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Accenture Strategy - Technology Strategy Manager

Job Location: Ontario - Toronto

Job Number: 00445537


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Organization: Accenture Strategy – Technology Strategy
Level: Manager
Location: Toronto, Canada
Travel: 80% to 100% (typically Monday through Thursday)

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Introduction to Accenture Strategy:


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Technology Strategy is no longer about how technology supports the business strategy, but how technology can create new opportunities and new value.


Technology Strategy professionals bring a unique mixture of business and technology expertise to develop strategic plans that define how technology can create value for an organization. Working at the intersection of business and technology, these strategists work alongside client leadership to define holistic strategies that combine business objectives with technology opportunities. Technology Strategy professionals must maintain deep knowledge of evolving trends and the latest advancements in technology, strategy, and management to develop innovation solutions and approaches. These professionals understand best practices and will work to define strategies that may include governance, organization structure and staffing, enterprise architecture models, business capability models, process definitions, and enterprise operating models.


At their core, Technology Strategy professionals identify the most important client issues or opportunities, and maximize value by conducting rigorous analysis and developing strategic plans to address issues and/or seize opportunities


A professional at this position level within Accenture has the following responsibilities:

·         Drive a rigorous and structured approach to identifying and solving technology business problems that lead to strategic insights

·         Identify/prioritize value creation opportunities at the intersection of business and technology based on assessment activities and an understanding of high- level visions, performance gaps, and needs

·         Lead value analysis to generate technology insights and identify value creation opportunities

·         Identify, assess, and solve complex business problems where analysis of situations or data required an in-depth evaluation of variable factors

·         Collaborate with clients to align their business and technology priorities

·         Lead the creation of well-articulated thought leadership assets that present innovative and action-oriented information, insight, knowledge, guidance and recommendations on a specific market-relevant technology strategy topic

Job Description

Technology Strategy professionals create strategies and plans that define how  technology should be utilized to support an organization's overall business strategy. Applies knowledge of standards and best practices to define governance, organization structure and staffing, architecture and processes for managing portfolios of projects. Maintains knowledge of evolving trends in technology strategy and management and applies those to develop innovative business solutions.


Technology Strategy professionals identify the most important client technology issues, and maximize business value by conducting rigorous analyses and developing strategic multiyear roadmaps that address these issues.


A professional at this position level within Accenture has the following responsibilities:

  • Identifies, assesses and solves complex business problems for area of responsibility, where analysis of situations or data requires an in-depth evaluation of variable factors.


  • Closely follows the strategic direction set by senior management when establishing near term goals.


  • Interacts with senior management at a client and/or within Accenture on matters where they may need to gain acceptance on an alternate approach.


  • Has some latitude in decision-making.


  • Acts independently to determine methods and procedures on new assignments.


  • Decisions have a major day to day impact on area of responsibility.


  • Manages large - medium sized teams and/or work efforts (if in an individual contributor role) at a client or within Accenture.


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Basic Qualifications

  • Ability to meet travel requirements, when applicable
  • Minimum of Bachelor’s degree
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience either as an external consultant or an internal client/customer supporting role
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience improving the business value of technology
  • Minimum 2 years of experience leading or managing small teams effectively including planning/structuring analytical work, facilitating team workshops, and developing technology strategy recommendations    

Professional Skill Requirements

  • Proven ability to build, manage and foster a team-oriented environment
  • Proven ability to work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment
  • Excellent communication (written and oral) and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent leadership and management skills
  • Experience leading or managing small teams effectively and planning/structuring analytical work
  • Broad, diverse experience and knowledge of major technologies (legacy to emerging).
  • Some knowledge of Enterprise Architecture frameworks


Candidates who are currently employed by a client of Accenture or an affiliated Accenture business may not be eligible for consideration.

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