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Accenture Strategy - Technology Strategy Manager

Job Location: Alberta - Calgary

Regional Description: Canada

Job Number: 00570237

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

 

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 approximately 442,000 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.

 

Introduction to Accenture Strategy:  

   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kCjn4pd9g7k

   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I1t4hVyjtvY

 

Join Accenture and help transform leading organizations and communities around the world.  The sheer scale of our capabilities and client engagements and the way we collaborate, operate and deliver value provides an unparalleled opportunity to grow and advance. Choose Accenture, and make delivering innovative work part of your extraordinary career.

 

 

People in our Client & Market career track drive profitable growth by developing market-relevant insights to increase market share or create new markets. They progress through required promotion into market-facing roles that have a direct impact on sales.

 

 

Technology Strategy practitioners operate at the intersection of business and technology by applying deep technology strategy development, architecting value and operating model architecture skills to influence client agendas through industry insight.  They partner with our clients to make bold decisions on priority C-Suite issues at the intersection of business, technology and operations. Providing deep understanding of our clients' industry landscape and business options in the context of global, economic, technology and social trends.

 

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.

     

Basic Qualifications

  • Minimum of Bachelor’s degree
  • Minimum of 1 year of strategy consulting experience at a consulting firm
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in at least 2 of the example offerings (Digital Strategy, IT Value Strategy, Technology Innovation and Ecosystems, IT Operating Model, Cloud Strategy, Enterprise Architecture Strategy, AI Strategy)
  • Minimum 5 years of experience improving the business value of technology
  • Minimum 5 years of experience writing business cases (quantitative and qualitative) to support strategic business initiatives, process improvement initiatives, or IT transformation
  • 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

    • Experience in one or more of the following:
      • Agile strategy, Agile transformation, Agile operating model
        • Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe)
        • Lean Software Development Lifecycle
        • Certified Scrum Master / Certified SAFe Agilest
        • Continuous Integration / Continuous Delivery (CI/CD)design and implementation experience
        • DevOps design experience
    • 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
    • Passion for excellence and delivering client value
    • Experience leading or managing small teams effectively and planning/structuring analytical work
    • Broad, diverse experience and knowledge of major technologies (legacy to emerging).

     

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

    Accenture promotes a workforce that is reflective of the communities we live in and the clients that we support. At Accenture, we believe in inclusion and diversity. Accenture does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other basis covered by local law.

     

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