Expleo

  • Senior Agile Lead

    Job ID
    2019-3005
    # of Openings
    1
    Job Locations
    IE-Dublin
    Category
    Management Consulting
  • Overview

    Expleo is a trusted partner for end-to-end, integrated engineering, quality services and management consulting for digital transformation. We help businesses harness unrelenting technological change to successfully deliver innovations that will help them gain a competitive advantage and improve the everyday lives of people around the globe. We operate in over 25 countries.

     

    Works autonomously and acts as a senior consultant providing professional advice, managing and/or co-ordinating the work of others. Monitors activities on behalf of the team and maintains the status of the project. Leads projects using available frameworks and tools and establishing project roadmaps with on-time and project goals.
    Senior Professional working as a member of consulting services organisation with a customer-focused approach using different software solutions to provide expertise in the particular domain.

    Responsibilities

    • Leads Business Consulting projects of moderate scope and sometimes complex assignments.
    • Fully understand the capabilities and limitations of the technical environments and translates business requirements into a functional and technical implementation.
    • Keeps informed on business data and implements solutions for technological and process improvements within the context of overall business processes.
    • Co-ordinates the information gathering and reporting process, reviewing trends and comparing to expectations. Identifies relationships and linkages, anticipates issues and identifies root causes and effects.
    • Identifies opportunities for continuous improvement and work across teams to achieve group goals.
    • Develops a network to support and add value to client engagements including company, clients and external professional networks.

    Qualifications

    Essential:

     

    • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or other related field, or equivalent work experience.
    • Achieved a formal certification as a Scrum Master, Kanban Lead, Lean Six Sigma certification or similar Agile approach.
    • Achieved Certified Scrum Professional or a similar Agile qualification.

    Desirable:

    • Project management knowledge.
    • Additional course or certification in Business Consulting.
    • Certified functional consultant in any one specific domain .

    Skills

    General:

     

    • Has achieved trusted adviser status at a senior level with the client.
    • Excellent client- facing skills. Takes time to establish underlying needs of client beyond those initially expressed.
    • Has an innovative approach. Develops new approaches to improve or replace existing procedures or systems.
    • Excellent communication skills. Maintains confidentiality, shares ideas and information, facilitates discussions, and transfers knowledge to diverse audiences to achieve collective objectives.

    Experience

    Technical:

    • Proven experience in leading multiple teams in agile software delivery approaches, at least 12 to 24 months real experience.
    • Proven experience in coaching development teams (including distributed teams) who are new to an agile software delivery approach.
    • Demonstrates Lean Thinking and an Agile Mind-set in how they work internally and externally.
    • The ability to deliver Agile Training course to clients.
    • Actively involved in the Agile community (Expleo, Locally or Globally) through participation, publications or speaking events. 
    • Intermediate theoretical knowledge in business consulting methodologies and has awareness of new and emerging technologies and developments. 
    • Has good applications/technology knowledge, building on specialist domain knowledge. Has practical experience of and is proficient with tools and frameworks required to deliver. 
    • Strong understanding of the business consulting life-cycle and experience with all stages of the product development life-cycle (concept to launch). 
    • Proven ability in assuring project meets quality standards by providing guidance and developing procedures relating to product quality. 
    • Experience in applying problem-solving methodologies and tools to diagnose and solve operational and interpersonal problems. 
    • Experience in providing guidance to enable others and solving technical queries from junior colleagues. 
    • Highly proficient in MS Excel, Power-Point and Word. 
    • Is skilled at co-ordinating the information gathering and reporting process, reviewing trends and comparing to expectations. 
    • Experience and track record of successful contribution to delivery utilising multiple project management methodologies / framework, tools and techniques.
    • Excellent people management skills. Acts as a role model for continuous learning and development, and challenges others to reflect and learn.                                                       
    • Experience of managing people and creating an environment that celebrates both successes and failures.
    • A proven record in setting and working to visionary but attainable goals, taking courageous decisions and implementing them successfully.
    • Experience in hiring, developing and retaining the best talent. 

    Budget:

    • Ability to manage own expenses and ensure adherence of others to the expense policy.
    • No specific budget assigned.

    Management:

     

    • Good people skills. Experience of introducing and building ways in which people can learn from each other, encourages mentoring and the transfer of knowledge by designing and delivering learning interventions.
    • Renowned as an effective coach and sounding board.
    • Good self management. Takes on high commitments and works to achieve results. Keeps momentum going over time despite setbacks, showing resilience in the face of challenges and looking for ways to beat previous standards.
    • Experience in managing up-wards with multiple people, gaining their trust quickly.

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