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Scrum Master

Job Location: Utrecht

Regional Description: Netherlands

Job Number: 00512579


- Job description

Scrum Master

Accenture Delivery Excellence brings the newest technologies, such as IoT, Cloud, AI or Robotics to our clients. In the world of agile and self-organizing teams our clients want servant leaders that think outside of the box, that provide guidance when taking up different challenges, and are relentless about continuous innovation. Are you the innovator and servant leader with below ambitions and skills? This is the job for you.

If you want to

  • Work in a dynamic environment with cross functional teams, team product owners, in a distributed or co-located setup, and you are eager to bring ideas to positively impact the team’s agility and evolve the team’s practices.
  • Do everything to ensure our clients and the end users are satisfied and delighted.
  • Facilitate to get the job done.
  • Push boundaries to reach greater level of quality excellence overall.
  • Drive communication internal and external to the team, and increase transparency.
  • Build a trusting and safe environment where problems can be raised without fear of blame, retribution, or being judged, with an emphasis of problem solving.
  • Assess the team’s agile maturity levels and coach the team in reaching a higher maturity.
  • Track progress and report on team’s delivery status on a regular basis.
  • Coach the product owner on working with the team and on focusing to maximize business value.


And you have

  • A Bachelor or Master degree
  • Previous scrum master experience 
  • Obtained at least one relevant certification (e.g. PSM I, SAFe SM)
  • Knowledge of the Agile software development life cycle
  • Experience with some of the agile lifecycle management tools (e.g. Jira, Rally)

And you also these skills 

  • Understand processes and methodologies (e.g. Scrum, Kanban, delivery practices) and can speak intelligently about them.
  • Good communication skills overall. And you are fluent in both the Dutch and the English language.
  • Positivity and problem solving attitude.
  • Confidence and a strong personality.
  • Facilitative – as a servant leader you must be able to lead the team and demonstrate value-add practices.
  • Situational awareness - must notice differences and issues as they arise and elevate them to management.

Place in the organization

Accenture Technology helps clients harness the power of technology and industry insights to innovate, grow and improve. By implementing the latest digital methodologies and design thinking, staying ahead of the digital curve is our business and driving disruption is what we do.

We offer

A work environment with a focus on your personal development. You work together with talented colleagues from all over the world on challenging projects for the highest ranked international businesses. Moreover, with your expertise you can contribute to our Corporate Citizenship Program. 

Next to a market conform salary and a permanent contract Accenture offers excellent employee benefits, including:

  • 13th month and holiday pay which you can manage in a flexible benefits tool;
  • Appealing bonus program;
  • Good transport arrangement (e.g. lease car & OV business card);
  • Laptop and smartphone;
  • Expense and internet allowance;
  • 32, 36 or 40 hour work week
  • Discount on Accenture shares.


Then we would like to meet you. Apply directly online through the button ´solliciteer online´ and send us your CV and motivation letter. For more information about this vacancy you can contact Arjan Geense (Recruiter) at telephone number 06-5386 0605 or per e-mail at

An assessment may be part of the selection procedure.

About Accenture

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