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CMT Enterprise Architect Manager

Job Location: Location Negotiable

Job Number: 00435146


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Role: CMT Enterprise Architect – Manager
Location: London or Manchester
Travel: up to 100%
Closing Date: 31.08.17
Join Accenture Consulting and you’ll work alongside fellow industry experts to lead transformational projects, and define cutting edge solutions, solving our client’s most complex issues. And because our clients span the full range of industries - Including 94 of the Fortune 100 - you’ll have the opportunity to pursue your passion, hone your expertise and deepen your knowledge.
The Communications, Media & Technology (CMT) Operating Group supports the Communications Industry, Electronics and High Tech, and Media and Entertainment industries. As a Consulting practitioner you’ll shape the future of CMT clients to maximize the opportunities made possible by the convergence of communications, content and computing. As a Consulting practitioner you’ll shape the future of CMT clients to maximize the opportunities made possible by the convergence of communications, content and computing.
Join Accenture Consulting’s CMT advisory team and embark on a fast-paced, dynamic and rewarding career path where no two days are ever the same.  Our culture is focused on providing you with the tools and opportunities to establish yourself as an industry leader.
Accenture works with a wide group of CMT companies on various transformation and systems integration projects. On many of these engagements, Accenture works alongside the client technology and business stakeholders (up to board level) to shape the IT solution and landscape that will be rolled out to deliver key business objectives and strategies.
This role is for an experienced Enterprise Architect who is able to shape a client’s roadmap looking especially at their IT roadmap who can also consider the people and process impacts of the planned changes.
As an Enterprise Architect in our Technology Advisory Practice you’ll work within consulting engagement teams to lead and deliver architecture solutions used by IT project implementation teams. Core responsibilities:
  • Translate client requirements into solutions that will create value for Accenture and our clients
  • Understand and translate buyer requirements into a standard solution including solution planning, proposal and cost estimation, leveraging standard process methods, deliverables and the right collection of offerings
  • Collaborate with and lead other solution architects to plan and architect the overall enterprise architecture and capabilities to support the IT offerings
  • Sponsor / lead initiatives to deploy new architecture and capabilities across the teams required for new offerings
  • Interact with the delivery organisations to ensure effective transition and to shape services, collaborate on clear solution assumptions and determine appropriate cost to deliver
  • Ensure that enterprise architecture is implemented according to policies / standards and the solution is benchmarked externally
Required Capabilities:
  • Someone who enjoys immersing themselves in a challenging environment with business goals and technology solutions at the heart.
  • The ideal candidate will have deep understanding of end to end solution architecture methodologies and will have led complex solution for transformation programmes and projects creating or involving new services and applications
  • Architecting IT and business transformation programmes within the communications, media or technology industry
  • Business case creation, deal shaping and negotiation
  • Cost to serve solution optimisation and solution planning 
  • Transition to delivery and value proposition development
  • Managing or supporting a deal, large scale programmes or opportunity
  • An ability to inspire teams to deliver to a high standard in a suitable timeframe
  • Experience understanding team strengths, and the ability to coach and develop others
  • Sound expertise in Architecture methodologies e.g. TOGAF
  • Experience working through organizational change, developing and implementing creative solutions.
What’s in it for you?
  • We offer a transparent approach career progression, with a focus on your strengths and continuous coaching from senior colleagues.
  • You’ll benefit from working alongside Accenture experts who are solving some of the biggest industry challenges with innovative thinking and cutting-edge tools. Flexible work arrangements and a range of benefits.
  • You'll have access to leading-edge technology that will give you the opportunity to deepen your existing skills even as you help create the latest business trends.
  • Competitive rewards linked to fast-paced progression.
  • You’ll also have opportunities to make a difference to the communities in which we work and live.
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
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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