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Delivery Lead

Job Location: Location Negotiable

Job Number: 00452173


- Job description

Delivery Lead:
Bring the latest innovation and technology ideas in order to plan, deliver and execute of one or more Technology projects and programs for Accenture or its clients. Work to ensure appropriate resources are mobilized and programs/projects/portfolios meet operational, contractual and economic commitments. May manage service quality, cost and leadership of the people delivering services across one client deal and /or country.
Requires identifying and assessing complex problems for area of responsibility. Creates solutions in situations in which analysis requires an in-depth evaluation of variable factors.
Key Responsibilities:
  • Requires adherence to strategic direction set by senior management when establishing near-term goals.
  • Interaction is with senior management at a client and/or within Accenture, involving matters that may require acceptance of an alternate approach.
  • Some latitude in decision-making. Acts independently to determine methods and procedures on new assignments
  • Decisions have a major day to day impact on area of responsibility
  • Manages large - medium sized teams and/or work efforts at a client or within Accenture
Skills & Knowledge:
  • 10+ years in large-scale system delivery
  • Experienced Project / Programme Manager, used to managing large team of combined onshore / offshore resources
  • Experience in detailed project planning, monitoring and reporting, including metrics measuring earned value
  • Delivery experience in different industries and functions
  • Comfortable in working between the business and the technology functions for clients
  • Used to working in the full Software Delivery Lifecycle, managing teams to:
    • Define business requirements for the systems delivery
    • Functional Design for all new customisations
    • Build of new customisations
    • Defining Strategy, and managing test cycles from initial integration test through to UAT
    • Defining Data Strategy, defining targets for each mock conversion and designing metrics to report on progress
    • Deployment for each release, including detailed cutover planning
    • Post Go-Live Support / Hypercare
  • Experience in creating proposals and RFP responses for new clients
  • Experience in project commercials, for both new proposals, and on-going project commercials

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