Organization: Accenture Federal Services
Location: Silver Spring, MD
Accenture Federal Services, a wholly owned subsidiary of Accenture LLP, is a U.S. company with offices in Arlington, Virginia. Accenture's federal business has served every cabinet-level department and 30 of the largest federal organizations. Accenture Federal Services transforms bold ideas into breakthrough outcomes for clients at defense, intelligence, public safety, civilian and military health organizations.
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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. We partner with our clients to help transform their data into an ‘Appreciating Business Asset.’
We are currently seeking an IT Program Manager to join our team in Silver Spring, MD and begin an exciting and challenging career with Accenture Federal Systems.
The IT Program Manager will support IT PM & Governance Operations across multiple Programs. The PM will support alignment of program operations to manage progress of strategic IT initiatives on behalf of the client; Employ Accenture IT Governance methods to refine the existing framework and models; Build templates, and facilitate a growing number of stakeholder groups that own individual program/systems that must ultimately align with the IT Strategic Plan.
Coordinate work among team members; Lead meetings/ facilitate workshops/define approach to improve quality of decision-making on IT investments; Analyze system / technical requirements to ensure they are in line with the Agency's Enterprise Architectural plan; Support Agency's efforts to define and design technology solutions to meet its business objectives. Support implementation of technology solutions and report on delivery commitments to ensure solutions are implemented as expected and to agreed timeframes.
Successful Candidate will have:
- Extensive experience facilitating meetings and documenting meeting minutes
- Ability to work in a complex fast paced technical environment
- Ability to work well in a changing environment with changing priorities
- Excellent attention to detail, exceptional time management skills, and proven ability to meet deadlines
- Ability to multi-task, reflect positive attitude, and disciplined work ethic
- Ability to deal with stakeholders with enthusiasm and professionalism
- Strong verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills
Preferred Qualifications & Experience:
- Bachelor’s Degree and 8 years’ experience in managing business and technical projects strongly preferred
- Understanding of CDER regulatory review processes
- Experience supporting large consulting firms strongly desired
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.
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