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Program Manager (Digitization)

Job Location: Ontario

Regional Description: Canada

Job Number: 00537322

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Program Manager (Digitization)
 
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:
  • Experience with Digital Bank and Digital Asset Management 
  • Possesses a university degree and/or 12+ years relevant work experience
  • Possesses advanced knowledge and 10+ years of experience in project and program management, including managing large-scale projects or programs of significant complexity and value (> $10MM) with high risk
  • Financial Industry knowledge and experience – specifically Banking
  • Significant experiences in technology, specifically financial services related
  • Holding a valid PMP designation from the Project Management Institute (PMI) or other valid program management certification (e.g. Prince 2) is an asset
  • Excellent relationship management and consulting skills which results in proven ability to quickly earn the trust of sponsors and key stakeholders, mobilize and motivate teams; set direction and approach, resolve conflict, deliver tough messages with grace, execute with limited information and ambiguity
  • Expert change leadership and change management skills
  • Expert risk management skills
  • Applies an appropriate depth of perception, discernment and judgment to effectively direct a program in a changing and evolving environment
  • Excellent stakeholder management and influencing skills, capable of balancing multiple perspectives, effective at all levels up to senior executive
  • Sound business and technical acumen, with demonstrated agility in learning and ability to quickly become comfortable with unfamiliar businesses areas or of technologies. Ability to connect programs/projects to broader organizational goals and grasp the key performance drivers of business partners
  • Expert presentation, written and verbal communication skills which bring clarity and precision at senior executive levels
  • Excellent problem-solving and critical-thinking skills to recognize and comprehend complex issues, policies, regulatory requirements and industry information affecting the business environment. Seeks opportunities to improve business outcomes
  • Exemplary core program and project management skills including multiple aspects of the PMBOK (i.e. Project Management Institute's PM Body of Knowledge)
Asset Skillsets:
  • Experience leading Agile Programs and Projects.
  • Solid knowledge and expertise in the use of program management methodologies (e.g. Prince 2) and tools (e.g. Clarity, MS Project, SharePoint repositories, and varied Systems Development Life Cycle (SDLC) approaches)
Professional Skill Requirements
  • Must know how to work in a team, to push for the common goal.
  • Comfortable with fast-changing environment (changing role, changing task, etc.)           
  • 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.
All our consulting professionals receive comprehensive training covering business acumen, technical and professional skills development. You'll also have opportunities to hone your functional skills and expertise in an area of specialization. We offer a variety of formal and informal training programs at every level to help you acquire and build specialized skills faster. Learning takes place both on the job and through formal training conducted online, in the classroom, or in collaboration with teammates. The sheer variety of work we do, and the experience it offers, provide an unbeatable platform from which to build a career.
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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