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Technology Strategy Manager

Job Location: Brussels

Regional Description: Belgium

Job Number: 00315347

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Technology Strategy Manager

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 375,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries, Accenture drives innovation to improve the way the world works and lives.

Devise and deliver solutions at the intersection of business and technology

At Accenture Strategy you’ll be a trusted advisor to our clients, shaping and executing their business transformation agendas. You’ll also help them navigate their critical problems and biggest strategic initiatives, including digital disruption, industry convergence, growth and innovation, global operating models, sustainable cost management, enterprise transformation and more.

Your role

Technology Strategy professionals
at Accenture create strategies and plans to define how technology should be utilized to support an organization's overall business strategy and create value. They use their understanding of business strategy and their affinity with technology to define the strategy, operating model, enterprise-architecture and transformation roadmaps of technology organizations. They maintain knowledge of best practices, industry landscapes and emerging technologies, and apply these to develop innovative business solutions.

Technology Strategy professionals must be able to:

-   Understand
a client’s business strategy and help to define the link with technology
-   Quickly understand a client’s (IT) operating model including the organizational structure, processes and governance
-   Navigate through the Accenture global network, and leverage the necessary expertise to develop relevant executive insights or enterprise architecture guidance
-   Assess our client’s key IT strengths and weaknesses, based on rigorous analysis and >    Assess the impact of the business strategy on the architecture landscape, including organization, information and infrastructure and applications
-   Communicate effectively at C-Level by developing consistent and compelling storylines
-   Develop recommendations and translate them into actionable roadmaps
-   Guide our clients through the transformation program to successfully implement their strategies

As a Technology Strategy Manager, you will have the following responsibilities:

-   Interacting with senior management levels at our clients and within Accenture, which involves negotiating or influencing significant matters
-   Defining approaches that provide structured solutions to complex technology strategy problems at our clients by re-combining existing methodologies and teams
-   Managing diverse project teams at our clients, in both a project supervisor as well as a people manager role
-   Implementing the business development and sales plan in the BeLux region
-  Contributing to setting the strategic direction for the Technology Strategy practice in the BeLux region and managing the practice

Your profile


Basic qualifications


-     At least 7 years of professional experience in relevant Technology Strategy & IT Transformation domains

-     Experience in consulting or customer-facing project-based work 

-     Knowledge of the most common IT Strategy and IT Governance frameworks

-     Experience in sales of consulting work

-     A degree from a leading university, preferably complemented by technology or business studies

-     Flexible and able to travel when required, within your work-life balance limits

-     Professional proficiency in French, Dutch and English

-     Previous experience in the Financial Services or Electronics & High Tech industry groups 



Professional skills requirements


-     Proven experience in at least two of the following domains: Digital Strategy, IT Cost Reduction, IT Infrastructure, IT Security Strategy, ERP ecosystems

-     Ability to work creatively and analytically on solving complex strategic issues related to technology 

-     Excellent C-Level communication skills, written and oral 

-     Strong networking skills, building and growing relationships with client stakeholders

-     Ability to build, manage and foster a project team 

-     Ability to work in a consulting environment, combining fast-paced project work with running a practice

-     Excellent management skills



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, citizenship, marital, domestic or civil partnership status, sexual orientation, or gender identity. 

 

Our offer


At Accenture Strategy you’ll work with industry leading clients, helping to define and deliver state-of-the-art solutions for strategic C-Suite issues. Our global network of experts will support you in building a solid network and expanding your knowledge and experience. Intense teamwork, combined with continuous training will bring your professional and personal skills to the next level and provide unparalleled opportunities for you to grow and advance in your career.

Our collaborative and inclusive working environment builds on the strengths and added value of each person. We help you to find the right balance through flexible working using the latest collaboration technologies and mobility solutions. 

You will chart a sustainable career journey guided by your personal Career Counselor. This will enable you to continuously grow as a professional and individual through a tailored growth path.

As a valued member of our Accenture family, your sense of belonging will be nurtured through a diverse program of initiatives and community networking events that recognize your achievements. Our Sports, Corporate Citizenship, Leadership, Inclusion & Diversity programs and our annual Innovation Challenge provide additional fun and inspiring ways to engage with colleagues and society.


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 411,000 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.


About Accenture Strategy BeLux


Accenture Strategy BeLux is a fast-growing, entrepreneurial Strategy consulting practice with a ‘hands-on, value & impact’ culture. We support C-Suites to transform their businesses by leveraging the differentiated Accenture DNA, driven by a deep understanding of technology. Our people focus on defining sustainable and realistic business plans that can be effectively implemented by our clients.

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