Job Description

WHY WE ARE HERE


B&A, soon to be Accenture Song Ventures, exists to identify, launch and accelerate new businesses to market for our clients. Diversifying their offering and driving top-line growth in an era of constant change and challenge.

WHY YOU ARE HERE


Our product team is responsible for driving the incubation and launch of new business innovation, ensuring the feasibility, protecting and pushing the vision and challenging us and our clients to test the limits of launch possibility. They also act as critical connective tissue and leadership into other parts of
technical Accenture teams and partners that we work with to build the ventures.

As a Sr. Technical Product Strategist you are here to own our most complex workstreams and single projects. You are the resident expert on key technologies used in the market, and will use this technical knowledge to contribute to product needs & system design based on client projects. In this role, you are
our clients’ subject matter expert and project touchpoint, significantly impacting creation of the new venture, managing cross functional teams, challenging the client and providing a product-led, technical perspective on the venture with fresh energy, proactivity and impact.


WHAT THIS ROLE INVOLVES

  • Building products. You’ll work closely with cross functional teams & other PMs to give structure to new venture ideas, test feasibility, produce high-quality product specifications and effectively prioritize and manage the scope of each product launch to deliver impact
  • Leading technical discussions with conviction, as a subject matter expert with strategic influence.
  • Collaborating with strategists & developers to assess technical feasibility & the “how tos” for product opportunities.
  • Collaborating with designers & engineers to break down complex propositions & features into deliverable projects.
  • Taking responsibility for workstream/project admin, setting clear workstream plans and managing the team to deliver against them
  • Leading the workstream delivery and output, setting and maintaining the quality of work, metrics & hands-on program management during analysis, design, development, testing, implementation, and post implementation phases.
  • Creating overarching storyboards and narratives with clear frameworks and innovative product-led ways of thinking
  • Contributing to pitches and client account management, identifying and executing opportunities within your workstream for onsell and suggesting future pipeline ideas
  • Leading presentation of key deliverables and support junior team members in presenting their section


Qualifications

WHAT WE’RE LOOKING FOR

  • 6-8 years of experience building word-class products with a technical lens
  • A proven track record of shipping product solutions in fast paced, rapid-growth environments
  • deep technical domain expertise to drive technical strategy, planning, and execution with engineering partners
  • The ability to break down requirements into technical execution plans with engineering teams, track progress towards goals, and report status to pods, clients, and technical leadership
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including clear articulation of business impact and technical constraints tailored to the audience
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Interested in being hands on in shaping how our practice evolves and grows
  • Self starter, comfortable with ambiguity & sees opportunities where there are obstacles
  • Web or Internet start-up environment and technical infrastructure management experience

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. 

What people are saying about us

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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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