Project Manager- Health & Public Sector (H&PS)

Location: Leeds

Salary : Competitive Salary + Package (Dependent on experience) Career Level: (Accenture will be recruiting at an Associate Manager level)

Please Note: Any offer of employment is subject to satisfactory BPSS and SC security clearance which requires 5 years continuous UK address history at the point of application.

Accenture is a leading global professional services company, providing a broad range of services in strategy and consulting, interactive, technology and operations, with digital capabilities across all of these services. With our thought leadership and culture of innovation, we apply industry expertise, diverse skill sets and next-generation technology to each business challenge.

We believe in inclusion and diversity and supporting the whole person. Our core values comprise of Stewardship, Best People, Client Value Creation, One Global Network, Respect for the Individual and Integrity. Year after year, Accenture is recognized worldwide not just for business performance but for inclusion and diversity too.

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As a team:

We are one of the world's leading System Integrators and a key supplier of Technical and Business Solutions to the UK Government. You'll work on innovative projects with colleagues to drive collaboration from strategy through to implementation. You will be using the latest technologies with our UK Government clients to help them achieve solutions to their business challenges/needs.

You'll learn, grow and advance in an innovative culture that thrives on shared success, diverse ways of thinking and enables boundaryless opportunities that can drive your career in new and exciting ways.

If you’re looking for a challenging career working in a vibrant environment with access to training and a global network of experts, this could be the role for you. As part of our global team, you'll be working with cutting-edge technologies and will have the opportunity to develop a wide range of new skills on the job.

In our team you will learn:

+ How to work with our global delivery network to manage complex and large-scale technology projects

+ How to implement large scale Business Transformations across the UK government. Accenture provides e2e Business Transformations, not just technical solutions to point business challenges.

+ How to provide solutions to real world problems facing the UK Government, working at the forefront of the most topical areas for the UK: Brexit; Covid, NHS Improvements etc

As a Project Manager, you will:

+ Drive forward the delivery of high-quality work on-time and on-budget

+ Manage end to end technical delivery across the entire delivery lifecycle

+ Provide functional and technical expertise to support design and implementation work

+ Effectively manage all risk, assumptions, issues and dependencies

+ Work closely with our clients to ensure there are no gaps in their expectation and our delivery assumptions and plans

+ Develop and manage e2e delivery plans

+ Use a variety of delivery methodologies, including Scrum, Kanban and Waterfall

Qualifications - External

We are looking for experience in the following skills:

+ Proven ability of successfully managing entire projects or phases of projects across the delivery lifecycle (design, build and test) along with effective management of the associated budgets

+ Experience of using different delivery methodologies: Agile and Waterfall

+ Understanding of Risk, Assumption, Issue and Dependency Management

+ Strong communication skills with experience of working with clients and ideally delivery centres in different global locations

+ Strong organisational skills managing multiple priorities simultaneously

+ Experience of line managing resources and project managing a team of resources

Set yourself apart:

+ Mastery of managing complex deliveries coordinating with more than one supplier with multiple dependencies and work plans

+ Experience of working within the public sector, if not then an interest to work with Government clients and to build their knowledge on the UK Government

+ Cloud/ industry certifications and credentials

+ Demonstrates a strong Technical and Emotional Quotient

What’s in it for you

At Accenture in addition to a competitive basic salary, you will also have an extensive benefits package which includes 25 days of vacation per year, access to app based fitness classes and discounts on range of gyms, private medical insurance and three days leave per year for charitable work of your choice!

Flexibility and mobility are required to deliver this role to deliver the first-class services we are known for.

About Accenture

Accenture is a global professional services company with leading capabilities in digital, cloud and security. Combining unmatched experience and specialized skills across more than 40 industries, we offer Strategy and Consulting, Interactive, Technology and Operations services—all powered by the world’s largest network of Advanced Technology and Intelligent Operations centers. Our 537,000 people deliver on the promise of technology and human ingenuity every day, serving clients in more than 120 countries. We embrace the power of change to create value and shared success for our clients, people, shareholders, partners and communities. Visit us at www.accenture.com.

Accenture is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of society and does not discriminate on grounds of race, religion or belief, ethnic or national origin, disability, age, citizenship, marital, domestic or civil partnership status, sexual orientation, or gender identity, or any other basis as protected by applicable law.

Closing Date for Applications 30/06/2022

Accenture reserves the right to close the role prior to this date should a suitable applicant be found.



Accenture is a global management consulting, technology services and outsourcing company. Combining unparalleled experience, comprehensive capabilities across all industries and business functions, and extensive research on the world’s most successful companies, Accenture collaborates with its clients to help them become high-performance businesses and governments.

Working with Accenture in the United States,  you can join ranks with more than 211,000 people in 120 countries and work with clients in nearly every major industry worldwide, including 96 of the Fortune Global 100, more than three-quarters of the Fortune Global 500 and government agencies around the world. Accenture’s people build careers in different areas of business, specifically Consulting, Technology and Outsourcing, as well as within our internal corporate functions.

With the breadth of talent our people have, they not only build strong careers, they offer their talents and skills to help clients and communities around the world.