Accenture DayNine - Workday Project Manager

Join the Accenture DayNine team and help transform leadingorganizations and communities around the world. The sheer scale of ourcapabilities and client engagements and the way we collaborate, operate anddeliver value provides an unparalleled opportunity to grow and advance. ChooseAccenture, and make delivering innovative work part of your extraordinarycareer.

Accenture is a leader in helping organizations move to the cloudto take advantage of a new era of service delivery and flexibility, whereapplications, infrastructure and business processes are brought together anddelivered As-a-Service. Accenture's Cloud First agenda offers comprehensive,industry-focused cloud services including strategy, implementation, migrationand managed services, and assets including the Accenture Cloud Platform thatcan drive broader transformational programs for clients. Accenture has workedon more than 13,000 cloud computing projects for clients, includingthree-quarters of the Fortune Global 100, and has more than 17,000professionals trained in cloud computing.

People in our ClientDelivery & Operations careertrack drive delivery and capability excellence through the design, developmentand/or delivery of a solution, service, capability or offering. They grow intodelivery-focused roles, and can progress within their current role, laterallyor upward.

The long-standing Accenture and Workday alliance is focused on onething: Helping our clients thrive in the digital world. We offer end-to-endservices for Workday finance and human resources including strategictransformation, application implementation, application management and businessprocess outsourcing. We leverage Accenture's intelligent tools, like the Accenture Client Enablement Tool forWorkday to help teams work smarter and faster.

From pilots to complex transformations, we work with our clientsto assess, strategize and manage their Workday solutions. But, we do much morethan deliver technology. Our focus is on helping businesses realize the promiseof integrated, cloud-based technology to do things that could not have beendone before, effecting real change in how the business runs and the value itcan create.

Key Responsibilities

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

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

The project manager also assists as needed in the sales processincluding scoping projects and estimating efforts required to complete theimplementation.

  • Ability to create and execute project work plans to meet changing needs and requirements
  • Ability to identify project resource requirements and define appropriate staffing models
  • Manage day-to-day operational aspects of project and scope
  • Effectively apply methodology and enforce consistent project standards
  • Prepares for engagement reviews and quality assurance procedures
  • Performs risk management
  • Strong organization; ensures project documents are complete, current, and stored appropriately
  • Tracks and reports team labor hours and travel expenses on a weekly basis
  • Manages project budget
  • Shows effective written and verbal communication with both internal and external resources
  • Comfortable with public speaking
  • Comfortable with a dynamic and ambiguous environment

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