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Accenture Federal - Deputy Program Lead in Chantilly, Virginia

Organization: Accenture Federal Services

Location: Chantilly, VA

Accenture Federal Services, a wholly owned subsidiary of Accenture LLP, is a U.S. company with offices in Arlington, Virginia. Accenture's federal business has served every cabinet-level department and 30 of the largest federal organizations. Accenture Federal Services transforms bold ideas into breakthrough outcomes for clients at defense, intelligence, public safety, civilian and military health organizations.

We believe that great outcomes are everything. It’s what drives us to turn bold ideas into breakthrough solutions. By combining digital technologies with what works across the world’s leading businesses, we use agile approaches to help clients solve their toughest problems fast—the first time. So, you can deliver what matters most.

Count on us to help you embrace new ways of working, building for change and put customers at the core. A wholly owned subsidiary of Accenture, we bring over 30 years of experience serving the federal government, including every cabinet-level department. Our 7,200 dedicated colleagues and change makers work with our clients at the heart of the nation’s priorities in defense, Intel, public safety, health and civilian to help you make a difference for the people you employ, serve and protect.

Job Description:

The AFS Armed Forces Sector is implementing a commercial approach to deliver enterprise network and core Information Technology (IT) solutions for the Army to establish/validate a proof of consent. The specific purpose of this pilot is to partner with industry to reform existing and future IT operations and services delivery through commercial services in order to increase readiness, mission effectiveness and IT user efficiencies, and establish standardized, innovative IT services for our client.

Will be primarily responsible for:

  • Leading all technical and administrative activities

  • Coordinating priorities and resources

  • Preparing and updating status reports

  • Working closely with the Prime Program Lead and leading the Compute and Store tower while collaborating with the other tower leads. Other towers include Network as a Service, and End User Services

  • Communication and relationship with the prime and key client stakeholders

  • Providing direction to the Compute and Store team

  • Leading all technical and administrative activities

  • Prioritizing tasks and resources

  • Providing status reports to the prime and the client as needed

  • Managing and mitigating program risks

  • Mentoring and retaining team resources

  • Managing project financials and coordinating invoicing, billing etc. with the PMO team

Basic Qualifications:

  • US Citizen

  • Bachelor’s degree in related field (e.g. Computer Science, Computer Information Systems, etc.) or equivalent experience

  • At least 12 years of experience

  • Experience communicating and establishing relationships with client stakeholders

  • Experience leading technical and administrative activities, specifically for cloud implementations

  • Experience managing program financials

An active security clearance or the ability to obtain one may be required for this role.

Candidates who are currently employed by a client of Accenture or an affiliated Accenture business may not be eligible for consideration.

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).

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.