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Are you a technology passionate? Does the idea of guiding clients from strategy to execution when facing digital challenges attract you? You might be the candidate Technology is looking for!
Software Engineering professionals work across the Service Delivery Lifecycle to analyze, design, build, test, implement and/or maintain multiple system components or applications for Accenture or our clients.
As a custom development manager, you will act as a custom development specialist, both internally towards other business units and towards our clients.
You will also play an active role in further developing our Accenture Custom Development Practice.
In your role as Custom Development Manager, you will:
• Build a long-term relationship with our clients
• Help originate and shape deals & follow up on them improving the client relationship / expectations to ensure great results
• Managing diverse project teams at our clients, in both a project supervisor as well as a people manager role
• Meet operational, contractual and economic commitments including financial forecasting and follow up
• Work to ensure appropriate resources are mobilized
• Identifying new business opportunities and managing the full trade cycle (proposal presentation, monitoring, approach, offer and negotiation…).
• Interacting with senior management levels at our clients and within Accenture, which involves negotiating or influencing significant matters
• Contributing to setting the strategic direction for the Technology Custom Development practice in the Belgium and Luxemburg region and managing the practice
• Contribute to the continued growth of the team by attracting and recruiting the best experienced and junior profiles
• University degree in Computer Sciences, Commercial or Civil Engineering, Economical sciences, Information Technology, or a business-related university with a strong IT affinity;
• 8+ years of relevant experience in Delivery Management of Business Applications; Project Management & Program management
• Knowledge of latest market trends
• Experience in IT and a strong interest in leading-edge technologies
• Background in custom development, preferably in Java Full Stack technology (React, Angular, Spring…)
• Experience in common architecture frameworks and services, including those available from Open Source communities
• Proven experience with agile & devops methodologies
• Experience working with near/offshore Delivery Centers
• Strong reporting and communication skills
• Team player with good leadership capabilities to guide a large team
• Entrepreneurial, eager to generate and pursue growth opportunitites
• Solution oriented, analytical, pro-active, pragmatic with a focus on delivering quality
• Effective communicator at C-Level by developing consistent and compelling storylines
• Highly developed critical evaluation skills, and the ability to assess the potential impact of emerging technologies
• Excellent proficiency in English and Dutch or French is mandatory, additional languages are an asset;
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