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Director Product Accessibility - $188,599 per year

Accenture

Austin, TX,US

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.

People in the Corporate Function contribute to the running of Accenture as a high- performance business through specialization within a specific functional area, and grow into internally focused roles by deepening their skills and/or developing new skills within an internal functional area.

Job Description

This is an exciting opportunity to work within the CIO Organization playing an influencer role for the Digital Experience (DX) and Journey & Change Management Centers of Excellence (COE). We are looking for a dynamic, proactive individual who will be to lead a market facing credential for Accenture for accessible & inclusive IT. This role requires a blend of design & engineering qualifications with a specialization focus on product accessibility. This role will drive some organizational change and optimization in the agile delivery approach & dev sec ops model to meet aggressive objectives for accessible products.

Responsibilities:

The individual will support the DX and Journey & Change Management Leadership on several dimensions and is expected to dynamically prioritize this support as needed:

Strategic Planning: Working with leadership team (LT) to create a formal roadmap of priorities and strategic delivery; including expected outcomes and benchmarks for accessibility. Work across Accenture to elevate the value the Digital Experience COE brings to broad organization objectives including establishing a market credential for Accessible IT

Governance: Managing the decisioning process, including driving timely submissions of quality inputs; capturing decisions taken (including consequences and commitments); communicating and monitoring decision actions and proactively flagging any challenges to decisions being executed.

Program Management (PM): Supporting the COE Accessibility leaders to successfully drive their functional initiatives. Partner with the Technology Towers to identify process, tools, documentation, asset management to enable product teams to build in accessibility into product delivery. Partner with Product & Software Engineering to establish approach to eliminate accessibility issues in production code. Continue education and learning from design through delivery to ensure best practices in design & product development eliminate the need for heavy oversight and monitoring.

Internal Communications & Learning Paths: Supporting the Studio LT with development of internal comms vehicles (e.g. articles, social posts, videos, newsletters, blogs etc.) to launch & reinforce Accessibility objectives and results. Continue to establish learning paths for the UX & Delivery teams to stay current on Accessible product design & delivery

External Communications & Marketing: Manage inventory of COE credentials and use cases, dedicate some time to work with Client Teams on rfps and Client conversations to share credentials.

Technology & Innovation: Identifying opportunities for tactical improvements (e.g. through task automation, use of centralized tools / repositories etc.) and helping the LT strengthen innovation processes, tools, management reporting and culture specifically for Accessible IT

Experience (X) -Measurement – Represent the Accessibility dimension & define measurement approach for Accessible IT

Keeping pulse of Accessibility and the ongoing reviews/testing that will continue on new/existing solutions


Basic Qualifications:

Bachelor's Degree

Preferred Qualifications:

Expert (5+ years)

Professional Skills:

Demonstrated leadership in professional setting; either military or civilian

Demonstrated teamwork and collaboration in a professional setting; either military or civilian

As required by the Colorado Equal Pay Transparency Act, Accenture provides a reasonable range of minimum 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 $115,000 - $188,599

and information on benefits offered is here.


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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


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Salary Range: $115000 - $188000

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