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Program Manager

Job Location: Dublin

Regional Description: Ireland

Job Number: 00698268

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- Job description

Job Title:          Program Manager

Career Level:   7- Manager

Location:          Dublin

Recruiter :        charise.croce@accenture.com

 

Key Responsibilities


Key Responsibilities

  • Work/interface with leadership to manage and implement key programs and initiatives and achieve defined results
  • Develop project charter, plan and budget aligned to objectives
  • Prepare standard management reporting processes and metrics by creating leadership dashboards, job aids and other materials as required to support leadership decisions
  • Create and manage work stream/project plans and business cases in aid of strategic projects

 

  • Define project/program metrics, targets and strategic imperatives
  • Create consolidated program level reporting and review individual project status to track progress and identify issues. Mitigate risks and concerns directly with project stakeholders and / or respective workstream owners
  • Drive and produce program/project communications plans and materials, agenda and action items to keep relevant stakeholders informed
  • Collaborate with geographic teams to drive large scale strategic initiatives results and share preferred practices
  • Conduct research and analysis, articulate issues, and recommend solutions

 

  • Support global initiatives and provide coverage for entity program managers and operations managers who are on leave of absence
  • Maintain knowledge of Accenture’s business and proactively integrate changes into organizational programs

 

Nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities at any time to this job.

Illustration of Potential Project:

Role:

-          Portfolio Mgt of 15+ Projects currently in progress but at different stages

-          Need a PM to run PMO - co-ordinate across the top - timing , progress, outcomes, reporting

-          Bring the projects together, identify connections and interdependencies

-          Evaluate and challenge estimates if required

 

Skills:

-          Programme & project management experience

-          Risk and issue management experience

-          Communications management

-          In-depth project planning and tracking experience

-          Stakeholder & Relationship Management

-          People management including mentoring and coaching

Extensive experience in all aspects of the project lifecycle including application design, development and test, business readiness, change management and deployment 


OTHER FEATURES OF THE JOB

 

·         The job will be based in Ireland, within AEE

·         May supervise personnel and/or teams depending on the assignment

    EXPERIENCE & SKILLS REQUIREMENT:

     

    ·         Minimum 8 year experience in international, global fast-moving operations organization

    ·         Minimum 3-4 years in Project Management

    ·         Proven track record and experience managing programs and initiatives

    ·         Experience in program management and budget management

    ·         High degree of analytical, independent decision making and organization skills

    ·         Planning, ability to foresee project risks and engage in solutions

    ·         Quick to adapt – able to accelerate learning curve

    ·         Capable of dealing with multiple senior stakeholders

    ·         Proficient with Microsoft office suite: Powerpoint presentation, excel reporting and MS Office suite applications. Well versed with reporting and dashboard creation

    ·         Excellent communications skills – verbal and written. Need flawless and effective communication working with multi-geography stakeholders in a virtual environment. Ability to anchor global calls with multiple participants often Senior Managers and above

    ·         Comfortable working with stakeholders in US, EMEA timezone and manage calls, deliverables as necessary


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