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SAP Programme Delivery Lead

Job Location: Dublin

Regional Description: Ireland

Job Number: 00620238


- Job description

Accenture is a leading global professional services company, providing a broad range of services and solutions in strategy, consulting, digital, technology and operations. Combining unmatched experience and specialized skills across more than 40 industries and all business functions—underpinned by the world’s largest delivery network—Accenture works at the intersection of business and technology to help clients improve their performance and create sustainable value for their stakeholders. With approximately 373,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries, Accenture drives innovation to improve the way the world works and lives. Visit us at
We have a growing SAP practice and we require experienced individuals to join our fast-growing team. We operate across different industry sectors bringing SAP expertise to our client engagements, working closely with our strategy, industry and technology colleagues to deliver ERP transformational programs.
To grow our team, we are looking for a SAP Programme Delivery Lead who, in partnership with the programme manager will be responsible for owning and driving the delivery of the solution to the overall programme timeframes.
Role Responsibilities:
  • Has an overall view of all Regions, workstreams etc.
  • Responsible for leading Accenture SAP team.
  • Ensures PMO has the appropriate governance structure in place.
  • Ensures all areas have appropriate and achievable plans in place and timelines can be met.
  • Ensures risks and issues are effectively mitigated or resolved.
  • Responsible for reporting and escalating issues to Business Stakeholders where Programme Timeline / Quality etc. may be impacted.
  • Attends Steering committee, Change control board and any other governance meetings as required.
Skills & Experience:
  • 10+ years in large-scale system delivery
  • Experienced Project / Programme Mgr, used to leading large team of combined onshore / offshore resources
  • Experience in detailed project planning, monitoring and reporting, including metrics measuring earned value
  • SAP 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, leading teams to:
  • Define business requirements for the systems delivery
  • Functional Design for all new customisations
  • Technical Design for new customisations
  • Configurations of SAP functionality
  • Build of new customisations
  • Defining Test Strategy, and running 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 ongoing project commercials
Please also note that 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.

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