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Agile Delivery Lead - Program & Project Management

Chicago, IL 60684


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 worlds 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 approximately 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.





People in our Client Delivery & Operations career track drive delivery and capability excellence through the design, development and/or delivery of a solution, service, capability or offering. They grow into delivery-focused roles, and can progress within their current role, laterally or upward.





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 Accentures 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.






Basic Qualifications:

+ A minimum of 7years 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)










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.




Racking up those air miles will have to wait, as weekly non-essential travel to client sites Monday through Thursday is currently suspended. For now, all Accenture business travel, international and domestic, is currently restricted to client-essential sales/delivery activity only.


Please note: The safety and well-being of our people continues to be the top priority, and our decisions around travel are informed by government COVID-19 response directives, recommendations from leading health authorities and guidance from a number of infectious disease experts.


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.





Equal Employment Opportunity Statement





Accenture is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We believe that no one should be discriminated against because of their differences, such as age, disability, ethnicity, gender, gender identity and expression, religion or sexual orientation. Our rich diversity makes us more innovative, more competitive and more creative, which helps us better serve our clients and our communities.


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.





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





For details, view a copy of the Accenture Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Policy Statement





Requesting An Accommodation





Accenture is committed to providing equal employment opportunities for persons with disabilities or religious observances, including reasonable accommodation when needed. If you are hired by Accenture and require accommodation to perform the essential functions of your role, you will be asked to participate in our reasonable accommodation process. Accommodations made to facilitate the recruiting process are not a guarantee of future or continued accommodations once hired.





If you would like to be considered for employment opportunities with Accenture and have accommodation needs for a disability or religious observance, please call us toll free at 1 (877) 889-9009, send us an email or speak with your recruiter.





Other Employment Statements





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





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





The Company will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. Additionally, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the Company's legal duty to furnish information.




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Posted: 2021-01-08 Expires: 2021-02-14

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