Mr. Ken Dircks has worked for Accenture since entering the workforce in 1989, over 18 years. He has spent that entire career implementing technology and business process solutions for government clients. The last ten of those years have been dedicated exclusively to New York City government. He was promoted to Partner in 2004.
Mr. Dircks current primary roles include; Workforce Development Champion for Accenture Technology Solutions and Deputy Geography Lead. Mr. Dircks acts as the bridge between the USA State & Local Government practice and Accenture’s community-based technology workforce – Accenture Technology Solutions (ATS). In this role, he creates the required connection between needs on government projects and the development and staffing of this technical ATS workforce. As Deputy Geography Lead, Mr. Dircks assists in all aspects of running the practice, including: establishing growth strategy, setting goals to align with it, planning the organization and target opportunities; establishing and managing resource sourcing approach; establishing and managing the strategy to develop people as assets in the practice; establish and manage pricing strategies that maximize profitability; engaging with client teams and clients to maximize client value.
Mr. Dircks most recent experience managing NYC government projects include, but are not limited to; City Automated Personnel System (NYCAPS) Project, NYC 3-1-1 Project, eSRM Project. As the lead Project Manager, Mr. Dircks specialties include large scale program management and solution design. Mr. Dircks received his Bachelor of Arts from Hofstra University of Nassau County, New York.
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