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Network Consulting Manager – Deployment/OSS

Job Location: Location Negotiable

Job Number: 00576825


- Job description

Role: Network Consulting Manager – Deployment/OSS
Organization: Accenture Consulting - Communications, Media and Technology
Travel: Up to 100% (Monday – Thursday)
Salary: £68,000 - £87,000

It’s no secret that technology has radically changed how we live, work and play – and we believe the best is yet to come. Join Accenture and work with interesting clients to design, architect, sell and deliver industry-specific assets and solutions. Bring industry expertise and innovation to the account teams to help address our clients’ needs. You’ll be in for an exciting ride, as a trusted advisor who transforms leading organizations, taking them to the next level of industry innovation and performance.

Accenture Consulting works across five Industry Groups: Financial Services, Products, Resources, Health and Public Services, and Communications, Media and Technology. By combining our end-to-end portfolio of technology services with a tested, outcome-oriented approach, you’ll help clients quickly become more agile to meet and exceed their goals.

Join Accenture and help transform leading organizations and communities around the world.

Communications, Media and Technology

In this role, you’ll be part of the Communications, Media & Technology group where you’ll work with companies that are creating the products of tomorrow. Accenture works with 95% of the world's 20 largest Communications companies, 80% of the Fortune 500's Electronics and High Tech companies, 67% of the world's 50 largest Media companies, and all 6 of the major Hollywood studios. You'll use your industry-specific expertise to help your clients seize the opportunities made possible by the convergence of communications, computing and content.

You will be part of the Network Practice, which helps our clients innovate and transform their businesses around how they plan, build, launch and operate network and service platforms in order to streamline operations, minimize time to market, and reduce costs

What responsibilities will you have?

  • Delivery of complex technology transformation programmes or large projects
    • Typically multi-location or multi geography managing both onshore and offshore delivery teams of up to 50 people
  • Understanding the underlying business drivers and technology solution in enough detail to anticipate risks, issues and dependencies that may impact delivery (timeline, cost and/or quality)
  • Adherence to a selected delivery methodology
  • Creation and management of detailed project plans
  • Stakeholder Management (reporting to key stakeholders)
  • Manage project finances, including actuals, forecasts and expenditure run rate
  • Understanding scope of Accenture’s delivery and accountability as per contract(s) with client(s)
  • Manage change against an agreed baseline scope of work
  • Actively look for opportunities to where Accenture can further help clients in achieving their business objectives

What skills & experience are we looking for?

  • Proven Consulting/Services experience in the Communications, Media & Technology industry
  • Demonstrable experience in delivering IT solutions and a successful track record of working within complex project environments, working in a fast-paced environment and delivering to expectations
  • Systems Integration background with awareness or experience in latest OSS platforms and technologies
  • Deep knowledge of Software Delivery Lifecycle
  • Understanding of continuous process improvement, roadblock analysis and removal,  Network utilisation and quality analytics & Network cost optimisation
  • Broad skill set in different project delivery methodologies from traditional waterfall to iterative / Agile delivery variants
  • Ability to estimate and plan a delivery with support from functional / technical Subject Matter Experts
  • Project and change management experience and skills
  • Strong, demonstrable, financial acumen and experience
  • Ability to operate effectively in environments with high levels of ambiguity
  • Ability to influence executive level client stakeholders
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Ability to lead, manage and motivate teams
  • Experience of managing a delivery using a geographically distributed team
  • An ability to demonstrate an interest in the changing IT landscape, the developing trends and the impact of disruptive technologies

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 31/08/2018

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

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