Job Description

Role : Strategic Programs and Data Insights Associate Manager (6 month FTC) 
Location: London
Salary : Compettive + excellent benefits
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.
Join Corporate Functions and you will become part of a diverse team which offers the essential expertise that enables all our employees to deliver high performance to our clients. Our Corporate Functions professionals work in areas such as Human Resources, Finance, Legal, Marketing and Communications, CIO, Information Security, and Geographic Services.
Whether you work directly with clients or manage important internal initiatives and efforts, you’ll find amazing opportunities to make a measurable difference.

The role provides the opportunity to work as part of a team leading data driven change programs across the UKI and the rest of the world.  Projects focus on driving business improvements, policy compliance or addressing business risks. 

Within the role you will support the delivery of wide-reaching change programmes by using business data to support the case for change and/or track the success of implementation and using core change management skills in an agile change environment. 

Programmes often require creativity and offer opportunities to learn about many different areas of the business, from Legal to HR or Finance to Real Estate.  Areas often have competing priorities, so the proven ability to influence and team with extended and remote colleagues, to ensure a successful project outcome, is essential.  

What role and responsibilities will you have ?

Strategic Program Management & Change

·         Support large, complex programs across multiple teams from different parts of the business

·         Support mobilisation of strategic visions, and help simplify complex concepts to enable change to be delivered at speed and in an agile and reactive way

·         Team and engage with virtual and fluid project teams to deliver a successful change agenda

·         Create and manage effective change plans, communications, stakeholder management and reporting to ensure the project stakeholders' expectations are understood and managed

·         Support and proactively manage and monitor status in an effective manner; escalate issues to management which cannot be resolved at the program/project level

·         Support end-to-end delivery, ensuring timely delivery of high-quality project deliverables through effective team communications


Data Driven Change Insights

·           Support design of data requests and reports alongside the Strategic Programs and Data Insights Senior Manager and Manager

·           Understand underlying data sources and limitations, to be credible in conversations with senior stakeholders and to utilise data effectively

·           Work with the Strategic Change Programmes and Data Insights Senior Manager to identify opportunities to drive business improvements, policy compliance or address broader business risks; across Europe, and incorporating other parts of the world as required

·           Create change materials to support conversations with the business on their agendas, and the best way to identify opportunities and support actions to drive real business change

·           Support the progress of data analysis, so that information is easily accessible and understood, rather than complex and hard to action; and constantly designed with the business in mind 


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What Skills and Experiences are required?

Exceptional communication, stakeholder and change management skills and attention to detail are key to both the team and the role’s success.  Work is typically high-paced, agile and challenging as it constantly covers new areas of the business. 

The role best suits somebody who thrives on dealing with business problems, can think strategically and not just accept information or the answer ‘this is the way things have always been done’.   It is key to be able to both communicate and simplify complex concepts, whilst understanding the fine detail and numbers behind them.  It is also critical to be a good listener in order avoid missing important information from other parts of the business.

What’s in it for you?
All our Corporate Functions professionals receive comprehensive training covering business acumen, technical and professional skills development. 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 30 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.
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
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. 
Closing Date for Applications 05/07/2019
Accenture reserves the right to close the role prior to this date should a suitable applicant be found

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Job candidates will not be obligated to disclose sealed or expunged records of conviction or arrest as part of the hiring process.

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