Senior Delivery Lead - Multiple Locations Location: Newcastle Upon-Tyne, Manchester, Edinburgh Salary : £50,000 to £80,000+ Career Level: ( Accenture will be recruiting at the following levels: Consultant, Assistant Manager, Manager, Senior Manager) Accenture is a leading global professional services company, providing a broad range of services in strategy and consulting, interactive, technology and operations, with digital capabilities across all of these services. With our thought leadership and culture of innovation, we apply industry expertise, diverse skill sets and next-generation technology to each business challenge. As a team: Join Accenture and help transform leading organisations 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. Accenture Technology powers our clients to achieve high performance. We combine business and industry insights with innovative technology to drive growth for our clients. We extend our technology and business capabilities through a powerful alliance ecosystem of market leaders and innovators to provide our clients the best specialised skills and tailored solutions. You'll learn, grow and advance in an innovative culture that thrives on shared success, diverse ways of thinking and enables boundaryless opportunities that can drive your career in new and exciting ways In our team you will learn:
Our Advanced Technology Centre is a thriving technology and innovation hub from where we deliver high quality services to a number of private and public sector clients.
You'll learn, grow and advance in an innovative culture that thrives on shared success, diverse ways of thinking and enables boundaryless opportunities that can drive your career in new and exciting ways.
As a Delivery Lead, you will:
help transform leading organisations 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.
Be part of a 'Truly Human' environment Accenture provides an extensive network of over 1,300 trained mental health allies and prioritises mental health at the top of our UKI Inclusion & Diversity Agenda.
We are looking for experience in the following skills:
Ability to quickly understand the user/business needs for a system, the functional design proposed/implemented.
A adaptable approach to work, with an ability to turn your hand to a number of Delivery orientated tasks.
The ability to successfully and competently manage a number of critical client projects - Navigating complex stakeholder landscapes.
A deep, broad understanding of Delivery approaches and best practice - You may have a mix of Service, Transition or Programme Management experience.
Understand technical information and concepts and translate them into business/operational-focused information with the instinct to question things.
Are highly organised and able to plan for short, medium and long-term objectives and have experience of guiding a team to meeting those objectives
Are able to design and implement the measurement and reporting of metrics which help to inform delivery improvement activities.
Are able to identify ways to improve a software delivery and will own the implementation of improvement activities.
Have a strong service-orientated attitude and have a co-operative and mature approach to working with a client, in a team and as an individual.
Excellent communications skills
Experienced in delivering Agile at scale and managing multi-disciplinary teams.
Aware of modern delivery Operating models (Dev Ops).
Familiar with Agile delivery tools to provide our clients with clear, concise and dynamic communications.
Set yourself apart:
Have additional ITIL Service Management, Project Management, or Agile certifications.
Have strong knowledge of Microsoft Excel and the other suite of Microsoft Office products.
Have experience working with Agile Delivery tools (e.g. JIRA).
Experienced in identifying opportunities for automation and implementing them.
What’s in it for you At Accenture in addition to a competitive basic salary, you will also have an extensive benefits package which includes 25 days’ vacation per year, gym subsidy, private medical insurance and 3 extra days leave per year for charitable work of your choice! Flexibility and mobility are required to deliver this role as there will be requirements to spend time onsite with our clients and partners to enable delivery of the first-class services we are known for. Any offer of employment is subject to satisfactory BPSS clearance being obtained. Accenture is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of society and does not discriminate on grounds of race, religion or belief, ethnic or national origin, disability, age, citizenship, marital, domestic or civil partnership status, sexual orientation, or gender identity, or any other basis as protected by applicable law. Any offer of employment is subject to satisfactory BPSS. Due to the nature of the client work you could be undertaking, you may also need to go through a Security Clearance process as part of this role. Closing Date for Applications 31/12/2021