Senior Project Manager Config

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Job Description

Job Description

Title: Senior Project Manager Config 

Location: Birmingham (hybrid)

Career Level: 9

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What we do?

As Accenture,  we deliver meaningful customer experiences, which is the new battleground for brands. Marketers today are expected to deliver exceptional customer experiences at the right time, with every interaction – acknowledging the individual. With accelerating complexity, delivering a cohesive brand experience remains elusive. Our Clients, especially CMO’s, are looking for expert global partners who can create, innovate, activate and scale marketing operations programs that deliver increased impact, powerful customer experiences and marketing-led growth.

 

Role Summary

The Senior Project Manager (SPM) role is 1 of 4 Project Managers (PMs) within the Configurator team.

As a line manager to PMs of varying experience, the SPM leads by example, maintaining best practice on a variety of projects for Jaguar Land Rover’s Configurator, where potential customers spec their cars. Reporting to the Project Director, the SPM assists with the smooth running of the team – successful delivery, continuous improvement initiatives, and team growth (training and learning) are all considered fundamental to our success.

Global Project Management is a function of Operations. The Config SPM works closely with the Launch team and Global client to forecast, report, and adapt to the needs of the business. Communication is key, with the SPM’s experience being pivotal to ensure clear, timely dialogue.

In the day-to-day management of projects, the SPM is a central stakeholder. Collaborating with a variety of teams, including Account Management, Product and Technical teams – the SPM provides drive to meet key deadlines. Soft skills are fundamental to empower, resolve and primarily avoid issues that could impact delivery.

Using their experience, the SPM avoids waste and advocates synergy with the other departments, ensuring balance between the demands of the client and wider business objectives.

Team / Agency Culture

We cultivate a fun but objective environment within the Global Project Management team. Weekly team meetings and daily participation in our Teams channel ensure information is shared freely regardless of location – we are privileged to have a diverse group of Project Managers based in Birmingham, London, and Mumbai. Growth and learning are encouraged by Accenture, with several self-led resources at our disposal, alongside companywide objectives.

Key Responsibilities

The Senior Project Manager responsibilities include but are not limited to…

  • Refining processes to adapt to change.
  • Prioritisation to ensure a smooth workflow.
  • Track and report on project status.
  • Risk assessment and awareness of scope.
  • Mitigate risk internally and for the client.
  • Adapt timings based on a variety of inputs.
  • Day-to-day line management.
  • Collaboration with other teams.
  • Nurture development of our team.
  • Critical analysis of delivery process.

Qualifications

Person Specification

Experience/Skills:
The successful candidate will be a seasoned Project Manager, experienced in the delivery of multi-disciplinary projects. Ideally, they will have previously worked within a Global environment – understanding project delivery from briefing to Market roll out. Success in the role will depend on the following but we are open to candidates who do not meet every requirement.

  • A comprehensive digital skillset.
  • Project management experience in an advertising agency setting
  • A consistent high-quality of work.
  • Multi-tasker who ensures time is valued.
  • Approachable, outgoing, and collaborative.
  • Someone who thrives under pressure.
  • Experienced with a variety of PM software.
  • Formal qualifications e.g., Agile, Prince2.
  • Able to articulate ideas with conviction.
  • Solid analytical, problem-solving skills.
  • Has mentored PMs at various levels.

At Accenture in addition to a competitive basic salary, you will also have an extensive benefits package which includes 25 days’ vacation per year, private medical insurance and 3 extra days leave per year for charitable work of your choice!

Flexibility and mobility are required to deliver this role as there will be requirements to spend time onsite with our clients and partners to enable delivery of the first-class services we are known for. Please note, the work location for this role will include a mix of working remotely, onsite at a client or in an Accenture office or center.

About Accenture

We connect deep human and business insights with the power of technology to define and deliver new realities. Experiences that can make lives easier, healthier, safer, and rewarding. At Accenture, we’re reimagining business through experience.

Website: https://www.accenture.com/gb-en/services/song/marketing-transformation

Industry: Marketing & Advertising
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