Job Description

Design Program Manager

Location:  Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

 

About Accenture  

 

Accenture is a leading global professional services company, providing a broad range of services in strategy and consulting, interactive, technology and operations, with digital capabilities across all of these services. We combine unmatched experience and specialized capabilities across more than 40 industries – powered by the world’s largest network of Advanced Technology and Intelligent Operations centers. With 513,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries, Accenture brings continuous innovation to help clients improve their performance and create lasting value across their enterprises. Visit us at www.accenture.com.

  

Accenture Interactive

 

Over the past several years we’ve seen major advances in the world, and much of it is thanks to digital technology. However, people continue to experience challenges and complexity every day.

 

People deserve better. At Accenture Interactive, our mission is to not only make every experience people have with our clients meaningful and productive, but also to help improve daily life.

 

Our team – our Accenture Interactive family – is designed from the ground-up to envision and create experiences that are not just better than what came before, but the best and most transformational on the planet.

 

Our culture is casual and fun, with best of the both worlds – agency and consulting, with an emphasis on innovation, creativity and freedom to experiment. We put a strong emphasis on mentoring, enablement of growth and learning.

 

Our colleagues from more than 30 countries act as an interconnected team that exchanges across country borders to ensure maximum efficiency and quality of delivery. 

 

What’s the Job?

Description of the Position

 

Work closely with a growing team of business, service, UX/UI designers to deliver design led projects across the Middle East

 

Expectations and responsibilities

What you have to do to ace your annual appraisals

 

  • Organize different programs of work for multiple clients based on agreed scope
  • Participate in business development opportunities, including responding to RFPs
  • Managing project financials and tracking team deliverables
  • Collaborating with the regional team leads to grow the team culture and drive awareness about projects in flight



Qualifications

The ideal Person

Description of the ideal candidate and key knowledge and skills they should have

 

  • Have at least 12 years of experience with a majority of it working on planning and delivering digital transformation engagements
  • Are able to manage team operations for multiple projects
  • Have an academic and past professional experience in business design and/or service design
  • Enjoys working with designers and understands the design process and how it bridges with delivery
  • Speaks, reads, and writes fluent English and Arabic
  • Have an in-depth understanding of agency operations and how it blends with a consulting mindset
  • Are comfortable to work with ambiguity and short deadlines

 

What will make you shine?

What you have to do to stand out

 

You can manage multiple projects without losing your mind

 

You are able to craft a strong response to RFPs without much support and once projects are won you can easily manage project financials.

 

You understand the overall product design and development process and can bridge different functions together to complete projects.

 

You have a passion for the design discipline and user experience and can passionately advocate the role of designers in projects.

 

You are the teams unofficial counselor, culture ambassador, and provider of moral support.

 

Who’s going to chew your brains?

Description of the team structure, the reporting line, and others you will collaborate with

 

Most probably your Experience leads, your colleagues in UX/UI design, your regional leads, and clients who want to track program progress and delivery. You will likely report to your regional program leads and have a dotted line to the Experience lead in the studio.

 

 

Why join us?

 

  • We offer a transparent, fast paced approach career progression, with a focus on your strengths and continuous coaching from senior colleagues
  • You will benefit from working alongside Accenture experts who are solving some of the biggest industry challenges with innovative thinking and pioneering tools
  • Flexible work arrangements and a range of benefits including competitive rewards
  • You will have access to state-of-the-art technology that will give you the opportunity to deepen your existing skills even as you help create the latest business trends
  • You will also have opportunities to make a difference to the communities in which we work and live

 

  Next Steps

 

If this sounds like the ideal role, career and company for you, click below to apply.

 

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