Senior project management & delivery advisor Pre Sales EU Sector

  • 13th month + holiday allowance
  • 20 + 12 holidays
  • Hospitalization and group insurance
  • Bonus program
  • Training & learning opportunities
  • Green mobility program
  • Flexible rewards program
  • Eco-cheques
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Our Health & Public Service practice in BeLux is looking for seasoned pre-sales professionals to join the team and help to further expand our footprint at European Union institutions and agencies.

As a Senior Project Management & Delivery Excellence Advisor, you will be involved in (pre-)sales activities and your main tasks and responsibilities will include:

  • Translating client needs and requirements into compelling and well-structured proposals to call-for-tenders in the domain of IT consulting, large-scale system implementations and application/infrastructure outsourcing engagements.
  • Engaging with key stakeholders at European Union institutions and agencies on early-stage conversations, Q&A sessions and proposal presentations.
  • Supervising and reviewing the work of the proposal team and coach them to become more effective.
  • Optimising proposal writing procedures, facilitate the implementation of best practices and work proactively to identify and roll out adaptations.
Your Team

Accenture BeLux’s Health and Public Service (H&PS) practice helps public sector organisations such as EU and Belgian governmental institutions to embrace innovation and transform fast, enabling them to operate smarter, achieve more and deliver improved services for citizens. H&PS is a welcoming community which performs both sales and delivery-related tasks for our business and our clients.

You will be working closely with your colleagues from the H&PS community (especially our Sales Team) as well as fellow proposal writers, solution architects, opportunity leads, senior management and subject-matter experts from across Accenture.

You will be a member of the pre-sales team focused on shaping and articulating the technical proposal of the call-for-tender response. This team is a multi-discipline team of T-shaped profiles, each with their own area of expertise, but savvy and curious about the other domains and as such collaborating to provide client-relevant, compelling and integrated technical offers across the domains of Technology Architecture, Cloud Architecture, IT Service Management, IT Operating model design, Agile delivery, etc.

Qualifications:
  • Minimum of 6+ years of hands-on experience as project manager and delivery lead of large and complex Systems Integration and/or Application/Infrastructure Outsourcing engagements in both Agile as well as classic Waterfall delivery approaches.
  • Minimum of 2+ years of experience in supporting the shaping and writing of proposals for call-for-tenders.
  • An excellent level of English (C1-C2) with outstanding written and verbal communication skills is a must; an advanced level of Dutch and/or French is a plus.
  • Good understanding of the European Union public sector landscape, namely the EU institutions, agencies and other bodies, is a plus.
  • Master’s degree or equivalent in IT, Computer Science, Engineering, or related field.

We are looking for profiles with sound experience – coming from hands-on as well as in-depth knowledge of related standards and methodologies - in defining, advising and articulating in a client-relevant and compelling way:

(1) End-to-End Project & Program Management methods and models:

  • Starting from the client’s existing situation and requirements/objectives, define the target state Project/Program Management Office (PMO).
  • Define the “setup” approach to establish a PMO organization – across organization, processes, people, governance, communication & reporting, tooling.
  • Define – post setup – how the project and program management function is executed and run in a standard and best-in-class manner across its various dimensions such as:
    • Overall governance with key client stakeholders;
    • Delivery management: scope, release, schedule, risk, issue, quality management;
    • Performance management;
    • Asset management: supplier, people, configuration, work environment management;
    • Communication & stakeholder management;
    • Financial / budget management;
    • Compliance & contract management.
  • Certification with project & program management industry standards and best practices such as PMI PMP or Prince2, Agile SCRUM master, SAFe Agilist.

(2) Project Delivery experience and expertise:

  • Proven delivery experience and methodology expertise across the spectrum of Agile and classic Waterfall delivery approaches.
    • Specifically, with regards to Agile, experience with Agile delivery using Scrum framework and SAFe framework are required.
  • Proven delivery experience and methodology expertise across custom-developed, COTS and Cloud-based implementations.
  • Delivery Experience in defining and articulating the methodology across the dimensions of processes (what to do in the project delivery), roles (which type of profile performs which activity), work products (input and output of activities).
  • Delivery Experience in defining and articulating project delivery related KPI and metrics.
  • Experience with project & program management tooling.

The following additional certifications would be a plus:

  • IT Management such as ITIL, COBIT.
  • Standards in European Institutions is a plus: ENGAGE, PM2.
Our Offer

Accenture is an incredible place to work - and keep learning. By joining us, you’ll become part of a global company with a world-class brand and reputation.  Besides the work we do for our clients, we’re really proud of our vibrant, diverse workplace culture: we believe in openness and honesty, fairness and equality, common sense and realism. We want to get to know the real you and help you explore and grow - whatever it is you're great at. So you will always have lots of learning opportunities (formal and informal) to improve your role-specific skills and expertise.

Besides our high-profile, challenging projects and our nurturing work environment, we offer excellent employee benefits, including:

  • 13th month + holiday allowance
  • 20 + 12 holidays
  • Laptop and smartphone
  • Hospitalization insurance and extensive group insurance package
  • Bonus program
  • Training & learning opportunities
  • Green mobility program: e-bikes, public transport, bike 2 work allowance, …
  • Flex Rewards: decide on your rewards package with our flexible benefits tool
  • Discount program: get discounts at your favorite (online) shops
  • Employee shares purchase plan
  • Eco-cheques
  • And many more!

Application process

We believe it is crucial that you know where you stand during your application, and what the next steps are. Our process is short - but thorough - and we'd like to get to know you, and see if we are a great fit. Please connect with our recruiters in case of questions.

Apply

Found a fitting vacancy or role? Great! Apply by sending in your CV and cover letter and let's get started. Contact our recruiters in case of questions, they are here to help and guide you.

First Interview

During the interview, we'd love to get to know you and see if there is a match with our brand and brand values. We will discuss your ambitions and past experiences and tell you all you want to know about the role.

Second Interview

In the second interview, our senior management would love to get to know you. We will continue to discuss your ambitions, past experiences and we can answer any question you have about the position and work at Accenture.

Offer

If we are all happy to proceed after the interviews, we'd like to make you an offer to join Accenture. We hope we can welcome you soon as a new colleague!

Onboarding

We'd like to welcome you to Accenture and are excited that you have accepted our job offer and agreed upon your start date. You will meet all the other new joiners and continue your career at Accenture.

Application process

Applying for jobs can be both exciting as overwhelming - and we believe it is crucial that you know where you stand during your application, and what the next steps are. Our process is short - but thorough - and we'd like to get to know you, and see if we are a great fit.

Apply

Found a fitting vacancy or role? Great! Apply by sending in your CV and cover letter and let's get started. Contact our recruiters in case of questions, they are here to help and guide you.

Assessment

Play a set of neuroscience-based games that objectively measures cognitive and personality traits to assess if you match the job. Remember, there is no right or wrong way to play the games - because every trait makes you a great fit for a specific job.

First interview

During the interview, we'd love to get to know you and see if there is a match with our brand and brand values. We will discuss your ambitions and past experiences and tell you all you want to know about the role and Accenture.

Second interview

In the second interview, our senior management would love to get to know you. We will continue to discuss your ambitions, past experiences and we can answer any question you have about the position and work at Accenture.

Offer

If we are both happy to proceed after the interviews, we'd like to make you an offer to join Accenture. We hope we can welcome you soon as a new colleague!

Onboarding

We'd like to welcome you to Accenture and are excited that you have accepted our job offer and agreed upon your start date. You will meet all the new joiners and start your career at Accenture.

Apply now

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