Job Description

At Program Control Services (PCS) we love to help our clients to run project smoothly and improve their project delivery. To strengthen our Accenture project management office (PMO) capability, we are now looking for the best people to join our team. Put your expertise to work as part of the world’s largest technology services provider and lead the way as a trendsetter in your field. We’re ready if you are!

YOUR JOB

As a project management consultant (PMO), you will help project, program & portfolio teams from our clients and Accenture with their delivery responsibilities. This key position and a wide range of responsibilities will put you in a central and challenging position. It offers you a great opportunity to be highly visible within the (client) organization, create impact, further develop project and managerial skills, and accelerate your professional growth.

We are looking for someone who will:

  • Ensure project management processes run smoothly and successfully,

  • Be a central point of contact for key stakeholders on all levels across the project or program,

  • Directly support Project Managers with key decision-making processes,

  • Manage the project financials and forecast,

  • Maintain an overview of project activities, issues and risks, and coordinate these between multiple teams,

  • Create and manage periodic reporting,

  • Challenge existing ways of working, and implement improvements where necessary,

  • Organize, support and run project meetings and events,

  • Bring the best of Accenture to our client

YOUR TEAM

Our colleagues in the services-based Technology group help clients, both big and small, with revolutionary IT transformations. Which cloud platform fits best with client X? How do certain IT-solutions impact the risk analysis of suppliers? How can organizations become more agile and through what process are new applications developed from design thinking workshops?

Working closely alongside clients and an international team of professionals you will develop innovative solutions, through mediums such as robotics and artificial intelligence. Throughout the business process you will engage in the development of defense strategies, combining technology and user behavior, to ensure the security of your client. Together we connect the needs of clients with upcoming innovative technologies prepare them for the future.



Qualifications

YOUR BACKGROUND

The new colleague we are looking for is ambitious and proactive, is team-oriented, asks the right questions and has a drive for excellence, always aiming to achieve the best quality of work.

  • You have a bachelor’s or master’s degree;

  • You have excellent command of the English language, both verbally and in writing, Dutch is preferred

  • You have 1 – 4 years professional business experience,

  • You are a data- and process driven person with an eye for the human aspect;

  • You are a critical thinker;

  • You can both maintain overview and dive into the details;

  • You have strong communication skills, particularly with higher management;

  • You always like to think one step ahead

  • You like to be the central point of a team and can easily manage and prioritize different types of requests

  • Knowledge of different project management methodologies is preferred;

  • A background in an IT environment is a bonus, but not required.

OUR OFFER

Accenture is an incredible place to work - and keep learning. By joining us, you’ll become part of a global company with a world-class brand and reputation.  Besides the work we do for our clients, we’re really proud of our vibrant, diverse workplace culture: we believe in openness and honesty, fairness and equality, common sense and realism. We want to get to know the real you and help you explore and grow - whatever it is you're great at. So you will always have lots of learning opportunities (formal and informal) to improve your role-specific skills and expertise.

Besides our high-profile, challenging projects and our nurturing work environment, we offer excellent employee benefits, including:

  • A flexible transport arrangement that suits your personal situation (electric car or bicycle, flexible budget including NS business card)

  • An expense allowance

  • Discount on Accenture shares

  • The possibility to work 4 x 9 hours a week

INTERESTED?

Are you ready to join Accenture for a career where you can be yourself and do what you love? Apply now and change the world around you.

Questions? Connect with Niels Rijsewijk via niels.s.rijsewijk@accenture.com

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