Job Description

Role: Network Consulting Manager – NFV/SDN

Organization: Accenture Consulting - Communications, Media and Technology

Travel: Up to 100%

Salary: £68,000 - £85,000


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.


Communications, Media and Technology (CMT)

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, minimise time to market, and reduce costs.


You will work alongside clients understanding their current Network systems and delivery lifecycle to drive improvements and efficiency to their processes and systems. Either by creating a new platform or modifying the deployment processes, you will be the intersection between the business and the network teams to make the transformation of the network a success.


The introduction of new technologies is changing the way networks are being deployed and maintained. You will have the opportunity to help clients understand these changes and propose new systems, process and ways of working to make networks more efficient.

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Key requirements for this role:

  • Relevant, hands-on experience in the CSP industry either in service provider, network vendor or consulting/system integration companies
  • Experience working on telco strategy, operating model / organizational re-design and/or operational improvement projects.
  • Extensive Knowledge of Network Virtualization technologies (NFV, SDN), international communities’ (TMForum, ETSI, MEF, …), vendor portfolio in the area of virtualization
  • Extensive Knowledge of Fixed/Mobile Networks and Enterprise Architecture: Core Networks (IMS, EPC, Edge,…) , Transport Networks (SDH, PDH, MPLS, IP,..)
  • Knowledgeable on industry trends and key telco processes such as: telco market trends, network strategy, design & deployment, network operations, service fulfillment, service assurance, field force operations, service quality / SLA management, customer experience.
  • Knowledgeable of OSS solutions for network deployment, service delivery and assurance (in particular: network fault and performance management; network and service troubleshooting; trouble ticketing, SLAM) and field force management.
  • Knowledgeable on service and network architectures/technologies (e.g. FTTx; xDSL; MSAN; Home-Business-Enterprise Customer Premises Network; IPTV; WiFi; Small Cells; VoIP; etc..).


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 31/08/2019

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

All employment decisions shall be made without regard to age, race, creed, colour, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, disability status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, citizenship status or any other basis as protected applicable law.

Job candidates will not be obligated to disclose sealed or expunged records of conviction or arrest as part of the hiring process.

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