Job Description

Social Value Pursuit Writer - S&PP

Career level 9 - Specialist

Location: London

Salary - Depending on skills and experience + benefits

Accenture is a leading global professional services company, providing a broad range of services in strategy and consulting, interactive, technology and operations, with digital capabilities across all of these services. With our thought leadership and culture of innovation, we apply industry expertise, diverse skill sets and next-generation technology to each business challenge.

We believe in inclusion and diversity and supporting the whole person. Our core values comprise of Stewardship, Best People, Client Value Creation, One Global Network, Respect for the Individual and Integrity. Year after year, Accenture is recognized worldwide not just for business performance but for inclusion and diversity too.

“Across the globe, one thing is universally true of the people of Accenture: We care deeply about what we do and the impact we have with our clients and with the communities in which we work and live. It is personal to all of us.” – Julie Sweet, Accenture CEO

Job Summary:

Sales & Pricing Performance provides end-to-end sales and pricing effectiveness, sales operations, and analytics services.  S&PP partners with teams around the world to deliver insights, improve acumen and win profitable deals.  S&PP Pursuit Services partners with sales teams to win more business through a compelling and differentiated end-to-end pursuit experience.

Role Description – The role will have a specific focus supporting sales teams in delivering Environmental, Social and Government (ESG) benefits to realise additional non-financial value or 360 value for our clients.

We define 360-degree value as delivering the unique value a client may be seeking, and striving where possible, to partner with our clients to achieve greater progress on inclusion and diversity with our diverse teams, reskill our clients’ employees, help our clients achieve their sustainability goals, and bring meaningful experiences, both with Accenture and for the customers and employees of our clients.

The successful candidate will join a global team that provides writing expertise to help develop and enhance a broad range of sales documents and materials. They will curate and proofread ESG content and deliver storytelling support.

This role is one of a kind in Pursuit Services and we’re looking for someone who can operate in the ‘white space’ to elevate our sales pursuits.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Develop knowledge on the Social Value (SV) framework, including sub award criteria and KPIs

  • Support the UKI Sales community to respond to Social Value questions as part of shaping solutions for clients with a particular focus on Health & Public Sector (H&PS)

  • Conduct research where necessary to source facts, trends, marketplace information to support proposal development and create a joined-up narrative

  • Provide writing, proofreading and editing support for ESG content

  • Liaise with Client Account Lead/Sales Lead to develop and/or refine account and contract specific content

  • Where applicable, work with the client account to identify KPIs and milestones

  • Where applicable, liaise with Solution Architect to ensure pricing reflects investment commitments from Accenture

  • Liaise with internal functions SMEs (e.g. corporate citizenship, HR etc.) where specific inputs are required to develop/refine content

  • Maintain the Social Value repository as well as contribute to the Responsible Business (RB) and Social Value (SV) Playbooks

  • Ensure all work is completed in accordance with the scoring criteria shared by the clients

  • Collaborate with the Social Value community to drive ongoing and new initiatives

  • Share learning and best practices with the broader UK sales and Pursuit Services community

  • Comply with ongoing operational requirements such as reporting, team skill enhancements, etc.

  • Deliver ad hoc project management

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Qualifications

Knowledge & Skill Requirements:

Must Have:

  • Minimum of three years of experience as a business or creative writer
  • A high level of competence with Microsoft Word and PowerPoint with ability to write comprehensive responses on Social Value
  • Have a passion for and demonstrated understanding of sustainability and / or corporate experience in ESG (Environmental, Social and Governance)
  • Strong storytelling experience
  • Highly developed interpersonal and communications skills
  • Strong problem solving and decision-making abilities
  • Ability to work independently and in virtual environment

 

Nice to have

  • Corporate experience across any of the below key topics such as health and wellbeing, supply chain, environmental sustainability, community regeneration, as well as DEI (Diversity, Equity and Inclusion)
  • Understanding of UN Sustainable Development Goals summary

 

What’s in it for you

At Accenture in addition to a competitive basic salary, you will also have an extensive benefits package which includes 30 days’ vacation per year, gym subsidy, private medical insurance and 3 extra days leave per year for charitable work of your choice!

Flexibility and mobility are required to deliver this role as there will be requirements to spend time onsite with our clients and partners to enable delivery of the first-class services we are known for.

About Accenture

Accenture is a leading global professional services company, providing a broad range of services in strategy and consulting, interactive, technology and operations, with digital capabilities across all of these services. We combine unmatched experience and specialized capabilities across more than 40 industries — powered by the world’s largest network of Advanced Technology and Intelligent Operations centers. With 569,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries, Accenture brings continuous innovation to help clients improve their performance and create lasting value across their enterprises. 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.

Closing Date for Applications 10/12/2021

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.

COVID-19 update:  The safety and well-being of our candidates, our people and their families continues to be a top priority. Until travel restrictions change, interviews will continue to be conducted virtually. 

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