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Technology Delivery Lead

Job Location: Glasgow

Regional Description: United Kingdom

Job Number: 00493956

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- Job description

Role: Delivery Lead

Location: Glasgow

Travel: Possibility for travel to client sites throughout the UK 

 

We have the following roles available across the following Accenture career levels depending on skills and experience:

 

Specialist / Team Lead: from £36,725

Associate Manager: from £42,750

 

Job Type: Fixed Term Contract

Reference: 00493956

 

Join Accenture and help transform leading organisations and communities around the world. The sheer scale of our capabilities and client engagements and the way we collaborate, operate and deliver value provides an unparalleled opportunity to grow and advance.

 

Accenture Technology powers our clients to achieve high performance with best in class established and emerging technologies. We are able to extend our technology and business capabilities by working closely with market leaders and innovators to provide our clients with the best specialised skills and tailored solutions.

 

With Accenture Technology you will deliver everything from point solutions for a single business function to large, long term outsourcing services, to complex systems integration installations spanning multiple businesses and functions.

 

We are focused on aligning IT with business priorities, enabling a digital Accenture and driving down the cost of IT, while working to provide all of our employees with the capabilities to run a high-performing business!

 

We are seeking to grow our existing team with talented individuals who will strengthen our practice and have the potential to become the future leaders of IT delivery in Accenture. We are seeking people who have a successful track record of working within complex project environments and have a broad skill set in different project delivery methodologies from traditional waterfall to iterative/Agile delivery. An interest in the changing IT landscape, the developing trends and the impact of disruptive technologies would also be beneficial

 

This role offers the opportunity for successful candidates to bring their own unique skills and experience as part of one of the world’s most successful Technology Consulting and Delivery companies

 

Role Description

·         Delivery of medium sized technology delivery projects / teams for work up to 2000 man days

·         Produce and maintain delivery plan

·         Understanding the underlying technology in enough detail to anticipate risks, issues and dependencies that may impact delivery

·         Stakeholder Management (Reporting to key stakeholders and participation/chairing of stipulated governance forums)

·         Secure resources to deliver the scope of work

·         Identify and manage delivery risks, issues and dependencies where they are in the remit of the Delivery Lead

·         Manage project finances, including actuals, forecasts and expenditure run rate

 

  

Key Skills Required

 

·         Significant demonstrable experience in delivering IT solutions

·         Deep knowledge of Software Delivery Lifecycle

·         Ability to estimate and plan a complex delivery with support from functional/technical Subject Matter Experts

·         The ability to effectively implement solutions using different project methodologies (e.g. Agile, Kanban, Waterfall), processes, techniques and issues

·         Strong, demonstrable, financial acumen and experience

·         Ability to operate effectively in environments with high levels of ambiguity

·         Ability to influence Executive level stakeholders

 

 What’s in it for you?
All of our Technology 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 specialisation. We offer a variety of formal and informal training programs at every level to help you acquire and build specialised skills faster. Learning takes place both on the job and through formal training conducted online, in the classroom, or in collaboration with others. The sheer variety of work we do, and the experience it offers, provide an unbeatable platform from which to build a career.

On top of this, we have an extensive benefits package which includes 25 days’ vacation per year, gym subsidies, private medical insurance and 3 extra days leave per year for charitable work of your choice!

 

What are the next steps?
If this sounds like the ideal role, career and company for you, click below to apply.

All applicants should be fully flexible between Monday and Friday and prepared to work at any of our client locations across the UK, this may mean staying away from home during the working week. This role requires working a shift or call out rota.

 

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 specialised 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. 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, citizenship, marital, domestic or civil partnership status, sexual orientation, or gender identity or any other basis as protected by applicable law.

 

Any offer of employment is subject to satisfactory BPSS clearance

 

Closing Date for Applications 31/08/2018

Accenture reserves the right to close the role prior to this date should a suitable applicant be found.

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