Agile Delivery Consultant

Firm
Location
London, United Kingdom
Benefits
Competive

10 Bressenden Place, London, SW1E 5DN, United Kingdom, London SW1E 5DN, GB

Full-time

Company description

About us

We believe in the power of ingenuity to build a positive human future.

As strategies, technologies and innovation collide, we create opportunity from complexity.

Our diverse teams of experts combine innovative thinking and breakthrough use of technologies to progress further, faster. Our clients adapt and transform, and together we achieve enduring results.

An innovation and transformation consultancy, we are over 4000 specialists in consumer and manufacturing, defence and security, energy and utilities, financial services, government and public services, health and life sciences, and transport. Our people are strategists, innovators, designers, consultants, digital experts, scientists, engineers and technologists.

We operate globally from offices across the UK, US, Netherlands and Nordics.

PA. Bringing Ingenuity to Life.


Job description

Flexible working - We are guided by our client work and needs; however, you have autonomy to manage your time and diary to suit your work/life balance.

Please note that PA Consulting operates a hybrid working policy. There will be an expectation for you to work from either a PA office and/or client location 2 x per week (based on the assumption of a 5 day working week).

Would you like to be part of an inspiring global team that leads the way in Agile consulting?  

Here at PA, we are the leading consultancy in Agile Delivery and are trusted by our clients to deliver meaningful work across a range of industries. 

As such, we are looking for exceptional Agile Delivery Consultants to join our growing team.  As an Agile Delivery Consultant, you will work as part of a team to deliver complex technology-enabled change initiatives using Agile methodologies. By providing technical delivery leadership and expertise within Agile principles, you will support our clients to apply Agile methodologies to their deliveries and be responsible for their execution.  

You will have the opportunity to:  

  • Combine your cross-functional skills in Agile, project, and product delivery to provide tangible benefits for our clients across a range of industries 
  • Work with innovative technologies and contemporary methodologies to deliver best in class consulting 
  • Collaborate in multi-disciplinary teams to design and deliver solutions for our clients’ most complex problems 
  • Develop PA’s vibrant Agile community where you’ll be supported to fail fast, innovate, and develop 
  • Grow and develop professionally through support networks and participation in a wide variety of training, such as SAFe, BCS BA, and AWS 
  • Support social value and I&D initiatives throughout the year with reserved time to contribute 
  • Take opportunities to become involved at all stages in the sales lifecycle and seek to expand offerings to clients 

Flexible working - We are guided by our client work and needs; however, you have autonomy to manage your time and diary to suit your work/life balance.


Qualifications

You must have: 

  • Experience working within an Agile / technology delivery team (Delivery Manager, Scrum Master, Product Owner, Product Manager etc.) 
  • Relevant consulting experience or equivalent 
  • Agile Delivery Management / Scrum Master / Product Owner or Management experience 
  • Experience of driving planning and execution of work  
  • Experience of Kanban / Scrum including estimations, burndowns, and flow  

You will also have some of the following: 

  • Able to use Agile / product backlog tools such as JIRA, Azure, or similar 
  • Experience of co-ordinating activities across multiple teams throughout the delivery lifecycle e.g. Discovery, Alpha, Beta, and Live 
  • Experience of developing Definition of Ready (DoRs) / Definition of Done (DoDs), and writing and quality assuring Acceptance Criteria  
  • Familiar with using risk, issue, and dependency management practices  
  • An ability to facilitate continuous improvement of Agile ways of working through retrospectives 
  • Experience of facilitating team participation in collaborative planning activities such as Programme Increment Planning 
  • A thorough understanding of different delivery models from waterfall, to iterative, to continuous delivery within high profile deliveries 
  • An understanding of Agile scaling frameworks including SAFe, LeSS, and Scrum@Scale 

We know the skill-gap and ‘somewhat need to tick every box’ can get in the way of meeting brilliant candidates, so please don’t hesitate to apply – we’d love to hear from you.

Apply today by completing our online application

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Additional information

Life At PA encompasses our peoples' experience at PA. It's about how we enrich peoples’ working lives by giving them access to unique people and growth opportunities and purpose led meaningful work.

We believe diversity fuels ingenuity. Diversity of thought brings exciting perspectives; diversity of experience brings a wealth of knowledge, and diversity of skills brings the tools we need. When we bring people together with diverse backgrounds, identities, and minds, embracing that difference through an inclusive culture where our people thrive; we unleash the power of diversity – bringing ingenuity to life.

Find out more about Life at PA here .

We are dedicated to supporting the physical, emotional, social and financial well-being of our people. Check out some of our extensive benefits:

  • Health and lifestyle perks accompanying private healthcare for you and your family
  • 25 days annual leave (plus a bonus half day on Christmas Eve) with the opportunity to buy 5 additional days
  • Generous company pension scheme
  • Opportunity to get involved with community and charity-based initiatives
  • Annual performance-based bonus
  • PA share ownership
  • Tax efficient benefits (cycle to work, give as you earn)

We recruit, retain, reward and develop our people based solely on their abilities and contributions and without reference to their age, background, disability, genetic information, parental or family status, religion or belief, race, ethnicity, nationality, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity (or expression), political belief veteran status, or other by any other range of human difference brought about by identity and experience. We are on a journey towards ensuring our workforce is diverse at all levels and that our firm is representative of the world around us. We welcome applications from underrepresented groups.

Adjustments or accommodations - Should you need any adjustments or accommodations to the recruitment process, at either application or interview, please contact us.

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Firm: PA Consulting

Location: London, United Kingdom

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