Accenture Plc : Accenture Renews Project Management Contract with Japan Pension Service
06/06/2012| 06:05pm US/Eastern
Project focused on continuous progress for improving accuracy of
pension records through design of efficient work processes and quality
(NYSE: ACN) has announced the renewal of its contract, through March 31,
2013, with the Japan
Pension Service to continue to provide management support to improve
the accuracy of pension records.
The Japan Pension Service, under the authority of the Ministry
of Health, Labour and Welfare, is responsible for managing Japan's
public-sector pension system. The project, supported by Accenture,
entails reconciling 1.2 billion paper records processed by the Japan
Pension Service, which currently manages 300 million computer records.
The national project involves 29 centers and 18,000 staff throughout
Accenture has been providing management support for the project since
March 2010, to help the government fulfill its pledge to complete this
task in four years. Specifically, Accenture is providing far-reaching
support to smoothly implement the project, which includes designing
efficient work processes, devising methods for progress management and
quality control, opening 29 project centers and adjusting project
management guidelines as appropriate.
"We are honored to continue supporting this project to improve the
accuracy of pension records," said Eiji Tateishi, Accenture's Health &
Public Service executive who leads the firm's work for the Ministry. "We
will leverage Accenture's deep global experience and capabilities in
pension transformation to help the Japan Pension Service ensure that its
records are accurate. This will benefit everyone who receives, or is
enrolled in, a public-sector pension."
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