Job Description

Do you dream in feedback loops? Can you recite the Agile Manifesto without hesitation? Is waiting for approval your greatest nemesis? Then look no further! Joining our growing practice of Business Agility coaches may just be the right step for you!

Your job

Do you like to solve problems and improve a team’s ways of working? Do you like to work socially and communicatively? You want to learn quickly and on a variety of different projects? This might be the job for you! As a Scrum Master you support teams to develop valuable products by facilitating them to outcomes, ensuring strong collaboration and communication with the key stakeholders. You aim to help teams become high-performing and help motivate them to value test-learn culture and continuous improvement. As a Junior Scrum Master in the Accenture Business Agility practice you will:

  • Conduct the Scrum Events of the Team (Daily stand-ups, Sprint Planning, Retrospectives and other Agile Events)
  • Help establish Agile teams and guide them on their way to build valuable solutions
  • Teach and Mentor teams on continuous improvement, using Scrum and Agile principles, techniques, and practices
  • Coach existing teams to help them reach new levels of Agility
  • Help the Product Owner create a clear and valuable vision and share it with the team and the stakeholders
  • Help the Product Owner prioritize the work in the backlog
  • Protect the team to keep focus on delivering valuable products
  • Promote agile ways of working with many people of various levels in the organization
  • Engage in knowledge sharing sessions with your Accenture peers to grow
  • Take part in our Agile Coaching Traineeship and craft your personal learning journey together with your own mentor

Your team

Accenture Technology leverages design thinking, industry insights, and the latest digital methodologies to help clients innovate, grow, and improve their businesses. Our expertise, capabilities, and experience mean that our clients (including some of the biggest brands in the world) trust us to find the right solutions for their needs.

Together with our talented international colleagues, we focus on connecting the needs of businesses with the new possibilities that come with technological progress.  Which cloud platform fits best with client X? How do certain IT-solutions impact the risk analysis of suppliers? How can organizations become more agile and through what process are new applications developed from design thinking workshops? Because that’s where the real challenges are. We are inventing and testing things that have never been tried before, getting new applications ready for roll-out, and ultimately guiding clients to select and implement the right technologies to transform their businesses. 



Qualifications

Your background

  • You are fluent in English, both verbally and in writing (fluency in Dutch is a plus).
  • You have a BSc. or MSc. degree (HBO or WO).
  • You have effective communication and facilitation skills
  • You behave with a coaching and mentoring attitude
  • Proactivity, problem-solving and conflict-resolution ability is one of your strengths.
  • You have been in one or two tough situations of teamwork and can reflect on it by sharing your learnings.
  • You are eager to learn, and your curiosity is limitless.
  • Ideally, you are experienced in using Agile tools like Jira, Confluence, targetprocess or Azure DevOps.
  • Bonus points if you have a special interest in a functional business area or IT-related practice. For example, data and analytics, CI/CD, Extreme Programming, etc.

Our offer

Accenture is an incredible place to work - and keep learning. By joining us, you’ll become part of a global company with a world-class brand and reputation.  Besides the work we do for our clients, we’re proud of our vibrant, diverse workplace culture: we take an agile approach, provide end-to-end services and maintain a realistic mindset. We want to get to know the real you and help you explore and grow - whatever it is you're great at. So, you will always have lots of learning opportunities (formal and informal) to improve your role-specific skills and expertise.

Besides our high-profile, challenging projects and our nurturing work environment, we offer excellent employee benefits, including:

  • A flexible transport arrangement that suits your personal situation (electric car or bicycle, flexible budget including NS business card)
  • An expense allowance
  • Discount on Accenture shares
  • The possibility to work 4 x 9 hours a week

Interested?

Are you ready to join Accenture for a career where you can be yourself and do what you love? Apply now and change the world around you.

Questions? Connect with Dorine Hogendorp, dorine.hogendorp@accenture.com

All employment decisions shall be made without regard to age, race, creed, color, 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 by federal, state, or local law.

Job candidates will not be obligated to disclose sealed or expunged records of conviction or arrest as part of the hiring process.

Accenture is committed to providing veteran employment opportunities to our service men and women.

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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