Job Description

Technology Consultant - Resources

Location: Edinburgh

Salary: Competitive Salary - Based on experience

Recruiting : Various Levels

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 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:

We are one of the world's leading System Integrators and a key supplier of Technical and Business Solutions to the UK’s leading Energy and Utility companies. You'll work on innovative projects with colleagues to drive collaboration from strategy through to implementation. You will be using the newest technologies with our Energy and Utilities clients to help them implement technology solutions to meet their business challenges/needs.

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.

If you’re looking for a challenging career working in a vibrant environment with access to comprehensive training and a global network of specialists, this could be the role for you. As part of our global team, you'll be working with ground breaking technologies and will have the opportunity to develop a wide variety of new skills.

In our team you will learn how to:

  • How to collaborate in diverse global teams, to manage and implement innovative transformation projects that generate value for our Clients
  • How to co-create solutions to real world problems facing our Utilities and Energy clients
  • To understand key concepts in our industries, cutting-edge modern technologies and delivery methods, to help you and your teams excel in and enjoy, your day-to-day activities
  • To work as part of and develop diverse teams, consisting of colleagues and ecosystem partners

As Technology consultant, you will :

  • Be coached and mentored to continually improve your skills and play to your strengths; you will have a great team behind you wanting you to succeed and build momentum around your career
  • Have a varied number of experiences, working on multiple clients and engagements – a rich and rewarding journey where you have freedom to operate and be curious
  • Mobilise, shape and work collaboratively with teams across the globe to deliver parts of or all parts of a project
  • Work closely with our clients to help make sure there are no gaps between their expectations and our delivery assumptions and plans
  • Drive forward and manage the structured delivery of high-quality work on-time and on-budget
  • Use a variety of delivery methodologies, including Agile, Scrum, Kanban and Waterfall
  • Work in a variety of roles – dependent on engagement – such as, but not limited to, Workstream or Project Leads, Business Designer/ Analyst, Test Lead, Product Leads…
  • Build and maintain enduring client and partner relationships


We are looking for experience in the following:

  • Credible experience or background in the Utilities or Energy domain
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Strong experience working with Clients and Partners in requirement gathering, business systems analysis, conducting workshops, design & delivery of solutions for projects in the Utilities or Energy sectors

Set yourself apart:

  • Project and/or Epic management credentials across various project lifecycles in one or more technologies (like SAP, Oracle, etc.)
  • Experience of working on latest cloud technologies (e.g. AWS, Azure, GCP) or SaaS offerings (e.g. Salesforce)
  • Strong organisational skills and experience of resource management, working as part of, or leading a high performing team.  Bring your individuality and being a team player, who brings passion and energy to your day to day work is key!
  • Have worked in an agile manner applying leading methods and techniques such as Design Thinking
  • Have Cloud/Industry & Project Management Certifications or credentials
  • Demonstrate a strong technical and emotional quotient
  • Ability to craft structured status reports and articulate summaries of key risks, issues and dependencies
  • Abreast with latest trends, challenges & technological changes in the Utilities and Energy industries

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

Accenture is an equal opportunities employer and encourages 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.


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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Current Employee - Analyst in London, England.

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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