Federal - Chief of Staff

Organization: Accenture Federal Services

Location: Arlington, VA

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Accenture Federal Services (AFS) is looking for an Account Leadership Senior Manager to join our team in support of our growing client portfolio. The Account Leadership Senior Manager will support sales, delivery, and PMO activities. S/he will have extensive experience leading sales and delivery projects, and will serve as in a key project leadership capacity across multiple programs. The successful candidate will have experience leading teams and will leverage this to improve and refine processes and procedures across the teams. This position will have responsibly for multiple work streams across the business entities; the candidate may: lead the day-to-day operations of large agile software development efforts, work closely with the Program Manager to identify the priorities of the team, lead and advise teams, facilitate communications, track parallel/competing tasking's, oversee creation of contractual deliverables, supervise staff on-boarding and off-boarding processes, help track program finances, and ensure that all contractual requirements are met or exceeded. The candidate will have responsibilities related to leading program financial management, tracking the performance of multiple teams and projects within the overall program, identifying and assessing impediments, dealing with issues where possible, and escalating issues as necessary. The candidate must have proven leadership skills, strong business experience, strong interpersonal skills, the ability to motivate a team to excel, and a determination to exceed customer expectations. The candidate must have the ability to brief AFS leadership and government senior executives, and will be responsible for frequently interfacing with the customer and participating in (and as necessary leading) meetings that include a mixture of AFS staff, government staff, and other contractors. The candidate must possess strong leaders, financial, and business skills, verbal communication skills, interpersonal skills, organizational skills, and be able to work in a fast paced team environment. Experience working with Agile development methodologies is desired.

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