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Veterans Preferred - Federal - Legal Strategic Programs and Operations Consultant

Company: Accenture
Location: Arlington
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:


Military Veterans are Encouraged to Apply. -Organization: Accenture Federal Services

Location: Arlington, VA

We are:

Accenture Federal Services, a wholly owned subsidiary of Accenture LLP, is a U.S. company with offices in Arlington, Virginia. Accenture's federal business has served every cabinet-level department and 30 of the largest federal organizations. Accenture Federal Services transforms bold ideas into breakthrough outcomes for clients at defense, intelligence, public safety, civilian and military health organizations.

We believe that great outcomes are everything. It's what drives us to turn bold ideas into breakthrough solutions. By combining digital technologies with what works across the world's leading businesses, we use agile approaches to help clients solve their toughest problems fast-the first time. So you can deliver what matters most.

You are:

A talented program operations professional who will be part of a team delivering cross-functional initiatives in technology, data analysis & reporting, process improvement, and resource management.

Our Legal team includes Legal, Government Relations, Contract Management, Governance & Policy, and the office of the Chief Ethics & Compliance Officer. Together we help AFS achieve high performance, operating effective systems of compliance and risk management, and creating a culture of trust and integrity where people are free to do their best work.

Reporting to the Strategic Programs and Operations Senior Manager, you will have strong organizational skills, a collaborative work style, superior communications skills, attention to detail, and the ability to manage multiple work streams in a fast-paced environment.

The Work:

  • Execute initiatives to increase Legal operational efficiency and effectiveness. Examples include: workflow analysis, technology planning, design of dashboards & reports, matter management systems, benchmarking
  • Assist functional leads within the Legal function (e.g. Litigation, Employment Law) in their delivery of services across AFS
  • Support planning and execution of Legal team meetings, including agenda, content development, action tracking
  • Optimize Legal department SharePoint sites, portal presence
  • Coordinate communications for assigned initiatives, including team calls, agenda and materials to keep relevant stakeholders informed and engaged
  • Help manage the critical path, project dependencies, completion, milestone compliance and cost/budget of Legal department initiatives
  • Drive special projects
  • Support development and ongoing maintenance of key metrics and reports


    Here's What You Need:
    • U.S. Citizenship required
    • Bachelor's Degree
    • 3 years experience in consulting or program management
    • Strong proficiency in Microsoft Office programs (Excel, PowerPoint, SharePoint)


      Other required skills:
      • Demonstrated ability to develop strong (visual) and concise deliverables
      • Self-motivated and ability to quickly pivot to changes in scope
      • Willingness to operate successfully in a lean, fast-paced environment
      • Ability to establish and meet deadlines, work independently and accurately under pressure, and manage multiple projects and priorities
      • Very strong written and verbal communications skills


        Bonus Points:
        • Comfortable translating complex data sets into meaningful insights and deliverables
        • Experience in developing, implementing, and enhancing business processes
        • Experience in implementing technology systems or tools


          Compensation for roles at Accenture Federal Services varies depending on a wide array of factors including but not limited to the specific office location, role, skill set and level of experience.As required by local law, Accenture Federal Services provides a reasonable range of compensation for roles that may be hired in California, Colorado, New York City or Washington as set forth below andinformation on benefits offered is here.

          Role Location: Range of Starting Pay for role

          California: $77,900-$126,100

          Colorado: $77,900-$109,000

          New York City: $90,100-$126,100

          Washington: $82,900-$116,000



          What We Believe

          We 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 Statement

          Accenture 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.

          Requesting An Accommodation

          Accenture 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 Statements

          Applicants 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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