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Accenture Research is a global, award-winning team providing insights and analysis to Accenture and its clients throughout the world. Joining Accenture Research translates into continual opportunities to expand on what you can do. Our researchers come together with a wide variety of skills and backgrounds to create talented teams of problem-solvers. We hope you’ll want to join us!

About Accenture Research

Accenture Research uncovers trends and shape data-driven insights through market research and business intelligence for Accenture and its clients. Accenture Research combines deep understanding of Accenture clients’ industries with leading-edge research techniques to discover the most pressing issues facing organizations today.

Our growing team of 300 researchers and analysts develops thought-provoking research -- supported by proprietary data and partnerships with leading organizations that guides our innovations and allows us to transform theories and fresh ideas into real-world solutions for our clients.

Our team uses innovative business research techniques such as economic modeling, AI, crowdsourcing, expert networks, surveys, data visualization, and open research with Tier 1 academic and business partners. Accenture Research powers hundreds of points of views published by Accenture every year, answers thousands of thought-provoking questions from clients around the world, drives the insights that guides Accenture’s business strategy and handles Accenture’s exclusive network of data and sources covering all industries, countries, market trends and digital technologies. The team is part of Accenture’s Strategy Office.

We work in two primary areas:

  • Developing positioning papers and understanding trends: Accenture creates original, cutting-edge points of view to use with clients, the media and in conferences. Most of our projects are published and quoted in the media and you are expected to have a voice and an opinion on the industry both inside and beyond Accenture. Research into industry trends informs publications and the direction of our business.
  • Client-focused research: We work alongside our colleagues from the practice to provide research on clients’ business challenges and opportunities, support proposals, engagements and day to day discussions with clients on their business and industry.

About the role

Macroeconomic Modeling Research – Manager   

This role is in our global Economic Modeling Research team, with a focus on macroeconomic analysis. The ideal candidate has strong interest on macroeconomics, technology and the labor market although understanding the connections with industries and varied business issues is essential (ie. digital transformation, the future of work, supply chain disruptions, etc.) We are looking for candidates with a passion for macroeconomics, data-driven insight discovery, business acumen and strong communication skills to help solve the world’s most complex problems at the intersection of business, technology, and society. We offer a career aligned to our priority of creating innovation and impact, managing complex data driven research projects, with multinational and multidisciplinary teams. We provide opportunities for coaching, supervision and mentoring, as well as responsibilities to manage dedicated research budgets and relationships with external partners. Our projects cover topics related to rapid response and business resiliency, the future of work, sustainability, technology transformation and have included collaborations with the World Economic Forum, Harvard and MIT, leading regional and multinational industry associations (eg. Hannover Messe), ecosystem partners (eg. Microsoft) and NGOs (Girls who code, Opportunity@Work).


We are looking for someone who has a comprehensive skill set:

“Hard” skills:

  • A track record in leading complex macroeconomic research projects, including the design and execution of groundbreaking and differentiated macroeconomic assets.
  • Subject matter expertise in themes such as industrial organization, technology innovation and labor markets
  • Strong analytical skills and a proven ability to make sense out of data
  • Solid experience in the presentation of research deliverables to high level executives
  • Excellent understanding of economic modeling tools (eg. Stata, R, Python) and techniques (cross-section and time-series econometrics, causal inference and experiments design)
  • A track record of external presence in conferences (publishing in economic or business journals would also be a plus.)
  • Excellent English.

“Soft” skills:

  • Intellectual curiosity. Data fan.
  • Strong interest in Technology and Business analytics and research
  • Proven ability to manage people and research projects
  • Strong people developer - experience in supervising and coaching economists & data scientists
  • Comfortable with ambiguity
  • Problem solver approach to work
  • Entrepreneurial attitude
  • Strong professional qualities: client focus, decisiveness, integrity, resilience to stress against stretch goals and deadlines
  • Strong communications skills (focus on actionable intelligence) and good interpersonal skills in one-to-one and team settings
  • Enthusiasm to work effectively - independently, collaboratively, and virtually - in a global, multi-cultural, multi-time zone team

Qualifications: Masters/ PhD or equivalent in Economics, with field specialization in macroeconomics or international economics.

Work Experience: 

  • Manager or similar
  • 7+ years of relevant macroeconomic research and data science experience (incl. coding in R or Python)
  • Global / large private corporation or institution, research think tank or recognized research government agency


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