Job Description

Project Manager, Dublin,

As a Project Manager, you will work with multi-faceted and cross-functional project teams, on exciting and innovative projects where you will lead and deliver technology projects and programmes of work for some of Accenture’s largest clients. 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!

What we're looking for

An inquisitive and results-oriented Project Manager with 5+ years’ demonstrable experience leading the end to end management of complex projects while focusing on driving business value.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Lead the program/project from scoping and requirements through to deployment and Develop program/project plans and estimates through discussions with all relevant partners.

  • Proactively handle, supervise, and report on the execution of deliverables and status in an effective manner across stakeholders including leadership

  • Lead cross program/project expectations, dependencies, assumptions, risks, and issues

  • Run critical path, contingency and overall budget performance (e.g., Estimate At Completion (EAC) vs. budget)

  • Measure & monitor progress to ensure projects are delivered on time within budget and inline with expectations. Lead all change requests including validating all budget/schedule impacts.

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

  • Deliver the project(s) in line with the clients’ methodologies, using available templates and project RACI’s as the client make them available

  • Ability to operate in both a geographically dispersed virtual team and a matrixed client organisation

  • Support the client in challenging project outcomes to validate alignment to overall client business and technology strategies

  • Constantly identify process improvement opportunities, refusing to accept the status quo, to improve project delivery bringing the best of global Accenture resources to local client

  • Leveraging delivery expertise, support the sales and origination teams in the formulation of responses for new client proposals



Qualifications

Qualifications - External

Background & Experience

  • 5+ years project management experience ideally in a fast-paced environment.

  • Experienced with application of Project Management principles

  • Experienced in project estimation, project planning and financial planning, including experience using MS Project

  • Strong interpersonal and presentation skills with clients of all levels with ability to influence

Desirable Skills

  • Experience working in large multinational, High-Tech or Financial Services/Banking sector would be advantageous

  • Experience of working with geographically distributed teams

  • Experience of using project management tools, Microsoft Project, Clarity or other similar tools

  • Experience in leading cross functional teams with a mixture of project resources including direct report, client resources and other vendors

  • Experience in negotiation with client and other 3rd parties.

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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