Job Description

Role: Scrum Master

Location: London

Salary: Competitive Salary & Package (Dependent on Experience)

Career Level: Analyst, Senior Analyst, Specialist, Associate Manager, Manager.

Mobility: Up to 100%

We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Scrum Master to join our UKI Enterprise Agile practice, part of Accenture Technology.

We help companies achieve greater agility to accelerate business change.

We unlock their creative power to transform uncertainty into opportunities to continuously renew competitive advantage.

We, at Accenture, support and foster inclusion and diversity in the workplace and we strongly encourage women and men with a passion for and experience in Technology to join our business.  

“Across the globe, one thing is universally true of the people of Accenture: We care deeply about what we do and the impact we have with our clients and with the communities in which we work and live. It is personal to all of us.” – Julie Sweet, Accenture CEO

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What skills & experience are we looking for?

As an Enterprise Agile Scrum Master, you will coach and mentor a high performing Scrum Team across distributed locations. You will bring a broad knowledge of complementary Agile techniques, frameworks, and practices, using this expertise to know when and where they can be used to help the Scrum Team. You have experience in:

  • Observing and understanding an organisation’s specific business and technical processes in both IT and non-IT domains
  • Facilitating Scrum and Agile ceremonies such as: Sprint Planning, Daily Sprint, Sprint Reviews and Sprint Retrospectives
  • Aligning Sprint deliverables to a managed and prioritised backlog
  • Identifying and reporting progress to management via appropriate metrics
  • Building successful relationships with Product Owners, Stakeholders and Delivery Leads to deliver valuable increments and drive continuous improvement
  • Working within both Waterfall and Agile environments
  • Using Atlassian tools (JIRA, Confluence)
  • Scaled Agile Methodologies (SAFe, Nexus, LeSS or similar)

How can I set myself apart?

  • Agile project delivery experience such as complex agile programme management and product management
  • Deep understanding of the Scrum Framework along with other methods and models
  • Able to coach client teams through transformation journeys
  • Understanding of Enterprise Agility and relevant frameworks (SAFe, LeSS, Nexus etc…)

What’s in it for you?

  • Your entrepreneurial spirit and vision will be rewarded, and your success will fuel opportunities for career advancement.
  • You will make a difference to high profile client – Accenture helps many of the FTSE 100 deliver high-profile, innovative projects
  • Opportunities to learn continuously through training, certifications, and collaboration with experts across the company
  • Access to leading-edge technology

On top of this, we have gym subsidies, private medical insurance and 3 extra days leave per year for charitable work of your choice!

Flexibility and mobility are required to deliver this role as there will be requirements to spend time onsite with our clients and partners to enable delivery of the first-class services, we are known for.

What are the next steps?

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 in strategy and consulting, interactive, technology and operations, with digital capabilities across all of these services. We combine unmatched experience and specialised capabilities across more than 40 industries — powered by the world’s largest network of Advanced Technology and Intelligent Operations centres. With 509,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries, Accenture brings continuous innovation to help clients improve their performance and create lasting value across their enterprises. 

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 for Applications: 31/08/2021

Accenture 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.

COVID-19 update:  The safety and well-being of our candidates, our people and their families continues to be a top priority. Until travel restrictions change, interviews will continue to be conducted virtually. 

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