Job Description

Delivery Control PMO Tools Associate Manager

Location: London

Career Level: Associate Manager

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.

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:

This role sits within UKI Technology - Automation and Process Deployment (A&PD). The A&PD vision is to seed innovation, optimization and automation enabling the highest possible Technology Delivery quality and productivity at the lowest possible cost.  We are focused on designing optimised client and market-relevant application and infrastructure outsourcing solutions, mobilising projects from day one to enable successful service delivery.

Accenture Technology powers our clients to achieve high performance with best in class established and emerging technologies. We are able to extend our technology and business capabilities by working closely with market leaders and innovators to provide our clients with the best specialised skills and tailored solutions. 

Within Accenture Technology you will deliver everything from point solutions for a single business function to large, long term outsourcing services, to complex systems integrations spanning multiple businesses and functions. We are focused on aligning IT with business priorities, enabling a digital Accenture and driving down the cost of IT, while working to provide all our employees with the capabilities to run a high-performing business.

As Project Based resources, A&PD team members provide specialised outsourcing business development and service delivery and transformational expertise to support our Clients. People in this workgroup may work on short- to medium-term assignments from 4 weeks up to 18 months and are assigned depending on their capabilities, specialisation, and their availability to meet the project’s timeline requirements. 

If you’re looking for a challenging career working in a vibrant environment with access to training and a global network of experts, this could be the role for you. As part of our global team, you'll be working with cutting-edge technologies and will have the opportunity to develop a wide range of new skills on the job. 

Key Responsibilities

  • Lead teams responsible for mobilisation of project management tools, automation accelerators and dashboard reporting for large complex programmes
  • Lead end user tools training, including both internal and external team members
  • Lead design and implementation of dashboard reporting / performance metrics providing real-time insight of project performance to internal and client stakeholders
  • Define work planning strategy and setup management / control processes for both waterfall and agile using Project Management Tools (e.g. MS Project, Jira, etc). This involves setting up plans, tracking progress and reporting variances
  • Management of team members both on and offshore
  • Establish industrialised processes for one or more of the following process areas following process areas: resource management, project planning, scope / change, incident management
  • Typically reporting to the programme Delivery Lead
  • Senior internal and client stakeholder management

We are looking for experience in the following skills:

Key requirements:

  • Deep experience mobilising and supporting one or more of the following for large / complex projects:
    • Analytics / Business Intelligence Reporting e.g. Power BI, Tableau, Qlik
    • Configuration / administration of Application Lifecycle Management tools e.g. Jira, Azure DevOps, Rally
    • Project Planning Tools e.g. Microsoft Project Server, Planview, Clarity
    • Collaboration Tools e.g. Microsoft Sharepoint / Power Apps
  • Significant experience in process improvement and automation
  • Experience managing medium to large teams, experience of managing remote teams beneficial
  • Demonstrable project management experience
  • Strong stakeholder management skills
  • Excellent communication skills – including verbal, written and presenting to a group
  • Commercial awareness with strong problem-solving and analytical skills
  • Ability to demonstrate a proactive / can do style of work
  • Adaptability to pick up new tools and technologies rapidly

Additional skills beneficial to the role:

  • Automation of manual processes using Robotic Process Automation / Visual Basic for Applications
  • Experience working in client consulting environments
  • Certification or experience in ITIL, P30 or Agile Methodologies

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.

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 TBC

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

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