Expert Project Leader (Agile at Scale)

Location:

Atlanta, Boston, Calgary, Chicago, Dallas, Denver, Detroit, Houston, Los Angeles, Miami, Minneapolis, Montreal, New Jersey, New York, Philadelphia, San Francisco, Seattle, Toronto

Geography:

North America

Capabilities:

Technology & digital

Industries:

Technology industries

About Us

Boston Consulting Group (BCG) is a global management consulting firm and the world’s leading advisor on business strategy. We partner with clients from the private, public, and not-for-profit sectors in all regions to identify their highest-value opportunities, address their most critical challenges, and transform their enterprises. Our customized approach combines deep insight into the dynamics of companies and markets with close collaboration at all levels of the client organization. This ensures that our clients achieve sustainable competitive advantage, build more capable organizations, and secure lasting results. Founded in 1963, BCG is a private company with more than 90 offices in 50 countries. For more information, please visit bcg.com

Practice Area Profile

BCG’s Technology Advantage (TA) practice focuses on helping clients deliver competitive advantage and business superior performance through the use of data, technology and digital. TA is the fastest growing practice at BCG and at the heart of the strategic impact we have with our clients. Our consultants and experts globally work across all industries and provide deep experience and expertise across a number of topics including: * Digital Transformation * Data & Digital Platforms * Software & Agile * Digitizing the Tech Function

Role Profile

Lead agile transformations for large enterprises by:

  • Drive engagements of cross-functional, joint BCG / client teams to transform organizations to agile ways of working
  • Manage project timelines, provide hands-on training and coaching on agile topics
  • Deliver key insights and ways of thinking about the new model, along with all other deliverables
  • Interact and engage with key junior and senior clients and ensuring seamless delivery and implementation of the transformation

Your Qualifications

You will have:

  • A minimum of 6 years of experience in industry or 5 years of a combination of industry and consulting (preferred)
    • Industry experience may include product management or agile development experience at technology start-up, software vendor, professional services organization, or IT system integrator among others
  • Experience leading and managing large, complex enterprise-level agile transformations, with expertise around specific issues that arise with agile in IT, and non-IT functions and / or scaling agile across the broader enterprise
    • Working knowledge of approaches ranging from frameworks (Scrum, Kanban, SAFe, LeSS) to engineering practices (test-driven development) and DevOps
    • Coaching clients on a variety of digital topics such as product management, engineering culture, agile values and principals, agile leadership behaviors
    • Demonstrated agile way of thinking to oversee multiple aspects of an organization in a technical or non-technical function
  • Experience delivering large-scale reorganization projects and successful implementation including staffing and leadership development while taking a hands-on approach with clients
    • Experience in managing workshop/discussions with senior client
    • Passion for working with leaders and helping them develop new skills
  • Certified in Scrum Alliance (CSM/CSPO/CSD/CSP), Scrum.org (PSM/PSPO/PSD), SAFe Scaled Agilist, PMI-ACP is desired but not required
  • Strong technical and non-technical influencing abilities
  • Outstanding academic track record from a leading MBA or engineering school a plus

Date Posted:

10-Jan-2019

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