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Infrastructure Client Service Delivery Associate Manager

Business and Financial Operations


Full Time


Detroit, Michigan, United States

Are you passionate about helping businesses reinvent the foundation of their business? In today’s digital and cloud-based world, businesses perform only as well as their IT infrastructure. Help be part of the solution in designing processes, selecting and implementing strategic tools, and establishing AIOps capabilities that leverage analytics, automation and machine learning.

The Infrastructure Client Service Delivery Associate Manager is the single point of contact and accountability for service delivery operations and will have the following responsibilities:

  • Manages all service management activities on behalf of the delivery organization. Accountable for commitments made on behalf of Accenture to the client, including service level agreements, contract scope management, demand management & forecasting, and cost & profitability of service delivery.

  • Interacts with the Accenture Account Management team, IO Portfolio Lead, clients, delivery groups and Service Delivery teams responsible for delivering work to the client.

  • Leverages Service Delivery Managers (SDM) and towers leads to drive day-to-day operations, providing leadership, coaching and direction to delivery teams to ensure alignment with client and Accenture goals, expectations and commitments.

  • Manage service delivery across all locations where services are provided, such as client locations, Global Delivery Network (GDN) and non-GDN delivery centers, external providers etc.

  • Manage the delivery of agreed scope of service at agreed price

  • Ensure the feasibility of the solution and deliver the resolution by leveraging Accenture's full capabilities

  • Work with Account Management team to commit to client(s) on behalf of Delivery organization on SLA achievement demand plan and delivery schedule

  • Participate in strategic discussions with client and account team to provide outsourcing expertise

  • Manage to reduce costs of standard offerings, assets, processes, technologies, licenses, facilities and subcontractors

  • Work with delivery leaders to optimize delivery pyramid and mix and cost-to-serve including leveraging low-cost locations to optimize balance between cost and delivery targets

  • Deliver efficiencies through standard processes and synergies

  • Achieve defined SLA commitments and other financial/operational metrics

  • Escalate performance issues to Account Management team

  • Support sales opportunities and validate expected delivery capability

  • Estimation of new services/contracts and sign off on commitment to proposed SLA

  • Partner with Mobilization leadership and consistently execute standard services

  • Address supply demand gaps, confirm demand plan and delivery performance issues, communicate operational issues and continuous improvement ideas

  • Manage service quality, change orders and financial recovery plans within contract scope •

  • Work with appropriate delivery leaders to ensure resources are committed to deliver the work •

  • Manage the escalations between delivery, client and Account Management team

  • Participate in account planning and forecasting sessions within the Account Management team

  • Support the achievement of contract controllable income (CCI) targets and cost-to-serve targets

  • Achieve year on year efficiency gains in conjunction with delivery service providers

For now, all Accenture business travel, international and domestic, is currently restricted to client-essential sales/delivery activity only.

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Basic Qualifications

  • A minimum of 7 years of IT Operations experience including experience with Infrastructure and/or Cloud technologies

  • A minimum of 5 years of experience leading, coordinating and motivating teams

  • A minimum of 5 years of experience with client relationship and expectation management, including financials and contract management

  • A minimum of 3 years of public cloud operations management experience (Azure, AWS, Google or Oracle cloud)

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

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