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Programme Advisory Consultant – Products Technology Consulting

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Job Number: 00653503

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Role: Programme Advisory Consultant  – Transformation Management, Products Technology Consulting

Location: London

Travel: Up to 100% mobility

Salary: £47,000 – 65,000

 

 

Join Accenture and help transform leading organizations 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 identifying, shaping and delivering innovative work part of your extraordinary career.

 

In Accenture Consulting, we focus on helping clients achieve profitable growth and solve their most pressing challenges; we do this by operating at the intersection of strategy, technology, digital and operations, providing a connected Consulting experience.

 

As the primary owners of client relationships, we take the best of Accenture’s five businesses (Strategy, Digital, Consulting, Operations and Technology) to our clients to provide unmatched industry knowledge, client experiences, strategic alliances, proprietary assets and subject matter experts to best serve clients and accelerate growth with end to end solutions

 

With the increasing complexity of Business in the 21st century, enterprise technologies and practices that enabled success are reaching their limits.  Our Products Technology Consulting practice provides advisory and delivery expertise to major Life Science, Retail, Consumer Goods, Travel and Automotive firms in order to help our clients pivot to the new by injecting new technologies, new methodologies and new ways to deliver innovation to the business. 

 

 

Key features of the role

We are currently seeking to recruit Programme Advisory Consultants with knowledge and experience of delivering, or advising clients on, technology-enabled programmes at scale.  You will demonstrate strong interpersonal and communication skills, embrace innovation and be adaptive to change.  As a team player with experience leading others, you can bring out the best in those around you and encourage sharing of knowledge and best practices. 

 

As a Programme Advisory Consultant within our Technology Consulting practice, you will be able to bring these skills and capabilities together to deliver, or advise on the delivery of, complex transformational change for our clients across Products industries.


What we're looking for

Management & advisory experience in the context of complex, IT-enabled transformation programmes, which should include tangible examples in several of the following areas:


  • Proven experience (3+ years) of operating within IT-enabled transformation programmes
  • Experience with a range of delivery methodologies, including Agile
  • Experience of planning and initiation of major, IT-enabled transformation programmes, or of advising on delivery approach and supporting the project team to define future benefits realisation
  • Experience of projects leveraging NEW IT (e.g. Cloud Computing, Artificial Intelligence
  • Ability to analyse complex situations and quickly identify the key challenges, opportunities and/or levers for change
  • Background in one or more product industries – Life Sciences, Retail, Consumer Goods, Travel or Automotive

What other qualifications or skills do I need?

  • Educated to Bachelor's Degree level or above
  • Proven success of working as part of a team and leading teams or individuals
  • Proven ability to work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment
  • Onshore, client-facing experience
  • Excellent communication (written and oral) and interpersonal skill
  • Market-recognised programme and portfolio management, or other relevant certification, (e.g. PMI, PRINCE2, Leading SAFe, Certified Scrum Master)
  • Strong career progression to date
  • You must be willing to be London, Manchester or Edinburgh-based, but be fully mobile, i.e. prepared to work away from home Monday to Friday as required

What's in it for you?

All 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 specialized skills faster. Learning takes place both on the job and through formal training conducted online, in the classroom, or in collaboration with others. The sheer variety of work we do, and the experience it offers, provide an unbeatable platform from which to build a career.


On top of this, we have an extensive benefits package which includes 30 days’ vacation per year, gym subsidies, private medical insurance and 3 extra days leave per year for charitable work of your choice!

 

Next steps...

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

 

Accenture is a global management consulting, technology services and outsourcing company, with more than 450,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries. Combining unparalleled experience, comprehensive capabilities across all industries and business functions, and extensive research on the world’s most successful companies, Accenture collaborates with clients to help them become high-performance businesses and governments. Its home page is 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.

 

Closing Date for Applications 31/08/2019

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


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