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Capital Projects and Infrastructure Manager

Dublin Job No. r00181414 Full-time

Job Description

Accenture is a leading global professional services company, providing a broad range of services in strategy and consulting, interactive, technology and operations, with digital capabilities across all of these services. With our thought leadership and culture of innovation, we apply industry expertise, diverse skill sets and next-generation technology to each business challenge.

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As a team:

In Industry X we shape the future of making things, and the things we make. Our Industry X Team drives innovation by delivering the best-in-class management consultancy based on industrial experience maximised by the latest technologies. Evolution of industry practices have been witnessed with evolution of technology. We've been helping businesses embrace and implement the new for years; it is critical we apply this to all partners working in the Capital Projects & Infrastructure, Manufacturing and Products lifecycles, to fuel their next level of growth.

The Opportunity

Accenture is looking to recruit capital project practitioners within our Capital Projects and Infrastructure team in Ireland with experience of Capital Project capabilities including one or more of the following areas: project controls, planning & estimating, BIM, change management, scope management, risk management, cost management, sustainable operations, DfMA and delivery optimisation or wider business development within the Capital Projects and Infrastructure industry. This role is focused on helping our clients achieve their ambitions for digital transformation whilst delivering greenfield and brownfield construction and engineering programmes. This includes working with colleagues across the Industry X practice to consider the full lifecycle of their assets. We digitize, optimize and transform our clients’ traditional ways of delivering throughout the lifecycle.

In this role you will:

  • Support and lead the development and refinement of offerings and collateral to support/promote sales and origination (overviews, case studies, account planning, marketing information).
  • Shape, sell and deliver projects that create tangible value by designing future ways of working – operating models, business functions and processes, and technology, whilst working closely with business and technology strategists, process owners and domain experts.
  • Help clients target and deliver value through the digital transformation of their Capital Projects activities.
  • Develop enduring, trust-based relationships with people at all career levels, both professionally and personally, internally, and externally. This includes receiving and providing (based on experience) coaching and career development across the IX practice.
  • Use data and analytics to drive decision making, implement new ways of working and change operational behaviours.
  • Provide points of view on key industry challenges and trends and present an impetus for change in industry context.
  • Support and lead (depending on scale of opportunity) the sales process from origination to successful closing (including offering fine tuning, solution shaping, proposal preparation, client presentations).
  • Support client innovation workshops and use a human-centered approach to solve problems, frame opportunities and achieve innovation through collaboration and co-creation.


The Person

The successful candidate will have good knowledge in one or more core Capital Projects & Infrastructure industries (listed below). They will apply digital technologies combined with people, process and data to implement improvement programmes / projects within our target industries.

Target industries are Asset- and Energy-intensive industries including:

  • Energy, Utilities (water, power, nuclear), Chemicals
  • Infrastructure and Networks including Road & Rail, Telecoms, Construction Services

Candidates should be willing to travel to domestic and international locations

We are looking for experience across a selection of the following skills:

  • Experience of successful delivery of complex and ambitious projects from a professional programme & project management (client facing) perspective to time, cost and quality objectives.
  • Has sales origination and sales support experience with new clients or growing existing clients
  • Professional experience in business development support, RFP response and consulting services sales.
  • Consistent track record in winning work for themselves and their team and delivering a high value programme or portfolio management service to the client (or demonstrable transferrable skills and experience).
  • Experience of PMO systems and tools e.g. Oracle Primavera suite (P6, OPPM, Unifier & Oracle Aconex), Hexagon PPM Ecosys, Ares PRISM, reporting tools such as PowerBI, cost management solutions such as Oracle EPBCS, sustainability management tools, risk management systems, or CDE solutions such as Business Collaborator/SharePoint/ ProjectWise
  • Knowledge of existing, new and emerging digital technologies and being able to identify use cases to apply them across Capital Projects processes.
  • Developing the argument, solution architecture, and implementation roadmap for clients’ transformation journeys.
  • Work effectively as a supportive team member or a domain expert and have the ability to lead delivery teams

Set yourself apart if you can demonstrate some of the areas below:

  • Professional qualification in project management, such as the APM, PMI, PRINCE2 or similar
  • An engineering or science subject area or possess suitable experience in lieu of qualification.
  • Strong, validated capability in successful project, programme or portfolio management of complex schemes, especially during their development phase.
  • Developing the argument, solution architecture, and implementation roadmap for clients’ transformation journeys.
  • Has worked in consulting team delivery and depending on experience team leading roles with a track record of managing and delivering projects successfully on time and on budget
  • Has sales support experience with new clients or growing existing clients with experience in business development support, RFP response and consulting services sales.
  • Knowledge and understanding of different types of business and operating models (existing, new, emerging and hybrid).
  • Comprehensive design thinking and workshop facilitation experience
  • Experiencing of large scale delivery and organizational change management associated with it
  • Good client contacts and industry network is highly desirable

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

Please advise if you have any requirements, so we can investigate 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, discounted gym membership, emergency caring facilities, and 2 days’ leave per year for charitable work of your choice! Flexible working arrangements can be discussed depending on the position.

Accenture is an equal opportunities employer and encourages 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, or any other basis as protected by applicable law.

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