Job Description

Location: London, Manchester or Edinburgh

Salary: Competitive Salary package and benefits

Career Levels: Senior Analyst/ Consultant/ Associate Manager

Do you work in the Communications, Media or Technology industries and fancy a career change?  Are you interested in progressing into a career in Technology delivery and consulting?

A new wave of technology is changing the face of the Communication, Media and Entertainment industries.  From Cloud to Digital, from Mobility to Big Data, Accenture is at the forefront of delivering the big changes that propel our clients into the position of market leaders.  With a pool of talented and innovative resources, Accenture helps clients select and deliver the right solutions, enabling them to pursue new business opportunities and optimise existing offerings, as well as managing those deliveries to ensure success.

This role offers the unparalleled opportunity for the successful candidates to be involved with many exciting growth areas working with the most influential organisations on their most exciting transformation programmes.

You can google us, we are massive! Here is a summary:

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 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. 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

Accenture’s Comms, Media and Technology (CMT) team brings together a global network of highly skilled industry & technology practitioners. We bring together the outstanding ability to drive end to end business transformation.

You'll learn, grow and advance in an innovative culture that thrives on shared success, diverse ways of thinking and enables boundary less opportunities that can drive your career in new and exciting ways. You’ll join our project teams and learn to lead delivery solving the most sophisticated and exciting client challenges today.

If you’re looking for a challenging career working in a vibrant environment with access to training and a global network of specialists, this could be the role for you. You'll be working with cutting-edge technologies and will have the opportunity to develop a wide range of new skills on the job.

Description – what is involved?

You will work within our teams as a technology delivery consultant, shaping and delivering work across a variety of business challenges and technologies at our Communications, Media and Technology clients.  Core responsibilities will include:

  • Drive innovation and transformation, helping Accenture and client teams apply the latest thinking and approaches to solve complex problems and business change goals for our CMT clients
  • Working with the latest technologies (such as Digital, Cloud, Security, Big Data, Artificial Intelligence, 5G or Blockchain) and methods (such as Agile and DevSecOps) as part of a multidisciplinary teams to deliver ground-breaking transformations
  • Mobilise, shape and work collaboratively with teams across the globe to deliver all aspects of the development lifecycle, through to successful implementations and beyond
  • Work with and lead teams of analysts, consultants, third parties and clients as required, following a structured delivery methodology
  • Manage a delivery plan and all associated aspects of project delivery
  • Develop a strong understanding of the business context, technology and functionality that surrounds your delivery
  • Work in a variety of capacities – dependent on engagement – including requirement capture, functional and technical design, business analysis and process design, systems build coordination, workstream management, project management, test architecture and management and more
  • Build and maintain key client relationships
  • Look after your team and of course…have fun along the way!
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Qualifications

Required Capabilities – your background should look something like this:

  • A background in Systems Integration and Delivery Excellence – someone with an understanding of delivery approaches and best practices, and a proven track record of applying these approaches and practices to deliver
  • Strong knowledge of one or more of the telecommunications, media and technology industries;  a passion for not just technology but the business change and value it underpins
  • A professional, constructive and reliable approach to work; a team-player who is equally comfortable in small to large teams, working closely day to day with our clients
  • Someone who enjoys immersing themselves in a challenging environment with business goals and technology solutions at the heart
  • Someone who wants to constantly learn, grow and develop to take on new challenges
  • A passion for working with the latest technologies and helping clients apply them in complex and ground-breaking transformation
  • A track record in one or more of these disciplines:  Systems Integration, Management Consulting, Technology Architecture, Business Analysis, Business Design, Testing, Project/Workstream delivery leadership
  • Experience of several stages in lifecycle of project delivery, from conception to implementation

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 25 days’ vacation per year, 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 509,000 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: 31/12/2021

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

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Locations

Edinburgh,London,Manchester

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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Pros: Fantastic culture, amazing flexibility, good rewards, varied work/projects, lots of extra-curricular activities/group.

Cons: Salaries competitive but not market leading, work life balance can be questionable at times.

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