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IT Project Manager

Job Location: Dublin

Regional Description: Ireland

Job Number: 00631828


- Job description

IT Project Manager

The Team

CIO is a global team that provides best in class technology and employee experiences to support Accenture’s high-performance workforce. Our team’s mission is to produce high quality technology solutions and to lead the way in how business technology and integration should be done. We bring cutting edge technologies and approaches together to deliver at scale across a global enterprise.


We are based at The Dock, Accenture’s global centre for innovation in Dublin. The Dock is a living, breathing innovation hub as an accelerator to help unlock value by design. Operating across all stages of the innovation spectrum, the working environment is open and interactive.

What's in it for you?

As a project manager, you'll be working with dynamic project groups, the latest tools and software and will have the opportunity to deepen existing IT project management skills on the job. The sheer variety of work we do, and the experience it offers, provide an unbeatable platform from which to build a career.

What we're looking for

You will be responsible for crafting and driving a project to completion and management of stakeholders across multiple diverse groups. We are looking for someone with demonstrable experience in project management, who can deliver complex technology solutions to support Accenture’s high-performance work force.

Additionally, you should be able to provide thought leadership to a client and have the ability to support and influence a client in their approach to attain execution excellence of their operations

Key responsibilities will include: 

Craft and drive a project from initiation stage to project close.

Ensure that project vision and goals are clearly defined and that key stakeholders are identified and on-boarded

Responsible for defining, building and maintaining the project plan, roles and responsibilities and communications plan

Leads project scope and is responsible for the project methodology, ensuring that templates and work instructions are clear for all project phases and deliverables

Drives to ensure that issues and risks are actioned and mitigated in a timely manner.

Engaging with senior client stakeholders to handle client expectations and working with client business partners across multiple businesses and technical groups

Creation of status reports for senior management

Ability to deliver results in a pressurised environment and to ramp-up quickly.

5+ years Project Management experience
5+ plus years technical and business delivery experience
Excellent leadership experience, team management, working across multiple work streams
Experience of leading and mentoring team and encouraging the team to excel
Strong executive presence, ability to communicate complex issues to both senior management and to the delivery team
Ability to craft and lead a project with an agile mindset
Shown delivery track record in managing/supporting IT/ Business projects across all areas of the IT Delivery
Demonstrated critical thinking and ability to handle and address ambiguity head-on
Excellent project management and communication skills- both written and verbal

Experience of working with distributed teams
Background in Legal Services
Knowledge of Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe)
Passion for continuous improvement
Evidence of strong academic achievement

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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