Job Description

Cloud Project Manager 
Location: West Midlands
Salary: £40,000 - £55,000 + Benefits (Depending on experience)
Career Level: Associate Manager 

Any offer of employment is subject to satisfactory BPSS and SC security clearance which requires 5 years continuous UK address history at the point of application.

Flexibility and mobility are required to deliver this role, there may be requirements to spend time onsite with our clients and partners to enable delivery of the first-class services we are known for. 

Accenture is a leading global professional services company, providing a broad range of services in strategy and consulting, interactive, technology and operations, with digital capabilities across all of these services. With our thought leadership and culture of innovation, we apply industry expertise, diverse skill sets and next-generation technology to each business challenge.

We believe in inclusion and diversity and supporting the whole person. Our core values comprise of Stewardship, Best People, Client Value Creation, One Global Network, Respect for the Individual and Integrity. Year after year, Accenture is recognized worldwide not just for business performance but for inclusion and diversity too. 

“Across the globe, one thing is universally true of the people of Accenture: We care deeply about what we do and the impact we have with our clients and with the communities in which we work and live. It is personal to all of us.” – Julie Sweet, Accenture CEO

As a Team
Join Accenture Technology and you will become part of the largest and most diverse group of business operations specialists in the world. You will be part of a team which implements public and private cloud technologies and builds and transforms client infrastructure services.  

You will be part of a team which implements public and private cloud technologies and builds and transforms client infrastructure services.

The sheer variety of work we do, and the experience it offers, provides an unbeatable platform from which to build a career. 

This role may either be based from a multi-client delivery centre or at client sites for extended period of times when required.

You will be responsible for the implementation of client services and deployments on behalf of Accenture interacting with Senior Client and Accenture Management.  


In our team we are seeking an experienced Project Manager who can demonstrate:
•    Experience and knowledge of managed services including Cloud and Infrastructure Services  
•    A strong technical background gained through either Service Implementation or Technical Support
•    Delivery of your projects in line with the agreed budget, quality and timescales
•    Team coordination skills
•    Project management including client management
•    Develop and build key stakeholder relationships



Qualifications

As a Project Manager, you will:
•    Be conversant in both Agile and Waterfall methodology
•    Work with the Client and/or Accenture stakeholders to confirm the project scope and goals, objectives and validate required resources (people and budget) 
•    Maintain project documentation including project plans, resource profiles, financials, task log, risks and opportunities, licence/certificate trackers and lessons learnt, as required
•    Maintain and progress the plan to ensure completion of the delivery within the agreed time, cost and quality constraints. Escalating any issues in a timely manner, initiating corrective action where necessary in order to keep the project on track.
•    Look for opportunities to improve process, client services and ultimately value
•    Ensure compliance with Accenture and/or Client policies and standards.
•    Complete required Client and/or Accenture reports as required.

We are looking for experience in the following skills:
•    Minimum of 5 years in project management and / or client management
•    Technical understanding of Cloud and infrastructure
•    Strong technical background gained through either Service Implementation or technical support
•    Team coordination skills
•    Stakeholder management

Set yourself apart:
•    You will have a culture of learning and completing relevant training and certifications. 
•    Experience in variety different methodologies for example Agile, DevOps, Automation.
•    Certification and practical experience in PRINCE 2 or PMP
•    A Cloud or related technology certifications 
•    Existing UK Government security clearance is required to work on UK Government contracts. 

What’s in it for you
At Accenture in addition to a competitive basic salary, you will also have an extensive benefits package which includes 25 days’ vacation per year, private medical insurance and 3 extra days leave per year for charitable work of your choice.

Flexibility and mobility are required to deliver this role, there may be requirements to spend time onsite with our clients and partners to enable delivery of the first-class services we are known for. 

About Accenture
Accenture is a leading global professional services company, providing a broad range of services in strategy and consulting, interactive, technology and operations, with digital capabilities across all of these services. We combine unmatched experience and specialized capabilities across more than 40 industries — powered by the world’s largest network of Advanced Technology and Intelligent Operations centers. With 509,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries, Accenture brings continuous innovation to help clients improve their performance and create lasting value across their enterprises. 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.

Closing Date for Applications 31/05/2021
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.

COVID-19 update:  The safety and well-being of our candidates, our people and their families continues to be a top priority. Until travel restrictions change, interviews will continue to be conducted virtually. 

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