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Technology Delivery Specialist - Newcastle

Newcastle Job No. r00207962 Full-time - On-Site

Job Description

Technology Delivery Specialist 

Location: Newcastle 

 

Hybrid Working: Please note - This role will require you to work from our Newcastle, Cobalt Business Park office 3 days per week. 

 

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: 

 

  • We will 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 for our people to grow and advance 

  • We will power 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 

  • We will support each other’s growth and development, leveraging an innovative culture that thrives on shared success. We bring diverse ways of thinking and create boundaryless opportunities that allow each of us to drive our careers in new and exciting ways 

 

In our team you will: 

 

  • Develop your skills and hone your talents within an innovative technology environment 

  • Have the opportunity to work on our Clients’ most complex problems 

  • Be given the resources to utilise the latest industry methodologies, frameworks and tooling 

  • Continually learn through structured and non-structured training 

 

Job Qualifications 

 

As a Technology Delivery Lead, you will be responsible for: 

 

  • Delivering the contractual commitments in terms of timelines, scope, quality and budget 

  • proactively own and manage the delivery plan, milestones, risks and issues in pursuit of this outcome 

  • Building trusted relationships with your client and internal stakeholders 

  • Internal reporting and forecasting associated with the engagement you will work on, including financials and resourcing 

Qualifications

The following skills and experience are essential for this role: 

 

  • Proven project management experience, including; mobilisation, project planning, resourcing, monitoring and reporting, risk and issue management and budget control 

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment, managing multiple initiatives at once to meet deadlines 

  • Strong communication and stakeholder management skills with the ability to organise project teams accordingly and manage change 

  • An understanding of core technologies and technical concepts, that supports successful project delivery through the ability to question, challenge and communicate 

  • Experience in leading a continual planning process in complex environments, identifying and managing dependencies and showing adaptability in the face of challenges 

  • Confidence in managing and reporting on the project finances to deliver against the original deal economics 

 

Set yourself apart: 

 

  • Possess market relevant certifications that are relevant to this role (e.g. PMP) 

  • Have strong knowledge of Microsoft Excel and the other suite of Microsoft Office products. 

  • Have experience working with Agile Delivery tools (e.g. JIRA). 

 

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 may be requirements to spend time onsite with our clients and partners to enable delivery of the first-class services we are known for.  

 

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