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Project Management Specialist

Job Location: Quebec - Montreal

Regional Description: Canada

Job Number: 00531571

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- Job description

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 approximately 384,000 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.

 

People in our Client Delivery & Operations career track drive delivery and capability excellence through the design, development and/or delivery of a solution, service, capability or offering. They grow into delivery-focused roles, and can progress within their current role, laterally or upward.

 

Program Specialist Services professionals provide project-based support services within both delivery centers and client site environments. These professionals support the delivery and execution of our key projects with specialized services.


Job Description

 

Program & Project Management Specialist professionals design and implements control-related activities to manage risks across a program (or group of interrelated projects) and to improve the likelihood that program goals are met.

 

A professional at this position level within Accenture has the following responsibilities:

 
  • Demand and capacity management

- Prioritize, plan and staff all the projects estimates’ requests for the ecosystem, making sure to maximize overall resources use.


- Follow up on risks and issues for ongoing projects – provide the overview to delivery leads and project managers.

 
  • Project/initiative execution

- Manage the end-to-end activities related to project definition and estimation of the different SAP projects / initiatives in the client’s pipeline. This includes: scoping, onboarding SAP team, planning and facilitating, creating, executing and monitoring plan to get to the deliverables and final estimate / packaging.

 

- Onboard non-SAP teams for integration points and align solutioning with the different streams and lines of business.

 

- Supervise the following deliverable: business requirements documentation, fit/gap analysis, business and functional processes (actual and to be), high level architecture diagrams, project plan and resource plan recommended for delivery, assumptions and final estimate of SAP and non-SAP effort.

 
  • Strategic planning: Maintain the overview of all the ecosystem projects and initiatives in an integrated roadmap, in order to maximize all projects and initiatives planning efficiency.

Basic Qualifications

 
  • 5 + years in Project Management/Delivery experience required: if possible SAP delivery and solutioning skills (SAP CRM is an asset)
  • Knowledge of Project Management domain
  • Bilingualism is mandatory - French and English
  • Experience with MS Project, Microsoft Project Server and Project Web Access
  • In-depth knowledge in Microsoft Excel
  • Knowledge of ADM Estimator Tool is an advantage
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent required 
 
Professional Skill Requirements
 
  • Ability to challenge (requirements, assumptions, architecture, estimates)
  • Ability to adapt to different lines of business and to build relationships – strategic role
  • Eagerness to contribute in a team-oriented environment
  • Ability to work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment
  • Desire to work in an information systems environment
  • Good communication (written and oral) and interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrated leadership in professional setting; either military or civilian
  • Demonstrated teamwork and collaboration in a professional setting; either military or civilian
 

It is currently our objective to assign our people to work near where they live. However, given the nature of our business and our need to serve our clients our employees must be available to travel when needed.

 

Accenture does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other basis covered by local law.   Accenture is committed to providing employment opportunities to current or former members of the armed forces.

          
We are committed to employment equity. We encourage all people, including women, visible minorities, persons with disabilities and persons of aboriginal descent to apply.

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