Business Strategy – Senior Manager /Manager – Retail
Location: Dubai, UAE
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Accenture Strategy shapes our clients’ future, combining deep business insight with the understanding of how technology will impact industry and business models. Our focus on issues related to digital disruption, competitive agility, operating and business model, as well as the future workforce, helps our clients find future value and growth in a digital world. Accenture Strategy understands the mechanics of organizational success. We have the people, skills, insights, and deep industry experience needed to shape new forms of client value.
Lead and manage project delivery in fast-paced and demanding environments.
Drive a rigorous and structured approach to identify and solve business problems that lead to strategic insights
Demonstrate skill in people management, leading, motivating, and inspiring people.
Provide feedback and coaching to others in compliance with the Performance Achievement Process to support career development and address performance concerns as necessary.
Identify/prioritize account-level value creation opportunities based on assessment activities and an understanding of high- level visions, performance gaps, and needs.
Lead value analysis to generate business insights and identify value creation opportunities for clients and Accenture.
Contribute to the creation of well-articulated thought leadership assets that present innovative and action-oriented information, insight, knowledge, guidance and recommendations on a specific market-relevant strategy topic.
At least 6 years of experience, ideally in a top-tier strategy consulting firm (or similar organization).
Strong current / previous experience in the retail and/or consumer goods industry
Strong background in strategic problem solving with demonstrable analytical skills
Strong financial understanding.
Track record of leading and managing project teams to deliver client engagements in demanding environments against tight deadlines.
Strong communication skills; able to communicate and lead project delivery both orally and written.
Demonstrated ability to work with multi-cultural teams.
Must have an undergraduate degree (ideally in Business or Engineering from a top university) plus MBA preferred.
Fluency in English, both orally and written. Arabic knowledge preferred
Why join us?
We offer a transparent, fast paced approach career progression, with a focus on your strengths and continuous coaching from senior colleagues.
You will benefit from working alongside Accenture experts who are solving some of the biggest industry challenges with innovative thinking and pioneering tools.
Flexible work arrangements and a range of benefits including competitive rewards.
You will have access to state-of-the-art technology that will give you the opportunity to deepen your existing skills even as you help create the latest business trends.
You will also have opportunities to make a difference to the communities in which we work and live.
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