Job Description

Title: Change Management Associate Manager

Organization: Corporate Functions/CIO

Locations: Chicago, IL

 

Accenture is a leading global professional services company, providing a broad range of services and solutions in strategy, consulting, digital, technology and operations. Combining unmatched experience and specialized skills across more than 40 industries and all business functions — underpinned by the world’s largest delivery network — Accenture works at the intersection of business and technology to help clients improve their performance and create sustainable value for their stakeholders. With 469,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries, Accenture drives innovation to improve the way the world works and lives. Visit us at http://www.accenture.com/.

 

People in the Corporate Function career track contribute to the running of Accenture as a high- performance business through specialization within a specific functional area, and grow into internally focused roles by deepening their skills and/or developing new skills within an internal functional area.

 

Job Description:

The CIO Organization is a world-class, global and rapidly evolving IT organization with the courage, ability, and capabilities to drive Accenture’s digital agenda. We are setting the industry benchmark for visioning and creating the global social enterprise. We will accelerate the deployment of leading-edge technologies which enable our people and which our clients see to replicate.

 

Members of the Accenture CIO Organization:

  • Contribute to a global network of talented IT consultants across the business, enabling high-performance by creating and delivering Accenture’s business applications and technology infrastructure. 
  • Collaborate and innovate to connect our people with the technology they need to build market relevant skills and be impactful to the business.
  • Run IT as a business – with strict standards of availability and performance, and with world beating cost effectiveness – as a result being brand critical to Accenture.
  • Continually experience new and engaging opportunities, challenging work, flexibility, career sponsorship, career sponsorship and mentoring, and recognition for our contributions – throughout the journey. Living the adventure. 

Your Role: 

There is never a typical day at Accenture, but that’s why people love it here! As an Associate Manager, you’ll work alongside internal clients as you help them make a real difference. You’ll work with them to identify their challenges and collaborate with your Accenture colleagues to develop and craft solutions. You might spend your day: 

  • Contributing to organizational change and management strategy, solutions, and implementation plans
  • Learning and sharing innovative human performance concepts, methods and best practices
  • Cultivating relationships with primary customers and stakeholders; appropriately managing stakeholder expectations and buy-in
  • Deploying training and performance improvement solutions to support technology and business process deployments
  • Applying communications strategy and helping create message development and delivery across various stakeholder and end user groups
  • Raising business improvement opportunities as a result of performance measurement and helping to develop ways to influence change and increase adoption
  • Providing input to the effectiveness of the awareness programs and change management interventions; taking corrective actions to optimize results, as appropriate
  • Planning own work efforts; adhering to work plans, resource plans, and budgets
  • Raising issues and risks created by cross-team decisions, proposing resolution, as appropriate
  • Noticing dependencies between systems development and human performance work, making recommendations to project and customer executives


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Qualifications

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience
  • Minimum of 5 years in a Change Management role within an enterprise environment
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience working directly with executives and/or members of leadership
  • Must have experience using MS Office Suite that includes advanced skills in; Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience creating content and materials focused on technology and innovation
  • Experience building/managing relationships with stakeholders, project owners, and product owners
  • Experience managing complex projects from conception to delivery

Professional Skills:

  • Eagerness to contribute in a team-oriented environment
  • Ability to work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment
  • Excellent leadership, communication (written and oral,) and interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrated leadership including managing others in professional setting; either military or civilian
  • Strong critical thinking, analytical, and problem-solving skills
  • Well organized individuals who enjoy project management style thinking
  • Demonstrated leadership in professional setting; either military or civilian
  • Demonstrated teamwork and collaboration in a professional setting; either military or civilian

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. 

 

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

 

Accenture is 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.

All employment decisions shall be made without regard to age, race, creed, colour, 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 applicable law.

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

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