Agile Program & Project Management Consultant Job Description (R00101920_Philadelphia)
On time, on budget, on point. Accenture helps our clients drive quality and predictability in a volatile, fast paced world. We have distinguished positioning borne out of our more than 30-year investment in thought leadership, comprehensive methods, innovative assets and industry specialization that continually adapts with the speed of change.
An Agile delivery professional that defines an adaptive delivery model based on greater collaboration and communication between teams. You support and promote the Agile impact on people, processes and tools, and based on iterative, time boxed and an incremental approach, where requirements and solutions evolve through collaboration between self-organizing and cross-function teams. You are an Agilist that promotes adaptive planning, evolutionary development and delivery and encourages a rapid and flexible response to change.
The Agile Program & Project Management Consultant 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.
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.
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What You’ll Need:
A minimum of 3 years of experience in Program & Project Management & Client Relationship and/or Sales/Sales Support (Focused on Systems Integration projects, preferably custom application, digital solutions, or cloud-based implementations)
A minimum of 2 years of experience in Management of Agile Programs/Projects and/or Agile Coaching and in core Agile way of working
A minimum of 2 years technical acumen and understanding of Agile technical practices and how they operate within an Agile organization (CI, CD, XP, TDD, etc.).
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).
Bachelor's degree or equivalent (minimum 12 years) work experience. (If associate degree, must have minimum 6 years work experience)
As required by Colorado law under the Equal Pay for Equal Work Act, Accenture provides a reasonable range of minimum compensation for roles that may be hired in Colorado. Actual compensation is influenced by a wide array of factors including but not limited to skill set, level of experience, and specific office location. For the state of Colorado only, the range of starting pay for this role is $56,484 to $129,800. [Register to View]
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