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Public Sector Domain & Decision Scientist

multiple locations +view all Job No. r00185454 Full-time

Job Description


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This role is influential at its core. You will work with our public sector clients to design and implement AI based decision-making frameworks and models to drive insights for decision making to solve business challenges. In addition to key client relationships, you will also be involved in significant engagement across our business, at multiple levels.  You will be someone who can identify opportunities for Data and AI and build capability with key teams internally.

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  • You will be part of a diverse, vibrant, global Accenture community, continually pushing the boundaries of business capabilities.  

  • At Accenture you will work on meaningful and innovative projects,powered by the latest technologies.  

  • Accenture will continually invest in your learning and growth.



  • Qualifications in Statistics, Applied Mathematics, Operations Research, Computer Science, Engineering, Business Management, Economics or similar areas

  • Demonstrated experience within management consulting and the ability to effectively advise clients on AI specific solutions

  • Demonstrated ability working in data & AI within the public sector

  • 5+ years of experience in deploying AI solutions in analytics-enabled digital transformations.

  • 5+ years in a people management role

  • Experience in translating business challenges in the public sector into actionable data & AI solutions

  • Demonstrated experience in working with cloud technologies e.g. AWS, GCP or Azure 

  • Experience in designing and implementing data & AI solutions.

  • Direct experience owning or leading a project engagement to achieve successful outcomes

  • Strong interpersonal and communications skills to actively engage with clients

  • Ability to Identify opportunities and deliver programs to enhance business processes using data.

  • Driving the adoption of responsible, ethical, regulatory and sustainable practices in development and deployment of artificial intelligence (AI) systems

  • Ability to drive the adoption and scaling of data, AI and new technologies through business development, and pipeline origination and management.

  • Ability to Influence leadership agenda and support the implementation of platform strategies at an enterprise level.

  • Able to leverage Accenture networks to bring the latest thinking in Data and AI offerings, case studies and market trends.

  • Proactive awareness of emerging technologies, trends, and innovations with data & AI, and its implications in the public sector

  • 7+ years of experience in the public sector (or related sectors)

  • Understanding of public sector specific challenges, regulatory considerations, and trends

  • Progressive expertise in R and/or Python (other scientific languages are advantageous)

  • Due to the nature of work that we perform, candidates need to have valid working rights within Australia (ie. citizenship or Permanent residency)


  • MBA or equivalent qualification

  • Demonstrated sustained client relations management experience at a C-suite level or operated at a senior management level in the industry role

  • Experience managing both onshore and offshore teams

  • Understanding of statistical and mathematical knowledge, tools and techniques to derive insights from data.


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