Job Description

Role: S&C M+C Strategic Initiatives and Operations (SIO) Senior Manager  

Organization: Corporate Functions/Marketing + Communications

Location: US - Chicago, Boston, DC, Atlanta, Philadelphia, Detroit, Charlotte

About Accenture 
Accenture is a global professional services company with leading capabilities in digital, cloud and security. Combining unmatched experience and specialized skills across more than 40 industries, we offer Strategy and Consulting, Interactive, Technology and Operations services — all powered by the world’s largest network of Advanced Technology and Intelligent Operations centers. Our 537,000 people deliver on the promise of technology and human ingenuity every day, serving clients in more than 120 countries. We embrace the power of change to create value and shared success for our clients, people, shareholders, partners and communities. Visit us at www.accenture.com.  

Overview of North America (NA) Marketing + Communications 
The North America Marketing + Communications team shapes and activates marketing and communications strategies across the marketing lifecycle that fuel growth for Accenture’s $20B+ North American market (United States and Canada).  Its cross-functional team drives category brand positioning in the North American market, curates end-to-end client experiences to drive the local growth agenda, empowers and positions Accenture’s leaders, and engages and inspires the company’s North American people, recruits and alumni. It positions Accenture in the heart of local innovation, business and technology communities and champions programs for equality, inclusion and diversity within Accenture North America and the communities it serves. 
 
YOUR ROLE:

S&C M+C Strategic Initiatives and Operations (SIO) Senior Manager 

The SIO Senior Manager supports the strategic initiatives and operations lead in developing the overall marketing operations strategy. Including, developing, and managing processes across the S&C group, and providing operational discipline to the Marketing & Communications team. Plans and directs all administrative, financial, and operational activities for the Function Networks and Strategy teams.  The SIO Senior Manager develops leadership presentations, reports, and executive summaries in conjunction with the lead. Acts as the facilitator or project manager for team projects owned by members of the team focusing on deadlines and quality control.  

You could be the perfect fit if you are driven to excel in a fast-paced environment where it is essential to keep up with the operational needs of the Marketing and Communications team.  

Are you a strategic thinker who can innovate to create an inspiring vision?

Are you focused on solving business challenges and adding value to them?

Do you have a natural ability for innovation to drive differentiation?

Do you enjoy collaborating with different areas of marketing to drive value and results?

Have you led and inspired teams and know how to keep everyone working with a shared purpose?  

And are you just as comfortable dealing with senior executives and managing stakeholder engagement?

Come and be a part of this exciting team that delivers high performing operations for marketing.

The SIO senior manager serves as team’s primary point of contact for Operations, People management and Finance.

Budget management including annual planning, monthly/quarterly tracking and reconciliation and financial requests (PO’s, accruals, JE’s) 

Reporting including monthly, quarterly, semi-annual or annual status and impact reporting for M+C, business operations, business leadership

Planning including annual and ongoing integrated planning across M+C and marketing planning within the business area supported

Operational effectiveness ensuring that central teams/functions are being utilized effectively and efficiently, issue escalation and process improvement

Support growth priorities, strategic initiatives and special projects

Connect and collaborate with peers to share and industrialize best practices.

Act chief of staff for marketing director in area supported.  

Lead SIO strategic initiatives and special projects

Manage, develop, motivate, and inspire teams, creating opportunities for personal growth and career advancement.  

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Qualifications

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree

  • Minimum of 8 years experience in project management and complex stakeholder management. 

  • Minimum of 5 years marketing experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Critical thinking/ business judgment, Financial/Industry acumen, Executive positioning, Issues management, Integrated strategy, and planning

Professional Skills:

  • Demonstrated leadership in professional setting; either military or civilian

  • Demonstrated teamwork and collaboration in a professional setting; either military or civilian

As required by the Colorado Equal Pay Transparency Act, Accenture provides a reasonable range of minimum compensation for roles that may be hired in Colorado. Actual compensation is influenced by a wide array of factors including but not limited to skill set, level of experience, and specific office location. For the state of Colorado only, the range of starting pay for this role is $113,400 - $171,599 and information on benefits offered is here. 



What We Believe


We have an unwavering commitment to diversity with the aim that every one of our people has a full sense of belonging within our organization. As a business imperative, every person at Accenture has the responsibility to create and sustain an inclusive environment.


Inclusion and diversity are fundamental to our culture and core values. Our rich diversity makes us more innovative and more creative, which helps us better serve our clients and our communities. Read more here


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Accenture is committed to providing equal employment opportunities for persons with disabilities or religious observances, including reasonable accommodation when needed. If you are hired by Accenture and require accommodation to perform the essential functions of your role, you will be asked to participate in our reasonable accommodation process. Accommodations made to facilitate the recruiting process are not a guarantee of future or continued accommodations once hired.


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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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Locations

GA - Atlanta,IL - Chicago,MA - Boston,MI - Detroit,NC - Charlotte,PA - Philadelphia,VA - Arlington
COVID-19 update:  The safety and well-being of our candidates, our people and their families continues to be a top priority. Until travel restrictions change, interviews will continue to be conducted virtually. 

Please be aware that Accenture requires all employees to be fully vaccinated as a condition of employment. Accenture will consider requests for medical or religious accommodation to this vaccination requirement during the recruiting process.

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