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Agile Coach Consultant

Job Location: IL - Chicago

Regional Description: Midwest

Job Number: 00563621

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ARE YOU READY to step up to the New and take your technology expertise to the next level?

 

Do you have a passion for using new technologies to make a positive impact on business and community? Want a role that provides you with a sense of purpose and satisfaction? Then join Accenture Technology and build a rewarding career improving the way the world works and lives, as you help clients shift to the New using leading-edge technologies on some of the coolest projects you can imagine.

 

Thrive in our highly collaborative, digitally-driven and innovation-led environment. Nurture your talent for thoughtful and game changing solutions in our inclusive culture that values diversity of ideas, experiences and backgrounds.

 

 

WORK YOU’LL DO 



As an Agile Team Coach, you provide hands-on guidance, support, and coaching to Agile teams and individuals in all roles and functions. You’ll bring to bear your experience advising teams, leading by example and challenging the status quo to promote an environment and culture of continuous improvement, experimentation, and innovation. Your excellent listening, facilitation and conflict-resolution skills will help the individuals you coach reach their highest potential and flourish in a collaborative Agile organization. At Accenture/SolutionsIQ you will find a community of like-minded individuals with a passion for Agile, Lean, XP, Kanban and any approach that brings out the best in individuals and teams.

 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Work with management to define strategies for transitioning to Lean/Agile practices.
  • Act as a trusted advisor to organizations when guiding them through their Lean/Agile transformations.
  • Lead workshops & training sessions to educate individuals on Agile Values, Principles, and Practices.
  • Mentor and pair with change agents within client organizations on becoming true Lean/Agile champions and creating a sustaining Agile capabilities.
  • Coach and mentor peers on the Accenture/SolutionsIQ team on influencing organizational change.
  • Proactively collaborate with Accenture/SolutionsIQ staff working on your engagement to ensure alignment in the approach for achieving customer satisfaction.
  • Support the internal Accenture/SolutionsIQ Product Development team on refining products and services offered to clients.
  • Provide feedback and ideas to Accenture/SolutionsIQ operations and leadership on opportunities for improving our organization.


WHO WE´RE LOOKING FOR?


Basic Qualifications:

  • Agile: Minimum of 2 years' experience as a Certified ScrumMaster® or Certified Scrum Product Owner® within an organization that has multiple teams and cross-dependencies
  • A Coach: Minimum of 2 years' team coaching experience that cultivated the capabilities, skills and knowledge of all Agile team members, including helping ScrumMasters identify and support opportunities to increase team maturity and productivity, helping Product Owners ensure the vision, roadmap and personas are well-defined and understood so that the Delivery Team is producing the right product, and helping Delivery Teams continuously improve.

 

Preferred Qualifications:

 

  • Bachelor's degree

Professional Skill Requirements

  • This role requires 100% travel flexibility to travel and work onsite with clients (typically Monday - Thursday)
  • Proven success in contributing to a team-oriented environment
  • Proven ability to work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment
  • Desire to work in an information systems environment
  • Excellent leadership, communication (written and oral) and interpersonal skills

 

WHAT´S IN IT FOR YOU?

  • Competitive benefits, including a fair and balanced parental leave policy.
  • At Accenture, we believe in bringing the best to our clients through continuous learning & improvement – from basic skills to industry-specific content – available to all our people.
  • Career coaching and mentorship to help you manage your career and develop professionally.
  • Performance Achievement – our performance management process that focuses on your strengths, progress and career possibilities.
  • Fantastic opportunities to develop your career across a variety of clients.
  • Opportunities to get involved in corporate citizenship initiatives, from volunteering to doing charity work.

To learn more about Accenture, and how you will be challenged and inspired from Day 1, please visit our website at accenture.com/careers.                                        

 

Applicants for employment in the US must have work authorization that does not now or in the future require sponsorship of a visa for employment authorization in the United States and with Accenture (i.e., H1-B visa, F-1 visa (OPT), TN visa or any other non-immigrant status).

 

Candidates who are currently employed by a client of Accenture or an affiliated Accenture business may not be eligible for consideration. 

 

Accenture is a Federal Contractor and an EEO and Affirmative Action Employer of Females/Minorities/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.

 

Equal Employment Opportunity 

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.


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