Job Description

Are you curious about how business agility is changing the world?

Join us in leading the transformation!

 

Accenture Digital

At Accenture Digital, you will be part of a passionate team leading the way in the fastest paced industry there is. Our entrepreneurial nature allows you to work in a “start-up” culture while enjoying the benefits and opportunities of a global business. Your opportunities to learn and grow are almost limitless, with a range of career options across Mobility, Interactive and Analytics working with diverse teams from Accenture Strategy, Technology, Operations and Consulting.

 

What Accenture Digital offers you:

  • The ability to balance professional challenges with your personal life. We pride ourselves in diversity and creating a work environment which is flexible for your lifestyle including condensed working week and other flexible work benefits. We are happy to discuss what works best for you.

  • To work with the most committed and innovative people in the business and the leading companies in their domain.

  • The opportunity to work together with top tier clients to help them reimagine their business by transforming their products and services and ultimately their customer experience.

  • To be a part of a Design Agency, Business Consultant and Technology Powerhouse as we provide End-to-End Transformation Journey’s for our clients.

  • Excellent possibilities for learning and knowledge gain, resulting in a great possibility to grow as both a person and a professional

  • Professional development is also a key part of the total reward package we offer and besides locally, you have opportunities on a global level too.

We are looking for an Agile Consulting Strategist who has a passion and interest in helping organisations optimise their business performance by streamlining business processes, organisational structures and functions, co-designing of transformational and strategic plans towards a more customer-centric, agile enterprise.

 

Key Responsibilities:

As an Agile Consulting Strategist:

  • Possess an in-depth knowledge and experience in driving a range of Agile methodologies, practices and process across business and IT

  • Perform a transformation advisory role to enable our clients to find optimal solutions for their specific context

  • Be responsible for guiding the full lifecycle of an Agile transformation from discovery to execution at scale, setting our clients up for success in sustaining the Agile transformation journey

  • Work independently as well as in a team, with a knack for complex stakeholder engagements and co-designing solutions with advanced workshop facilitation skills

  • Ability to work effortlessly with our clients at the strategic and executive levels, with advanced engagement and codesign skills to bring key executives and decision makers along the journey

  • Apply advanced conflict resolution skills to coordinate each step of the agile implementation/ transition including key decision points with stakeholders and sponsors

  • Understand and communicate the importance of organisational culture and leadership in the transformation process and leverage the skills and expertise of the client’s ecosystem including key agile roles such as agile coaches, project managers, change managers, product owners/ managers and solution architects.


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Qualifications

Key Skills & Experience

  • Experience in SAFe Agile transformations (3 -5 years) and across at a range of agile transformations/ implementations

  • Certified SAFe Program Consultant (SPC) or other equivalent Agile certification(s)

  • At least 5 years of consulting experience having successfully led large teams within large-scaled, multi-release projects focusses on delivering customer outcomes

  • Experience and delivery experience leveraging multiple delivery locations (onshore + nearshore/offshore)

  • Understanding of DevOps pipelines, key Agile concepts and knowledgeable in agile business architecture

  • Possess strong communication skills, the ability to clearly and confidently articulate complex ideas and strategies

  • Exposure to working in Agile projects with involvement in MVP definition, sprint and program increment planning, backlog grooming, agile risk and issues tracking and resolving blockers on technical impediments

  • Experience in carving out enterprise wide strategic vision and roadmaps

  • Familiar with designing agile business operating models and enterprise-level processes

  • Ability to articulate and manage discovery and solution discussions with a range of key stakeholders including those in executive positions

  • Hold a University degree, preferably in Business/Economics/ and/or Computer Science or in a related field

  • Demonstrate a passion for innovation, continuous improvement and new idea generation

  • An all-rounder who can fit above and below the line to be both a strategic thinker and tactical/delivery agile SME comfortable in front of clients that are mature in agile ways of working

  • Experience in pursuing and shaping agile transformation opportunities

  • Understanding of how the industry is evolving in this field and can bring that knowledge to support agility consulting.

About Accenture

 

Accenture is a leading global professional services company, providing a broad range of services and solutions in strategy, consulting, digital, technology and operations. Combining unmatched experience and specialized skills across more than 40 industries and all business functions – underpinned by the world’s largest delivery network – Accenture works at the intersection of business and technology to help clients improve their performance and create sustainable value for their stakeholders. With 459,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries, Accenture drives innovation to improve the way the world works and lives. Visit us at www.accenture.com.

 

Accenture is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of society and does not discriminate on grounds of race, religion or belief, ethnic or national origin, disability, age, marital, domestic or civil partnership status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other basis as protected by applicable law.

All employment decisions shall be made without regard to age, race, creed, colour, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, disability status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, citizenship status or any other basis as protected applicable law.

Job candidates will not be obligated to disclose sealed or expunged records of conviction or arrest as part of the hiring process.

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