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UKG Project Manager (Consultant)

at Accenture in Bentonville, Arkansas, United States

Job Description

We are…

We are a global collective of innovators applying the New every day to improve the way the world works and lives. New doesn’t mean being ahead of the curve; new is pushing forward the curve, riding the edge where the impossible meets the transformational and making it reality where it matters. Help us show the world what’s possible as you partner with clients to unlock hidden value and deliver innovative solutions. Empowered with innovative tools, continuous learning and a global community of diverse talent and perspectives, we drive success in a new business architecture that disrupts conventional practices. Our expertise spans 40+ industries across 120+ countries and impacts millions of lives every day. We turn ideas into reality. The Work… The Project Manager works closely with teammates to ensure the maximum value of our clients’ workforce management investment is achieved by overseeing, coordinating, and participating in all phases of the UKG (legacy Kronos) WFM Pro (Dimensions) projects. The Project Manager is responsible for the successful completion of the identified project or portion of a project, which includes leading both internal and customer resources to meet the established implementation milestones, targeted completion dates, and keeping the project within scope and within budget. It is expected that the Project Manager is capable of managing multiple simultaneous engagements in complex customer environments (i.e. multiple locations, substantial infrastructure challenges, etc.) Job Responsibilities:

+ Creates detailed project plans, work breakdown structures, and resource allocation plans while adhering to the Prescribed Methodology, project change control procedures, and required standards including quality assurance audits and reviews

+ Appropriately manages project scope, risks, issues and changes

+ Directs the day to day project team member activities and consults with and directs client team members on assigned tasks

+ Successfully manages to project scope by developing and maintaining project budget, schedule, and timeline

+ Uses best practices and the Prescribed Methodology to make certain solutions are implemented on time and on budget, while ensuring that the end result meets the business objectives of the client

+ Facilitates complex working sessions for both internal and client teams, including defining strategic objectives and tailors these to meet client-specific needs as necessary

+ Effectively communicates with all levels of the clients’ organizations from executive sponsor to IT project members and acts as main point of contact

+ Effectively identifies, and resolves escalated issues that may impede or delay the project

+ Provides thought leadership to develop new or improved processes, methodologies, systems, tools and/or services to enhance clients’ operating environment based on practical experience, optimal outcomes and Best Practices

+ Provides guidance and coaching to project team members and participates in project management office initiatives where applicable

+ Travel may be required for this role. The amount of travel will vary from 0 to 100% depending on business need and client requirements.

Here’s what you need….

+ Minimum of 2 years of experience project managing a Workforce Management Software (i.e. UKG/ Kronos/ UltiPro/ ADP/ Workday/ Ceridian, etc.) Implementation project

+ Minimum of 2 years of experience in the Labor Optimization or Human Capital Management space

+ Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent (12 years) work experience (If an, Associate’s Degree with 6 years of work experience)

Bonus Points If…

+ In-depth knowledge of project implementation methodologies

+ Ability to work on complex, fast-paced projects in a collaborative team setting

+ A ble to handle escalated issues, understand client needs and tailor solutions and responses to meet these needs

+ Excellent written and verbal communicator; able to tailor communication types and styles to audience

+ Detail-oriented with excellent organizational skills

+ Excellent work ethic, displaying dependability and commitment to both internal and client success

+ Ability to maintain a spirit of learning with a positive attitude of receiving feedback and ongoing training

+ Experience project managing a UKG (legacy Kronos) Dimensions or Central or UKG Pro (legacy UltiPro) project

+ Experience leading enterprise level and/or complex projects and engagements with multiple resources

+ Experience overseeing and has been held accountable for all aspects of engagement delivery including deliverable production, executive-level communications, and providing direction for all resource activities

+ Ability to break-down and simplify complex operations into repeatable processes

+ Proven experience in resolving conflicts and minimizing high-risk situation

+ PMI certification, especially PMP

Compensation at Accenture varies depending on a wide array of factors, which may include but are not limited to the specific office location, role, skill set, and level of experience. As required by local law, Accenture provides a reasonable range of compensation for roles that may be hired in California, Colorado, New York or Washington as set forth below. We accept applications on an on-going basis and there is no fixed deadline to apply. Information on benefits is here. (https://www.accenture.com/us-en/careers/local/total-rewards)

Role Location Annual Salary Range

California $63,200 to $169,800

Colorado $63,200 to $146,700

New York $58,500 to $169,800

Washington $67,300 to $156,200

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Job Posting: JC258258524

Posted On: Apr 12, 2024

Updated On: May 28, 2024

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