Testing Project Associate Manager
This person will be responsible for the set up and running of test A/B groups for process improvements and technology enhancements. The primary responsibility of this role is to facilitate many testing groups to assess the impact of different changes for our client and determine if the test should be brought into production.
The primary responsibility of the Testing Project Manager is to coordinate and prioritize project tasks, manages timelines, maintain project plans and communicate status to clients, project sponsors and senior management. Additionally, this person will be responsible for gathering testing groups and coordinating the entire effort, working closely with the client to determine success measurements and be able to report out on the effectiveness of the proposed changes.
Requires analysis and solving of moderately complex problems and may create new solutions, leveraging and, where needed, adapting existing methods and procedures
Requires understanding of the strategic direction set by senior management as it relates to team goals
Primarily upward interaction is with direct supervisor and team leads, and may interact with peers and/or management levels at a client and/or within Accenture
Requires no instruction on daily work tasks and may require guidance when determining methods and procedures on new assignments
Will be responsible for an offshore team member who will work as a direct report to assist with the project coordination.
Independently and proactively complete and perform all duties of a Testing Project Manager:
- Creates detailed work plan that identify and sequences activities to be completed
- Work with client to determine scope and objectives of the project
- Define requirements and monitor those through to implementation and make necessary adjustment when needed
- Determine resources required to complete the project
- Ensures the project is completed on time, and at the required quality level.
Coordinate and collaborate with Global Process Owner/s, Technology team, Quality Assurance team, various teams working on Automation, and a larger Operations delivery team to align in defining scope of a project and ensuring proper management of expectations and resource commitments
Understand the fundamental solution being developed/deployed (i.e. its business value, blueprint, how it fits with the overall architecture or business operations, risks, etc.)
Manage critical path and dependencies and proactively find ways to eliminate critical path road blocks to help ensure successful delivery of the solution
Report and manage overall project/release status back to the project sponsor and stakeholders
Forecast and provide quarterly ROI for projects (i.e. benefit realization, value creation, headcount savings, increased capacity; increased working capital etc.)
Proactively assign work and provide instructions, advice and technical/business leadership and guidance to project staff; review work in progress in a timely manner and assess completed work for accuracy, required results and quality
Oversee multiple projects at one time of varying degrees of complexity
Escalate issues appropriately which cannot be resolved at the program/project level.
Coordinate with Change Management Coordinator, Documentation Coordinator and Training Team those related modification needed on specific Standard Operating Procedures (L4s and L5s) and training materials as a result of implemented projects
Perform other related duties as assigned by Global Projects Lead and/or Global Process Owner