Job Description

What we're looking for

Are you a senior Technical Delivery Lead with a passion for delivering innovative and exciting projects across multi-faceted and cross-functional project teams?  Do you enjoy collaborating with business and IT clients bringing together functional and non-functional IT requirements to deliver technical projects within tight and challenging deadlines?

We are looking for an inquisitive and results-oriented senior Technical Delivery Leads with 8+ years’ demonstrable experience.  We want individuals who have the skills to fulfill this critical role mobilising delivery teams, working through initial scoping and planning activities, transitioning projects into delivery and managing them end-to-end.

As a senior Technical Delivery Lead, you will deliver technology projects and programmes of work for some of Accenture’s largest clients, being responsible for the end-to-end management and delivery while focusing on driving business value.  This is an opportunity to join at an exciting time in Accenture Technology's growth, to be part of an encouraging team and collaborative environment, where learning is constantly at the fore!

Role and Responsibilities

  • Efficiently leverage Accenture and client processes and tools to lead the delivery of programmes from scoping and requirements through to deployment, including developing programme plans and estimates through discussions with all relevant partners.

  • Proactively supervise, handle and report on progress against detailed project plans, including leading critical issues, risks and dependencies, reporting across partners including leadership.

  • Operate within and adhere to the methodology of choice of the client / programme team whether it be waterfall, agile, Scrum or another.

  • Lead all change requests, collaborating with the development, test and other relevant teams to pull together estimates and validating all budget / schedule impacts.

  • Build strong client and partner relationships and maintain effective communication channels to drive actions and deliverables.

  • Provide support to both internal and external teams during the project lifecycle.

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Qualifications

Background & Experience (Required Skills):

  • 8+ years’ experience as a Technical Delivery Lead including roles or initiatives such as application development and improvements, system upgrades and roll out of new services or tools

  • Hands-on experience with various development methodologies including waterfall and agile

  • Experienced with application of Project Management principles and in project estimation and financial planning

  • Strong client engagement and presentation skills with an innate ability to influence

Experience working in the Financial Services sector, including banking, would be advantageous.

About Accenture Technology

As one of the world’s largest independent providers of technology services, at Accenture Technology you will help provide our clients with a full range of innovative technology solutions, as well as proven consulting and outsourcing services. You will have the chance to combine your deep technology expertise and industry-specific insights to transform our clients' ability to achieve their business outcomes From the development of IT strategy to the optimisation, management and security of the underlying infrastructure, applications and data, you will have the opportunity to impact our clients’ success and carve out a long-term career with a fast-paced and innovative team.

Does this appeal to you? If so, we wish to hear from you.  

Please advise if you have any particular requirements, so we can look into arranging reasonable adjustments to the recruitment process. You can contact us at accessIErecruitment@accenture.com 

About Accenture

Accenture is a global professional services company with leading capabilities in digital, cloud and security. Combining unmatched experience and specialized skills across more than 40 industries, we offer Strategy and Consulting, Interactive, Technology and Operations services—all powered by the world’s largest network of Advanced Technology and Intelligent Operations centers. Our 514,000 people deliver on the promise of technology and human ingenuity every day, serving clients in more than 120 countries. We embrace the power of change to create value and shared success for our clients, people, shareholders, partners and communities. Visit us at www.accenture.com

 

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Job candidates will not be obligated to disclose sealed or expunged records of conviction or arrest as part of the hiring process.

COVID-19 update:  The safety and well-being of our candidates, our people and their families continues to be a top priority. Until travel restrictions change, interviews will continue to be conducted virtually. 

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