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Accenture Product Manager in Cambridge, Massachusetts

We Are:

Accenture Interactive—a new breed of agency that’s all about the Experience. For us, customer experience is not an add-on; it’s foundational to who we are and how we empower our clients. As the world’s largest, most disruptive agency, we drive lasting growth for clients by helping them design, build, and run meaningful experiences that make people’s lives better, more productive, and more meaningful. We do this in three ways: by transforming organizations through standout products and services; by building and delivering award-winning campaigns so brands can engage and communicate creatively with customers at scale; and by using our top-notch skills to pilot, integrate, scale, and run the platforms that underpin the world’s greatest experiences. Visit us here to learn more about what makes us the Experience Agency (https://www.accenture.com/us-en/careers/interactive) .

Digital Products creates value for our clients, their employees, and their customers. We design and build software that changes the way people work and live. Our team collaborates across studio locations in Boston, Chicago, Houston, New York, and Seattle with 300+ employees across the US and Canada. With expertise in product strategy, project management, QA, design thinking, user-experience design/research, and impeccable development for native mobile, web, and embedded systems, we will help bring clarity to any omni-channel product vision.

Job Description

Are you a passionate Product Manager that’s delivered in a fast-paced agile environment?

Here at Accenture Interactive, we are changing the world through the business of experience! Want to be a part of it? If you are about solving exciting problems and building intelligent, human-centric experiences across digital platforms, we would love to talk with you.

Accenture works with the world’s largest companies and government agencies to enable innovation at scale, while keeping customer, employee and user experience at the forefront of what we do. We are recognized leaders and partner with some of the most recognizable names in the technology space, plus we work with over 90% of Fortune 100 companies.

Our contributions don’t end with just our clients. Accenture is also committed to developing your skills and providing support to shape and grow your future. Our employees agree, as we have been consistently recognized on Fortune's 100 Best Companies To Work For list for 10 consecutive years.

As a Product Manager at Accenture Interactive, you’ll bring a keen desire to positively impact the humans around you, collaborate and deliver products by connecting your skills and know-how of diverse teams and design tools. A sense of creativity, technical knowledge and keen understanding of business sets you apart.

We’re rewiring the way businesses are connected and engaged, making them more agile so brands can grow around their consumers. Come join us!

The Work:

  • Asks the right questions to identify and solve the top problems and ensures the final product meets the business need, delivers maximum value and delights users

  • Manages client relationship and expectations throughout project lifecycle

  • Facilitates trade-off decisions, when needed, by balancing business needs, customer experience and technical feasibility (desirability, viability and feasibility)

  • Takes responsibility and accountability for the product from conception to plan & execution to delivery and maintenance

  • Navigates organizational landscape and effectively manages senior stakeholder relationship to achieve a desired outcome

  • Actively collaborates with stakeholders to create, maintain and prioritize product roadmaps and strategies

  • Focuses on outcomes and not on role titles and recognizes that every organization will have different role definitions and expectations

  • Enables constant feedback loop to maximize the benefit of the customer and stakeholder feedback by synthesizing it and integrating it in the product roadmap

  • Facilitates meetings for client stakeholders, team cadence, cross platform coordination, discovery and framing and team well-being etc.

  • Pairs with senior client partners and key personnel to coach them on lean product development (value over requirements) and delivery

  • Guides the team to self-organize and empowers them to voice opinions and make decisions

  • Supports the team by working towards identifying risks, enabling professional development, removing obstacles and distractions

    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:

  • Minimum of 4 years of product management and development experience in a client-facing consulting environment

  • Minimum of 5 years proven ability to drive and deliver a successful Product Roadmap in an Agile environment

  • Minimum of 2 years client-facing responsibility or accountability for delivery of technology products

  • Analytical decision-making coupled with a collaborative interpersonal touch

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent (minimum 12 years) work experience. (If Associate Degree, must have minimum 6 years work experience)

Bonus points if:

  • Experience and certification in SAFe, Scrum, Lean, Kanban, JIRA, Rally

  • Proven practical Agile experience with practices like test-driven development (TDD), pair programming, automated test frameworks, and automated tests

  • Certification in Agile (CSM, CSPO, SA, SPC, etc.)

  • Certification or several years of experience in project management and/or ITIL frameworks

  • Proven ability to build, manage and foster teams of 4 – 20 people throughout the entire delivery lifecycle

  • Proven ability to work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment

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 (https://www.accenture.com/us-en/about/inclusion-diversity/us-workforce)

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 (https://www.accenture.com/_acnmedia/Careers/PDF-9/Accenture-Annual-Policy-Statement-Regarding-EEO-2018-Applicant.pdf) .

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 (https://www.accenture.com/us-en/contact-us) 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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