ERP Delivery Lead

Accenture - Calgary, AB (30+ days ago)

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Are you ready to step up and take your technology expertise to the next level?

There is never a typical day at Accenture, but that’s why we love it here! This is an extraordinary opportunity to build a rewarding career at Accenture. Working in highly collaborative teams for world-leading clients, we’ll nurture your talent in an inclusive culture that values diversity. Whatever your work and life goals, we’ll help you achieve them. Sooner.

Join Accenture Technology and thrive in a digitally-driven, innovation-led environment where you can help clients shift to the “New” using leading-edge technologies on some of the coolest projects you can imagine.

Accenture Technology provides cross-industry experts with the insights and management and technology capabilities to drive change for the world’s leading companies. Our Technology capabilities enable our clients to design and implement transformational programs across their entire organization to increase productivity and cost optimization.

Accenture delivers its services and solutions through 13 focused industry groups in five operating groups. This industry focus provides Accenture’s professionals with a thorough understanding of industry evolution, business issues and applicable technologies, enabling us to deliver innovative solutions tailored to each client. We operate at the heart of our clients’ businesses, helping address their most complex, mission-critical issues. Accenture’s clients span the full range of industries around the world and include 95 of the Fortune Global 100 and more than three-quarters of the Fortune Global 500.

What will I do in this position?

We are seeking a Delivery Lead with the ability to plan and deliver large and complex technology Programs, enabling Digital Transformation journeys for our clients.

Being able to understand the client business and technology requirements, and to work with the solution architects and required subject matter advisors on defining the optimal approach and plan to deliver the desired business capabilities. That will require working with clients to gather requirements and leverage best practices and experiences to ensure implementations are complete, scalable, and risk mitigated.

End-to-End delivery responsibility over an ERP program / project, including
Quality of Delivery and client satisfaction
Scope, Schedule and Milestones
Resources, Costs and Financial
Deliver Revenues and Margin plans by working with the Accenture Canada Technology Leadership and the Market Units
Manage portfolio of projects and workstreams within an ERP program and/or client environment, including required resources supply and demand
Manage the needs of client stakeholders and the Accenture delivery team to meet agreed scope and timelines
Work with the required Accenture delivery centers, onshore and offshore, ensuring quality, timing and cost-effective delivery
Support Accenture’s technology sales pursuits by driving Request for Proposals and/or Request for Information, and attending orals and executive meetings
Maintain industry, sector and technical knowledge by attending key workshops; growing personal networks; and participating in professional societies
Represent Accenture in social media and be an active contributor

Key Skills:
Minimum 10 years’ experience in end-to-end ERP project implementations.
Strong leadership, relationship management, teamwork and interpersonal skills
Delivery acumen and report to client executives on program performance
Experience with Waterfall, Hybrid Agile and Agile methodologies
Background and expertise in Technology Delivery and complex systems implementation, including ERP solutions including SAP, Oracle, Microsoft, Workday
Experience extending ERP solutions with custom development and/or cloud technologies
Expertise leading large teams working in global, distributed / multi-location projects
Interact as a peer at executive levels in client companies and comfortable working within complex organizations, and an ability to build empathy, credibility and trust with key customers
Effectively manage and mitigate program / project risks and issues
Possession of a “Can-do” attitude
Awareness of “new” technologies and trends
Demonstrated leadership, teamwork and collaboration in professional setting; either military or civilian
Proven ability to work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment

Preferred Qualifications
Experience managing ERP implementations, upgrades and/or migrations
Experience working in consulting and/or professional services organization
Experience and familiarity working with an offshore/global team
Why should I join the Accenture Technology Team?
Drive innovation: working with our ecosystem partners, gain early access to innovations and help shape and build credentials through an unparalleled collaboration program
Learn and grow continuously: build skills in “New” Technology, grow existing skills and develop cross-industry skills with unmatched 24/7 access to partner learning programs (e.g. to the SAP Learning Hub), through expert-curated learning boards, webinars and classroom-style training programs
Thrive in our inclusive environment: Bring your whole self to a company that aims to be the most diverse in the world and delivers real-time performance feedback based on individual strengths—not stats
What’s in for YOU
Competitive benefits, including a fair and balanced parental leave policy
At Accenture, we believe in bringing the best to our clients through continuous learning & improvement – from basic skills to industry-specific content – available to all our people
Career coaching and mentorship to help you manage your career and develop professionally
Performance Achievement – our performance management process that focuses on your strengths, progress and career possibilities
Opportunities to get involved in corporate citizenship initiatives, from volunteering to doing charity work.

We are committed to employment equity. We encourage all people, including women, visible minorities, persons with disabilities and persons of aboriginal descent to apply.

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Accenture is a leading global professional services company, providing a broad range of services and solutions in strategy, consulting, digital, technology and operations. Combining unmatched experience and specialized skills across more than 40 industries and all business functions—underpinned by the world’s largest delivery network—Accenture works at the intersection of business and technology to help clients improve their performance and create sustainable value for their stakeholders. With 459,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries.