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Network Consultant - RAN

Job Location: Location Negotiable

Job Number: 00577355


- Job description

Role: RAN Network Consultant

Organization: Accenture Consulting - Communications, Media and Technology

Travel: Up to 100% (Monday – Thursday)

Salary: £47,000 - £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. 

Your experience will include:

  • Proven Consulting/Services experience in the Communications, Media & Technology industry
  • Understanding of RAN and Transmission network infrastructure – with an  engineering or strong technical project management background.
  • Strong client / customer relationship management
  • Proven Delivery track record – such as independent responsibility for a project or workpackage.
  • Insight to market and industry trends, and their impact on a client
  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent

To set yourself apart you, experience in the following is preferred:

  • Exposure to RAN technologies GSM,WCDMA and LTE; understanding of RNC/BSC/NodeB/BTS Dimensioning, capacity expansion, feature upgrades and relevant protocols.
  • Understanding of the network deployment lifecycle from suite acquisition through to build / deployment.
  • Familiarity with RAN integration with core network and understanding of e2e mobile architecture.
  • Understanding of continuous process improvement, roadblock analysis and removal, Network utilisation and quality analytics & Network cost optimisation
  • Exposure to time and budget forecast / Trending
  • Previous experience or interest in working in globally distributed workforce environments, including offshore model
  • Experience defining and integrating technical solutions into an organization`s strategy, vision, and aspirations
  • Proven ability to work independently and as a team member
  • Good communication (written and oral) and interpersonal skills, with organizational, multi-tasking, and time-management skills
  • Exposure to analytics and analytical methods, both prescriptive and predictive
  • Proficient in MS Office & MS Project Plan.

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.


If relocation is required in applying to this position, the appointment to the role would be considered an employee driven transfer meaning that the employee will be personally responsible for covering all relocation costs and any costs associated with dependants.


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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