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Data Driven Strategy Manager

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Job Number: 00616607

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Role: Data Driven Strategy - Manager

Location: London

Mobility: Up to 100%

Schedule: Full-time

 

Introduction

Why Accenture Strategy?

 

Accenture is a market leading Strategic advisor to many of the worlds most loved brands.  Our passion is in combining the latest technology, human and business trends to help companies grow in a profitable and sustainable manner.  Core to our success is driving what we call Data Driven Strategies – where we leverage data at scale, using new techniques and delivery models.  Our Data Driven Strategy Practice operates across industry groups within Accenture Strategy and is one of the fastest growing areas of our business.

 

Accenture Strategy is currently seeking Manager level resources with the expertise and ‘street knowledge’ to drive the next wave of growth in our Data Driven approach. These resources will be part of and lead Accenture teams to work alongside our clients to build compelling strategies, fit for C-suite and Board level audiences. 

 

Interested candidates are encouraged to learn more about our views on Data Driven Strategy by reading our recent publication - https://www.accenture.com/gb-en/blogs/blogs-agile-data-driven-strategy

 

What we are looking for

In this role, you will be expected to work seamlessly with our clients' own resources, using your experience to:

  • Translate business issues and strategic levers into data problems – being the interface between the client and our analytical teams
  • Understand client business objectives and the role of data to enable those objectives (Growth, Profitability, Sustainability)\
  • Develop / commission models (ranging from statistical to machine learning) to assess the impact of strategic levers on the client’s business and identify clear strategic recommendations
  • Scout out new sources of publicly available data to enrich the strategy process
  • Conduct client-specific data value and quality analysis
  • Apply knowledge of regulatory requirements, e.g. GDPR and data risks and controls
  • Develop business cases to measure the value of data investments
  • Research latest data use case and trends – to grow our toolkits and knowledge bases    
  • Build strong relationships with clients and work well as part of a team
  • Build strong relationships with clients and work well as part of a team
  • Lead and manage teams comprising of both internal and client personnel
  • Take ownership for building the Data Driven Strategy team through mentoring and performance management
  • Work with a wide range of stakeholders, including engagement of senior management and presentation to C-Suite executives
  • Contribute to the proliferation of Data Driven Strategy knowledge across the wider organisation
  • Bring in and champion new ways of working (less .ppt & .xls, more Tableau & video)
  • Team and collaborate quickly with a diverse group of thinkers from deep industry strategists, to highly skilled data scientists & engineers


Education

  • A degree or equivalent from a reputable university

Experience

  • Experience working in a Strategic Advisory role
  • Significant experience of Business Consulting experience or corporate strategy development
  • Background working with data use cases including developing data assessment models and conducting assessments
  • Experience in GDPR, data protection, privacy and cyber security is highly desirable
  • Track record of generating data insights and actionable outcomes
  • Developing detailed business cases       
  • Experience in data driven methodologies
  • Planning and coordinating delivery of projects
  • Manage project commercials
  • Senior stakeholder management

Package:

As well as a highly competitive salary, Accenture offers a comprehensive package including 30 days holiday, 3 additional days for charitable work of your choice, an employee healthcare plan and a competitive pension scheme.

 

Next steps...

If this sounds like the ideal role, career and company for you, click below to apply.

 

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 www.accenture.com.

 

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.

 

 


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