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Project Management Associate

Job Location: Kuala Lumpur

Regional Description: Malaysia

Job Number: 00634288


- Job description

Job Responsibilities
  • Proactively manage and monitor execution of deliverables and status in an effective manner.
  • Understand the fundamental solution being developed/deployed - its business value, blueprint, how it fits with the overall architecture or business operations, risks, etc.
  • Ensure that internal and external project resources with appropriate skill sets are provided.
  • Escalate issues to management which cannot be resolved at the program/project level.
  • Ensure resolution of cross segment/team project issues, risks, and/or conflicts.
  • Take steps to proactively mitigate project risk as defined/required in project plan.
  • Ensure stakeholders clearly understand what risks will or will not be mitigated.
  • Ensure project members effectively manage dependencies, budgets, and schedule.
  • Ensure the project stakeholders' expectations are understood and managed.
  • Report and manage overall project/release status back to the project sponsor and stakeholders.
  • Take responsibility for end-to-end solution delivery, ensuring timely delivery of high quality project deliverables through effective team communications and focus on quality.
  • Validate that proper deliverable and phase stage containment is occurring where required, e.g., signoffs are scheduled and completed, dependent deliverables are completed, phase plans are completed and agreed to by project leads before the phase starts.
  • Manage all change requests, validate all budget/schedule impacts, obtain the stakeholders' commitment, and communicate approved changes to all teams.
  • Ensure peer and/or quality reviews are completed for each project and address findings with project team.
  • Review and be responsible for the overall development and integration of requirements.
  • Define the project iteration strategy. Manage and evaluate iterations.
  • Ensure that all requirements, project plans, and changes to commitment are communicated to all affected team members.
  • Manage relationships and coordinate work between different teams at different locations.
  • Manage relationships with all suppliers and subcontractors. Monitor their progress and adherence to the contract.
  • Ensure that the project team follows all quality assurance processes, including periodic reviews and transitions.
  • Participate in quality management reviews.
  • Ensure that the project's assigned portion of the business case planned value is delivered.
  • Continually improve program/project productivity.
  • Define the overall project scope with the project sponsor and key project/program stakeholders (e.g., delivery leadership team, solution architects etc.).
  • Determine needed deliverables, high level approach, project profile, responsible teams, overall project schedule/timeline, critical path by deliverable, productivity improvements, overall risks and planning assumptions using Accenture Delivery Methods (ADM) as required.
  • Drive/evaluate estimates by deliverable and work with teams to optimize and reduce overall estimates.
  • Fresh graduate with a Diploma OR Bachelor’s Degree in Business related qualification.
  • Fresh graduate to maximum 6 months working experience in project management-related tasks are acceptable.
  • Able to demonstrate good communication skills.
  • Proficient in using Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint presentation.
  • Able to converse in Mandarin is an additional advantage.
  • Able to work in a team with other team members.
  • Able to work well with clients.
  • Quality driven – in communications and all system transactions.
  • Ability to deal with customer complaints in a professional and friendly manner and escalate where appropriate.
Accenture is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes 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, gender identity, or any other basis as protected by applicable law.
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