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Ventures & Acquisition Information Security IT PM Lead

Chicago, IL 60664
The Ventures and Acquisitions (V&A) IS/IT PMI Lead is accountable for the successful planning and execution of IT and Information Security (IS) Post Merger Integration (PMI) activities across multiple concurrent acquisitions. The selected individual will be part of the global V&A IS/IT PMI team reporting into the V&A IS/IT Global Lead and will be required to work with both local & global acquisition contacts and Accenture teams to coordinate and drive required activities across the lifecycle of an acquisition, tracking and reporting progress to senior leadership. This role will require occasional travel, dependent on location(s) of the acquired organization.

Key Responsibilities:
Creation and ongoing management of the V&A IS/IT work plan, budget and project management artefacts across an acquisition
Timely engagement of IS & IT workstreams to ensure assignment of resources to drive integration activities, including alignment with Acquisition IT Contacts to arrange deployment of "SWAT" teams to work alongside local contacts at acquisition locations.
Coordination across IS & IT workstreams to provide regular status reporting to senior V&A and IT/IS Leadership, with management of key risks, issues and decisions.
Act as a single point of contact between Business Sponsors, PMI workstream leads and local acquisition contacts representing the interests of Accenture's IS and IT Organizations throughout the integration activities through to transition to operational teams.
Escalation point for key risks and decisions surfaced by ISIT workstream representatives, including SWAT team members deployed locally to the acquisition.
Leading kick off presentations, meetings and communication of key decisions and information regarding the acquisition to the necessary teams.
Ongoing identification and proposal of improvements to processes and working practices across the PMI IS/IT workstream.


Basic Qualifications
Minimum of 5 years of information security/technology experience
Minimum of a Bachelor's degree or equivalent (minimum 12 years work experience). If Associates degree must have a minimum of 6 years work experience
Professional Qualifications
Excellent Stakeholder Management & Coordination Skills
Excellent Project Management Skills, with the ability to manage activities across multiple acquisitions concurrently
Good English Communication Skills (Written and Verbal)
Ability to work independently and as part of a team, and at multiple locations (including Accenture, Client remotely/home)
Experience within mergers and acquisitions would be beneficial
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 (i.e., H1-B visa, F-1 visa (OPT), TN visa or any other non-immigrant status).Candidates who are currently employed by a client of Accenture or an affiliated Accenture business may not be eligible for consideration.Accenture is an EEO and Affirmative Action Employer of Females/Minorities/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.Equal Employment OpportunityAll employment choices 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. Accenture is committed to providing veteran employment opportunities to our service men and women.

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Posted: 2019-08-09 Expires: 2019-09-13

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