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Project Control Services Analyst

Job Location: Ontario - Ottawa

Regional Description: Canada

Job Number: 00531714

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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 more than 411,000 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.
 
Job Description
Program Control Services professionals enable effective program management that increases the overall quality of Technology Delivery. They support projects in the Technology Delivery Centers or by co-locating with client delivery teams by tracking and managing project management office activities.  These professionals proactively monitor, manage and report on execution of deliverables and recognize and solve issues. Master communicators, they manage across multiple stakeholders to align priorities and direction.

A professional at this position level within Accenture has the following responsibilities spread across the PMO capability areas:
  • Define and maintain standards for project management within the organization
  • Provide for documentation, guidance and metrics on the program/project
  • Oversee the work on financial tracking & reporting work for the program/project
  • Manage work plan, tracking and analytics for the program/project execution
  • Support Project Control Services teams
  • Responsible for creation and maintenance of management dashboards and executive summaries
  • Lead resource management support including roll on – roll off, resource tracking and reporting.
  • Ensure completion of administrative tasks such as project operations support, deliverable management, communication support and project/service management tooling support.
  • Help to facilitate the transformational changes across an organization's ecosystem in to be successful.
  • Through their work would support definition and maintenance of standards for project management within the organization demonstrating deep expertise and leadership skills when required.
  • May assess and communicate project / program management status aligning Technology Delivery Center Strategy with required planning and mobilization
  • Communicate project / program management status to different stakeholders as required
  • Process Workflow Management from ticketing, workload assignment, and risk and issue management
 
Career Level Expectations: 
1. Complexity

Requires analysis and solving of lower-complexity problems.

Interaction is with peers within Accenture before updating supervisors.  Likely has limited exposure with clients and/or Accenture management.
2. Authority
Requires moderate level of instruction on daily work tasks and detailed instructions on new assignments
3. Impact or Decision Impact
Decisions impact own work and may impact the work of others
4. Scope
Individual contributor as a part of a team, with a focused scope of work

Basic Qualifications

 

  • University Degree in business, commerce, economics, math
  • GPA: minimum 3.0 or higher cumulative (overall) GPA
  • Project management component to coursework is an asset
  • Experience in Financial Forecasting, Variance Analysis, Invoicing, Budgeting and reconciliation
  • Co-op or applicable work experience is an asset
  • Knowledge of Project Management domain
  • Experience with MS Office Suite, including proficient knowledge of Microsoft Excel, MS Project Server and Project Web Access is an asset

 

 

 

Professional Skill Requirements

 

  • 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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