Job Description

Key Responsibilities: 

  • Act as a trusted advisor to organizations when guiding them through their Lean/Agile transformation, utilizing best practices on Organizational design, Customer Focus, Lean Portfolio Management, Team and Technical Agility and Leadership Agility. 

  • Work with senior leaders to define strategies and roadmaps for transitioning to Lean/Agile practices. 

  • Lead the coaching activities and value realization across one-to-many functional areas throughout the organization 

  • Lead workshops & training sessions to educate individuals on becoming an agile organization utilizing Agile values, principles, and practices appropriate to the organization. 

  • Mentor and pair with change agents within client organizations on becoming true Lean/Agile champions and creating a sustaining Agile capabilities. 

  • Coach and mentor peers Accenture/SolutionsIQ team on influencing organizational change and removing transformational impediments.   

  • Support sales based activities through participation in proposal creation/presentation and on-site visits to perspective clients.  

  • Proactively collaborate with Accenture/SolutionsIQ staff working on your engagement to ensure alignment in the approach for achieving customer satisfaction. 

  • Support the internal SolutionsIQ/Accenture Product Development team on refining products and services offered to clients.  

  • Provide feedback and ideas to Accenture/SolutionsIQ operations and leadership on opportunities for improving our organization. 

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Qualifications

  • You are a genius at pragmatic problem-solving, resolving interpersonal conflicts, and overall helping groups of people communicate effectively.  

  • Once you have a clear understanding of the objective, your proactive and empowering nature make others want to follow your lead.  

  • You know when to step in and lead as needed, but are also comfortable stepping back and letting the team determine the best course of action. 

  • Experience with the Scaled Agile Framework® (SAFe®) and/or any other popular Agile practices and frameworks (e.g. Lean, Kanban, eXtreme Programming). 

  • Technical accumen and understanding of Agile technical practices and how they operate within an Agile organization (CI, CD, XP, TDD, etc.). 

  • High energy and can inspire change at all levels  

  • Experience in solution selling and shaping consulting engagement early in the sales cycle. 

  • gile: You have no less than seven years of practical Agile experience with at least one previous example of leading an agile transformation within an organization. You have actively held certifications such as Certified ScrumMaster®, Certified Scrum Product Owner®, or Certified Scrum Professional® for five or more years. During this time you have demonstrated strong knowledge and passion for Agile within an organization that applies Agile at scale. 

  • Educated:  While your field of study may not be directly relevant, the fact that you have a Bachelor's degree (or combination of relevant education and experience) shows your commitment to self-improvement and lifelong learning. 

  • A Coach: With more than five years of Agile coaching experience under your belt some of which has been working directly with senior executives, you use a varied coaching approach to cultivate the capabilities, skills and knowledge of all Agile team members, team/program stakeholders, and senior leaders, including: 

  • Helping Agile teams achieve predictability an high performance when they must align to manage cross-team dependencies. 

  • Supporting Product Owners, Product Managers, and Business Stakeholders embrace Agile planning and requirements approaches that are focused on the incremental delivery of value to customers. 

  • Advising on the development of initiating and executing Agile transformation. 

  • Shaping Agile transformation strategies to achieve Agile at scape within large organizations. 

  • Engaging transformation stakeholders such as HR, Finance, and Marketing to embrace new ways of working. 

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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