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Delivery Manager - Chicago

Job Location: IL - Chicago

Regional Description: Midwest

Job Number: 00661250


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Career Track:  Accenture Technology 
Role:  Delivery Manager
Location:  Chicago, IL
The Services workforce is made up of four groups: Client Operations, Project Based, Delivery Centers and BPO Businesses.  Most of our people in Services are based long-term at a client location, an Accenture Delivery Center or, in some cases, an Accenture office.  This role is based in an Accenture office, with remote management, ability to work from home some days, and limited travel to regional offices.
Join Accenture Technology and you’ll work alongside fellow industry experts to lead transformational projects and define cutting edge solutions, solving our client’s most complex issues. And because our clients span the full range of industries - Including 94 of the Fortune 100 - you’ll have the opportunity to pursue your passion, hone your expertise and deepen your knowledge.
Job Description:
A qualified candidate will manage technical workstation, network and voice service-related operations for multiple offices in a 10K-person region for a 50K+-person organization.  Assists with development and deployment of desktop technology strategy, developing innovative techniques to address technical support work volume and new technical challenges, transitioning from break-fix approach to a valued partner with the business.  Manages region and US-level projects and strategy for one or more functional areas (such as Security, Demand Management, Operations, Strategy, Image Management, etc.) Oversees the work of regional IT and/or maintenance staff to ensure that all work is completed on time, within budget, and to client requirements. Responsible for designing and implementing improved process or operational policies and ensuring the sharing of best business practices within the region and across regions through peer collaboration. Recommends changes to products or services to fulfill customer needsManages local and remote subordinate staff in the day-to-day performance of their jobs. Ensures that project/department milestones/goals are met and adhering to approved budgets. Ensures that physical inventory levels are monitored and replenished as needed. Has full authority for personnel actions. Develops, maintains, implements, and champions department processes.
Core Competencies:
  • Thought-related:
    • Business insight – understands the business objectives and how to impact them within our circle of influence
    • Strategic mindset – thinks about how to innovate processes and solutions, rather than just doing things more efficiently or effectively
    • Digital savvy – understands and can manage the impact of technology on the business
    • Manages complexity
    • Makes excellent quality decisions – good judgment, and decisions consider all of the factors (short term, long term, business, people, situation, etc.)
    • Cultivates innovation in others – fosters an environment of innovation in direct reports and peers
  • Self-related:
    • Situational adaptability – adapts behavior and response to the situation, including with various levels of executives, customers, team members, etc.
    • Manages ambiguity – able to lead and operate even when the vision/direction is unclear, or when given conflicting priorities
    • Courage – able to step up and do what needs to be done, despite challenges
    • Composure
    • Ability to learn quickly
    • Resilience – able to continually return to optimism and positive leadership despite multiple challenges and failures
  • People-related:
    • Drives vision and purpose both up and down the organization – able to articulate the organization’s vision and purpose to direct reports (motivational) and upper management (educational/informative/image management)
    • Organizational savvy – knows how to get things done at Accenture
    • Values differences – understands and knows how to get things done in an organization, respects and supports different perspectives and experiences
    • Persuasion – able to influence others and a positive and motivational way – up, down, and across the organization
    • Interpersonal savvy – able to interact effectively with many types of interpersonal styles, and adapt personal style to match that of the other person – up, down, and across the organization
  • Results-related:
    • Drives results – able to keep the end in mind and drive team members to achieve the goals (SLAs/KPIs/project goals, etc.)
    • Ensures accountability – able to keep track of various commitments and hold people to meeting them
Basic Qualifications:

• Minimum of 5 years of experience with Workstation hardware and software support 
• Minimum of 5 years of experience with IT Service and people management
• Minimum of 5 years of experience with Management of effective client service relationships
• Minimum of 3 years of experience with Delivery of IT services in line with established service level agreements
Preferred Skills:
Experience as a Team Leader/Supervisor’s Role
• Project Management Skills
• Finance Management (Operational & Capital Budget Planning and Forecasting
• Knowledge of Managed Services
• IT Service Management
• IT Strategy
• Program Management
• SLA Definition and Tracking
• Customer and Client Satisfaction Management
• Staffing and Recruiting
Professional Skill Requirements:
Excellent customer service skills
• Desire to know about, work in, and provide IT support
• Excellent communication skills, including the ability to communicate to all levels of client personnel
• Ability to remain calm and courteous in challenging situations
• Ability to honor commitments and deadlines on assigned tasks.
• Ability to prioritize tasks and complete assignments in a timely manner.
• Ability to foster a teamwork and collaboration environment
• Excellent problem solving skills (Issue Identification Analysis and Solving)
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).

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

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