Job Description

Organization: Accenture Federal Services
Location: Arlington, VA

We Are:
Accenture Federal Services, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Accenture, helps U.S. federal agencies build the government of the future.  With 4,000 dedicated US employees, Accenture Federal Services is uniquely positioned to support federal agencies in shattering the status quo, achieving profound efficiencies and relentlessly delivering results.  Accenture Federal Services is a long-time and trusted resource for the federal community. Every cabinet level agency in the United States-and 20 of the country's largest federal government agencies-have worked with Accenture Federal Services to achieve outcomes and move toward high performance.  Join us and you can help our federal clients achieve what matters most, powering the services that touch the nation every day.

You Are:

The PMO/CDP (Client Data Protection) Lead is responsible for assisting in the management of the daily operations of the Program Management Office in support of the execution of delivery sub-components include Contract Management, Resource Management, Program Strategy, Integrated Master Schedule, Configuration Management, Financial Management and Program Risk, Status, and Issue management. Assists with governance monitoring and reporting progress through interacting with individuals throughout the organization. Work with delivery/product teams to ensure Business Operations requirements are understood to enable effective support of the delivery/products. Assists the Operations lead in Business Operations related risks and mitigation. Manage program-wide financial and performance metrics. As CDP Lead, the candidate is responsible for increasing the level of awareness and compliance with policy and process related matters.  Own senior level responsibility for data protection and mandatory program adoption Define and Monitor Tools, processes, and controls for data protection. Provides subject matter advisor support for CDP implementation. Oversee ongoing personnel and device audits.


CDP Responsibilities include:

-Coordinate various certification programs and apply lessons learned from matters requiring interventions. 

-Develop, maintain, and enforce security policies in collaboration with AFS

-Maintain security groups and configuration for the project SharePoint site

-Assist development of operational security and program security plans. 

-Application and Windows administrator work to provision accounts and grant permissions. 

-Assists in the tracking of project assets.

-Providing in person as well as online training based around client data protection.



  • Bachelor's Degree or an additional four years in lieu of Degree
  • 7+ years of Project Management Office (PMO) experience
  • Demonstrated experience in the following areas:

Project Resource Management

Financial management

Integrated Master Scheduling

Program Risk Status

Issue Management

Configuration Management

Contract Management

  • 3 years of client data protection experience
  • US citizenship required


  • PMP certification

Important Information

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 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 a Federal Contractor and 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.

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