Junior Project Manager
Location: Cape Town & Johannesburg
Accenture is a leading global professional services company that helps the world’s leading businesses, governments and other organizations build their digital core, optimize their operations, accelerate revenue growth and enhance public services—creating tangible value at speed and scale. We are a talent and innovation led company with 738,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries. Technology is at the core of change today, and we are one of the world’s leaders in helping drive that change, with strong ecosystem relationships. We combine our strength in technology with unmatched industry experience, functional expertise and global delivery capability.
We are uniquely able to deliver tangible outcomes through our broad range of services, solutions and assets across Strategy & Consulting, Technology, Operations, Industry X and Accenture Song. These capabilities, together with our culture of shared success and commitment to creating 360° value, enable us to help our clients succeed and build trusted, lasting relationships. We measure our success by the 360° value we create for our clients, each other, our shareholders, partners and communities. Visit us at www.accenture.com.
Accenture Song is the leading digital transformation agency in the world that can deliver true end-to-end digital services.
Accenture Song is one of the most innovative and fastest growing teams at Accenture. Combining the feel of a start-up and the advantages of being a global player, Accenture Song truly has a diverse and multi-talented team. We are now strengthening our highly skilled team and are looking for people with management and technical expertise, and eagerness to develop and deliver digital solutions and transformation.
We’re looking for a junior project lead to work with an international team, who is organized, detail-oriented and thrives in a changing environment. The ideal candidate is open and eager to learning and prepared to roll up their sleeves and pitch in when needed. You will report to the Overall Project Lead and work closely with the creatives, media team, developers and client service.
As the junior project lead, your tasks would include the following:
Liaising with client service & creatives
- Receiving briefs from CS and ensuring the team has correct information or assets
- Liaising on logistics and managing timeline expectations
- Collecting & analyzing content to create monthly reports using analytics tools
You would thrive in this position if you are:
- Have excellent communication (written and verbal) skills to bridge communication gaps
- Have strong time-management skills
- Have excellent multitasking skills
- Love troubleshooting
- Can manage change in a fast-paced industry on constantly changing platforms.
- Drive high-performance culture through efficiency.
- Desire to learn new skills in an ever-changing environment.
- Excellent working knowledge of Microsoft Office software, Google docs, project management
- Capable of presenting reports articulately and confidently.
- Able to work under pressure, conscientious and accountable for own actions and output.
- Be confident working collaboratively with the broader Accenture Song divisions to bring value and cohesion.
- Relevant business, marketing, or communications qualification and/or equivalent work experience.
- Drivers license, or reliable public transport.
Accountable, hard-working and proactive. Reliable, and organized with an excellent attention to detail. Team player with strong interpersonal and communication skills. Ability to cope with pressure, work to tight deadlines and handle diverse activities Ability to research and self-study. Exceptional time management skills Familiarity in MS Office suite (incl. Mail, Word, PowerPoint and Excel)