Job Description

Job Description
Role: Scrum Master
Location: Shipley
Travel: Possibility for travel to client sites throughout the UK
 
We have roles available across the following Accenture career levels depending on skills and experience.
 
Salary: We have roles available across a range of Accenture career levels including Senior Analyst, Specialist and Associate Manager Levels. Salary: £31,000 to £60,000+ (depending on skills and experience) 
 
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 505,000 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.
 
What you will do:
 
  • Work with a team of passionate & highly-motivated modern engineers, with a strong development culture nurtured on previous client engagements
  • Build and run consumer-facing digital products
  • Work with exciting household brands developing & shaping their products
  • Coach and mentor a high performing Scrum Team
  • Facilitate Scrum and Agile ceremonies such as: Sprint Planning, Daily Sprint, Sprint Reviews, Sprint Retrospectives
  • Alignment of Sprint deliverables to a managed and prioritised backlog
  • Work with non-Scrum team members to remove impediments and protect the team from external distractions
  • Establish effective, transparent communication with stakeholders to build trust
  • Identify, monitor and report progress and issues to management via appropriate metrics
 


Qualifications

Qualification:
 
  • You have demonstrable experience as a Scrum Master; providing Leadership, Coaching, Mentoring and Support to your Scrum Team. You’ll have a deep understanding of Scrum theory, practices and values.
  • You also have a broad knowledge of complementary Agile techniques, frameworks and practices, and the expertise to know when and where they can be used to help the Scrum Team.
  • You’re an excellent communicator and build successful relationships with Product Owners, Stakeholders, and Delivery Leads to deliver valuable increments and drive continuous improvement in the Scrum Team.
  • You have the willingness and drive to continue to develop your agile mindset and skill set, and actively contribute to Communities of Practice and build agile thinking and improvements across the organisation and act as an Ambassador for our Agile Delivery capability, both internally and externally.
 
You’ll want to work with us if:
You want to work for a global company that has unmatched experience and specialised skills across 40 industries.
You want to help transform leading organisations and communities around the world. The sheer scale of our capabilities and client engagements and the way we collaborate, operate and deliver value provides an unparalleled opportunity to grow and advance.
 
You want comprehensive, continuous training for your specialist area, as well as for professional skills development
We offer a variety of formal and informal training programs at every level to help you acquire and build specialised skills faster. Learning takes place both on the job and through formal training conducted online, in the classroom, or in collaboration with others. The sheer variety of work we do, and the experience it offers, provide an unbeatable platform from which to build a career.
 
You want to be part of a 'Truly Human' environment
Accenture provides an extensive network of over 1,300 trained mental health allies and prioritises mental health at the top of our UKI Inclusion & Diversity Agenda. We are committed to raising awareness and educating Accenture people about our LGBT community while supporting our LGBT employees worldwide. 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.
 
Any offer of employment is subject to satisfactory BPSS clearance
 
Closing Date for Applications 31/08/2020Accenture reserves the right to close the role prior to this date should a suitable applicant be found.
 

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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