Accenture Location Services Associate (Chicago) in Minneapolis, Minnesota
Title: Location Services Associate (Chicago) Location: USA-Midwest Job Number: 00576939
Organization: Corporate Functions/Workplace
Location : Chicago, IL
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 at http://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.
Location Services Associate
Execute the services in their area(s) of responsibility under supervision for a moderate to large size location. Scope may include a wide range of Workplace Solutions customer services activities, delivered on-site at an Accenture location. May include workspace set-up, A/V, catering, document, switchboard, reception, floor support and other location services. Carry out routine tasks according to guidelines and/or under supervision.
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
- GED or High School Diploma
Experience with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel PowerPoint)
Experience with Microsoft Outlook
Passionate about customer service
Professional Skill Requirements:
Good written and oral communication skills
Proven ability to work independently and as a team member
Good organizational, multi-tasking and time management skills
Highly responsive, flexible and adaptable
Proactive thinker/action taker
High level of professionalism
Strong teamwork and collaboration in a professional setting
Ability to work with highly confidential material and maintain confidentiality
Comfortable with technology
Seeks out challenges and opportunities to grow
Demonstrated leadership in professional setting; either military or civilian
Demonstrated teamwork and collaboration in a professional setting; either military or civilian
- Must be over 21
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 and with Accenture.
Candidates who are currently employed by a client of Accenture or an affiliated Accenture business may not be eligible for consideration.
Accenture is an EEO and Affirmative Action Employer of Females/Minorities/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.
Equal Employment Opportunity
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Job: Workplace Management & Solutions