Program and Projects Specialist
What skills & experience are we looking for?
Experience of project management is essential Experience managing, supervising or delivering through a group of people or others Experience of working in an SLA driven environment Strong level of business and financial acumen Communication skills of a very high standard with the ability to interact and earn the respect of individuals at all levels and on occasions in high pressure environments The ability to work autonomously on own initiative either independently or as part of a team A quick thinker with a ‘can do’ attitude and an aptitude for creativity or the ability to adapt as required Confident, determined and assured demeanor, especially in high pressure or critical situations Documentation and written skills of a very high standard Strong organisational skills and attention to detail Proven high-performer, consistently delivering on commitments Ability to make balanced, considered decisions or recommendations Strong team player
Desirable but not essential:Experience of working for a blue-chip company Experience in a large-scale project environment Experience of working with suppliers (internal and external) Training and experience in project management principles and an understanding/accreditation of PRINCE2/AGILE and/or Accenture Delivery Methods (ADM) is preferable
What academic qualifications do you need?Degree level education is desirable, but not essential, attainment of A-Level/Scottish Higher/Irish Leaving Certificate required. However, relevant experience and demonstrated performance is the primary qualification for this role A detailed understanding of, and accreditation in, industry and Accenture methodologies, for example, ITIL, Prince2, AGILE and Accenture Delivery Methods (ADM) is preferred
All our professionals receive comprehensive training covering business acumen, technical and professional skills development. You'll also have opportunities to hone your functional skills and expertise in an area of specialisation. We offer a variety of formal and informal training programs at every level to help you acquire and build specialised skills faster. Learning takes place both on the job and through formal training conducted online, in the classroom, or in collaboration with others. The sheer variety of work we do, and the experience it offers, provide an unbeatable platform from which to build a career.
On top of this, we have an extensive benefits package which includes 25days’ vacation per year, gym subsidies, private medical insurance and 2 extra days leave per year for charitable work of your choice!
What are the next steps?
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If relocation is required in applying to this position, the appointment to the role would be considered an employee driven transfer meaning that the employee will be personally responsible for covering all relocation costs and any costs associated with dependents.
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Closing Date for Applications 31/03/2020
Accenture reserves the right to close the role prior to this date should a suitable applicant be found.