Job Description

Intelligent Workplace SME
Location: Edinburgh
Competitive Salary & Package (Dependent on Experience) 
Career Level:  Consultant

Flexibility and mobility are required to deliver this role to deliver the first-class services we are known for.

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.

As a team:
Accenture’s Digital Workplace group consists of leading professionals who combine business and industry knowledge with technology expertise, to deliver solutions for implementing an engaged and connected workplace. Our services revolve around the Cloud and SaaS, transitioning clients mobile, collaboration and productivity environments to a modern OpEx based model while keeping a focus on security. Taking clients on this journey to the Cloud often requires significant cultural change and the implementation of new ways of working. We guide our clients through this journey working with a broad range of business stakeholders to minimise disruptions and to ensure a successfully outcome.

In our team you will learn:
•    How to provide solutions to real world problems across a variety of industries.
•    How to help transform leading organisations and communities around the world. 
•    How best to develop your skills and hone your talents within an innovative technology environment

As an Intelligent Workplace Consultant, you will:
•    Have technical expertise relevant to Digital Workplace solutions with a focus on smart building solutions 
•    Deliver Intelligent Building and Workspace design leveraging system orchestration solutions, analytics, automation, digital twin, and IoT systems 
•    Support development of Digital Workplace capabilities as a SME in the area of Digital Twin technologies, Intelligent Buildings, and Workspace Design and how they might integrate with other Digital Workplace capabilities including areas such as digital identity and security, remote and automated deployments, Workforce and Culture, and Change Management
•    Manage aspects of diverse project teams, including onshore/offshore personnel, 3rd parties and customer resources
•    Develop client facing assets based on technical expertise
•    Support and contribute to RFP and business case development, offering positioning, technical solutioning and awareness campaigns
•    Develop presentations which resonate with senior stakeholders
•    Perform project management activities 


We are looking for experience in the following skills:
•    Experience of architecting and delivering Intelligent Workplace offerings such as: Digital Twin, IoT devices, workspace design, space reservation platforms, visitor management systems, and integration with other CAFM and IWMS systems 
•    Knowledge of the challenges clients are experiencing in the workplace (i.e. return to work) and the benefits an intelligent workplace can offer including end-user experience
•    Knowledge of intelligent workplace operations including visual analytics, predictive analytics, automation, machine learning, and optimisation capabilities
•    Experience of delivering additional Digital Workplace offerings such as; collaboration and workplace modernisation (e.g. Office 365, Google Workspace, Windows 10 and WVD), unified comms, Future Ways of Working, identity and security
•    Advisory knowledge to share with clients to optimise Intelligent Workplace or other Digital Workplace technologies
•    Familiarity with current digital workplace trends, e.g. cloud journeys (productivity, collaboration, mobility, end user device), return to the workplace, productivity solutions and tools, or foundational workplace security
•    Understanding of project governance, project plans, implementation activities and transformation approaches
•    Are ambitious, digitally minded, and can successfully combine technical understanding and business acumen to provide advisory and delivery expertise

Set yourself apart:
•    Proven success in project management and interpersonal skills at other consultancies or within industry
•    Evidence of proactive personal development such as post graduate study or industry certifications, particularly within Digital Workplace technologies (e.g. Microsoft 365 or Azure certifications)

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 to deliver 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

Closing Date for Applications 31/05/2022
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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