Job Description

Role: Scrum Master
Location: Leeds
 
Now is the time to become a digital disrupter. The opportunity is here in Leeds — what’s stopping you?
 
Join Accenture in Leeds and help transform leading organisations, communities and digital products that have local, national and international impact. The sheer scale of our capabilities and client engagements and the way we collaborate, operate and innovate provides an unparalleled opportunity to grow and advance.
 
What we do…
 
Though we offer a wide range of services to the market, a core part of what we do is build exciting, modern, digital products. We work across the UK & globally with an exciting array of clients across all industries helping them power some of the world’s best-known digital products & services. We have partnered successfully with Channel 4 over the past two years to build their All 4 product & are excited to be helping them with their growth in Leeds
 
We are passionate about agile engineering & the media industry. Despite being a large global brand with 482,000+ employees, we strive to cultivate thriving local environments & ensure we focus on the individual. We’re excited about bringing this to Leeds.
 
What we’re looking for…
  • Candidates passionate about building and running consumer-facing digital products to join our engineering team in Leeds
  • Someone who enjoys coaching, mentoring and empowering those around them
  • People with a passion for facilitation, finding ways to unblock tasks and enabling their teams to be successful
  • An eye for data analysis and an appreciation of the importance of metrics in shaping decisions
 
 
Key Skills and Responsibilities
  • Excellent written and verbal communicators who can bring people from diverse backgrounds together to form motivated, enthusiastic, self-organising engineering teams
  • Relevant experience working as a Scrum Master, Business Analyst or Agile Coach as part of an agile team
  • Sound knowledge of (and of course a deep-rooted fascination for) agile engineering methodologies, techniques and ceremonies
  • Solid experience using work management tools to facilitate delivery and help indicate areas of continuous improvement
  • Relevant certifications in recognised agile methodologies are a bonus

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Qualifications

What we’re looking for…
 
  • Candidates passionate about building and running consumer-facing digital products to join our engineering team in Leeds
  • Excellent written and verbal communicators who can bring people from diverse backgrounds together to form motivated, enthusiastic, self-organising engineering teams
  • Relevant experience working as a Scrum Master, Business Analyst or Agile Coach as part of an agile team
  • Someone who enjoys coaching, mentoring and empowering those around them
  • Sound knowledge of (and of course a deep-rooted fascination for) agile engineering methodologies, techniques and ceremonies
  • Solid experience using work management tools to facilitate delivery and help indicate areas of continuous improvement
  • People with a passion for facilitation, finding ways to unblock tasks and enabling their teams to be successful
  • An eye for data analysis and an appreciation of the importance of metrics in shaping decisions
  • Relevant certifications in recognised agile methodologies are a bonus
 
 
What’s in it for you…
 
 
You’ll want to work with us if…
You want to work for a global company that has unmatched experience & specialized skills across 40 industries
Accenture provides a broad variety of services & solutions in strategy, consulting, digital, technology & operations. We work at the intersection of business & technology to help clients improve their performance & create sustainable value for their partners. Accenture drives innovation to improve the way the world works & lives. Visit us at www.accenture.com
 
You want comprehensive, continuous training for your specialist area, as well as for professional skills development
We offer a variety of formal & informal training programs at every level to help you acquire & build specialized skills faster. Learning takes place both on the job & through formal training conducted online, in the classroom, or in collaboration with others. The sheer variety of work we do, & the experience it offers, provide an unbeatable platform from which to build a career
 
Accenture provides an extensive network of over 1,300 trained mental health allies & prioritises mental health at the top of our UKI Inclusion & Diversity Agenda. We are committed to raising awareness & educating Accenture people about our LGBT community while supporting our LGBT employees worldwide. Accenture is an equal opportunities employer & welcomes applications from all sections of society & 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
 
Other important details…
 
  • Salary: £25,000 to £39,000 + (depending on skills and experience)
  • Travel: Up to 100% flexibility to travel
  • Closing Date: 31/10/2019
  • Other: Offers of employment subject to satisfactory BPSS clearance
  • Career Levels: We have roles available across a range of Accenture career levels including Analyst, Senior Analyst. Specialist

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