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Accenture DayNine - Workday Project Manager

Accenture


Location:
Boston, MA 02133
Date:
06/12/2018
2018-06-122018-07-23
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Job Details

Title: Accenture DayNine - Workday Project Manager
Location: USA-Northeast
Job Number: 00586526

Join
the Accenture Cloud First team and help transform leading organizations and
communities around the world. The sheer scale of our capabilities and client
engagements and the way we collaborate, operate and deliver value provides an
unparalleled opportunity to grow and advance. Choose Accenture, and make
delivering innovative work part of your extraordinary career.




Accenture
is a leader in helping organizations move to the cloud to take advantage of a
new era of service delivery and flexibility, where applications, infrastructure
and business processes are brought together and delivered As-a-Service.
Accentures Cloud First agenda offers comprehensive, industry-focused cloud
services including strategy, implementation, migration and managed services,
and assets including the Accenture Cloud Platform that can drive broader
transformational programs for clients. Accenture has worked on more than 13,000
cloud computing projects for clients, including three-quarters of the Fortune
Global 100, and has more than 17,000 professionals trained in cloud computing.




People
in our **Client Delivery & Operations**
career track drive delivery and capability excellence through the design,
development and/or delivery of a solution, service, capability or offering.
They grow into delivery-focused roles, and can progress within their current
role, laterally or upward.




The
long-standing Accenture and Workday alliance is focused on one thing: Helping
our clients thrive in the digital world. We offer end-to-end services for
Workday finance and human resources including strategic transformation,
application implementation, application management and business process
outsourcing. We leverage Accentures intelligent tools, like the Accenture Client
Enablement Tool for Workday at https://www.accenture.com/us-en/service-client-enablement-tool to help teams work smarter and faster.




From
pilots to complex transformations, we work with our clients to assess,
strategize and manage their Workday solutions. But, we do much more than
deliver technology. Our focus is on helping businesses realize the promise of
integrated, cloud-based technology to do things that could not have been done
before, effecting real change in how the business runs and the value it can
create.




Key
Responsibilities




As a Workday
Implementation Project Manager you will be the person who creates, maintains
and directs the tasks on the project plan for the implementation of Workday
Human Capital and/or Financial Management software. You will have more
than one project to manage at a time.




You report to project
executive leadership and take an active role in issue resolution, planning and
guiding the project.




The project manager also
assists as needed in the sales process including scoping projects and
estimating efforts required to complete the implementation.




+ Abilityto create and execute project work plans to meet changing needs andrequirements

+ Abilityto identify project resource requirements and define appropriate staffingmodels

+ Manageday-to-day operational aspects of project and scope

+ Effectivelyapply methodology and enforce consistent project standards

+ Preparesfor engagement reviews and quality assurance procedures

+ Performsrisk management

+ Strongorganization; ensures project documents are complete, current, and storedappropriately

+ Tracksand reports team labor hours and travel expenses on a weekly basis

+ Managesproject budget

+ Showseffective written and verbal communication with both internal and externalresources

+ Comfortablewith public speaking

+ Comfortablewith a dynamic and ambiguous environment


Qualifications:


Basic Qualifications


+ Bachelors degree (computer related field preferred)

+ PMP Certification required

+ 2 years or more of consulting and applicable systems experience

+ 2 years or more years of project management experience

+ Willingness to travel up to 75%


Preferred Skills


+ Keen understanding of the software development lifecycle (SDLC)

+ Track record of success completing projects on time and within budget

+ Working knowledge of at least one of the following business areas: Human Resources, Benefits, Payroll, Financials, Integrations, Talent Management


_All of our consulting 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 specialization._


_We offer a variety of formal and informal training programs at every level to help you acquire and build specialized skills faster. Learning takes place both on the job and through formal training conducted online, in the classroom, or in collaboration with teammates. The sheer variety of work we do, and the experience it offers, provide an unbeatable platform from which to build a career._


_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 a Federal Contractor and 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._


_Job candidates will not be obligated to disclose sealed or expunged records of conviction or arrest as part of the hiring process._


_Accenture is committed to providing veteran employment opportunities to our service_ _men and women._


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