Job Description

As an IT Project Manager, you will take total accountability for planning, structuring, leading and executing one large or multiple medium-sized Retail IT projects, this could be around eCommerce, mobile, multichannel, POS, payments or cards systems ensuring that technical solutions are delivered to plan, budget and meet REPL quality standards. Consulting or retail experience is essential as well as readiness to travel to client sites.

Key tasks

  • To understand the clients’ business, goals and philosophy.

  • To work closely with an REPL - Part of Accenture Consulting Director to plan projects with specific reference to scope, architecture, expenditure, management of suppliers & other third parties, delivery milestones and reporting to client management.

  • To monitor project progress, resolving issues and initiating corrective action as appropriate.

  • To manage the project’s budget, monitoring actual expenditure and costs against implemented solutions.

  • To ensure that delivery is at the appropriate level of quality, on time and within budget, in accordance with the project plan.

  • To be responsible for the quality assurance and overall integrity of the project, managing risks to the successful outcome including dependencies and the interfaces between projects.

  • To manage third party contributions to the project, if appropriate.

  • To become the undisputed key point of contact for the client and to communicate with all stakeholders.

  • To position REPL - Part of Accenture for future business development and sales opportunities.

  • To grow and mentor the project team of the client and REPL - Part of Accenture staff.



Qualifications

  • Demonstrable experience working in a challenging consultancy environment with strong skills and experience in project management
  • The ability to interact professionally and credibly with clients
  • Ability to manage large teams across multiple sites and create a sense of teamwork by pulling together the different subordinates and colleagues who may be unfamiliar with each other and from and dissimilar cultures.
  • Personally, credible with an authoritative and persuasive presentation, negotiation and influencing skills.
  • Self-motivated but a good team member who values being part of the wider REPL - Part of Accenture management cadre.

  • Highly organised and able to cope with multiple responsibilities.
  • Driven, highly focussed and want to progress quickly.
  • Able to work away from home / abroad during the working week

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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Pros: Fantastic culture, amazing flexibility, good rewards, varied work/projects, lots of extra-curricular activities/group.

Cons: Salaries competitive but not market leading, work life balance can be questionable at times.

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