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IT/Digital & Cloud Adv Consultant

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Job Number: 00434006

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Role: New IT / Digital and Cloud advisory Consultant

Mobility: up to 100%

Location: London

Closing date: 31.08.17

 

Are you ready to be at the forefront of the New and Digital IT revolution?  Are you ready to define the value and reality of new Generation IT to some of the world’s biggest companies. If yes then Accenture’s Technology Advisory practice is the place for you to catapult your consulting career and take it to the next level. As part of Accenture Consulting you’ll work alongside fellow industry experts to advise clients on transforming their businesses by using powerful new technologies.

 

New IT, such as Blockchain, Internet of Things, Mobility, Big Data, Cloud and Digital technologies are creating unprecedented opportunities for almost every organisation, changing every aspect of their business, from how they interact with customers to how they operate their networks and assets. We are currently seeking experienced Technology Advisory Practitioners to join the Resources Client Service Group, which is responsible for managing client relationships and providing industry insight and experience across the Energy, Utilities, Chemicals and Natural Resources industries. Our Practitioners in Resources are already shaping the future of 96 of the 137 Resources companies listed in the Fortune Global 500.

 

Our Technology Advisors bring the ‘new IT’ to CTO/ CIOs globally, defining cutting-edge solutions to solve their most complex issues. Our Technology Advisors define the value case from next generation IT; making use of New Generation Digital and Cloud offerings to transform the way our clients do business. This role will build deep client relationships at senior levels and work with colleagues within Accenture Technology, Accenture Digital and the Resources practice to architect technology solutions. Accenture consulting practitioners fuse together the power of Accenture’s 5 businesses; strategy, consulting, technology, digital and operations to bring an unmatched breadth and depth of offerings for our clients.

 

 

The role

There will never be a typical day at Accenture, but that’s why people love it here. The opportunities to make a difference to our clients are limitless in this ever-changing business landscape.

 

As a senior Technology Advisor you’ll often be required to;

  • Work with C-suite at our clients to orchestrate strategies where to best leverage cutting edge new IT for greatest strategic impact/ competitive advantage.
  • Helping CTO/CIOs define the value case from ‘new’ IT/ Technology.
  • Help our clients define target IT through the creation of blueprints, roadmaps and governance structures.
  • Focus on high paced value creation for our clients; positioning their IT to deliver business value and support future growth through ‘new’ digital, cloud, next generation technologies.
  • Define and carve out solutions to solve client business problems that take advantage of new, digital and Cloud techniques.
  • Developing and managing CIO/CTO and other C-suite client relationships; advising and selling work through the relationships forged.
  • Undertaking sales origination, including working with other Accenture teams in identifying opportunities to grow a successful practice.
  • Providing Program and Project Services focusing on ‘new IT’ methods and tools (e.g. Agile/ Scrum, DevOps, Design Thinking).
  • Advising our clients how to organise for Digital IT and how to embed next generation skills
  • Be at the forefront of the Digital Revolution; shaping and contributing to Accenture strategy and thought leadership for Resources clients around large-scale IT transformation and next generation technologies.

Required Capabilities

  • Proven ability to shape and lead IT transformation through provision of strategy, consulting, digital and technology and operations services in collaboration with our partners within and outside of Accenture.
  • An ability to identify opportunities for value creation based on your deep understanding of Digital and or/ Cloud, Blockchain, Design Thinking, Analytics and big data.
  • A passion and commitment to New Technologies and a drive to influence the way these are evolving and delivered.
  • An ability to challenge a client's thinking by diplomatically providing an objective and independent point of view.
  • Ability to effectively communicate the implications of complex technical concepts to senior, non-technical audiences.
  • Experience of defining and delivery IT strategy integrating ‘new’, next generation Technologies into organisations’ landscape.
  • Experience at leading complex programs and projects using new IT methods & tools (Agile/ DevOps/ Design thinking).
  • Understanding of the Resources industry (Energy, Utilities, Chemicals and Natural Resources).
  • Clear understanding of key methodologies, approaches and market trends in the industry.

 

Leadership qualities (for senior positions)/ desired Leadership qualities to aspire to (for junior positions)

  • Confidence in presenting challenging points of view to Director- and Executive-level clients (i.e. CTO/CIO).
  • Ability to build and maintain relationships with senior IT and business executives.
  • Ability to grow a strong team of Managers, Consultants and Business Analysts.
  • Leading, mentoring and developing our people.
  • Experience structuring activities that play to a team's strengths and provide opportunities for others to grow.
  • Experience managing large teams through complex situations, adapting quickly and helping others navigate change.

 

 

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 373,000 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.

 

Accenture Equal Opportunities Statement

Please note that 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.

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

  

 

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