Job Description

Accenture Flex offers you the flexibility of fixed duration project-based work powered by Accenture, a leading global professional services company.    Accenture is consistently recognized on FORTUNE’s 100 Best Companies to Work For and DiversityInc’s Top 50 Companies for Diversity lists. 

 

As an Accenture Flex employee, you will apply your skills and experience to help drive business transformation for leading organizations and communities.  In addition to delivering innovative solutions for Accenture’s clients, you will work with a highly skilled, diverse network of people across Accenture businesses who are using the latest emerging technologies to address today’s biggest business challenges.  You will receive competitive rewards and access to benefits programs and world-class learning resources. 

 

Your Role 

Overall management, tracking and reporting of technology deliverables in support of new business capabilities, ensuring on time and on budget delivery, adherence to compliance and quality standards, and alignment to the strategic objectives of the business case
Implement and oversee program governance processes
Facilitate project planning with internal teams and strategic partners using standard project plan development methods, including interim milestones, dependency management, and critical path analysis
Implement tracking methods and metrics to monitor progress, report status, identify deviations and implement corrective action
Implement process to capture baseline metrics and measure business benefit realization
Implement effective change control processes to identify impacts (scope, schedule, cost, business case benefits), complete an impact assessment, and present recommendation
Support PMO communications through the preparation of executive updates, Steering Committee materials, key stakeholder meetings and portfolio/project status reporting
Facilitate cross-functional program processes and communications, such as risk and issue management
Drive decision analysis and recommendations for portfolio level issues
Ensure risk mitigation strategies are defined and executed
Ensure contingency plans are defined for key risks; monitor trigger dates and implement contingency solutions as needed
Facilitate program stage gates to validate deliverables and approve progression to the next phase
Ensure accurate and timely financial management including actual spend and forecasts for labor, non-labor and strategic partner support; explain cost variances and implement corrective action; track cost risks and cost opportunities
Display sense of urgency and keep the team focused on results
Manage, motivate and lead project managers and team resources
Be forward-looking and remove barriers to enable the team to progress per plan
Support internal and external audit needs including project artifact repository, deliverable acceptance criteria and evidence, and test results.

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Qualifications

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration or related discipline
  • Minimum of 15 years of Program Management and PMO Lead experience
  • Minimum of 8 years of managing large, complex portfolios (defined as multi-year initiatives with budgets of $50M - $100M)
  • Minimum of 8 years experience with Agile and Waterfall delivery methodologies

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Project management certification
  • Experience with Daptiv or Clarity 


Professional Skill Requirements:

  • Business transformation experience and ability to drive change within a large and diverse organization
  • Proven ability to operate and execute large-scale programs in dynamic environments
  • Proven ability to implement new processes and drive adoption
  • Extensive experience with aligning stakeholders and communicating information to enable leaders, teams and stakeholders to make fact-based and timely decisions
  • Strong knowledge of industry standards and techniques for project management and delivery
  • Strong financial acumen for financial and budgetary tracking and reporting
  • Effective interaction and collaboration with peers and business partners
  • Ability to interact, partner and provide thought leadership with confidence and ease
  • Strong presentation and facilitation skills
  • High attention to detail
  • Excellent analytical, communication, interpersonal, organizational, planning and time management skills
  • Ability to effectively navigate through a highly matrixed organization, within multiple time zones
  • Focused and versatile team player that is comfortable under pressure
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • High sense of pride of ownership and results driven
  • Advanced analytic, problem-solving and organizational skills
  • Advanced influencing skills
  • Comfortable negotiating and presenting status, risks, and decisions to IT and Business executives
  • Capable of driving alignment across the business and technology organizations
  • Demonstrated ability to delegate and empower others
  • Ability to assess, guide and mentor project managers
  • Proficient with MS Project

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.  

 

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 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.

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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