20 days old
2018-07-272018-08-26

SAFe Program Coach

Washington, DC 20044


Accenture acquired SolutionsIQ, the leading provider of Agile transformation services for business and technology. With the most experienced Agile coaches in the industry, SolutionsIQ has helped organizations apply Lean principles and practices to achieve substantial performance improvements including product and service innovation, enhanced digital delivery effectiveness, improved high-quality software delivery, and greater responsiveness to business needs.





Together, Accenture and SolutionsIQ help organizations drive disruption by accelerating business change.





As a SAFe Program Coach, you provide guidance, mentoring, and coaching to executives, managers, Product Owners, ScrumMasters, and other Agile transformation stakeholders, primarily on client engagements but also to Accenture|SolutionsIQ colleagues. Drawing from your experience advising organizations, you lead by example and challenge the status quo to promote an environment and culture of continuous improvement, experimentation, and innovation. With your excellent listening, facilitation and conflict-resolution skills, you help organizations achieve their targeted business outcomes.





At Accenture|SolutionsIQ you will find a community of like-minded individuals with a passion for Lean-Agile mindsets, approaches, practices and tools that bring out the best in individuals and teams.





Key Responsibilities:



+ Act as a trusted advisor and guide to organizations throughout their Lean-Agile transformation, including the use of scaling frameworks and value stream identification and optimization


+ Work with senior leaders to define strategies and roadmaps for transitioning to Lean-Agile mindsets and practices using the Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe)


+ Lead coaching activities, primarily in SAFe, across multiple functional areas


+ Lead workshops & training sessions to educate individuals on Agile values, principles, and practices, in particular as pertains to SAFe


+ Mentor and pair with change agents and stakeholders within client organizations on becoming Lean-Agile champions and developing lasting Agile capabilities


+ Launch Agile Release Trains and help the Program/ART reduce lead-time and improve flow of value


+ Coach and mentor more junior team members on the Accenture|SolutionsIQ team on influencing organizational change and removing transformational impediments


+ Support the internal Accenture|SolutionsIQ Product Development team with refining product and service offerings


+ Provide feedback and ideas concerning opportunities for organizational improvement


+ May be responsible for P&L of an engagement


Contract Type: Full-Time Employment

Required Travel: 80-100%




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