Job Description

Strategic Program & Operations Manager – CORE

Level: Manager

Salary: £72,000 - £100,000 (depending on experience) plus car allowance

Location: London - Flexible working (particularly working from home) opportunities.


What responsibilities will you have

This is an exciting opportunity to support the Deputy General Counsel of CORE and his leadership team (LT) in optimizing business-as-usual activities, whilst helping evolve and deliver their portfolio of strategic projects and initiatives. In doing so, to help the CORE LT have a holistic view of functional impact, quality, cost and load; through the effective initiation, planning, design, execution, monitoring and controlling of key activities. The SPOM will work with the CORE LT and their teams in identifying and managing risks, issues, dependencies and interdependencies; as well as ensuring coordination on delivery and communication approaches to avoid confusion or duplication of efforts.

Working with CORE LT to review the portfolio of initiatives in-flight and expected to commence in FY20; including expected outcomes, milestones, resourcing and costs. Also, establishing the annual schedule of CORE LT and wider CORE meetings and events to drive decision making, discussions, collaboration and knowledge sharing.

Supporting CORE leaders successfully drive their functional initiatives, either directly or through the sourcing of PM expertise.

Supporting the CORE LT with development of internal comms vehicles (e.g. portal articles, videos, newsletters, blogs etc.); set-up and execution of webcasts and team conference calls; and managing the key functional comms channels.

Financial Management (FM): Working with Finance SMAs to support the CORE LT with six-monthly planning cycles for headcount and budgets; monthly delta analysis of actuals vs. forecasts; action planning to reduce these deltas; and miscellaneous FM activities.

Business Operations: Overseeing management of CORE distribution lists, org charts, asset register and access rights etc.

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The following elements are required:

Experience working in fast-paced project-based roles, be that consulting to external clients

Proven track record of supporting senior client or internal stakeholders in variety of scoping, planning, execution and monitoring activities.

Demonstrable ability to define a project approach and identify the key factors and constraints; knowledge and competence in identifying risks, issues and dependencies.

The following elements are preferred:

Experience of working in a ‘chief of staff’ role with senior client(s)

Demonstrable knowledge of FORM and application to practical examples.


What skills & experience are we looking for?

Strategic thinking and innovation

Influence and communication




What’s in it for you? 

All of 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!



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



Closing Date for Applications 30/11/2019

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

All employment decisions shall be made without regard to age, race, creed, colour, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, disability status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, citizenship status or any other basis as protected applicable law.

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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