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Senior Agile Project/Programme Manager

Publish Date:  Sep 10, 2022

UK Wide, UK Wide, GB-United Kingdom

Company:  Atos

About Atos

Atos is a global leader in digital transformation with 107,000 employees and annual revenue of over € 11 billion. European number one in cybersecurity, cloud and high performance computing, the Group provides tailored end-to-end solutions for all industries in 71 countries. A pioneer in decarbonization services and products, Atos is committed to a secure and decarbonized digital for its clients. Atos is a SE (Societas Europaea), listed on Euronext Paris and included in the  CAC 40 ESG and Next 20 Paris Stock indexes.


The purpose of Atos is to help design the future of the information space. Its expertise and services support the development of knowledge, education, and research in a multicultural approach and contribute to the development of scientific and technological excellence. Across the world, the Group enables its customers and employees, and members of societies at large to live, work and develop sustainably, in a safe and secure information space.


At Atos, our ambition is to be a diverse and inclusive company where people are truly free to be themselves. They can thrive, achieve their personal goals and innovate without limitations. We welcome everyone to apply. 

Family friendly, flexible working arrangements will be considered across all roles.


The opportunity

We are looking for a Senior Agile Project Manager to join our team! 

Our clients are in various stages of their digital journeys and we require consultants who can help them progress further and to optimise their capability. A key part of this will be to enable, support and manage the successful agile delivery of products, working in scrum teams and using the agile toolset to drive speed and productivity in development, to enhance our customers capabilities and delivering to time, quality, and cost.


Your day-to-day responsibilities include:

•    Contribute to Atos value propositions and offerings
•    Being the client Product Owner for client Agile initiatives
•    Being the scrum master or project manager for client Agile initiatives
•    Managing Agile projects to adhere to both Atos and client governance frameworks 
•    Advising clients on best Agile practice and how to implement Agile within their organisation
•    Undertaking Agile health checks for clients and make recommendations for improvement
•    Supporting junior colleagues with their personal development in using Agile techniques

Skills we can’t do without:

•    Leader in the benefits and deployment of digital techniques and approaches.
•    People with the ability to enthuse and influence our clients to adopt best practice consulting standards, approaches, and agile project delivery techniques
•    People who can influence senior client stakeholders to adopt and try new ideas 
•    An in-depth understanding of the full agile project management lifecycle of software development.
•    Capability in using basic Workplace technologies e.g., Office 365, G Suite etc.
•    A willingness to learn new technologies
•    Good communication (written and oral) and interpersonal skills, with organizational, multi-tasking, and time-management skills


All successful candidates will have a strong IT Service Delivery background with some ITIL skills, Business Change Management and proven successful Project and Programme Management deliveries using agile methodologies with some consultancy either Business or Digital. 

Client facing consultative skills are key in this role including the ability to ask open engaging questions at all levels, analyse information, test, or develop new hypothesis and develop high quality well-presented client deliverables using PowerPoint, Word, and Excel. Client facing workshop facilitation experience and strong presentation skills are also required.


Skills we’d like:

•   Managing fast paced project and programme deliverables often in challenging circumstances with time constraints, managing client expectations, knowledge of PMO practices, Quality and Productivity, with an understanding of Operational Support models and Service Desk. 
•    Project management skills in both public and private sector roles
•    Experience in Agile methodologies and DevOps adoption
•    Certified Scrum Master
•    Certified Product Owner
•    Exposure to DevOps principles and adoption
•    Experience in managing software development projects
•    Previous experience or interest in working in globally distributed workforce environments, including offshore models
•    Experience defining and integrating digital solutions into an organization`s strategy, vision, and aspirations
•    Exposure to analytics and analytical methods, both prescriptive and predictive
•    Insight to market and industry trends, and their impact on a client


UK Business Consulting supports clients UK wide and occasionally works with other GBUs to support international clients.  Candidates need to be fully flexible to operate from client sites delivering work, but recent experience would suggest that on average 2-3 days per week on site would be normal, the balance from any Atos site or from home.

What we offer? 
•    Attractive salary
•    25 days of Annual leave + an option to purchase more through our Flexible Benefits
•    Flex benefits system – exciting opportunity to choose your own benefits
•    Retail discounts
•    Pension - matching contribution up to 10% 
•    Private Medical Scheme
•    Life Assurance
•    Enrolment in our Share scheme - subject to scheme eligibility criteria
•    Unlimited opportunities to learn in our Training platforms


We are committed to making reasonable adjustments to the application process for people with disabilities. Please contact us to request accommodation!


Here at Atos, we want all of our employees to feel valued, appreciated, and free to be who they are at work. Our employee lifecycle processes are designed to prevent discrimination against our people regardless of gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, religion, ethnicity, age, neurodiversity, disability status, citizenship, or any other aspect which makes them unique. Across the globe, we have created a variety of programs to embed our Atos culture of inclusivity, and work hard to ensure that all of our employees have an equal opportunity to contribute and feel that they are exactly where they belong.