Job Description

Agile Lean Portfolio Management Lead

Location: Bristol / Birmingham

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

Salary: Competitive salary and package dependent on experience

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 these services. With our thought leadership and culture of innovation, we apply industry expertise, diverse skill sets and next-generation technology to each business challenge.

We believe in inclusion and diversity and supporting the whole person. Our core values comprise of Stewardship, Best People, Client Value Creation, One Global Network, Respect for the Individual and Integrity. Year after year, Accenture is recognized worldwide not just for business performance but for inclusion and diversity too.

“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

As a team:

We have an exciting opportunity for an Agile Lean Portfolio Management Lead to join our Delivery Excellence practice, part of Accenture Technology. We help companies achieve greater agility to accelerate business change. We introduce Lean and Agile principles and practices to continuously transform ways of working across the enterprise.

As an Agile Lean Portfolio Management Lead, you will:

  • Have a passion for technology and demonstrate a strong mastery embedding Lean Portfolio Management and Lean Budgeting.


Qualifications

We are looking for experience in the following skills?

  • Previously implemented LPM strategy and have been a coach for the portfolio stakeholders
  • Ensure outcomes, delivery metrics and roadmaps are in place for all portfolio investments
  • Support a culture of continuous improvement within the Ways of Working team to improve delivery processes.
  • Providing PMO leadership, frameworks, and tools to enable effective portfolio delivery
  • Driving and managing the delivery of large, complex IT projects using scaled Agile framework and methodologies
  • Ensure delivered solutions are realized in time frame committed; work in conjunction with project sponsors to size and manage scope and risk
  • Be a Subject Matter Expert to the client organization for Agile methodology.
  • At least one industry recognised Agile certification
  • Facilitate business transformation and the adoption of agile best practice

How can I set myself apart?

  • Knowledge of agile tools (Jira, Kanban Boards, Whiteboarding etc.)
  • Knowledge DevOps techniques and implementation approaches
  • Proven success in contributing in a multi-location team-oriented environment

What’s in it for you

At Accenture in addition to a competitive basic salary, you will also have an extensive benefits package which includes up to 30 days of vacation per year (level dependent), access to app-based fitness classes and discounts on range of gyms, private medical insurance and three days leave per year for charitable work of your choice!

Flexibility and mobility are required to deliver this role to deliver the first-class services we are known for.

About Accenture

Accenture is a global professional services company with leading capabilities in digital, cloud and security. Combining unmatched experience and specialized skills across more than 40 industries, we offer Strategy and Consulting, Interactive, Technology and Operations services—all powered by the world’s largest network of Advanced Technology and Intelligent Operations centers. Our 537,000 people deliver on the promise of technology and human ingenuity every day, serving clients in more than 120 countries. We embrace the power of change to create value and shared success for our clients, people, shareholders, partners and communities. Visit us at www.accenture.com.

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 31/08/2020

Accenture reserves the right to close the role prior to this date should a suitable applicant be found.

RROOTS

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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