Accenture Product Analyst in Toronto, Ontario
Accenture Interactive—a new breed of agency that’s all about the Experience. For us, customer experience is not an add-on; it’s foundational to who we are and how we empower our clients. As the world’s largest, most disruptive agency, we drive lasting growth for clients by helping them design, build, and run meaningful experiences that make people’s lives better, more productive, and more meaningful. We do this in three ways: by transforming organizations through standout products and services; by building and delivering award-winning campaigns so brands can engage and communicate creatively with customers at scale; and by using our top-notch skills to pilot, integrate, scale, and run the platforms that underpin the world’s greatest experiences. Visit us here to learn more about what makes us the Experience Agency (https://www.accenture.com/us-en/careers/interactive) .
Digital Products creates value for our clients, their employees, and their customers. We design and build impactful experiences fueled by Technology that changes the way people work and live. Our team collaborates cross -functionally across the US and Canada. With expertise in product strategy, design, innovation, and delivery transformation at scale, assisting with design thinking, integrating user-experience design/research, and impeccable development for native mobile, web, and embedded systems, we will help bring clarity to any omni-channel product vision.
Are you a passionate person that’s delivered in a fast-paced delivery environment?
Here at Accenture Interactive, we are solving complex problems and building intelligent, human-centric experiences across digital platforms that change the world through innovative experiences! If this interests you, lets connect!
Accenture works with the world’s largest companies and government agencies to enable innovation at scale, while keeping customer, employee and user experience at the forefront of what we do. We are recognized leaders and partner with some of the most recognizable names in the technology space, plus we work with over 90% of Fortune 100 companies.
Beyond contributing at the client level, Accenture is committed to developing your skills and providing support to shape and grow your career. Our employees agree, as we have been consistently recognized on Fortune's 100 Best Companies to Work For list for 10 consecutive years.
As a Product person within Accenture Interactive, you’ll bring a keen desire to positively impact the humans around you, collaborate and deliver products by connecting your skills and know-how of diverse teams and design tools. A strong ability to think creatively, be mindful of technical feasibility and collaborate with stakeholders to bring a vision to life sets you on the path of success to bring lasting value to our clients.
Customer and stakeholder value is delivered by the product team
Proactively plans and manages cross-functional team communications and keeps product team apprised of key decisions
Identifies key questions to help and solve critical problems throughout the end to end lifecycle of an engagement; from conceptual start of the vision to ensuring the final product meets the business need, delivers maximum value, and delights users
Facilitates trade-off decisions, when needed, by balancing business needs, customer experience and technical feasibility
Manages and prioritizes product backlog by working with stakeholders for maximum efficiency.
Enables continuous communication and manages customer and stakeholder feedback by synthesizing and integrating it into the product roadmap
Play an active role in agile sprint ceremonies throughout an engagement including but not limited to - team cadence, cross platform coordination, discovery and framing, and stakeholder governance
Evangelizes and upholds agile practices and methodologies
Establish a user story definition and acceptance criteria for the product backlog
Supports the team by working towards removing obstacles and distractions
Here’s what you need:
Must be fluently bilingual in French and English
Minimum of 12 months proven ability to drive and deliver a successful Product Roadmap in an Agile environment by facilitating user-story mapping and product workshops
Experience writing features, epics, user stories and acceptance criteria in a product development environment
Experience working with clients to capture experience or technology nuances and enablers; and translating them into actionable next steps
Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience
Bonus points if:
Requires strong analytical, data-driven mindset that keeps the end user at the heart of product creation yet circles back to success metrics for the organization
A solid understanding and ability to describe and articulate the roles within a product team and responsibilities of the role within a full-scale product team
Ability to manage conflict within an organization regarding planning and prioritization
Very strong verbal and written communication skills
Extensive knowledge of a product delivery model from inception to execution
Using and /or creating JIRA, Rally, Version One boards to track project scope
Comfortable creating content from scratch to tell the product story
Using Invision/ Zeplin to comment and prepare design and scrum teams
Experience in SAFe, Scrum, Lean, Kanban
Certification in Agile (POPM, APM, CSPO)
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