Job Description

We have an exciting opportunity for an Agile Transformation Lead to join our Enterprise Agile 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.

Accenture supports and fosters 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

Accenture are recognised for their inclusive working environment and key highlights include:

  • Sunday Times Top 25 Best Big Companies to work for
  • Top employer for Women
  • Strong programme for diversifying the workforce
  • Flexible Maternity package / Shared parental leave
  • Flexible working hours

In our team you will have the opportunity to:

  • Make a difference to high profile clients – Accenture helps many of the FTSE 100 deliver high-profile, innovative projects
  • Learn continuously through training, certifications and collaboration with experts across the company
  • Have access to leading-edge technology and grow your expertise
  • Work in a diverse environment
  • Your entrepreneurial spirit and vision will be rewarded, and your success will fuel opportunities for career advancement.

As an Agile Transformation Lead you will:

  • Lead and coordinate agile development and ways of working across several teams
  • Facilitate and lead the delivery of transformation programmes across multiple industries
  • Demonstrate deep knowledge in agile delivery frameworks and methods (Scrum, Scrum@Scale, LeSS, SAFe, Kanban, Upstream Kanban, XP etc….)
  • Engage with senior stakeholders to discuss changes and providing effective metrics to gauge progress and success
  • Help clients to define objectives and key results against their transformation ambitions and north stars
  • Be an expert and SME for Operating Models, Process Transformations and new capabilities mobilisation
  • Demonstrate consulting experience in leading agile engagements (both in engineering and non-engineering domains)
  • Guide teams to define their reporting capabilities and acting as the point of contact for any escalations across teams of teams
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Qualifications

We are also looking for experience in the following skills:

  • Observing and understanding an organisation’s specific business and technical processes in both IT and non-IT domains
  • Launching teams on short- and long-term project engagements, coaching the teams in vision creation, forecasting and self-organisation
  • Coaching and supporting product management and product owners to foster a product culture and build quality, customer-driven programme roadmaps
  • Facilitating technical discussions to agree successful outcomes and tackling complex problems
  • Guiding organisations in outcome-oriented evolutionary changes and transformations to support maturity growth and organisational robustness and re-invention
  • Providing Thought Leadership around Business Agility trends and leading industry practices and approaches.
  • Driving endeavours to scale agility and amplify the benefits of lean-agile practices beyond a single team or department

Set yourself apart:

  • Previous consulting experience
  • Agile project delivery such as complex agile programme management, product management and/or release train management
  • Knowledge of DevOps techniques and implementation approaches
  • Knowledge of Design Thinking and human-centric design techniques

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 25 days’ vacation per year at Associate Manager level, 30 days at Manager level, 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.

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 specialized capabilities across more than 40 industries — powered by the world’s largest network of Advanced Technology and Intelligent Operations centers. 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. 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.

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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