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People in our Client & Market career track drive profitable growth by developing market-relevant insights to increase market share or create new markets. They progress through required promotion into market-facing roles that have a direct impact on sales.
Business & Technology Integration professionals advise upon, design, develop and/or deliver technology solutions that support best practice business changes.
The Technology Consulting Senior Manager advises upon, lead and work on high impact activities within the systems development life-cycle, and provide advisory work for the IT function itself.
Agile professionals define an adaptive model based on greater collaboration and communication between teams; Agile is a cultural change that impacts people, processes and tools in different ways across the organization; based on iterative, time boxed and incremental approach, where requirements and solutions evolve through collaboration between self-organizing and Cross-Function teams, Agile promotes adaptive planning, evolutionary development and delivery and encourages a rapid and flexible response to change.
A professional at this position level within Accenture has the following responsibilities:
- Work closely with clients during their journey to NEW IT to understand, architect, plan, and manage a holistic Agile transformation road map, utilizing Agile principles and leading practices, to support the client's vision & strategy
- Utilize design thinking methods and techniques with our clients to rethink how they deliver value using agile methods, mindsets and operating models to more rapidly respond to dynamic market conditions
- Ability to articulate key differences and value drivers between traditional delivery and transformational agile delivery
- Demonstrate a clear understanding of core Agile principles, methodologies & transformation strategies
- Ability to articulate the value drivers, benefits & challenges of an Agile transformation to c-suite stakeholders
- Ability to define and deliver measurable and lasting transformational results
- Ability to lead and scale large and complex change management initiatives
- Work closely with client executives to transform their technology operating models based on the SAFe Framework and partner closely throughout the transformation journey
- Work closely with clients to empower project leaders with full autonomy to lead
- Ability to coach/mentor client stakeholders
- Play a key role on the leadership team – building the advisory practice, assets, and providing thought leadership
- Cascade engagement-specific objectives and use these to drive performance evaluation across the delivery team
- Understand and manage client expectations to enable a successful partnership between client and Accenture teams
- Financial Ownership: Ability to manage project financials
- Ability to originate and develop sales opportunities
- Build strong and lasting client relationships
- Bachelor's degree
- Minimum of 8 years of experience managing software delivery projects in large-scale environments
- Minimum of 5 years of experience with executing, leading or scaling agile development (SCRUM, Kanban, SAFe etc.)
- Minimum of 3 years of experience in SDLC automated build processes, test driven development, continuous integration and delivery, and the associated software tool sets (Examples: Maven, Jenkins, Puppet, etc.)
- Minimum of 3 years of consulting experience providing advisory to C level executives in a product industries environment, such as (consumer goods and services, life sciences, retail, travel or industrial)
- Experience leading scaled Agile and transformational cross-functional IT initiatives for Fortune 500 enterprises.
- Experience in DevOps/SDLC automated build processes, test driven development, continuous integration and delivery, and the associated software toolsets (Examples: Maven, Jenkins, Puppet, etc.)
- Agile tool experience (Examples- VersionOne, JIRA, Rally, etc.)
- Any of the following certifications: SAFe Scaled Agilest Certification, Scrum Alliance Certification, or International Consortium for Agile (ICAgile) Certification
- Management; successful management of large-scale, complex deal cycles at Fortune 500 accounts
- Significant Agile coaching/mentoring experience when embedded within the agile team
- Business Advisor for senior client executives with program management skills toward complex program execution
- Leader/coaching direct reports in pipeline management, opportunity management, and account planning
- Collaborative; strong relationship-building and negotiation skills
- Excellent communicator; executive level communication skills (both written and verbal), and the ability to mentor others
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