Job Description

The Innovation Workshops Program is an integral part of Accenture Labs. It offers interactive workshops that bring Accenture Labs R&D to life for clients, sponsors and partners in each of the seven hubs. Participants are provided with a vision of the future of technology, given hands-on demonstrations of R&D prototypes and an opportunity to explore associated opportunities in their respective businesses. As part of the creation of a new Accenture Labs in Shenzhen, we are looking for a passionate technologist and facilitator with an entrepreneur mindset to set-up and lead the Shenzhen Innovation Workshops Program. The Shenzhen Innovation Workshops Program Manager will have the following mission and key responsibilities: -,Work with the global mobilization team to finalize the design and coordinate the build of the Shenzhen Labs physical space, including the briefing center and immersive showcase dedicated to workshops -,Work with the global mobilization team for the definition of the Shenzhen Labs Innovation Workshops Program in alignment with the Shenzhen Accenture Labs strategy, focus and priorities -,Develop relationships with Accenture local groups, their clients and ecosystems to anchor the local visibility and reputation of Accenture Labs -,Collaborate with marketing and media relationships team to ensure that key events, R&D activities and workshops program have the greatest visibility internally and externally (client, medias, academia, etc.) -,Drive Accenture Labs involvement in local market events, client workshops and internal training sessions -,Lead the design, preparation and execution of the Accenture Labs events, customizing agendas and R&D content showcased according to the audience and context -,Manage and supervise the activities of workshop team assistant needed to execute his/her mission -,Coordinate with local technology resources to operate the workshop facilities and continuously improve the experience and comfort -,Coordinate the deployment of new assets and demonstrations into the workshop environment and support associated promotional activities such as launch events and marketing campaigns. -,Continuously review and evolve the local workshop program and showcase offering to align with the strategy and priorities set by the local Labs geo lead -,Support the tracking of events outcomes and reporting activities -,Commit to shared KPIs such as number of media hit or balanced financials -,Participate in the Global Labs Workshop Council and collaborate with the Global Labs Workshop Team Role specifics: •,Technology background and/or strong interest in emerging technologies and how they impact the business •,Strong executive presence as well as facilitation experience & storytelling skills •,Entrepreneur mindset and strong project management experience •,Exposure to design thinking, background in marketing and/or managing an innovation center would be a plus

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•,Excellent English to interact with event sponsors and international colleagues •,Native Chinese is mandatory for day-to-day interactions and presentations Tools: •,Proficient with MS Office suite (i.e. PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook, Teams, etc.) •,Virtual collaboration capabilities (Videoconference, Skype, etc.) •,Experience with creative tools such as the creative cloud suite would be a plus**•,Self-starter, organized, focused •,Excellent oral and written communication •,Outgoing with good interpersonal skills •,Self-confidence, authority and diplomacy •,Willingness to learn continuously, adaptability •,Global team player

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Job candidates will not be obligated to disclose sealed or expunged records of conviction or arrest as part of the hiring process.

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