Job Description

 

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 469,000 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.

 

People in our Client & Market career track drive profitable growth by developing market-relevant insights to increase market share or create new markets. They progress through required promotion into market-facing roles that have a direct impact on sales.

 

Business & Technology Integration professionals advise upon, design, develop and/or deliver technology solutions that support best practice business changes.


The Technology Consulting Senior Manager advises upon, lead and work on high impact activities within the systems development life-cycle, and provide advisory work for the IT function itself.


Job Description:


IT Strategy and Transformation professionals create strategies and plans that define how information technology should be utilized to support an organization's overall business strategy. Applies knowledge of standards and best practices to define governance, organization structure and staffing, architecture and processes for managing portfolios of projects. Maintains knowledge of evolving trends in IT strategy and management and applies those to develop innovative business solutions.

IT Strategy professionals identify the most important client IT issues, maximize business value by conducting rigorous analyses and developing strategic multiyear road maps that address these issues.

A professional at this position level within Accenture has the following responsibilities:

  • Work with executive-level clients to unlock new potential streams of Business Value by developing detailed and actionable implementation road maps and business cases which reflect our practice’s deep industry, IT and business process acumen
  • Identify opportunities for our clients to leverage digital technologies for greatest strategic impact, defining high performance target state operating models and capabilities that support future business growth
  • Lead our clients through the pivot of enhancing the core while simultaneously addressing the digital agenda
  • Lead our clients through an exciting digital age and journey to The New via the following focus areas which will allow clients to become more agile, intelligent, and connected:

     *IT Strategy (Business application of technology)

     *IT Architecture (Emphasis on emerging hybrid architectures, patterns and tools)

     *Agile/DevOps Delivery (Agile development and SDLC automated build processes)

     *Disruptive Technologies (Including AI, Automation, Advanced Analytics, IoT, and Blockchain)

  • Lead multi-disciplinary teams to shape, sell, communicate and implement IT and digital strategy engagements
  • Own and manage CIO and other C-suite client relationships
  • Lead, mentor and develop our people
  • Play a key role on the leadership team – building the advisory practice, assets, and providing thought leadership
  • Cascade engagement-specific objectives and use these to drive performance evaluation across the delivery team
  • Understand and manage client expectations to enable a successful partnership between client and Accenture teams
  • Financial Ownership: Ability to manage project financials
  • Ability to originate and develop sales opportunities

 



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Qualifications

Basic Qualifications:

 

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Minimum of 8 years of experience with relationship development and providing advisory services on modern technology architectures with an emphasis on emerging hybrid architectures, patterns and tools
  • Minimum of 8 years of consulting experience advising on modern technology architectures with an emphasis on emerging hybrid architectures, patterns and tools
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience with SAFe and Agile development (SCRUM, Kanban, etc.) and within an agile project team (either Agile by definition or Agile in ability to perform cross-functional tasks quickly) – balancing multiple projects and collaborating closely with other development teams
  • Minimum of 3 years in any product industries environment, such as: (consumer goods and services, travel, retail, life sciences or industrial)

 

Preferred Skills:

  • Hands-on experience with Automation, AI and cloud architectures
  • API and Microservices strategies
  • C-level IT strategy development
  • Experience operating multi-speed and large scale enterprise environments

Professional Skill Requirements:

  • Management - successful management of large-scale, complex deal cycles at Fortune 500 accounts
  • Business Advisor for senior client executives with program management skills toward complex program execution
  • Leader - coaching direct reports in pipeline management, opportunity management, and account planning
  • Collaborative - strong relationship-building and negotiation skills
  • Excellent communicator - executive level communication skills (both written and verbal), and the ability to mentor others

All our consulting professionals receive comprehensive training covering business acumen, technical and professional skills development. You'll also have opportunities to hone your functional skills and expertise in an area of specialization. We offer a variety of formal and informal training programs at every level to help you acquire and build specialized skills faster. Learning takes place both on the job and through formal training conducted online, in the classroom, or in collaboration with teammates. The sheer variety of work we do, and the experience it offers, provide an unbeatable platform from which to build a career.

 

Applicants for employment in the US must have work authorization that does not now or in the future require sponsorship of a visa for employment authorization in the United States and with Accenture (i.e., H1-B visa, F-1 visa (OPT), TN visa or any other non-immigrant status).

 

Candidates who are currently employed by a client of Accenture or an affiliated Accenture business may not be eligible for consideration.

 

Accenture is a Federal Contractor and an EEO and Affirmative Action Employer of Females/Minorities/Veterans/Individuals with disabilities.

 

Equal Employment Opportunity

 

All employment decisions shall be made without regard to age, race, creed, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, disability status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, citizenship status or any other basis as protected by federal, state, or local law.

 

Job candidates will not be obligated to disclose sealed or expunged records of conviction or arrest as part of the hiring process.

 
Accenture is committed to providing veteran employment opportunities to our service men and women.

 

All employment decisions shall be made without regard to age, race, creed, colour, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, disability status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, citizenship status or any other basis as protected applicable law.

Job candidates will not be obligated to disclose sealed or expunged records of conviction or arrest as part of the hiring process.

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