Senior Agile Delivery Manager


Nagoya, Tokyo


Asia Pacific


Technology & digital


Technology industries

Who We Are

Boston Consulting Group partners with leaders in business and society to tackle their most important challenges and capture their greatest opportunities. BCG was the pioneer in business strategy when it was founded in 1963. Today, we work closely with clients to embrace a transformational approach aimed at benefiting all stakeholders—empowering organizations to grow, build sustainable competitive advantage, and drive positive societal impact.

Our diverse, global teams bring deep industry and functional expertise and a range of perspectives that question the status quo and spark change. BCG delivers solutions through leading-edge management consulting, technology and design, and corporate and digital ventures. We work in a uniquely collaborative model across the firm and throughout all levels of the client organization, fueled by the goal of helping our clients thrive and enabling them to make the world a better place.

BCG Platinion

As a seamlessly integrated part of the BCG network, we provide consulting services focused on the development and implementation of business-critical IT architecture and digital solutions. We create technology platforms and deliver exceptionally customized solutions of the future for our clients, from data strategies to next-generation customer journey solutions and transformational business models. We solve the most daunting challenges that companies face today and envision for tomorrow. Our style is entrepreneurial – nimble and innovative, with multifaceted, cross-functional teams and completely vendor-independent. Our unique selling proposition is technology expertise and delivery excellence.

Platinion was founded in 2000. Since then, we have grown continuously and successfully. Today we have offices in Europe, North and South America, Asia Pacific and Africa.

Practice Area Profile

BCG Platinion launched in Germany in 2000 to add deep technical expertise to the Boston Consulting Group’s existing capabilities. Today, our presence spans across the globe, with offices in Asia, Europe, and South and North America. Our New York-based North American team began in 2014 and in 2017 acquired MAYA Design, a Pittsburgh-based digital design and innovation lab, to grow our capabilities around technology and design. We support our clients’ total digital transformation through technology, design, cybersecurity, and risk management & financial engineering capabilities. And together with BCG, BCG Platinion’s interdisciplinary team of technical experts enable customized technical solutions and accelerate delivery value through new business platforms, application consolidations, and major system implementations.

What You'll Do

Interested in addressing our client’s most strategic and difficult challenges? Ready to bring your Agile expertise to clients who are transforming their ways of working? Excited to work with a team of senior executives one day, and a scrum team the next to advance a transformation on all levels? We are looking for Senior Agile Coach / Agile Delivery Manager / Senior Agile Delivery Manager that are representing the BCG / DigitalBCG brand, working at different levels and project portfolios, with deep exposure to our client senior executives.

In this role, you will work as part of a cross-functional joint BCG / client teams, collaborating across Agile teams, their managers, senior leaders, and shared services/control functions to change work routines and optimize flow. You will provide insights on Agile concepts, values, culture, behaviors and practices, and engage hands-on, supporting key Agile project roles to help clients teams implement or accelerate Agile transformations.

Together with national and international clients you will define new ways of working based on Agile principles and actively steer the implementation of such initiatives. Using your sound Agile experience, understanding of business contexts, your technology background, and analytical and conceptual skills, you have the chance to make a big impact on enterprises during key digital transformations.

A Senior Agile Delivery Manager takes responsibility for the manager role in multiple projects. You will also participate in new project proposal activities related to agile promotion and activities such as building relationships with new clients.

Typical tasks include the following:
  • Tailoring Agile frameworks and functional concepts for client implementation (including DevOps thoughts )
  • Agile maturity assessments of enterprise clients
  • Definition of change management strategies and implementation plans
  • Temporarily taking on Feature Owner/Scrum Master roles in client teams or coaching client managers in these roles
  • Restructuring of organizations and core processes to facilitate Agile work principles
  • Directly supporting Agile client teams delivery against key sprint or quality goals

What You'll Bring (Experience & Qualifications)

  • A university degree with above-average academic performance in information technology, business administration, or a related field
  • Professional experience in the execution and management of (sub)projects:
    • Experience as a project- or team-lead, managing small to mid-size teams (>3 people)
    • Proven ability to navigate technology environment and deliver IT solutions
    • Track record of delivering results as part of or leading an Agile team
    • Proven change management and transformation experience
    • Ideally, experience in DevOps
    • Certified in Scrum Alliance (CSM/CSPO/CSD/CSP), (PSM/PSPO/PSD), SAFe Scaled Agilest, PMI-ACP desired but not required
  • Outstanding analytical and conceptual skills
  • Distinct client and results orientation
  • Team spirit, communication and presentation skills, and mental agility
  • A confident and convincing manner
  • Flexibility, ability to work under pressure, and willingness to travel
  • Bilingual skill – Business or higher level English skills for collaborating with our global consultants and experts (hands‐on experience)

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