Job Description

Do you want to champion innovation, leverage deep and cutting-edge Cloud expertise and pioneer solutions to help transform the world’s leading organisations and governments?

Then come and join our Cloud-First team. You will be part of a global team, gain exposure to ground-breaking technologies and have the opportunity to define solutions to complex, real-world problems across industries.

You will learn, grow & advance within an innovative culture that thrives on shared success, diverse and innovative ways of thinking that enables boundary-less opportunities that can drive your career in new & exciting ways. This is a fast-paced and client-centric focused environment. We have a constant focus on our people development and a collaborative and mutually encouraging culture.

If this sounds like you, we would love to hear from you!

ROLE & RESPONSIBILITIES:  

As a Cloud Delivery Lead, you will:

  • Efficiently use Accenture and client processes and tools to lead the delivery of Cloud programmes from scoping and requirements through to deployment

  • Demonstrate knowledge of Accenture delivery approaches, methodologies, and assets

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

  • Guide & develop high performing diverse and dispersed teams

  • Deliver the governance and framework developed for Cloud programmes

  • Partner and collaborate with our clients to align their expectations with our delivery assumptions and plans

  • Develop and lead end to end delivery plans, reporting against KPIs and contractual objectives

  • Proactively supervise, lead and report on progress against detailed project plans

  • Work closely with the Accenture account team, commercial directors, and practice leads

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

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Qualifications

QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE

We are looking for experience in the following:

  • 6+ years of project management experience

  • A demonstrable ability to successfully deliver Cloud projects with effective management of the associated budgets

  • Experience of using Agile methodologies (Scrum, Kanban)

  • Understanding of Risk, Assumption, Issue and Dependency Management

  • Strong organisational skills, handling multiple workstreams and completing priorities simultaneously  

  • A proven team player that is comfortable working collaboratively, virtually and independently

  • Excellent communication skills and can effectively maintain relationships with partners and people at all levels.

  • Ability to work in a multi-cultural environment

Set yourself apart:

  • Mastery of leading complex deliveries coordinating with more than one supplier with multiple dependencies and work plans

  • Experience of leading projects embracing the latest Cloud Technologies (AWS, MS Azure, GCP)

  • Cloud/Industry and Programme Management certifications and credentials

  • Demonstrate a strong Technical and Emotional Quotient

What’s in it for you?

At Accenture in addition to a competitive basic salary, you will also have an extensive benefits package which includes 25      days’ vacation per year, gym subsidy, private medical insurance & extra days leave per year for charitable work of your choice!

The opportunity to grow, develop and learn

We provide our technology professionals with comprehensive and continuous training opportunities (covering business acumen, technical and professional skills development). You will work with leading industry specialists, honing your skills and expertise in your area of specialization. Through formal and informal training programs, we will help you continue to build your career and set you up for success every day

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.

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.

All employment decisions shall be made without regard to age, race, creed, colour, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, disability status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, citizenship status or any other basis as applicable by law.

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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