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Technology Strategy Manager

Job Location: Melbourne, Sydney

Regional Description: Australia

Job Number: 00673049

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Technology Strategy Manager

 

Why Accenture Strategy?

In the world of strategy today, technology is the new disruptor. It is changing competitive landscapes and creating new opportunities and value for almost every organization. Digital technology is changing competitive landscapes and creating new opportunities for almost every organization. This situation plays directly to Accenture's strengths; operating at the intersection of business and technology. With Accenture Strategy, we have created what we believe is the strategy firm of the future. It's a very exciting place to be!

Our 8,000+ strong team of strategists combine deep business insight and tremendous technology understanding within the context of our client's industry. There is no one player who can bring all of that together at the scale and with the degree of integration that Accenture can. This is what our clients' current challenges and opportunities demand of us and it is what makes us different to any other strategy firm in the market.

Technology Strategy

Accenture Strategy solves complex business challenges at the intersect of business and technology. We take a specialist led, value based approach to identifying the right technology strategies for our clients.

Technology Strategy is a critical, fast growing component of our overall Strategy practice. We focus on developing company-wide strategies that exploit disruptive technologies as well as advising our Fortune 500 CIO clients on how to reimagine their IT operating models, architectures and governance.

With your impressive knowledge of the evolving digital landscape, disruptive technologies and trends in technology strategy, you will lead high performance teams to address priority C-suite issues with precision and speed.

Job Description

Candidate will be a Manager focusing on Digital Technology Strategy and related transformation. Digital Technology Strategy practitioners work with C-suite and senior leadership of top organizations across industries and geographies to:

  • Apply deep technology strategy development, architecting value and operating model architecture skills to influence client digital agenda.
  • Partner with technology and business leaders to make bold decisions on priority C-Suite issues intersecting business, digital technology & operations.
  • Understand clients' industry landscape and business in the context of global, economic, technology & social trends.
  • Adapt, develop and implement specific digital transformation solutions and drive value led work for clients.

 


Your Role: Technology Strategy Manager

There will never be a typical day at Accenture, that's why people love it here. The opportunities to make a difference within exciting client initiatives are limitless in this ever-changing business landscape.

Here are just a few of your day-to-day responsibilities.

  • Drive a rigorous and structured approach to identifying and solving technology business problems that lead to strategic insights
  • Lead value analysis to generate technology insights and identify value creation opportunities for clients and Accenture
  • Lead 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 technology strategy topic.
  • Shape and lead innovative and pragmatic programs that translate results from business diagnosis and planning into transformation solutions within the digital area
  • Identify/prioritize account-level value creation opportunities based on assessment activities and an understanding of high-level visions, performance gaps, and needs
  • Contributing to our thought leadership at the intersect of business and technology

Your Experience - We're looking for experience in one or more of the following areas:

  • Technology & IT Strategy: Experience in the business application of technology, an analytical and rigorous approach, business case experience, ability to turn data into insightful executive summaries
  • Innovation: Digital-focused experience of identifying and exploiting new value streams enabled by leading edge technologies
  • Data Strategy: Exposure to new business models and customer journeys enabled by evolving data architecture and advanced analytics
  • Enterprise Architecture: Experience in helping clients establish a vision, roadmap and governance. Exposure to Enterprise Architecture and industry frameworks such as TOGAF.
  • IT Operating Model: IT process excellence-oriented experience, operating model design and transformation
  • IT Workforce: People Change experience within an IT environment, organization design and transformation
  • IT Costs & Commercials: IT commercial background, good knowledge of IT Service Integrator Models, outsourcing advisory, experience with contract negotiations and service contracts
  • Application Strategy: Experience in helping clients re-position their technology portfolio to fuel growth by balancing cost and capability.

Set Yourself Apart: Preferred Qualifications

  • Minimum of 5 years of digital technology strategy, and/or digital enterprise IT architecture experience
  • Minimum of 6 years of experience managing people and teams
  • Expert knowledge of trends and technology concepts through practical experience and via a keen interest in the latest innovation and thought leadership (e.g. Digital Customer and Commerce, Connected Platform, Digital Enterprise, Data-driven business models)
  • A strong understanding of industry operations, dynamics and trends through experience in one or more industries (Financial Services, Telecommunication, Retail, Consumer Goods, High Tech)
  • First class written and verbal communication skills; ability to articulate complex problems and solutions in a simple, logical and impactful manner
  • Exceptional problem-solving ability - structural reasoning, sharp with numbers and creative thinking to solve complex client issues
  • Demonstrated leadership attributes – comfort with complexity and ambiguity, globally connected and locally relevant, naturally collaborative, bold to change, to learn and stay relevant, non-negotiable standards of high performance
  • Solid history of successful program management experience
  • Lead roles in knowledge capital development
  • Lead roles in business development activities
  • C suite presence and stakeholder management
  • Proven track record in client relationship development



Academic Qualifications

  • Bachelor or Master’s Degree
  • You must have proven experience in the development of technology strategies
  • Minimum of 5 years' consulting experience or relevant Technology Strategy background


Our Commitment to You

 

  • Your entrepreneurial spirit and vision will be rewarded, and your success will fuel opportunities for career advancement
  • You'll make a difference for some impressive clients. Accenture Strategy serves 72 of the Fortune Global 100 on high-profile projects
  • Opportunities to learn through executive training at Accenture's global Strategy College, assignments and collaboration with experts across the company
  • Fantastic team with collaborative spirit
  • Access to leading-edge technology and global vendor footprint
  • Along with a competitive salary, Accenture offers a comprehensive package that includes a range of market-relevant benefits and programs to help you manage the demands of work and life.

 

 

 

About Accenture 

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 more than 435,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries, Accenture drives innovation to improve the way the world works and lives. Visit us at www.accenture.com.

 

Accenture is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of society and does not discriminate on grounds of race, religion or belief, ethnic or national origin, disability, age, marital, domestic or civil partnership status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other basis as protected by applicable law.

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