Job Description

Job Role: Technology Strategy & Advisory Consultant

Location: London

Career Level: Consultant

Mobility: Up to 100%

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 skills 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

As a team:

Accenture Technology Strategy and Advisory (TS&A) solves complex business challenges at the intersection of business and technology. We take a business led, value-based approach to identifying the right technology strategies for our clients, and shaping, mobilising and overseeing complex programmes of change to deliver business outcomes. Accenture is market leading in what we do having been voted ‘Gold’ in the recent FT Consulting Awards for both IT Strategy and Digital Transformation.

TS&A is a critical and fast-growing component of our overall Strategy and Consulting (S&C) business. Our management consultants work with Fortune 500 leadership teams to reimagine their businesses from growth and restructuring strategies through to end-to-end digital transformations, and we offer a complete range of industry and functional services.

Are you known for your ability to identify and solve the most challenging client problems through combining deep industry knowledge and technology expertise? Can you describe the economic value from the exploitation of technology? Do you enjoy bringing multiple solutions together to solve complex problems and then helping clients deliver your recommendations? If you have a flair for these areas, we would love to hear from you!

There will never be a typical day at Accenture, that is why people love working here. The opportunities to make a difference within exciting client initiatives are limitless in this ever-changing business landscape.

In our team you will:

Get involved in two or more of the following areas:

  • Digital/IT Strategy: creating new business transformation agendas by working directly with the C-suite to solve strategic business challenges using both enterprise and emerging technology
  • Innovation: Identifying and exploiting new business opportunities enabled by the creative application of existing or innovative technologies Transformation Leadership: mobilising complex, multi geographic programmes of change and helping clients deliver tangible business outcomes
  • Enterprise Architecture: helping clients establish their digital blueprint, roadmap and governance and - as required - acting as the programme design authority to drive executive decision making
  • Cloud Acceleration: leading the design and transition of a client’s technology to be “Cloud First” and bringing the latest thinking from the constantly evolving cloud innovation services market
  • 5G/Fibre Acceleration: leading the design and transition to next generation connectivity and exploring the next wave of internet innovation
  • Enterprise Agility: shaping business/technology operating models and empowering agile squads to deliver new products and services at speed
  • Workforce and Talent: defining approaches to mobile, enable, manage, and retain key talent
  • M&A Services: performing technology due diligence and advisory as part of merger, acquisition and divestment actions.

The everchanging pace of market developments will only continue to accelerate in the future – and many organizations struggle to challenge new innovative competition within the market. How do different innovations influence the market, what are the results and how can companies adapt themselves to remain relevant in the future?

Accenture Strategy & Consulting is the driving force in helping companies answer such questions. You will advise senior management in their next steps – based on data analysis, experience, expertise, and an innovative approach. Together with a diverse team of experts, you will challenge current industry obstacles and find the key solution for clients in their current markets: Surpassing the disruption and consolidating future success for organizations.



Qualifications

We are looking for experience in the following skills:

  • Strong desire to work in technology-driven business transformation and curiosity around opportunities and threats posed by innovation and industry convergence
  • Knowledge of industry operations, dynamics, and trends in one or more of the following industries: Financial Services, Telecoms, Media, Technology, Life Sciences, Retail and Consumer Packaged Goods, Energy, Utilities, Government
  • Knowledge of enterprise architecture and/or the ability to see ‘the big picture’ and bring multiple solutions to solve problems
  • Knowledge of, and passion for, technology trends e.g. Cloud, Big Data, Advanced Machine Learning, Internet of Things, Blockchain, AR
  • Intellectual capacity to develop creative and breakthrough solutions
  • Strong analytical skills, understanding of complex issues, the capability to quickly absorb information, conceptual and creative problem-solving excellence
  • First class written and verbal communication skills; the ability to articulate complex problems and solutions in a simple, logical, and impactful manner

Qualifications:

Bachelor’s Degree (2:1 preferred) or equivalent experience

Set yourself apart:

  • Consulting or equivalent market experience in one of the areas outlined above
  • Leadership qualities: the ability to easily establish trust-based relationships and gain valuable insights through collaboration and communication
  • Drive: enjoys a challenge, proven ability to adapt and remove obstacles to achieve results, determination and optimism
  • Desire to do good in the world

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, 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 centres. 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.

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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