Job Description

Accenture is a leading global professional services company, providing a broad range of services in strategy and consulting, interactive, technology and operations, with digital capabilities across all of these services. We combine unmatched experience and specialized capabilities across more than 40 industries – powered by the world’s largest network of Advanced Technology and Intelligent Operations centers. With 505,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries, Accenture brings continuous innovation to help clients improve their performance and create lasting value across their enterprises. Visit us at http://www.accenture.com/.

The Senior Researcher will lead complex research programs regarding innovative sustainability related initiatives and projects ranging from new products, services, and process design. Should be able fully document and synthesize information using systems thinking, design thinking and human/life centered, and circular economy methods among other advances research methodologies. Data collection, processing and statistical analysis software knowledge is desirable at a senior level.

Expectations


Be adventurous. Bring a vision. Make an impact. Rely on empathy. Relentlessly curious. Nurture collaboration. Stay transparent. Be bold and generous in all you do.

Key Responsibilities

  • Leads complex projects, managing teams of researchers from discovery to implementation.
  • Design and maintain data systems for qualitative and quantitative data interpretation.
  • Produce document processes, data systems, and data flows for research projects to ensure reproducibility.
  • Enable quantitative and qualitative data collection sessions with large group.
  • Present complex data and research findings clearly and effectively in a compelling manner.
  • Manage the studio’s Research team across all projects and programs from beginning to end.
  • Assume responsibility for the overall quality of the Research team’s work across the studio.
  • Help to evolve the Research practice, pulling in state-of-the-art methods from external and internal expertise.
  • Liaise with Design Research leadership throughout our company and clients’ groups to establish best practices, evolve processes and cultivate community.
  • Ensure data is managed in line with Accenture policies and ethical practice.
  • Own client relationships from a research standpoint. Provide clients and teams with an expert view of Design Research.
  • Attend, help plan, and network at studio and community events, workshops, and conferences as an Accenture ambassador.
  • Publish articles, books, and other media on behalf of Accenture.
  • Cultivate relationships with new and existing clients.
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Qualifications

Requirements

  • A true passion for research, sustainability, and innovation.
  • Passion for evolving design research methods; flexible in approaches to see opportunities for research where others might see constraints.
  • Capacity to extract insights from complex data and user research.
  • Excellent ability to communicate in written and verbal form.
  • Comfortable conducting research in a program and project management environment.
  • Advanced communication skills in English, fluency in client communications and presentations.
  • Strong and organized evidence collection and documentation experience.
  • Analytical and Data Driven Thinking.
  • Able to work under pressure with a hands-on approach and problem-solving mindset.
  • 10+ years of relevant experience; 4+ years of leadership experience; 4+ years of research managerial experience
  • Big Data Analysis- SPPS or other statistical analysis software experience
  • Strong Research Report and Case Study Writing
  • Data Base Design and Management

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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