Delivery Lead Consultant
Location: London, Manchester, Glasgow
Career Level: (Accenture will be recruiting at the following levels: Consultant L9
Salary and Package (dependent on experience): £55,000 - 60,000 + Excellent Benefits Package
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As a team:
Join Accenture and 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'll learn, grow and advance in an innovative culture that thrives on shared success, diverse ways of thinking and enables boundaryless opportunities that can drive your career in new and exciting ways.
If you’re looking for a challenging career working in a vibrant environment with access to training and a global network of experts, this could be the role for you. As part of our global team, you'll be working with cutting-edge experience platforms and will have the opportunity to develop a wide range of new skills on the job.
In our team you will learn:
- How to help deliver transformational platforms programmes and experiences across a variety of industries, whilst referencing past deliveries of cloud experience systems
- You’ll learn to take your delivery experience to the next level, tackling larger global clients and programmes, supported through our global network of creative agencies and technology delivery centres
- Trained in the latest relevant platform for your industry, leading a larger team of global specialists in design, functional, process, data, change and technology
- How to deliver value at scale with your clients, delivering transformation at pace
As a Delivery Lead, you will:
Lead transformation projects across a range of industries, focused on helping the client meet their required outcomes
Plan and structure multiyear implementation plans across platforms and systems
Understands and manages client expectations, able to communicate well and help a successful programme delivery
Able to turn their hand to a range of programme roles and support Team Leads / Managers in delivering their respective work and milestones
A strong delivery focused attitude, managing deliverables and quality for the programme, with a cooperative and mature approach to working with the client
Driving innovation on the project, helping teams bring the latest thinking and approaches
We are looking for experience in the following skills:
Demonstrable experience in technical implementation and E2E delivery management
Senior stakeholder management, able to lead and work with C-Suit to shape and deliver multi-year transformation experience programmes
A deep understanding of delivery approaches and best practices – you have experience with multiple projects to call on
Experience leading teams of multiple “scrum” teams in the region of 50-100 total team sizes (clients and delivery teams, across multiple geographies)
Experience in shaping, selling, contracting and delivering the programmes you have led, showing an end-to-end skills
Direct commercial management of programme budgets of 5-10M
You must have a good understanding of some of the digital technologies such as Adobe AEM, Hybris, Websphere, Magento, ATG, Sitecore, WordPress, Open Text, Documentum, Drupal, Cloud computing (AWS, Azure), DevOps, IoT, Xamarin, Unity, AI (Amazon Lex, Polly), etc.
You have hands-on experience with skills such as Agile, Scrum, Scaled Agile for Enterprise (SAFe), Project Management, Technical Project Management, Programme Management, Release Management, Continuous Integration & Deployment, DevOps, Stakeholder Management, Design Thinking, Digital Commerce, Content Management Systems, Marketing Platforms, Front End Development.
A formal Programme/Project management qualification (e.g., PMP, Agile PM, PRINCE2, etc.) is highly desirable.
What academic qualifications do you need? We would look at least for 2:1 certification and first-class equivalent degrees.
Set yourself apart:
Proven history of delivery using SAFE/Agile across global programmes with a large scope (multiple countries, new technologies)
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 30 days of vacation per year, 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.
Flexibility and mobility are required to deliver this role to deliver the first-class services we are known for.
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, Song, 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 Song accelerates growth and value for our clients through sustained customer relevance. Our capabilities span ideation to execution: growth, product and experience design; technology and experience platforms; creative, media and marketing strategy; and campaign, content and channel orchestration. With strong client relationships and deep industry expertise, we help our clients operate at the speed of life through the unlimited potential of imagination, technology and intelligence. Visit us at: www.accenture.com/song
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