Job Description

Our Health & Public Service practice in BeLux is looking for seasoned pre-sales professionals to join the team and help to further expand our footprint at European Union institutions and agencies.

As a Cloud Advisor & (Pre-) Sales, your main tasks and responsibilities will include:

  • Translating client needs and requirements into compelling and well-structured proposals to call-for-tenders in the domain of IT consulting, large-scale implementations and application/infrastructure outsourcing engagements.
  • Engaging with key stakeholders at European Union institutions and agencies on early-stage conversations, Q&A sessions and proposal presentations
  • Supervising and reviewing the work of the proposal team and coach them to become more effective
  • Optimising proposal writing procedures, facilitate the implementation of best practices and work proactively to identify and roll out adaptations.

Your Team

Accenture BeLux’s Health and Public Service (H&PS) practice helps public sector organisations such as EU and Belgian governmental institutions to embrace innovation and transform fast, enabling them to operate smarter, achieve more and deliver improved services for citizens. H&PS is a welcoming community which performs both sales and delivery-related tasks for our business and our clients.

You will be working closely with your colleagues from the H&PS community as well as fellow proposal writers, solution architects, opportunity leads, senior management and subject-matter experts from across Accenture.



Qualifications

Your background

  • Minimum of 4+ years Infrastructure (Server, Storage, and Database) discovery, design, build, and cloud migration experience.
  • Minimum of 4+ years of hands-on experience as Technology Advisor in the domain of IT Service Management and IT Operating model design, setup and execution.
  • Minimum of 2+ years of experience in supporting the shaping and writing of proposal for call-for-tenders.
  • An excellent level of English (C1-C2) with an outstanding written and verbal communication skills is a must; an advanced level of Dutch and/or French is an asset
  • Master’s degree or equivalent in IT, Computer Science, Engineering, or related field

We are looking for profiles with sound experience – coming from hands-on experience and industry-standard expertise - in:

  • Played a key role throughout the Service Management lifecycle; from developing a Strategy to Designing solutions, Delivering outcomes, and continual improvement.
  • Execution of the IT Service Management processes according to best practices: across the full Service lifecycle with particular in-depth knowledge of Service Transition processes and Service Operations.
  • Supported customers through Transformation journeys (i.e. Journey through cloud).
  • Understanding of IT production operations, quality practices, and client services.
  • Experience working in an ITIL environment, and knowledge of ITIL frameworks. 
  • Understanding of cloud services including compute, networking, storage and database services.

Bonus points if:

  • Good understanding of the European Union public sector landscape, namely the EU institutions, agencies and other bodies, is an asset
  • AWS or Azure certification
  • PMP certification
  • Previous consulting or client service delivery experience.
  • Experience with private and public cloud architectures, pros/cons, and migration considerations.
  • Personnel Development Experience (hiring, resource planning, performance feedback, etc)

Our Offer

Accenture is an incredible place to work - and keep learning. By joining us, you’ll become part of a global company with a world-class brand and reputation.  Besides the work we do for our clients, we’re really proud of our vibrant, diverse workplace culture: we believe in openness and honesty, fairness and equality, common sense and realism. We want to get to know the real you and help you explore and grow - whatever it is you're great at. So you will always have lots of learning opportunities (formal and informal) to improve your role-specific skills and expertise.

Besides our high-profile, challenging projects and our nurturing work environment, we offer excellent employee benefits, including:

  • 13th month + holiday allowance
  • 20 + 12 holidays
  • Laptop and smartphone
  • Hospitalization insurance and extensive group insurance package
  • Bonus program
  • Training & learning opportunities
  • Green mobility program: e-bikes, public transport, bike 2 work allowance, …
  • Flex Rewards: decide on your rewards package with our flexible benefits tool
  • Discount program: get discounts at your favorite (online) shops
  • Employee shares purchase plan
  • Eco-cheques
  • And many more!

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.

COVID-19 update:  The safety and well-being of our candidates, our people and their families continues to be a top priority. Until travel restrictions change, interviews will continue to be conducted virtually. 

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