Job Description

Role: Accenture Trading, Investment and Optimization Strategy Manager

Location: Dubai, United Arab Emirates

About Accenture 

Accenture is a global professional services company with leading capabilities in digital, cloud and security. Combining unmatched experience and specialized skills across more than 40 industries, we offer Strategy and Consulting, Song, Technology and Operations services — all powered by the world’s largest network of Advanced Technology and Intelligent Operations centers. Our 699,000 people deliver on the promise of technology and human ingenuity every day, serving clients in more than 120 countries. We embrace the power of change to create value and shared success for our clients, people, shareholders, partners and communities. Visit us at

Accenture Strategy & Consulting

In today’s world, business leaders want to rapidly and confidently reinvent to increase resilience, mitigate risk, and grow with sustainable value.

That’s where Accenture Strategy & Consulting comes in. We bring together strategic visionaries, industry experts, practitioners from across every enterprise function, business intelligence professionals, change specialists, data and AI authorities, and many other specialized skills to co-create each client’s unique path to reinvention. You will be a trusted partner to business leaders, working with a diverse team of experts to deliver successful tech-enabled transformation and new kinds of value for your clients.

Key responsibilities:

  • Client Delivery and Development

  • Manage project and client teams to solve complex business issues in one of our three core capability areas, bringing structure and rigorous quantitative and qualitative skills to deliver actionable recommendations, insights and results

  • Day-to-day management of projects / large workstreams with minimum supervision to identify value creation opportunities for our clients, helping drive the project to a successful outcome

  • Review, lead and develop analysis required to support project delivery

  • Lead and conduct client interviews and workshops, develop presentation materials and engage in client conversations, articulating approach and recommendations

  • Work on topics including strategy development, Go to market / GTM, Investment Optimization, Growth Strategy, capability set-up, operating model design, process design and support analytics development and implementation

  • Develop and sustain senior executive client relationships by remaining highly attuned to client needs and styles, and remaining market relevant through the development of thought leadership pieces and taking fresh/disruptive ideas to clients

  • Develop and manage project teams, coaching, mentoring and supporting analysts and consultants in building and enhancing their core consulting skill sets

Practice Building:

  • Contribute to developing the ATIOS and wider Accenture Strategy practice and community, and building ATIOS offerings, assets and thought leadership

  • Support internal Business Development activities by conducting and managing industry and company-specific research (competitors, market scanning and market fundamentals, financials, customers, etc.), as well as the development of client proposal presentations

  • Develop and coach other Accenture strategists, leading by example, actively mentoring others and contributing to performance management and training activities



Required Experience:

  • An undergraduate degree from a leading academic institution

  • 6-8 years professional experience at minimum in either a strategy consulting firm working in the capital and/or commodity markets, or a relevant position in the industry

  • Knowledge of how global markets operate and an understanding of commodity trends and/or global equity markets

  • Good to have exposure to one or more of the following industries (Not mandatory):

  • Commodity / Energy Markets: energy & utilities, agriculture, metals & mining,

  • Capital Markets: public equities, fixed income, alternatives (private equity, etc.)

  • Track-record of project management and client facing roles as well as team leadership experience

  • Familiarity with recognized strategy frameworks and techniques; experience in research and data analysis

  • Good quantitative skills, with Excel/VBA as a minimum and other modelling packages a plus

  • Experience in business case development, financial analysis and a demonstrable understanding of financial statements

  • Experience in leading / contributing to teams and delivering complex strategy / consulting engagements

  • Demonstrable exposure to digital, analytics and/or applied intelligence would be a distinct advantage

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

Next Steps 

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COVID-19 update:  The safety and well-being of our candidates, our people and their families continues to be a top priority. Until travel restrictions change, interviews will continue to be conducted virtually. 

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