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Programme Manager UKI

Dublin Job No. r00188475 Full-time - Hybrid

Job Description

Programme Manager

Our Financial Services team is dedicated to driving project and change initiatives, ensuring strategic objectives are met across various domains. We are seeking a skilled Programme Manager to join our team and facilitate effective delivery and governance aligned with industry standard methodologies. You will report directly to your Accenture Lead & Client Portfolio Directors and/ Program Sponsors using client specific processes to ensure you deliver projects in line with budget, to a high standard in an efficient manner.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Plan, direct, and coordinate activities, including forecasting to lead and implement change program roadmaps from mobilization through to implementation, overseeing both internal and external program resources.
  • Maintain a keen focus on costs while driving efficient and effective business outcomes.
  • Accountable for budget management, including resource forecasts, Program spends and outruns.
  • Point of contact for customer concerns, emerging issues or risks- Ensure any deviations are addressed or escalated as appropriate.
  • Lead and champion problem-solving initiatives for project deliverables.
  • Ensure adherence to established project methodologies and drive improvements where necessary.
  • Cultivate collaboration and strong communication with internal and external partners.
  • Influence and communicate key project outcomes to senior partners across multiple functions, providing updates on critical issues and recommendations to assist in decision-making.
  • Lead by example and embody core values of teamwork, ownership, progress, respect, and simplification.



  • Ideally 3 years Program Management experience or 5 years' experience in project management across the full lifecycle. preferably in Financial Services.
  • Preferably a degree or equivalent experience with a professional certification in change project management such as PMP or Prince2.
  • Demonstrates excellent verbal and written communication skills, capable of understanding diverse business and technical challenges, translating strategies into tangible benefits, and effectively communicating with senior partners.
  • Exhibits strong influencing skills to assess and critique business solutions and requirements alongside senior partners.
  • Capable of thriving under pressure, meeting tight deadlines, and navigating competing demands, with a keen sense of when to raise issues and when to handle them independently.
  • Possesses experience in establishing, training, and overseeing teams comprising bank staff, contractors, and strategic partners.
  • Demonstrates a track record of successfully leading and managing teams to achieve desired outcomes, both within one's own reporting line and across broader teams.

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

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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.

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 centres. Our 674,000 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 #LI-EU

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