 
  • Experience of working collaboratively with diverse teams and stakeholders. 
  • Excellent leadership and team management skills 
  • Strong strategic thinking and problem-solving abilities alongside proficiency in being able to prioritise tasks and manage resources. 
  • Ability to foster a collaborative and flexible working environment. 
  • Innovative and proactive mindset 
  • Commitment to continuous improvement and learning. 


Church Army employees get access to a variety of different benefits, to see what benefits you would be eligible for please check the job pack linked below. 

WeCare – Provides access to a 24/7 online GP, mental health support service, get fit programmes, counselling and wellbeing support. 

LifeWorks – LifeWorks allows employees to access ‘employee perks’ which supplies exclusive discounts, cashback, gift cards and cinema deals. 

Cycle to Work Scheme – CycleScheme allows you to purchase a new bike and accessories through Church Army. With no upfront payment it can save you 25% – 39% with tax-effective monthly repayments. 

Specsavers Eye Tests – Employees who habitually use display screen equipment for their job, will be eligible for an eye test voucher with Specsavers. 

Annual Leave: 25 days per year, plus bank holidays. 

How to Apply

To apply, please complete a Church Army Application Form and send this to our email: recruitment@churcharmy.org

For more information on this role please refer to the job pack.

Closing Date: 12/08/24

Interviews: w/c 26/08/24

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