12 days old

SAFe Team Coach

Houston, TX 77007

We Are:

Accenture|SolutionsIQ is unlocking the creative potential of people and organizations all over the world. We are dedicated to bringing humanity to the workplace and creating a destination where Agilists are able to thrive while improving the way people work and live.

At Accenture|SolutionsIQ we embrace the power of AND. The combination of SolutionsIQs people, passion and experience in Agile transformation paired with Accentures respected global platform and in-depth technology expertise uniquely positions us as the leading business agility transformation consultancy. We drive disruption and accelerate business change with our clients, our partners and our community. With the most experienced Agile coaches and consultants in the industry, Accenture|SolutionsIQ is a place where were uncovering the next wave of what it means to be an Agile enterprise by doing it ourselves and helping other do it too.

We are the destination for
Agilists looking to change the world. Join the Movement!

Visit us here to find out more about the Accenture|SolutionsIQ Agile Practice.

You Are:

A SAFe Team Coach who embodies an Agile mindset and is passionate about empowering an
Agile culture. You have experience providing hands-on coaching, guidance, and support to all members of Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) teams. Youve got experience advising organizations, and you draw on that and lead by example to challenge the status quo and promote an environment and culture of continuous improvement, experimentation, and innovation. You have listening, facilitation, and conflict-resolution skills in spades, and you use them to help the people and teams you coach reach their highest potential and flourish in a collaborative Agile organization.

The Work:

+ Advise organizations and Agile teams through their Lean-Agile transformation

+ Work with managers to define strategies for transitioning to Lean-Agile practices

+ Lead workshops and training sessions to educate people on Agile values, principles, and practices, especially as these relate to the Scaling Agile Framework (SAFe)

+ Work within a SAFe implementation as part of a coaching team and support various team-level roles in preparing and executing Program Increment (PI)

+ Mentor and pair with change agents and stakeholders in client organizations to help them become true Lean-Agile champions and build lasting Agile skills

+ Coach and mentor more junior Accenture|SolutionsIQ team members on how to influence organizational change

+ Work with Accenture|SolutionsIQ staff to make sure that the approach for achieving customer satisfaction is aligned

+ Support sales activities by helping create/present proposals and taking part in onsite visits to prospective clients

+ Be ready to rack up those air miles with weekly travel to client sites

Heres What You Need:

+ Minimum of 2 years experience as a SAFe Program Consultant (SPC) or SAFe Agilist (SA) in an Agile Team

+ Minimum of 2 years team coaching experience within a SAFe enterprise

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

+ It is currently our
objective to assign our people to work near where they live. However,
given the nature of our business and our need to serve clients, our employees
must be able to travel when needed. This role requires 100% flexibility to
travel and work onsite with clients (typically Monday through Thursday).

Bonus Points If:

+ You have a SAFe Program Consultant (SPC) 4.0+ certification

+ You have experience coaching multiple teams at the same time

+ You have experience navigating a consulting engagement, managing customer expectations, and ensuring your work is aligned with the goals and objectives outlined in a statement of work

+ You excel in pragmatic problem-solving, resolving interpersonal conflicts, and helping people communicate effectively

+ You have a proactive and empowering nature that makes others want to follow your lead

+ You know when to step in and lead and when to step back and let the team determine the best course of action

+ You have experience with popular Agile practices and frameworks (e.g., Lean, Kanban, Extreme Programming)

+ You have a basic grasp of Agile technical practices and how they operate within an Agile organization (e.g., CI, CD, XP, TDD, etc.)

+ You have experience conducting training and developing training materials

Accenture Overview

We are a global collective of innovators applying the New every day to improve the way the world works and lives. Help us show the world whats possible as you partner with clients to unlock hidden value and deliver innovative solutions. Empowered with innovative tools, continuous learning and a global community of diverse talent and perspectives, we drive success in a new business architecture that disrupts conventional practices. Our expertise spans 40+ industries across 120+ countries and impacts millions of lives every day. We turn ideas into reality.

Important information:

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.

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.

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


Posted: 2019-11-25 Expires: 2019-12-25

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