Job Description

Agile Delivery Manager

Location:  Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

 

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 513,000 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 Interactive

 

Over the past several years we’ve seen major advances in the world, and much of it is thanks to digital technology. However, people continue to experience challenges and complexity every day.

 

People deserve better. At Accenture Interactive, our mission is to not only make every experience people have with our clients meaningful and productive, but also to help improve daily life.

 

Our team – our Accenture Interactive family – is designed from the ground-up to envision and create experiences that are not just better than what came before, but the best and most transformational on the planet.

 

Our culture is casual and fun, with best of the both worlds – agency and consulting, with an emphasis on innovation, creativity and freedom to experiment. We put a strong emphasis on mentoring, enablement of growth and learning.

 

Our colleagues from more than 30 countries act as an interconnected team that exchanges across country borders to ensure maximum efficiency and quality of delivery.

 

 

Agile Delivery Manager and Program Manager, a typical day might include the following:

 

  • Organize programs and activities in accordance with the mission and goals of the client.
  • Aggregate and present program level data to senior management.
  • Ensure that the program meets defined quality standards and KPI’s and that goals are met for client satisfaction.
  • Deliver successful program outcomes based on KPIs.
  • Lead multiple teams of engineers in the execution and delivery of Data Engineering and Platform Integration initiatives.
  • Drive Agile best practices and ensure facilitation of Scrum ceremonies.
  • Define portfolio goals, objective and direction.
  • Maintain alignment between all stakeholders and engineers.
  • Create and track against quarterly roadmaps.
  • Ensure programs are meeting quality metrics and overall success criteria and KPI’s.
  • Oversee the overall delivery and integration of new platforms and services, including training for support staff, communication to marketing and business stakeholders.
  • Employ the practice of Inspect and Adapt to continuously improve on delivery and enhance the organizations capabilities.

 

This job might be for you, if:

 

  • You pay attention to details. As far as you are concerned, anything worth doing is worth doing right, every single time. You stay focused and nothing falls through the cracks on your watch.
  • You communicate clearly. You write well. You speak eloquently. You can explain just about anything to anyone.
  • You are motivated and driven. You are an excellent listener. You work with all kinds of personalities and bring out the best in them.
  • You are data and metrics driven and align expectations with the team as well as with the executives and stakeholders based on objective insights. You drive programs to success based on KPIs. You are an expert in JIRA and use dashboards to discern and provide insights.
  • You are an outstanding organizer and can organize programs and activities and align them to the mission and vision. You connect strategy to execution and can easily flex between tactical and strategic themes.
  • You keep your eye on many items in flight and communicate & escalate issues before they happen. You help the team by looking around the corner so that the team can move forward with very high velocity.
  • You are an agile expert. You bring industry best practices to refine strategy and execution. Also, you are a coach to your teams and help the teams get better every iteration.
  • Practice Inspect and Adapt to continuously improve on delivery and enhance the organizations capabilities.



Qualifications

To land this role, you should have:

 

  • Minimum of 10 years’ experience managing multiple technology projects & programs.
  • Exceptional communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • Strong technical skills and understanding of architecture including ability to articulate architecture details and components about AWS cloud applications and mobile applications.
  • Certification as scrum master from SAFe or Agile alliance. Product owner certification is recommended.
  • Strong presentation skills to different audiences including Senior leadership and executives.
  • Knowledge of and experience working with development teams.
  • Ability to work well in a cross-functional team environment.
  • Ability to aggregate and present technical data at a program level and communicate to non-technical stakeholders.
  • Agile expert and experience in increasing and transforming the maturity, productivity and quality of teams.
  • Knowledge about industry best practices, frameworks and tools used in agile program management.

Why join us?

 

  • We offer a transparent, fast paced approach career progression, with a focus on your strengths and continuous coaching from senior colleagues
  • You will benefit from working alongside Accenture experts who are solving some of the biggest industry challenges with innovative thinking and pioneering tools
  • Flexible work arrangements and a range of benefits including competitive rewards
  • You will have access to state-of-the-art technology that will give you the opportunity to deepen your existing skills even as you help create the latest business trends
  • You will also have opportunities to make a difference to the communities in which we work and live

 

Next Steps

 

If this sounds like the ideal role, career and company for you, click below to apply.

 

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