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Analytics High Value Consulting Senior Manager - Utilities

Job Location: Ontario - Toronto

Regional Description: Canada

Job Number: 00616548


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Analytics High Value Consulting Senior Manager - Utilities

Join Accenture Digital and leave your digital mark on the world, enhancing millions of lives through digital transformation. Where you can create the best customer experiences and be a catalyst for first-to-market digital products and solutions using machine-learning, AI, big data and analytics, cloud, mobility, robotics and the industrial internet of things. Your work will redefine the way entire industries work in every corner of the globe.
You’ll be part of a team with incredible end-to-end digital transformation capabilities that shares your passion for digital technology and takes pride in making a tangible difference. If you want to contribute on an incredible array of the biggest and most complex projects in the digital space, consider a career with Accenture Digital.
Our Analytics High Value Consulting Team is an integral part of Accenture’s Analytics practice, partnering with our largest clients to define and enable insights-led transformation.  As a Senior Manager with Analytics experience in the field of the Utilities industry you will help shape, sell and deliver industry specific programs spanning operations and customer experience, including definition of the analytics vision and strategy, operating model and talent strategy, and managing the change journey to deliver sustainable business value.  The Senior Manager will be a key member of the growing global Utilities Applied Intelligence business, playing a critical role in helping to further build Accenture's Applied Intelligence practice, with specific focus on the delivery of Utilities analytics services. You will act as the architect for our most transformative Utilities opportunities, enabling an end-to-end analytics journey by bringing the best of our Accenture Analytics organization.  You will also play a key role on the leadership team – building a practice, assets, and thought leadership.

Key Responsibilities of the role include:
1. Support High Value Consulting activities:
•Work with our Canadian Innovation Hub to plan and define immersion sessions in core analytic and digital capabilities specific to client needs
•Lead complex analytics transformation projects from defining the strategy, operating model, value targeting, proof of value, and change management

2. Sales Origination & Business Development:
•Educate internal Accenture stakeholders about our Analytics offerings and applicability to their industry/clients
•Facilitate the development of “request for proposals” responses and contract development
•Lead the development of businesses cases for further project sales as determined by the practice

3. Practice & Offering Management:
•Shape assets to accelerate sales and delivery
•Drive the analytics innovation agenda, including publishable thought leadership
•Play an active role building a practice including capability development and recruiting
•Identify and help bring into the practice talented individuals both internally from Accenture as well as externally

1.General strategy consulting skills
2.Demonstrated ability to lead complex programs
3.Commercial deal shaping
4.Client Delivery & Relationship Management
oAbility to interact with and influence Director / VP / Executives, C-Suite
oAbility to interpret the results of analytical insights and translate results to the client into c-suite business value
oAbility to explain complex concepts in non-technical language
oStrong story-telling ability

YOUR EXPERIENCE: Basic Qualifications:
•Bachelor’s degree
•Minimum of 10 years of consulting experience or relevant industry experience with proven track record of making significant client impact and value creation
•Minimum of 10 years of experience in designing and utilizing analytic solutions in enterprise-wide organizations with an emphasis in the Utilities industry
•Superior understanding of how to manage client relationship, deliver analytics value, and influence senior clients to define and expand data-driven strategies into new applications and markets
•Minimum of 5 years of program mgmt. and business transformation
•Meet travel requirements, up to 80%

SET YOURSELF APART: Preferred Skills:
•Masters level degree in a quantitative field such as statistics, econometrics in Economics, Mathematics, Statistics, Marketing, or Operations Analysis, PhD is a plus
•Exceptional presentation skills – ability to convey technology and business value propositions
•Strong Data Management Technology background
•Value based constructs
•5+ years of experience interacting with clients or executives of all levels to review expected outputs, applicability to business challenges, and model measurement
•Well connected with cutting-edge analytics techniques and be confident about how to apply them to generate insights and recommendations
•3+ years of experience guiding the data formulation process and exploratory data analysis
•5+ years of experience guiding and managing a team of practitioners to execute analytics solutions, preferably both onshore and offshore
•Proven ability to manage multiple simultaneous work streams and shift / adjust resources to achieve optimal results
•Evidence of thought leadership in defining innovative analytics within multiple complex applications spanning marketing, risk, and cost reduction
•Excellent communication skills to drive thought-provoking dialogs with senior clients

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
•Desire to work in an information systems environment
•Excellent communication (written and oral) and interpersonal skills
•Excellent leadership and management skills

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It is currently our objective to assign our people to work near where they live. However, given the nature of our business and our need to serve our clients our employees must be available to travel when needed.
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We are committed to employment equity. We encourage all people, including women, visible minorities, persons with disabilities and persons of aboriginal descent to apply.

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