Agile Delivery, Scrum and Coaching - Consultant/Senior Consultant - Digital Factory

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At Capgemini Invent, we help our clients to embrace innovation and transformation to get the future they want.
 

By combining strategy, technology, data science, and creative design expertise with an inventive mindset, we partner with our clients to innovate and transform their business, helping them navigate today, while plotting a course for the future.

About Capgemini Invent

As the digital innovation, design and transformation brand of the Capgemini Group, Capgemini Invent enables CxOs to envision and shape the future of their businesses. Located in more than 36 offices and 37 creative studios around the world, it comprises a 10,000+ strong team of strategists, data scientists, product and experience designers, brand experts and technologists who develop new digital services, products, experiences and business models for sustainable growth.

Capgemini Invent is an integral part of Capgemini, a global leader in partnering with companies to transform and manage their business by harnessing the power of technology. The Group is guided everyday by its purpose of unleashing human energy through technology for an inclusive and sustainable future. It is a responsible and diverse organization of 340,000 team members in more than 50 countries. With its strong 55-year heritage and deep industry expertise, Capgemini is trusted by its clients to address the entire breadth of their business needs, from strategy and design to operations, fueled by the fast evolving and innovative world of cloud, data, AI, connectivity, software, digital engineering and platforms. The Group reported in 2022 global revenues of €22 billion.

Our brand promise “Get The Future You Want” reflects our passion for people and technology and highlights the company’s commitment to inclusion and sustainability.
 

An important aspect of ‘Get the Future You Want’ is to balance hybrid ways of working between your Capgemini office, home, and client location (where applicable). We recognise that it is an imperative to create flexibility so you can enjoy an optimal work-life balance and feel empowered to achieve success. When you come onboard, or before, please discuss this with your manager so you can agree the best ways of working for your role, team, and client.

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An overview of the role:

You will be joining our Agile Delivery, Scrum, and Coaching capability. We’re part of the Digital Factories Tribe, which is part of the Business Technology business unit. As a member of our team, you will become part of a growing and dynamic community of technology professionals. Here, we are continually sharing knowledge and expertise, driven by a passion for user-centred design, critical thinking, and the innovative creation of digital services and products.

As a Management Consultant specialising in Agile Delivery and Coaching, you will play a crucial role in delivering transformational programmes, fostering collaboration, and championing agile practices. This role encompasses key responsibilities from the Delivery Manager, Scrum Master, and Agile Coach positions.

What you'll do:

1. Agile Product Delivery

  • Lead and manage product delivery using agile frameworks and techniques, aligning with Agile values such as individuals and interactions over processes and tools.
  • Assess the Agile Maturity of teams and organisations, guiding them to higher levels of maturity while promoting Scrum values like commitment, focus, openness, respect, and courage.

2. Team Leadership and Empowerment

  • Provide leadership and empowerment to cross-functional teams, fostering a culture grounded in Scrum values and Agile principles.
  • Matrix-manage multidisciplinary teams, encouraging transparency, inspection, and adaptation—the pillars of Scrum.

3. Scrum Master Responsibilities

  • Guide teams on Agile/Scrum practices, embracing and promoting Scrum values in daily ceremonies and interactions.
  • Identify and support the Scrum team and stakeholders in dealing with blockers and impediments, emphasising values such as respect and courage.

4. Agile Coaching

  • Conduct Agile workshops for development and functional teams, instilling a culture of continuous improvement aligned with Agile values.
  • Coach senior management in Agile practices, ensuring top-down adoption of best practices and fostering transparency as a key Scrum Pillar.

5. Delivery Management

  • Manage the scope of client engagements from inception to closure, ensuring project delivery aligns with client expectations and Agile values.
  • Coordinate resources, prepare delivery teams for kick-off, and ensure effective completion of milestones, emphasising commitment and customer collaboration from Agile values.

6. Communication and Collaboration

  • Assist with internal and external communication, improving transparency and information flow, following the Agile value of customer collaboration.
  • Foster a culture of collaboration with other Agile coaches and build a network with other Agile champions across the organisation, driven by Agile values and Scrum principles.

7. Driving Cultural Change

  • Champion an agile mindset within client organisations, ensuring teams are at the forefront of industry best practices while embodying Scrum values.

8. Learning and Development

  • Facilitate learning and development through individual and team coaching, promoting a culture of continuous improvement and relentless pursuit of excellence.
  • Actively engage in your own learning and development, staying abreast of industry best practices, emerging trends, and evolving frameworks to bring fresh insights to the team.
  • Contribute to the growth and expertise of Capgemini Invent through business and practice development activities, cultivating a culture that thrives on continuous learning and innovation.

As part of your role you will also have the opportunity to contribute to the business and your own personal growth, through activities that form part of the following categories:

  • Business Development – Leading/contributing to proposals, RFPs, bids, proposition development, client pitch contribution, client hosting at events. 
  • Internal contribution – Campaign development, internal think-tanks, whitepapers, practice development (operations, recruitment, team events & activities), offering development. 
  • Learning & development – Training to support your career development and the skills demand within the company, certifications etc. 

We'd love to meet someone with:

  • Proven experience in undertaking roles such as Delivery Manager, Scrum Master, or Agile Coach in teams applying Agile principles. We welcome candidates from all sectors and markets from public sector organisations to start-ups.
  • Experience in delivering multi-disciplinary products and working in cross-functional teams.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to connect across multiple teams and seniority levels.
  • Familiarity with Agile delivery management and collaboration such as Jira, Azure DevOps, Confluence, Miro etc.
  • Demonstrated ability to coach teams and individuals, knowing when to lead from the front and when to allow teams to self-manage.

Potential is also just as important to us as having the required skills. If you have the right mindset and you’re passionate about the role, we will be able to provide you with bespoke training and the support to build all the skills you need.
 

Why Capgemini is unique:

At Capgemini we don’t just believe in Diversity & Inclusion, we actively go out to making it a working reality. Driven by our core values and Active Inclusion Campaign, we build environments where you can bring you whole self to work.
 

We aim to build an environment where employees can enjoy a positive work-life balance. Through our New Normal campaign, we are looking to embed hybrid working in all that we do and make flexible working arrangements the day-to-day reality for our people. All UK employees are eligible to request flexible working arrangements.
 

Employee wellbeing is vitally important to us as an organisation. We see a healthy and happy workforce a critical component for us to achieve our organisational ambitions. To help support wellbeing we have trained ‘Mental Health Champions’ across each of our business areas. We have also invested in wellbeing apps such as Thrive and Peppy.

Capgemini Invent UK is a winner at the Glassdoor Employees’ Choice Awards for the 4th year running, placing in the top 50 employers in its list of the Best Places to Work in 2024.  

     

    The work

    No matter the project or customer, your work will have a meaningful impact on society, businesses and lives. It’s really rewarding. And it’s also really varied. You’ll potentially work on a huge variety of projects (some larger than others), so you could gain lots of experience in a short amount of time.

    Collaboration and Innovation

    We really believe in creating a partnership with our customers. Using our Accelerated Solutions Environment (ASE), you’ll get to know the customer’s needs and challenges, demo innovative solutions and quickly solve problems. It’ll help you discover unexpected answers together. 

    Learning and Development

    There’s an endless amount to learn at Capgemini, and an endless number of ways to do so. So, you’ll also have unique training opportunities to take advantage of. Some of our consultants even have the chance to go to Les Fontaine (near Paris, France), where we host a conference. Outside of dedicated training, everyone makes time to help and support one another - collaboration is encouraged across all of our teams.

    CSR

    We’re also focused on using tech to have a positive social impact. So, we’re working to reduce our own carbon footprint and improve everyone’s access to a digital world. It’s something we’re really serious about. In fact, we were even named as one of the world’s most ethical companies by the Ethisphere Institute for the 10th year. When you join Capgemini, you’ll join a team that does the right thing. 

     
    Whilst you will have London, Manchester or Glasgow as an office base location, you must be fully flexible in terms of assignment location, as these roles may involve periods of time away from home at short notice.
     
    We offer a remuneration package which includes flexible benefits options for you to choose to suit your own personal circumstances and a variable element dependent grade and on company and personal performance.
     
    In order to commence a role with Capgemini UK plc you will be required to provide documentary proof prior to joining the Company that you are entitled to live and work in the UK.
     

    More information is at available at: https://www.capgemini.com/gb-en/service/invent/

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    Firm: Capgemini Invent

    Location: Manchester, London, Glasgow

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