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UKG Project Manager (Consultant)

Company: Accenture
Location: Sacramento
Posted on: August 6, 2022

Job Description:

UKG Project Manager (Consultant)Location: Negotiable 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) Central, Dimensions or Pro (legacy UltiPro) 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 WFI 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 WFI 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+ Acts as the main point of contact for clients; effectively communicates with all levels of the clients' organizations from executive sponsor to IT project members+ Effectively identifies, handles, 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+ Travels up to 25% to client sites as needed Travel Note: For now, all Accenture business travel, international and domestic, is currently restricted to client-essential sales/delivery activity only. Please note: The safety and well-being of our people continues to be the top priority, and our decisions around travel are informed by government COVID-19 response directives, recommendations from leading health authorities and guidance from a number of infectious disease experts.Here's what you need....+ Bachelor's Degree or equivalent (12 years) work experience (If an, Associate's Degree with 6 years of work experience)+ Minimum of 4 years of experience project managing a Workforce Management Software (i.e. UKG/ Kronos/ UltiPro/ ADP/ Workday/ Ceridian, etc.) Implementation project+ Minimum of 4 years of experience in the Labor Optimization or Human Capital Management spaceNice to have...+ In-depth knowledge of project implementation methodologies+ Ability to work on complex, fast-paced projects in a collaborative team setting+ Able 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 WFI's and the client's 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 PMPAs required by Colorado law under the Equal Pay for Equal Work Act, Accenture provides a reasonable range of compensation for roles that may be hired in Colorado. Actual compensation is influenced by a wide array of factors including but not limited to skill set, level of experience, and specific office location. For the state of Colorado only, the range of starting pay for this role is $90,288 - $148,900 and information on benefits offered is here. ( COVID-19 update:The safety and well-being of our candidates, our people and their families continues to be a top priority. Until travel restrictions change, interviews will continue to be conducted virtually.Subject to applicable law, please be aware that Accenture requires all employees to be fully vaccinated as a condition of employment. Accenture will consider requests for accommodation to this vaccination requirement during the recruiting process.What We BelieveWe have an unwavering commitment to diversity with the aim that every one of our people has a full sense of belonging within our organization. As a business imperative, every person at Accenture has the responsibility to create and sustain an inclusive environment.Inclusion and diversity are fundamental to our culture and core values. Our rich diversity makes us more innovative and more creative, which helps us better serve our clients and our communities. Read more here ( Equal Employment Opportunity StatementAccenture is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We believe that no one should be discriminated against because of their differences, such as age, disability, ethnicity, gender, gender identity and expression, religion or sexual orientation.All employment decisions shall be made without regard to age, race, creed, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, disability status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, citizenship status or any other basis as protected by federal, state, or local law.Accenture is committed to providing veteran employment opportunities to our service men and women.For details, view a copy of the Accenture Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Policy Statement (\_acnmedia/Careers/PDF-9/Accenture-Annual-Policy-Statement-Regarding-EEO-2018-Applicant.pdf) .Requesting An AccommodationAccenture is committed to providing equal employment opportunities for persons with disabilities or religious observances, including reasonable accommodation when needed. If you are hired by Accenture and require accommodation to perform the essential functions of your role, you will be asked to participate in our reasonable accommodation process. Accommodations made to facilitate the recruiting process are not a guarantee of future or continued accommodations once hired.If you would like to be considered for employment opportunities with Accenture and have accommodation needs for a disability or religious observance, please call us toll free at 1 (877) 889-9009, send us an email ( or speak with your recruiter.Other Employment StatementsApplicants for employment in the US must have work authorization that does not now or in the future require sponsorship of a visa for employment authorization in the United States.Candidates who are currently employed by a client of Accenture or an affiliated Accenture business may not be eligible for consideration.Job candidates will not be obligated to disclose sealed or expunged records of conviction or arrest as part of the hiring process.The Company will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. Additionally, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the Company's legal duty to furnish information.

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