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Financial Services Talent & Organisation - Agile Management Consulting

Job Location: London

Regional Description: United Kingdom

Job Number: 00590815


- Job description

Role: Agile Consultant & Manager (Management Consulting)
Practice: Financial Services, Talent & Organisation
Location: London, Manchester, Newcastle, Edinburgh
Travel: up to 100%
Salary: £47,000 to £102,000
Closing date: 31/08/2018
Have you always wanted to work where you’re inspired to explore your passions, where your talents are nurtured and cultivated? Working in an environment where you innovate with ground breaking strategies and technologies on some of the most challenging projects you can imagine. Join Accenture’s Consulting business, where we help our clients to accelerate growth by using our diverse skills, talent and experience. These factors provide a platform where you can find out how far you can go, joining forces with clients to consult and guide their next steps in building out their business ventures.
The Practice:
Financial Services, Talent and Organisation (FS T&O) is a global practice and is the area of Accenture Consulting dedicated to developing and delivering market leading change, workforce and HR solutions for our clients. We are looking for enthusiastic professionals to expand our capabilities in T&O Consulting and share our passion for business transformation, people development, innovative HR and change management.
T&O Sub-practices:
Within FS T&O, the challenges we help clients address are focused in three principal areas: Change, HR and People.
Change - We develop client’s transformation capabilities to help them change the way they run their businesses and increase their enterprise agility using change analytics, innovating technologies (e.g. robotics) and data driven insight.
HR - We enable firms to define and implement their vision and roadmap for a strategic and more digital & agile HR function which breaks traditional boundaries to drive improvements in performance and efficiency.
As a Consultant/ Manager, you will be responsible for:
What Experience and Mindsets Make Up Our Practice?
Our practice is built of a range of people from a variety of backgrounds including:
  • External consulting (client facing roles)
  • Industry (FS across retail banking, capital markets / wealth & asset management / investment banking and insurance)
  • Functional (HR and change functions)
Your Experience:


  • Experience working on large scale Agile transformation programme(s) – implementing new organisational designs; technology, change methodology and/or related people change management
  • Strong understanding of Scrum, SAFe and/or wider agile techniques, practices and frameworks
  • Experience as a Scrum Master or coach supporting teams in their application of Scrum theory, practices, rules and values
  • Appreciation of the wider behavioural and cultural change required to support agile transformation

We expect you to have experience in some of the following areas:

  • Working in a fast-paced business environment where flexibility and an ability to deal with ambiguity are key
  • Working with a wide variety of teams & stakeholders, leveraging strong stakeholder management
  • Translating and communicating complex terms into simple language to influence decision making among senior stakeholders
  • Delivering high quality work and working autonomously
  • At Manager level - leading teams of varying sizes
  • At Manager level - identifying, designing and shaping new client opportunities alongside building strong and sustainable relationships with clients and programme mobilisation
  • Working in the Financial Services industry or in functional HR/Change roles with knowledge of the key industry hot topics (see below) and an appreciation of a highly regulated industry

Desirable Mindsets:
As a people organisation, mindsets are important in the way that we work with our clients. As a Consultant/ Manager, we expect that you:
What’s in it for you? 
You will receive comprehensive formal and informal training covering business acumen, technical and professional skills development, which helps you acquire and build specialised skills faster. Also, you will be provided a platform to hone your skills and expertise in your area of specialisation to progress your career.
If this sounds like the ideal role, career and company for you, click below to apply.
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 specialised 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. Accenture drives innovation to improve the way the world works and lives. Visit us at
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, citizenship, marital, domestic or civil partnership status, sexual orientation, or gender identity, or any other basis as protected by applicable law.
Closing date:
Accenture reserves the right to close the role prior to this date should a suitable applicant be found.

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