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Program & Project Mgmt Associate Manager

Chicago, IL 60684

We Are:

Software Engineering Services (IES). We specialize in solving the really
tough software engineering problems. A great day for us? Using our skills
with data, AI, and cloud, and our general tech smarts to crack business
challenges that looked too tough to consider, or where others have tried and
failed. Big problems are everywhere, so we are too: were more than 30,000
problem solvers around the world, growing with each
other and working with the biggest players in tech. Every one of us is
a potential game changer, dedicated to applying The New to now. Visit us here to find out more about
Accenture Intelligent Software Engineering Services.

You Are:

A master organizer
and communicator with an eagle eye for
detail and a talent for delivering value to clients in the most efficient way
possible. Your superpower? Helping organizations perform better and achieve
their goals by building and carrying out project management activitiesplans,
estimates, scope, and requirements, from implementation to rollout. Youre an
Agile enthusiast who brings creativity and flexibility to your game. You thrive in a team setting where you can use your
prodigious creative and analytical powers to pulverize problems and make
effective decisions. Communication and people
skills? You have both in spades, along with strong leadership and management
chops. Working in an information systems environment makes you more
than happy.

The Work:

+ Run a number
of interwoven, ongoing projects to achieve a set of client business
goals. Make sure service levels and agreements sync up, and prioritize
resources across projects and entities.

+ Support
projects large and small: provide status reports to keep partners in the
loop, manage work plans, and pinpoint, weigh, and resolve issues.

+ Work with clients to identify
business requirements, then lead a team to create the solutionfrom
starting and planning project tasks, to controlling, executing, and
closing them.

+ Set direction for others,
make accurate work estimates, and gauge the impact of issues on cost and

+ Communicate across various
partners to align priorities and direction. Encourage adaptive planning,
evolutionary development, early delivery, and continuous improvement.

+ Encourage rapid and flexible
response to change, ensuring that stakeholders are satisfied and get
return on investment.

+ Promote an atmosphere of
trust, openness, and communication, and encourage an attitude based on
shared objectives and collaboration.

+ Make the most of the teams
skills to meet the agreed-upon business objectives.

+ Be ready to rack up those air
miles with regular weekly travel to client sites.

Heres What You

+ Minimum of 4 years
experience in project management

+ Minimum
of 2 years experience working in a specific platform such as SAP,
Cloud, Pega, Workday, Oracle.

+ A
Bachelors degree or 12 additional years previous professional work

Bonus Points If:

+ Youre no newbie to creating
a program board

+ Youve got experience in
creating integrated work plans, tracking, financial reconciliation,
budget management, status reports, executive level summaries, issues,
risks, etc.

+ You know everything there is
to know about the Software Development Lifecycle (SDLC)

+ Youre PMP certified and you
have experience interacting with clients


We are a global collective of innovators applying
the New every day to improve the way the world works and lives. Help us show
the world whats possible as you partner with clients to unlock hidden value and deliver innovative solutions. Empowered
with innovative tools, continuous learning and a global community of diverse
talent and perspectives, we drive success in a new business architecture that
disrupts conventional practices. Our expertise spans 40+ industries across
120+ countries and impacts millions of lives every
day. We turn ideas into reality.

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.

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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.


Posted: 2020-01-13 Expires: 2020-02-12

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