Job Description

Location: Alpharetta, GA
 
Accenture is a leading global professional services company, providing a broad range of services and solutions in strategy, consulting, digital, technology and operations. Combining unmatched experience and specialized skills across more than 40 industries and all business functions – underpinned by the world’s largest delivery network – Accenture works at the intersection of business and technology to help clients improve their performance and create sustainable value for their stakeholders. With approximately 469,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries, Accenture drives innovation to improve the way the world works and lives. Visit us at www.accenture.com.
 
People in our Client Delivery & Operations career track drive delivery and capability excellence through the design, development and/or delivery of a solution, service, capability or offering. They grow into delivery-focused roles, and can progress within their current role, laterally or upward.
 
IT Operations professionals support infrastructure operations and/or manage delivery for IT production systems and services based on operational requirements and service agreements.
 
Job Description
The IT Service Management Lead will be accountable for complete service control and operations based on contractual obligation and industry standards and best practices. This role leads service management deliverables like incident management, change management, asset and configuration management, problem management, capacity management, availability management, release & deployment and continual service improvement. Additional responsibilities include:
  • Ensure process compliance across different service management processes like incident Management, Change and Release Management, capacity management, availability management, CSI, problem management, asset and configuration management.
  • Overall process governance by collaborating with all resolver teams to ensure service management process adherence like reduction in ticket hoping, ageing ticket analysis etc.
  • Working closely with client stakeholders to capture their expectations and ensure delivery centre teams delivers according to client and process expectations working closely with leadership.
  • Accountable for managing client escalations in service management areas
  • Ownership of team schedules and rosters for service management process staffing
  • Ensure communication and ongoing updates through dashboards for infrastructure health and process compliance
  • Engage team members across different platform and also cross training to ensure primary and secondary accountability
  • Conduct regular trainings/sessions for process updates or new hire orientations
  • Ensure quality of service management delivery by setting up daily/weekly checkpoint with operations team members for reviewing and tracking progress on incident, change, service request, problem, risk, audit etc.
  • Training need identification and compliance to ensure competent staffing for service management areas.
  • Document and review client engagement risk with internal and client stakeholders and track progress on remediation plans.
  • Ensure client agreed reports and created and published on agreed frequency with accurate information.


Qualifications

Basic Qualifications 
  • Minimum 4 years of relevant experience in ITIL Service Management best practices and support processes
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent (minimum 12 years) work experience. (If Associate Degree, must have minimum 6 years work experience) 
  • It is currently our objective to assign our people to work near where they live.  However, given the nature of our business and our need to serve clients, our employees must be able to travel when needed. This role requires 100% flexibility to travel and work onsite with clients (typically Monday through Thursday)
 
Preferred Skill Requirements
  • Exposure to Infrastructure Operations Management
  • Coordination, negotiation, and persuasion skills
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Organization skills
  • Strong drive to excel in client service and customer satisfaction
  • Strong understanding of Service Level Agreements and metrics
  • Flexible to working in shifts
  • Good interpersonal skills
 
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.

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.
APPLY NOW
To apply from a mobile device, your CV must be in the cloud. Not Ready? Send this job to an email address To apply from a tablet device, your CV must be in the cloud. Not Ready? Send this job to an email address

Life at Accenture

Work where you're inspired to explore your passions and where your talents are nurtured and cultivated. Innovate with leading-edge technologies on some of the coolest projects you can imagine.

image

Training and Development

Take time away to learn and learn all the time in our regional learning hubs, connected classrooms, online courses and learning boards.

LEARN MORE

image

Work Environment

Be your best every day in a work environment that helps drive innovation in everything you do.


LEARN MORE

View All

Learn more about Accenture

With more than 500,000 employees in more than 120 countries, Accenture solves our clients' toughest challenges by providing a broad range of services and solutions in strategy, consulting, digital, technology and operations.

View All

Stay connected

Join our Team

Join Our Team

Search open positions that match your skills and interest. We look for passionate, curious, creative and solution-driven team players.

Keep up to date

Keep Up to Date

Stay ahead with careers tips, insider perspectives, and industry-leading insights you can put to use today–all from the people who work here.

Stay Connected

Stay Connected

Receive job alerts, latest news and insider tips tailored to your preferences. See what exciting and rewarding opportunities await.

View All