Agile Program Coach

Accenture Published: February 17, 2021
Utrecht, Netherlands
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Job Description

The Agile Program Coach is responsible for coaching and mentoring Scrum Masters, Agile Product Owners, Managers, and Executives to leverage Agile Principles, practices and frameworks. This role serves as a subject matter expert on scaling Agile, including the use of scaling frameworks and able to help organizations identify their value stream. The Agile program/enterprise coach embraces servant leadership and displays behaviors that come with the key mindset shifts associated with being Agile.

Your job

We are looking for individuals with a strong Agile delivery track record. Extensive work experience as an Agile Coach and in-depth knowledge of procedural DevOps.

Key Responsibilities and tasks:

  • As an Agile coach, you will be responsible for guiding organizations in their journey towards becoming Agile
  • Coach leadership on adopting an Agile mindset
  • Coach Product Owners on Agile practices and execution
  • Coach Scrum Masters on Agile practices and support the self-organization of teams
  • Support organizations in developing value trees and associated actionable outcome based Agile metrics
  • Provide guidelines on the formation of Epics, Features, and User Stories
  • Provide guidelines on slicing Epics into Features and Features into User Stories
  • Assess the current processes/practices and support defining an appropriate Agile delivery approach

Your team

Accenture Technology leverages design thinking, industry insights and the latest digital methodologies to help clients innovate, grow and improve their businesses. Our expertise, capabilities and experience mean that our clients (including some of the biggest brands in the world) trust us to find the right solutions for their needs.

Together with our talented international colleagues, we focus on connecting the needs of businesses with the new possibilities that come with technological progress. Because that’s where the real challenges are: inventing and testing things that have never been tried before, getting new applications ready for roll-out, and ultimately guiding clients to select and implement the right technologies to transform their businesses.


Your background Qualifications:

  • At least 4 - 6 years of verifiable experience in Professional Coaching
  • Be knowledgeable and passionate about Agile and Business Transformation
  • Extensive knowledge of Lean, Scrum, Kanban, and Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe)
  • Agile certified (e.g. SPC, CSM, PSM)
  • Extensive knowledge on Agile tooling
  • Demonstrable experience with Lean-Startup or other product innovation techniques
  • Willing and able to contribute to Agile Communities of Practice in addition to coaching work


  • Strong Communicator
  • Professional Coaching
  • Mentoring
  • Teaching
  • Facilitation
  • Managing and resolving impediments
  • Experience in resolving conflicts and negotiation
  • Experience in developing and delivering training

Our offer

Accenture is an incredible place to work — and keep learning. By joining us, you’ll become part of a global company with a world-class brand and reputation. Besides the work we do for our clients, we’re really proud of our vibrant, diverse workplace culture: we believe in openness and honesty, fairness and equality, common sense and realism. We want to get to know the real you and help you explore and grow — whatever it is you’re great at. So you will always have lots of learning opportunities (formal and informal) to improve your role-specific skills and expertise.

Besides our high-profile, challenging projects and our nurturing work environment, we offer excellent employee benefits, including:

  • A flexible transport arrangement that suits your personal situation (electric car or bicycle, flexible budget including NS business card)
  • An expense allowance
  • Discount on Accenture shares
  • The possibility to work 4 x 9 hours a week


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