Job Description

Organization: Accenture Federal Services
Location:  Arlington, VA or Chantilly, VA

Accenture Federal Services is seeking a talented program operations professional to be part of a team delivering cross-functional initiatives in technology, data analysis & reporting, process improvement, and resource management.

Our Legal team includes Legal, Government Relations, Contract Management, Governance & Policy, and the office of the Chief Ethics & Compliance Officer.  Together we help AFS achieve high performance, operating effective systems of compliance and risk management, and creating a culture of trust and integrity where people are free to do their best work.

Reporting to the Strategic Programs and Operations Senior Manager, the successful candidate will have strong organizational skills, a collaborative work style, superior communications skills, attention to detail, and the ability to manage multiple work streams in a fast-paced environment.

Duties and Responsibilities:
• Execute initiatives to increase Legal operational efficiency and effectiveness.  Examples include: workflow analysis, technology planning, design of dashboards & reports, matter management systems, benchmarking
• Assist functional leads within the Legal function (e.g. Government Relations, Litigation, Employment Law) in their delivery of services across AFS
• Support planning and execution of Legal team meetings, including agenda, content development, action tracking
• Optimize Legal department SharePoint sites, portal presence
• Coordinate communications for assigned initiatives, including team calls, agenda and materials to keep relevant stakeholders informed and engaged
• Help manage the critical path, project dependencies, completion, milestone compliance and cost/budget of Legal department initiatives
• Drive special projects



Qualifications

Basic Qualifications:
  • Must be a US Citizen
  • Bachelor’s degree in business or related field
  • 3 years of relevant experience in consulting or program management roles
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Demonstrated ability to develop strong (visual) and concise deliverables
  • Ability to establish and meet deadlines, work accurately under pressure, and manage multiple projects and priorities
  • Very strong written and verbal communications skills
  • Strong proficiency in Microsoft Office programs (especially Excel, PowerPoint, SharePoint)
  • Experience in developing, implementing, and enhancing business processes
  • Experience in implementing technology systems or tools

An active security clearance or the ability to obtain one may be required for this role.

Candidates who are currently employed by a client of Accenture or an affiliated Accenture business may not be eligible for consideration. 
 
Applicants for employment in the U.S. must possess work authorization which does not require now or in the future sponsorship by the employer for a visa.
Accenture is a federal contractor, 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.

 

 

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

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.

Accenture is committed to providing veteran employment opportunities to our service men and women.

For details, view a copy of the Accenture Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Policy Statement

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