Job Description

Program Manager

Are you passionate about cutting-edge technologies?

Shape your skills with our global technology team

Do you want to develop your technology skills within a global team? With Accenture Technology you will have the chance to combine your deep technology expertise and industry-specific insights to transform our clients' ability to achieve their business outcomes. You will assess, define, implement and/or support world-class solutions for our clients, spanning simple IT projects to large-scale, enterprise-level change programs.

Accenture Technology

As one of the world’s largest independent providers of technology services, at Accenture Technology you will help provide our clients with a full range of innovative technology solutions, as well as proven consulting and outsourcing services, to help them become more successful. From the development of IT strategy to the optimisation, management and security of the underlying infrastructure, applications and data, you will have the opportunity to impact our clients’ success.

Your role:

  • Manage the program/project from scoping and requirements through deployment for an end-to-end project or specific area of a project (e.g. build or test)
  • Proactively manage and monitor execution of deliverables and status in an effective manner
  • Understand the fundamental solution being developed/deployed - its business value, blueprint, how it fits with the overall architecture or business operations, risks, etc.
  • Ensure that internal and external project resources with appropriate skill sets are provided
  • Escalate issues to management which cannot be resolved at the program/project level
  • Ensure resolution of cross segment/team project issues, risks, and/or conflicts
  • Manage critical path, dependencies, contingency and overall budget performance
  • Proactively eliminate critical path road blocks to help ensure successful delivery of the solution
  • Take steps to proactively mitigate project risk as defined/required in project plan.
  • Ensure stakeholders clearly understand what risks will or will not be mitigated
  • Ensure project members effectively manage dependencies, budgets, and schedule
  • Ensure the project stakeholders' expectations are understood and managed
  • Report and manage overall project/release status back to the project sponsor and stakeholders
  • Take responsibility for end-to-end solution delivery, ensuring timely delivery of high quality project deliverables through effective team communications and focus on quality

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Qualifications

Scope of Work and Expected Activities

  • Leads large complex program(s). Some examples may be: the ability to lead a complex project/program in which we are creating or involving new services/tools; managing or supporting a deal or opportunity sizes of $10-25M; managing a program budget of $1M or more; managing a project of over 100,000 man hours in scale. Salary is $140 to $160k package.

About Accenture

Accenture is a leading global professional services company, providing a broad range of services and solutions in strategy, consulting, digital, technology and operations. Combining unmatched experience and specialized skills across more than 40 industries and all business functions – underpinned by the world’s largest delivery network – Accenture works at the intersection of business and technology to help clients improve their performance and create sustainable value for their stakeholders. With 459,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries, Accenture drives innovation to improve the way the world works and lives. Visit us at www.accenture.com.

Accenture is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of society and does not discriminate on grounds of race, religion or belief, ethnic or national origin, disability, age, marital, domestic or civil partnership status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other basis as protected by applicable law.

All employment decisions shall be made without regard to age, race, creed, colour, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, disability status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, citizenship status or any other basis as protected applicable law.

Job candidates will not be obligated to disclose sealed or expunged records of conviction or arrest as part of the hiring process.

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