Job Description

Join Accenture and help transform leading organizations and communities around the world. The sheer scale of our capabilities and client engagements and the way we collaborate, operate and deliver value provides an unparalleled opportunity to grow and advance. Choose Accenture and make delivering innovative work part of your extraordinary career.


The Agile Delivery Lead is responsible for bringing the latest innovation and technology ideas to plan, deliver and execute technology solutions for Accenture or its clients.  Work to ensure appropriate resources are mobilized and delivery meets operational, contractual and economic commitments. 


Agile delivery professionals define an adaptive delivery model based on greater collaboration and communication between teams;  Agile is a cultural change that impacts people, processes and tools in different ways across the organization; Based on iterative, time boxed and incremental approach, where requirements and solutions evolve through collaboration between self-organizing and cross-function teams, Agile promotes adaptive planning, evolutionary development and delivery and encourages a rapid and flexible response to change.


Key Responsibilities:   

                             

    Identification and implementation of innovation opportunities leveraging Agile capabilities to drive improved cost, quality and speed.

Understand and translate customer needs into implementable business solutions to enable long-term success

Accountable for ensuring technology solutions represent current and future business requirements

Assist in origination and sales of new opportunities to help the client achieve organizational goals while growing Accenture’s portfolio of work

Develop, manage and grow trust-based relationships with a client

Build and leverage deep understanding of the relevant market and industry to influence client strategies

Implement a continuous improvement approach to achieve expectations on delivery efficiency and effectiveness, balancing cost and quality

Provide an oversight for the execution of delivery of technology solutions for the client

Manage financials targets for delivery including resource planning and profit and loss.



Accenture is a leading global professional services company, providing a broad range of services and solutions in strategy, consulting, digital, technology and operations. Combining unmatched experience and specialized skills across more than 40 industries and all business functions — underpinned by the world’s largest delivery network — Accenture works at the intersection of business and technology to help clients improve their performance and create sustainable value for their stakeholders. With 469,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries, Accenture drives innovation to improve the way the world works and lives. Visit us at www.accenture.com.


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Qualifications

Basic Qualifications:


•  A minimum of 4 years of experience in Delivery Management.  Focused on Systems Integration projects, preferably custom application, digital solutions, or cloud-based implementations.  

A minimum of 2 years of experience in Delivery Management of Agile Programs/Projects and/or Agile Coaching

A minimum of 2 years of experience in Client Relationship Management and/or Sales/Sales Support.

A minimum of 3 years of experience in core Agile way of working.

A minimum of 1 year of experience in the Scaled Agile Framework® (SAFe®) and/or any other popular Agile practices and frameworks (e.g. Lean, Kanban, eXtreme Programming).

A minimum of 2 years external enterprise/program Agile consulting experience

Technical acumen and understanding of Agile technical practices and how they operate within an Agile organization (CI, CD, XP, TDD, etc.).

Bachelor's degree or equivalent (minimum 12 years) work experience. (If associate degree, must have minimum 6 years work experience)


  **This role requires 80-100% travel


Preferred Qualifications:


Proven ability to build, manage and foster 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 communication (written and oral) and interpersonal skills.

Excellent leadership and management skills.



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.  


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


Accenture is 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. 


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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