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FS Emerging Technology Management Consultant

Job Location: London, Manchester

Job Number: 00381222

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Role: FS Emerging Technology Management Consultant

Location: London

Travel: Up to 100%

Salary: £45,000 - £114,000

 

Introduction:

 

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.

 

In Accenture Consulting, we focus on helping clients achieve profitable growth and solve their most pressing challenges; we do this by operating at the intersection of strategy, technology, digital and operations, providing a connected Consulting experience.

 

As the primary owners of client relationships, we take the best of Accenture’s five businesses (Strategy, Digital, Consulting, Operations and Technology) to our clients to provide unmatched industry knowledge, client experiences, strategic alliances, proprietary assets and subject matter experts to best serve clients and accelerate growth with end to end solutions.

 

What responsibilities will you have?

  • Working with business areas and emerging technology providers to build new propositions, enhance existing customer experiences and streamline operational processes.
  • Leading development of an innovation culture within the team and promoting new ways of working.
  • Support the delivery of Accenture's Emerging Technology offerings, including Robotics, crypto currencies, Blockchain strategy, Cognitive & AI
  • Developing and presenting at industry conferences as an expert in the Emerging Technology field
  • Lead the growth, development and support junior resources
  • Understand engagements, business drivers and digital enablement opportunities as it relates to our client's business
  • Demonstrate ability to lead and manage business development / proposal efforts
  • Ability to take initiative to communicate, interact, and collaborate with others to ensure that all aspects of a task are addressed
  • Work within a collaborative lab environment or "sandbox" to test and validate emerging technology prototypes.

What skills & experience are we looking for?

  • Experience in the Financial Services Sector, especially banking/capital markets working towards innovation/remediation projects
  • Hands on experience and “Can-do” attitude towards emerging technologies
  • Approach the architecture by constantly thinking about scalability, reliability, 24/7 availability, security, functionality etc.
  • Hands-on delivery or involvement in large, major IT change programs
  • Solution & Technical architecture for FS systems, with exposure to development and testing environments. Deep exposure to agile methodologies
  • Deep knowledge of AI and Cognitive Technology and deployment (NLP, Machine Learning, Virtual Operator, Image Recognition, others)
  • The ability and experience to work with C-suite executives throughout the project life cycle
  • Prior knowledge experience of Cryptocurrency, Bitcoin, Blockchain with solid understanding of encryption technologies
  • Hands on management experience of projects using a standardized set of project management disciplines
  • Previous experiences of managing team resources within the FS industry

What academic qualifications do you need?

  • Industry recognized certification (e.g., PMP, Prince)
  • Bachelor's Degree (Technical/Engineering/Computer science degree is preferred) 2:1 or equivalent

What’s in it for you?

 

All of our consulting professionals receive comprehensive training covering business acumen, technical and professional skills development. You'll also have opportunities to hone your functional skills and expertise in an area of specialization. We offer a variety of formal and informal training programs at every level to help you acquire and build specialized skills faster. Learning takes place both on the job and through formal training conducted online, in the classroom, or in collaboration with others. The sheer variety of work we do, and the experience it offers, provide an unbeatable platform from which to build a career.

 

On top of this, we have an extensive benefits package which includes 30 days’ vacation per year, gym subsidies, private medical insurance and 3 extra days leave per year for charitable work of your choice!

 

What are the next steps?

 

If this sounds like the ideal role, career and company for you, click below to apply.

 

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 specialised 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. Accenture drives innovation to improve the way the world works and lives. Visit us at www.accenture.com.

 

Accenture is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of society and does not discriminate on grounds of race, religion or belief, ethnic or national origin, disability, age, citizenship, marital, domestic or civil partnership status, sexual orientation, or gender identity, or any other basis as protected by applicable law.

 
Closing Date for Applications 31/08/2017

Accenture reserves the right to close the role prior to this date should a suitable applicant be found.

 

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