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Business Strategy Senior Manager - Health & Public Service – Sydney

Job Location: Sydney

Regional Description: Australia

Job Number: 00578619


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Business Strategy Senior Manager
Join Accenture and help transform leading organizations and communities around the world. The sheer scale of our capabilities and client engagements and the way we collaborate, operate and deliver value provides an unparalleled opportunity to grow and advance. Choose Accenture, and make delivering innovative work part of your extraordinary career.
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Accenture is a leading global professional services company, providing a broad range of services and solutions in strategy, consulting, digital, technology and operations. Combining unmatched experience and specialized skills across more than 40 industries and all business functions-underpinned by the world’s largest delivery network-Accenture works at the intersection of business and technology to help clients improve their performance and create sustainable value for their stakeholders. With approximately 425,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries, Accenture drives innovation to improve the way the world works and lives. Visit us at 
With Accenture Strategy, you can put your theories and vision into action. Our services range from strategy to execution, and we will value your understanding of our clients’ industries and your ability to help them move from issue to outcome. Learn more about Accenture Strategy:
Accenture Strategy Health and Public Service
As a Health and Public Services Strategy Senior Manager, you would lead engagements for clients across the private and public healthcare landscape, and other government agencies at a state and federal level. These engagements include helping clients develop corporate and business strategies, define how digital and IT can enable those strateies define growth and cost reduction intiatives, structure effective business and operating models, and transform their businesses. You would be working in a small highly driven team to bring the best thinking to our clients, expand our market presence and support our ambition to grow the business exponentially over the next 3 years!
Job Description:
  • Plays a significant role in identifying new consulting opportunities with our clients, shaping proposals, and gaining client agreement/approval to move forward
  • Provides solutions to complex business problems for area(s) of responsibility where analysis of situations requires an in-depth knowledge of our clients’ strategic/organizational objectives.
  • Leading a strategy pod or team of 4-10 individuals, with the ability to sit across multiple clients and work collaboratively with other business units in Accenture
  • Have an entrepreneurial mindset, identify and relentlessly chasing growth opportunities.
  • Leads strategy and transformation engagements end-to-end; responsible for developing and managing activities and deliverables against plan, reviewing draft output, and providing feedback/coaching to project team members
  • Assesses and manages risks and issues, ultimately ensuring that project objectives are achieved
  • Frequent interaction with senior management levels at a client and/or within Accenture, which involves presenting analysis and recommendations, facilitating workshops, and negotiating or influencing on significant matters
  • Develops and maintains strong trust-based relationships with clients
  • Involved in setting strategic direction to establish near term goals for area of responsibility.
  • Has latitude in decision-making and determining objectives and approaches to critical assignments
  • Balance traditional consulting with new methods such as Agile and Design Thinking
  • Decisions have a lasting impact on area of responsibility with the potential to impact outside area of responsibility.
  • Develop expertise in specific practice specialty areas to increase the breadth and depth of our knowledge base and capabilities
  • Elevate our brand and presence in the marketplace (e.g. publication of thought leadership, offering development, recruiting)
  • Providing coaching and mentoring to analysts and consultants, as part of executing projects and in a Career Counsellor capacity


  • Bachelor's degree
  • Minimum of 7 years of experience in Healthcare and/or Public Sector
  • Minimum of 3 years of strategy consulting experience at a consulting firm
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience in one or two of the following:
  • Visioning and Growth Strategies
    Strategic cost reduction / zero based cost reduction and spend
    Technology strategy (e.g., digital, cloud, artificial intelligence, analytics, robotic process automation, blockchain)
    Customer strategy (e.g., customer experience, customer journey design)
    Workforce strategy
Professional Skill Requirements:
  • MBA degree or equivalent
  • Proven ability to build, manage and foster a team-oriented environment
  • Proven ability to work independently and drive your won work activites to an agreed outcome
  •  Proven ability to work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment with Strong Financial and Business Acumen
  • Excellent communication (written and oral) and interpersonal skills, workshop facilitation, and strong executive presence
  • Excellent leadership and management skills

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