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Responsible AI Governance and Policy - Senior Manager / Associate Director

London Job No. r00193076 Full-time

Job Description

Job Title: Responsible AI Governance and Policy - Senior Manager


Accenture’s Global Responsible AI team works with leading organisations to ensure AI is designed, built and deployed in a manner that engenders trust and adheres to laws, regulations and ethical norms.

We operate across 40 industries and 120 countries, and we are at the forefront of a significant transformation in how businesses operate and utilise data and AI. Ensuring the use of data and AI empowers businesses and employees, while also fairly impacting customers, society and the environment is our mission.

We are seeking experts who have a deep understanding of policy, standards and regulation of AI, and who can translate this into helping our clients establish their principles, policies, operating model, governance structures and controls for Responsible AI. The ideal candidate will enjoy the breadth and pace of working with clients from different sectors, and will also have the capability to step back and help Accenture shape and influence the development of AI standards and policies.

Join our diverse and multidisciplinary team to deliver our mission. Working with legal and policy experts, strategy and consulting specialists, data scientists, engineers, and architects, to innovate and demonstrate not only that Responsible AI is an imperative, but also showing the practical implementation paths to success.

There will never be a typical day at Accenture, but that’s why people love it here. You will be working with famous brands and household names, on real world use cases for data and AI, and you’ll be integral to practically making Responsible AI a reality.

What responsibilities will you have?

  • Engaging with prospective clients to help sell Responsible AI projects
  • Shaping and leading client projects for Responsible / Ethical AI with a focus on policy, standards and regulatory advisory, operating model, governance structures and controls
    • Act as subject matter expert for Responsible AI within a data science / data transformation team
    • Supporting client sales conversations and proposals
    • Delivering client projects relating to Responsible AI
    • Communicating and providing guidance to senior Accenture leadership and client teams
  • Assessing the latest developments in data and AI policy and standards
    • Creating and maintaining an overview of the key developments in AI regulation
    • Engaging with key stakeholders within the policy and regulatory space
    • Presenting and positioning Accenture’s point of view amongst clients and other key stakeholders


What skills & experience are we looking for?

  • Ability to lead projects through to completion
  • Ability to manage resources in a matrix organisation
  • Deep expertise on data and AI regulation, and policy/guidance development. Gained either through:
    • Experience in government/legislative development bodies, regulators, standards bodies, or multilateral collaborative groups
    • As a senior member of a corporate team focused on Responsible AI
    • As an academic focused not just on the theory but also on the practical application of Responsible AI
  • Relevant work experience using data science, machine learning, and business analytics to solve business problems is beneficial
  • Must demonstrate the capacity of reading and understanding new techniques in the field of machine learning as they emerge
  • Has published academic papers, white papers, or some form of thought leadership in the field of Responsible / Ethical AI, or closely related areas (advantageous)
  • Strong verbal/written communication & data presentation skills

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What’s in it for you? 

With lasting relationships with hundreds of clients across major industries and a market-leading “Innovation Architecture” structure, Accenture is the right place to find your niche or to build it. The sheer variety of work we do, and the experience it offers, provide an unbeatable platform from which to build a career. 

All our Digital professionals receive comprehensive training, covering business acumen, technical and professional skills. You'll also have opportunities to join specialised peer groups, to build your network and hone your skills and expertise. We offer a variety of formal and informal training programs at every level to help you acquire and build specialised skills faster. Learning takes place both on the job and through formal training conducted online, in the classroom, or in collaboration with others.  

On top of this, we have an extensive benefits package which includes 30 days’ vacation per year, gym subsidies, private medical insurance and 3 extra days leave per year for charitable work of your choice. 

What are the next steps? 

If this sounds like the ideal role, career and company for you, click below to apply. We’d love to get you in touch with one of our existing team, to talk more about where you can fit in. 

About Accenture 

Accenture is a leading global professional services company, providing a broad range of services and solutions in strategy, consulting, digital, technology and operations. Combining unmatched experience and specialised skills across more than 40 industries and all business functions—underpinned by the world’s largest delivery network—Accenture works at the intersection of business and technology to help clients improve their performance and create sustainable value for their stakeholders. Accenture drives innovation to improve the way the world works and lives. Visit us at

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. 


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