Midlothian, Illinois

Product Owner

Location: Newcastle

Salary: £30,000 - £45,000

Career Level: Consultant

Any offer of employment is subject to satisfactory BPSS and SC security clearance which requires 5 years continuous UK address history at the point of application.

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.

We believe in inclusion and diversity and supporting the whole person. Our core values comprise of Stewardship, Best People, Client Value Creation, One Global Network, Respect for the Individual and Integrity. Year after year, Accenture is recognized worldwide not just for business performance but for inclusion and diversity too.

“Across the globe, one thing is universally true of the people of Accenture: We care deeply about what we do and the impact we have with our clients and with the communities in which we work and live. It is personal to all of us.” – Julie Sweet, Accenture CEO.

As a team:

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

If you’re looking for a challenging career working in a vibrant environment with access to training and a global network of experts, this could be the role for you. As part of our global team, you'll be working with cutting-edge technologies and will have the opportunity to develop a wide range of new skills on the job.

In our team you will learn:

+ How to provide solutions to real world problems across a variety of industries.

+ How to help transform leading organisations and communities around the world.

+ How best to develop your skills and hone your talents within an innovative technology environment

As a Proxy Product Owner, you will:

+ Provide the Product Owner role for a feature team to deliver product features

+ Coordinating with client Subject Matter Experts to ensure user and business needs are understood

+ Work with Business Analysts, client SMEs, system architects and the development team to define and champion epics and user stories

+ Meet an agreed Definition of Ready and will result in a quality product that meets or exceeds user and business needs

+ Collaborate with other Product Owners to deliver a complete product roadmap

+ Work with a Scrum Master to contribute to a productive and engaged scrum team

We are looking for experience in the following skills:

+ Have experience in an Agile and/or Scaled Agile delivery environment.

+ Proven experience within a Product Owner role within a Technology Delivery environment

+ Prior experience owning the product roadmap and providing direction to delivery teams

+ Previous experience working within a consulting capacity with end clients

+ Can champion the product vision and articulate requirements, bringing them to life through wireframes and user stories, continually prioritising and refining the product backlog using tools like Jira and Confluence.

Set yourself apart:

+ Lead multidiscipline agile teams.

+ Are an expert in stakeholder management

+ Have passion for product management and delivering products in an Agile way to meet user needs.

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.

About Accenture

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. We combine unmatched experience and specialized capabilities across more than 40 industries — powered by the world’s largest network of Advanced Technology and Intelligent Operations centers. With 509,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries, Accenture brings continuous innovation to help clients improve their performance and create lasting value across their enterprises. Visit us at www.accenture.com

Closing Date for Applications 30/01/2021

Accenture reserves the right to close the role prior to this date should a suitable applicant be found.

ATC Tech - Any offer of employment is subject to satisfactory BPSS and SC security clearance which requires 5 years continuous UK address history at the point of application.

Midlothian, Illinois

Accenture is a global management consulting, technology services and outsourcing company. Combining unparalleled experience, comprehensive capabilities across all industries and business functions, and extensive research on the world’s most successful companies, Accenture collaborates with its clients to help them become high-performance businesses and governments.

Working with Accenture in the United States,  you can join ranks with more than 211,000 people in 120 countries and work with clients in nearly every major industry worldwide, including 96 of the Fortune Global 100, more than three-quarters of the Fortune Global 500 and government agencies around the world. Accenture’s people build careers in different areas of business, specifically Consulting, Technology and Outsourcing, as well as within our internal corporate functions.

With the breadth of talent our people have, they not only build strong careers, they offer their talents and skills to help clients and communities around the world.

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