Organization: Corporate Functions/Workplace
Location: Houston, TX
Accenture is a leading global professional services company, providing a broad range of services and solutions in strategy, consulting, digital, technology and operations. Combining unmatched experience and specialized skills across more than 40 industries and all business functions underpinned by the world's largest delivery network Accenture works at the intersection of business and technology to help clients improve their performance and create sustainable value for their stakeholders. With approximately 435,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries, Accenture drives innovation to improve the way the world works and lives. Visit us at www.accenture.com.
People in the Corporate Function career track 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.
Workplace Management and Solutions professionals provide space and service support solutions for all Accenture people and businesses globally, running Accenture's workplace as a robust business function leveraging Accenture's business and technology strategies.
Provide leadership and direction in matters related to facility operations and scope/quality of services
Plan and manage operations and delivery of services, ensuring operational compliance to policies, budgets and guidelines and review performance against business objectives
Provide leadership, direction, development and employee supervision within the areas of responsibility
Manage relations with internal leadership and stakeholders
Develop and manage contract relationships with external service providers (negotiate and manage contracts, review performance against strategy and budget).
Lead Workplace Solutions teams to achieve the appropriate level of external and internal customer satisfaction
Participate in the strategic review of business operations and also ensure execution of Workplace Solutions strategy, policies and goals with a focus on long-term business planning and forecasted Workplace Solutions requirements
Design and implement programs and processes to deliver performance improvements to continually support Accenture's Workplace Solutions strategy, including participating in sharing best practices across teams/locations
Manage and ensure consistent application of human resource processes including career development, salary review, recruiting and performance management within area of responsibility and in accordance with local legislations and rules
Under supervision, complete a wide range of Workplace Solutions customer services activities such as workspace set-up, A/V support, catering, document services, switchboard, reception, floor operations support, space utilization management or other location services.
May process space reservation requests (assign and confirm space, catering and equipment) and ensure optimal workspace occupancy (less than 50% of their time.)
May set up, maintain and/or provide support for workspace/meeting rooms including catering and audio/visual equipment.
May provide audio-visual support/troubleshooting prior to and during meetings and events as needed.
May stock and maintain appearance of general use areas (e.g., copy room, coffee/vending area, etc.).
May provide basic technical support for standard office equipment (e.g., copiers and printers).
May provide support related to on-site catering.
May manage operations of communication center/switchboard on a daily basis.
May greet/direct employees and visitors, issue visitor access cards, answer general inquires, assist in resolving issues/concerns or direct them to the appropriate resource.
May handle or coordinate process large-scale duplicating projects including copying, collating, assembly and binding.
May assist with customer retrieval, return and/or destruction of documents, according to archival guidelines.
May act as a point of contact for external providers (e.g., cleaning contractors).
May receive, review and allocate Workplace Solutions invoices for the location and/or supplier, including resolving billing issues with vendor and escalating issues as needed, and may serve as point of contact for managing the Workplace Solutions invoices for the location.
May contribute to the preparation of daily, weekly, and monthly reports.
May perform administrative duties according to location guidelines.
May carry out instructions for security, fire, health and safety and maintain records.