Job Description

Description

Programme Management Officer (PMO)

Location: Newcastle Upon-Tyne
 

Career Level:  Senior Analyst & Consultant

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.

As a team:

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. We combine business and industry insights with innovative technology to drive growth for our clients. We extend our technology and business capabilities through a powerful alliance ecosystem of market leaders and innovators to provide our clients the best specialised skills and tailored solutions.

You'll learn, grow and advance in an innovative culture that thrives on shared success, diverse ways of thinking and enables boundaryless opportunities that can drive your career in new and exciting ways.

In our team you will learn:

  • Our Advanced Technology Centre is a thriving technology and innovation hub from where we deliver high quality services to a number of private and public sector clients.

  • You'll learn, grow and advance in an innovative culture that thrives on shared success, diverse ways of thinking and enables boundaryless opportunities that can drive your career in new and exciting ways.

As a PMO, you will:

  • Mobilise and run PMOs for large scale, high-complexity programmes

  • Plan creation, management and control using a standard Project Management Tool (e.g. MS Project, JIRA, Confluence). This involves setting up plans, tracking actual progress, and reporting variances.

  • Use data analytics using relevant tooling (e.g. Power BI)

  • Work with internal and client stakeholder management

  • Work with delivery teams to understand status, issues, risks and putting in place mitigation plans

  • Liaise with Commercial and Financial Management teams to ensure that programme and corporate finances are aligned and that the Programme is delivering to target

  • To responsibility for the day-to-day management of various project control processes, including deliverable configuration management, issue and risk management, scope/change control, resource management, process automation and quality management including the application of outputs from these processes to improve project and programme performance.

Be part of a 'Truly Human' environment Accenture provides an extensive network of over 1,300 trained mental health allies and prioritises mental health at the top of our UKI Inclusion & Diversity Agenda.

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 as there will be requirements to spend time onsite with our clients and partners to enable delivery of the first-class services we are known for. Any offer of employment is subject to satisfactory BPSS clearance being obtained.



Qualifications

Qualifications

We are looking for experience in the following skills:

  • Experience as a PMO demonstrating core skills required for PMO.

  • Experience of data analytics and tooling e.g. Power BI

  • Experience in process automation

  • Experience working with or in ‘New IT’ environments e.g. Agile Delivery,

  • Excellent communication skills – including verbal, written and presenting to a group

  • Commercial awareness with strong problem-solving and analytical skills

Set yourself apart:

  • Certification in PMO, Prince2, P30 or Agile Methodologies

    • Microsoft Project / Server

    • Microsoft SharePoint/Teams

    • Power BI or similar data analytic tools

    • Advanced Microsoft Excel/ Visual Basic for Applications

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.

 

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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.

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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