Job Description

Organization: Accenture Federal Services
Location: Arlington, VA or Chantilly, VA

   

 

Accenture Federal Services, a wholly owned subsidiary of Accenture LLP, is a U.S. company with offices in Arlington, Virginia. Accenture's federal business has served every cabinet-level department and 30 of the largest federal organizations. Accenture Federal Services transforms bold ideas into breakthrough outcomes for clients at defense, intelligence, public safety, civilian and military health organizations.

 

We believe that great outcomes are everything. It’s what drives us to turn bold ideas into breakthrough solutions. By combining digital technologies with what works across the world’s leading businesses, we use agile approaches to help clients solve their toughest problems fast—the first time. So you can deliver what matters most.


Count on us to help you embrace new ways of working, building for change and put customers at the core. A wholly owned subsidiary of Accenture, we bring over 30 years of experience serving the federal government, including every cabinet-level department. Our 7,200 dedicated colleagues and change makers work with our clients at the heart of the nation’s priorities in defense, intel, public safety, health and civilian to help you make a difference for the people you employ, serve and protect.


 

Accenture Federal Services is seeking a talented program operations manager to lead a team delivering cross-functional initiatives in technology, data analysis & reporting, process improvement, and resource management. 

Our Legal team includes Legal, Government Relations, Contract Management, Governance & Policy, and the office of the Chief Ethics & Compliance Officer.  Together we help AFS achieve high performance, operating effective systems of compliance and risk management, and creating a culture of trust and integrity where people are free to do their best work. 

Reporting to the General Counsel, the successful candidate will have proven strategic planning skills, a collaborative workstyle, superior communications skills, attention to detail, and the ability to manage multiple workstreams in a fast-paced environment. 

Key Responsibilities:
  • Design and lead initiatives to increase Legal operational efficiency and effectiveness.  Examples include: workflow analysis, technology planning, design of dashboards & reports, matter management systems, benchmarking
  • Lead or support Legal department strategic planning, change management, and annual budget processes
  • Partner with functional leads within the Legal function (e.g. Government Relations, Litigation, Employment Law) to improve/enhance the delivery of services across AFS
  • Support planning and execution of Legal team meetings, including agenda, content development, action tracking
  • Support analytics and reporting of outside counsel metrics
  • Lead or support analysis of Legal department training, continuing education, conferences, etc.
  • Oversee development and management of Legal department SharePoint sites, portal presence
  • Represent Legal as the point of contact for programs/initiatives within and outside team to ensure appropriate communication and effective relationships with stakeholder groups
  • Define and manage communications for assigned initiatives, including team calls, agenda and materials to keep relevant stakeholders informed and engaged
  • Manage the critical path, project dependencies, completion, milestone compliance and cost/budget of Legal department initiatives; develop mitigation plans and escalate critical issues
  • Performs special projects and responsibilities assigned by the General Counsel

 


 




Qualifications

Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's Degree
  • 10 years of relevant experience in strategy/design thinking/complex program management roles to include:
    • Experience implementing technology systems or tools
    • Demonstrated understanding of how to develop, implement, and enhance business processes
Additional Preferred Skills and Qualifications:
  • Experience with legal department operations and technology
  • Familiarity with ServiceNow
  • An ownership mentality, exceptional follow-through skills, ability to problem-solve in ambiguous circumstances
  • Ability to establish and meet deadlines, work accurately under pressure, and manage multiple projects and priorities
  • Strong executive presence; ability to lead/facilitate large group discussions
  • A high degree of emotional intelligence and the ability to effectively interact across teams 
  • Demonstrated ability to develop strong (visual) and concise deliverables


Important Information 

This role requires US Citizenship 


An active security clearance or the ability to obtain one may be required for this role.

Candidates who are currently employed by a client of Accenture or an affiliated Accenture business may not be eligible for consideration. 

Applicants for employment in the US must have work authorization that does not now or in the future require sponsorship of a visa for employment authorization in the United States and with Accenture (i.e., H1-B visa, F-1 visa (OPT), TN visa or any other non-immigrant status).

Accenture is a Federal Contractor and an EEO and Affirmative Action Employer of Females/Minorities/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.

Equal Employment Opportunity
All employment decisions shall be made without regard to age, race, creed, color, 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 protected by federal, state, or local law.

Job candidates will not be obligated to disclose sealed or expunged records of conviction or arrest as part of the hiring process.

Accenture is committed to providing veteran employment opportunities to our service men and women.

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VA - Arlington,VA - Chantilly

All employment decisions shall be made without regard to age, race, creed, color, 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 protected by federal, state, or local law.

Job candidates will not be obligated to disclose sealed or expunged records of conviction or arrest as part of the hiring process.

Accenture is committed to providing veteran employment opportunities to our service men and women.

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