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Ethics Programs Operations Associate Manager

Job Location: Ontario - Toronto

Regional Description: Canada

Job Number: 00615058


- Job description

People in the Corporate Function career track contribute to the running of Accenture as a high- performance business through specialization within a specific functional area, and grow into internally focused roles by deepening their skills and/or developing new skills within an internal functional area.

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

Program and Operations New Associate supports programs and operations for their assigned functional area. May act as a point of a contact for programs, initiatives, and operations for an assigned area. Supports program/project communications including team calls, agenda and materials to keep relevant stakeholders informed and engaged; execute timely delivery.

Job Description

Provides program management and other operational and substantive support for Accenture’s global ethics programs, such as the Code of Business Ethics, required ethics 
and compliance curriculum planning and course development, policies initiatives, personal conflicts of interest management, and communications and awareness.

Key Responsibilities:


  • Work with Ethics Programs lead and/or leadership to manage projects and programs which are strategic to achieving desired business outcomes
  • Create and manage work plans, deliverables, budgets, due dates, key dependencies, in order to ensure program objectives are being met
  • Manage to project or program objectives, goals and action plans used to drive the program to completion
  • Execute limited operational program assessments to identify inefficiencies in an effort to improve systems and procedures
  • Provide recommendations for improving program structure and/or delivery
  • Provide insight and input into required business case definition and project objectives
  • Manage a portion of the design and implementation of various programs or initiatives
  • Identify change management implications related to project or program impacts
  • Provide consistent reporting on program status to ensure all stakeholders are informed


Code of Business Ethics

  • Manage changes and updates to existing content
  • Program manage initiatives to innovate the Code of Business Ethics


  • Assist in the development, drafting, and rationalization of company policies
  • Program management of policy-related initiatives


  • Assist in planning and drafting communication plans and individual communications related to Ethics & Compliance and related initiatives

Required Ethics & Compliance Training

  • Manage the annual curriculum development process and work with HR Learning & Talent Development and Accenture Learning organizations on the development and rollout of annual training
  • Program management of efforts to continuously improve and innovate Ethics & Compliance training
  • Assist in development and program management of flagship annual Ethics training course


  • Develop and manage to Ethics Programs budgets
  • Support regular reporting against internal controls


Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree 
  • Minimum of 5+ years of Project Management experience
  • Minimum of 3 years assisting in the management of corporate ethics and compliance programs for a large organization (experience in policies oversight and drafting is a plus)

Preferred Qualification

  • Business and technical background
  • Managing multiple small to medium projects and initiatives
  • Experience in program management and budget management
  • Experience in change management principles and approaches
  • Understanding of process design concepts and methodologies
  • Program management skills
  • Analytical skills; collects and researches project data
  • Understanding of data analytics and predictive behavior
  • Basic finance and operating model knowledge
  • Excellent writing and editing skills
  • Excellent oral and written communications and presentation skills
  • Very proficient in Excel and PPT along with other MS tools

Professional Skill Requirements

  • Demonstrated leadership, teamwork and collaboration in professional setting; either military or civilian 

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.


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 442,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries, Accenture drives innovation to improve the way the world works and lives. Visit us at


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