Job Description

A Client Account Lead is responsible for building trusted strategic partner relationships within one or more accounts by understanding client needs, shaping solutions, and bringing expertise and thought leadership to solve their most critical business issues. This role is responsible for driving profitable sales growth, expanding Accenture's footprint, ensuring profitable delivery and influencing the client's strategy to help drive high performance and continuous innovation.

Your job

  • Responsible for business development and performance for major clients in the Industrial/Life Sciences industry

  • Have a strong industry expertise, can discuss C-level agenda, and bring industry insights and intelligence

  • Be the Strategic Trusted Partner for the client executives and top management, developing client relationships, planning strategically the account development, and communicating the account vision to the account team, the sales team, and the partners

  • Inspire, coach, and develop the account team to increase business value

  • Drives profitable growth, by shaping, negotiating, and selling deals which are balanced between Client expectations, Team capabilities and Accenture ambitions, in collaboration with the Sales team and the Account team

Your team

Our Products Client Group team is a dynamic and entrepreneurial team with a can-do mentality that is focusing on bringing value to our clients by bringing the power of One Accenture. We are well connected to the broader Accenture network and capabilities, both locally and globally. Our team originates concrete opportunities together with the account teams and capability leads and drives the business development agenda through offerings relevant to our clients from opportunity origination until closure.


Your background

  • 6+ years of experience with strong sales, relationship management and account management experience in the Industrial / Life Sciences industry with top tier global delivery service providers;
  • Minimum Masters degree;
  • Extensive work experience in a global delivery model and at client sites;
  • Proven capability to build and maintain relationships with middle and senior management at clients;
  • Deep Account Management and Project Management experience;
  • Knowledge of industry specific products, services and solutions
  • Good understanding of industry-specific business issues and drivers;
  • Proven experience in a rapidly growing account;
  • Hands-on experience with proposal/RFP creation and leading RFP/proposal presentations;
  • Strong leadership, influencing, interpersonal, communication, negotiation and presentation skills;
  • Wide variety of IT and business consulting engagement and sales experience.
  • Fluent English required, Dutch or French is a plus


Accenture is a fantastic 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 this, we offer excellent employee benefits including:

  • 13th month + holiday allowance

  • 20 + 12 holidays

  • Laptop and smartphone

  • Hospitalization insurance and extensive group insurance package

  • Yearly bonus program

  • Training & learning opportunities

  • Green mobility program: electric car, 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 favourite (online) shops

  • Employee shares purchase plan

  • Eco-cheques

  • Internet subscription at home

  • 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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