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Accenture DayNine - Client Partner

Job Location: London

Regional Description: United Kingdom

Job Number: 00506381


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Role: Accenture DayNine - Client Partner

Location: London

Travel: 60-80%

Salary: 65,000 - 80,000 + Benefits

Closing Date: 31/08/2018


Accenture DayNine will be recruiting at the following levels; Manager and Senior Manager


Join the Accenture DayNine team and help transform leading organisations 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.


Accenture is a leader in helping organisations move to the cloud to take advantage of a new era of service delivery and flexibility, where applications, infrastructure and business processes are brought together and delivered As-a-Service. Accenture’s Cloud First agenda offers comprehensive, industry-focused cloud services including strategy, implementation, migration and managed services, and assets including the Accenture Cloud Platform that can drive broader transformational programs for clients. Accenture has worked on more than 13,000 cloud computing projects for clients, including three-quarters of the Fortune Global 100, and has more than 17,000 professionals trained in cloud computing.


People in our Client Delivery & Operations career track drive delivery and capability excellence through the design, development and/or delivery of a solution, service, capability or offering. They grow into delivery-focused roles, and can progress within their current role, laterally or upward.


The long-standing Accenture and Workday alliance is focused on one thing: Helping our clients thrive in the digital world. We offer end-to-end services for Workday finance and human resources including strategic transformation, application implementation, application management and business process outsourcing. We leverage Accenture’s intelligent tools, like the Accenture Client Enablement Tool for Workday to help teams work smarter and faster.


From pilots to complex transformations, we work with our clients to assess, strategise and manage their Workday solutions. But, we do much more than deliver technology. Our focus is on helping businesses realise the promise of integrated, cloud-based technology to do things that could not have been done before, effecting real change in how the business runs and the value it can create.


Key Responsibilities

As a Client Partner with Accenture DayNine you will be the common link between sales and delivery with a primary focus on acquiring new business and selling to the customer base. You will be expected to lead sales activity for new and existing clients, including scoping projects and estimating effort to complete the implementation and leading sales presentations at the most senior level. You will also be accountable for a portfolio of client deliveries, relying on Project Managers and the broader team to deliver the successful outcomes you have agreed with the client.

You will own the customer relationship from the point of prospect, drive and deliver the sales process and oversee delivery, making sure the project is staffed with the right team. 

All our colleagues help with company building activities so you get to learn and influence how we grow.

Personal Attributes

  • Faster-than-average pace; ability to learn quickly, thoroughly, and in detail
  • Creates a disciplined process, but must also recognise and adjust to change
  • Strategic, big-picture thinking backed by an added focus on the tactical aspects of the work
  • Setting and achieving specific standards for self and for others; an emphasis on schedule.
  • Seeks and accepts decision authority & responsibility
  • Will effectively weigh risk against the benefit; while not cautious, a calculated decision maker
  • A lively and incisive communicator, more authoritative than persuasive in style
  • A stimulating influence on others, while being firm and direct
  • Some collaboration within team but a more independent style in general
  • Delegation of some authority, with close follow-up and control
  • Control of overall agenda, includes others in a task-focused manner


  • Sale of initial and follow on consulting & implementation services 
  • Strong Workday Implementation Project delivery skills preferred (although will consider candidates with strong experience in related fields (i.e. ERP HCM, Financials etc)
  • Developing & Maintaining customer and supplier relationships
  • Coaching and mentoring consultants
  • Supporting growth of Accenture | DayNine & its culture
  • Shows effective written and verbal communication with both internal and external resources
  • Comfortable with public speaking
  • Comfortable with a dynamic and ambiguous environment


  • Bachelors Degree preferred
  • Sales or account management experience highly desirable
  • Broad and deep HCM or Financials functional experience
  • 8+ years consulting experience in an implementation environment; Ideally you’ve done some HR effectiveness consulting
  • One year Workday experience preferred 
  • Project management experience, Workday or ERP projects preferred
  • 5+ years implementation experience

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 specialisation.


We offer a variety of formal and informal training programs at every level to help you acquire and build specialised skills faster. Learning takes place both on the job and through formal training conducted online, in the classroom, or in collaboration with teammates. The sheer variety of work we do, and the experience it offers, provide an unbeatable platform from which to build a career.


Accenture offers a competitive salary combined with a strong benefits package including an award winning pension scheme, share save scheme, subsidised gym membership, private health care, life insurance, cycle to work schemes and career counselling.

Next steps...

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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 31/8/2018

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

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