Job Description

Role: Business Operations Manager – Global Functions Network

Career Level: 7 - Manager

Location: Dublin, Ireland (hybrid working model)

We have been named the best place to work in Ireland when it comes to career progression and job happiness! Come join us and be part of change!

We believe in inclusion and diversity and supporting the whole person. Our core values comprise of Stewardship, Best People, Client Value Creation, One Global Network, Respect for the Individual and Integrity.

The team

Geographic Services is a key part of Accenture’s world-class front office. We take pride in keeping the business running smoothly with center-led and locally executed solutions that Accenture leadership and people rely on every day. To continually keep ahead of our internal customer needs the Strategy, Programs & Activations (SP&A) team works like step with Market Unit and Function leads to provide to deliver internal consulting and technology services.

We are looking for great people to join this team. We want ambitious problem-solvers who are excellent communicators, project managers who can operate in truly Agile teams, who have a passion for creating something new, solving something unknown, and for learning, creating, and delivering new ideas to support our global teams.

Key responsibilities:

  • Drive projects and critical initiatives, collaborate with workstreams and develop content for regular business reviews
  • Responsible for project governance, reporting as required to support leadership decisions
  • Build and lead work stream/project plans and cases in aid of strategic projects
  • Quantify and supervise important metrics in for delivering tangible business benefits across a variety of projects and roles
  • Build consolidated program level reporting and review individual project status to supervise progress and identify issues. Mitigate risks and concerns directly with project partners and / or respective workstream owners
  • Drive and produce program/project communications plans and materials, agenda, and action items to keep relevant partners advised
  • Collaborate with various teams to drive large scale pivotal initiatives and share preferred practices


Who you are

  • Skilled in change and programme management, business analysis, budget management, resource planning and logistics
  • A proven track record of running and driving large scale programs with multiple underlying workstreams
  • A proven track record in handling collaborators and projects in multiple organisations (can be inside or outside Accenture)
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Strong business insights writing skills
  • Ability to work with ambiguity, dedicated, attention to detail and plan/ execute for the future
  • Strategic problem solver with experience in Project Management
  • Quick to adapt – able to accelerate learning curve for new assignments
  • Relationship development and management at all levels
  • High degree of comfort working with global partners across time zones

Does this appeal to you? If so, we would love 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

What’s in it for you:

At Accenture Ireland, in addition to a competitive base salary, you will also have an extensive benefits package which includes pension, private health insurance for you and your family, discounted gym membership, emergency caring facilities, 25 days of holidays, and 2 days’ leave per year for charitable work of your choice! Flexible working arrangements can be discussed depending on the position.

Accenture is a leading global professional services company, providing a broad range of services and solutions in strategy, consulting, digital, technology and operations. Combining unmatched experience and niche skills across more than 40 industries and all business functions—underpinned by the world’s largest delivery network—Accenture works at the intersection of business and technology to help clients improve their performance and build value for their partners. With approximately 373,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries, Accenture drives innovation to improve the way the world works and lives. Visit us at

Accenture reserves the right to close the role prior to this date should a suitable applicant be found.

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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