Job Description

ReSUME is designed to help professionals return to work after a prolonged break (2 years plus) – be it for family, travel or any array of personal reasons.

Our vision was to create a programme that is mutually beneficial. For returners, we wanted to create a practical, safe and accelerated path to support them in confidently re-engaging with our business and rediscovering their value, in the workplace. For Accenture, it would provide access to a largely untapped pool of highly-qualified, motivated talent while also supporting our diversity agenda.

ReSUME is initially a 6-month fixed contract with a view to permanency based on business demand

Are you eager to deliver projects in a collaborative project environment across vendor delivery teams? Do you have the passion and know how to ensure the full delivery lifecycle is progressed, key achievements are hit, and project finances are handled effectively?

The Role:

We are recruiting for Technical Delivery Leads who can bring together functional and non-functional IT requirements, by closely partnering with business and IT clients to lead delivery of technical projects within tight and challenging deadlines!

We are looking for individuals who have the skills to successfully and efficiently map client requirements to technical solutions, while ensuring that the capabilities of the software or technical solution are fulfilled.

Playing a critical role throughout the delivery lifecycle, you will mobilise delivery teams, work through initial scoping and planning activities, transition the workstream into delivery.

Role and Responsibilities

  • Efficiently leveraging Accenture and client processes and tools to lead the delivery of projects in a timely and efficient manner

  • Work with development and test teams to pull together estimates for change requests or larger pieces of work

  • Reporting progress against detailed project plans, and leading critical issues, risks and dependencies

  • Provide support to both internal and external teams during the project lifecycle

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

  • 5 – 8 years’ experience as a Delivery Lead including technical delivery roles or initiatives such as application development and improvements, system upgrades and roll out of new services or tools

  • Hands-on experience with various development methodologies including waterfall and agile

  • Experienced with application of Project Management principles

  • Experienced in project estimation, financial planning, and management

  • Strong communication skills with clients of all levels with ability to influence

  • Highly skilled in MS Office, with experience using MS Project

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Qualifications

Desirable Skills:

  • Experience working in large multinational or High-Tech sector would be advantageous, as would previous experience in the Financial Services sector including banking

What’s in it for you

  • We will provide coaching and mentoring as part of your 6 month placement

  • Flexible working arrangements can be discussed depending on the position.

  • 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!

About Accenture Technology

As one of the world’s largest independent providers of technology services, at Accenture Technology you will help provide our clients with a full range of innovative technology solutions, as well as proven consulting and outsourcing services. You will have the chance to combine your deep technology expertise and industry-specific insights to transform our clients' ability to achieve their business outcomes From the development of IT strategy to the optimisation, management and security of the underlying infrastructure, applications and data, you will have the opportunity to impact our clients’ success and carve out a long-term career with a fast-paced and innovative team.

Does this appeal to you? If so, we wish 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 accessIErecruitment@accenture.com 

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

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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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