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Technology Consultant in Banking Sector

Athens Job No. r00005968

Job Description

ARE YOU READY to step up to Accenture’s Strategy and Consulting role?

In today’s world, business leaders want to rapidly and confidently reinvent to increase resilience, mitigate risk, and grow with sustainable value.

That’s where Accenture Strategy & Consulting comes in. We bring together strategic visionaries, industry experts, practitioners from across every enterprise function, business intelligence professionals, change specialists, data and AI authorities, and many other specialized skills to co-create each client’s unique path to reinvention. You will be a trusted partner to business leaders, working with a diverse team of experts to deliver successful tech-enabled transformation and new kinds of value for your clients.

Strategy and Consulting is one of four services –the others are Accenture Song, Technology and Operations

WORK YOU’LL DO

As a Technology Consultant in Banking Sector, you will be at the core of understanding and responding to our clients' business and technology challenges.  You are likely to be involved in a range of activities from supporting Organizations to develop their technology strategy to assisting with transformation implementation activities. The team help the C-Suite shape their technology vision and execute on their digital and technology-driven business transformation journeys.

Responsibilities:

  • Working with industry and business specialists to develop comprehensive technology strategies, including IT opportunity assessment, investment portfolio management, information strategy, sourcing strategy, enterprise architecture strategy and more.

  • Create innovative and differentiated offerings, staying relevant and in sync with market demand and technology evolution.

  • Deliver advisory services in support of technology enabled business change, e.g.: package & third-party integrator selection, vendor selection, application studies, solution architecture studies and/or program diagnostics and recovery.

  • Deliver advisory services to all the C Suite functions such as CIO/CTO/CDO etc.

  • Interviewing client staff to understand key issues with how they operate today and identify opportunities for improvement in their operations and technology landscape.

  • Leveraging Accenture’s international assets and expertise to bring new ideas to clients.

  • Supporting the development of improved capabilities in clients across business processes, people and technology.

  • Developing business cases and implementation roadmaps to support investment decisions.

  • Providing project management and change management support on large scale transformation projects.

  • Working in multi-disciplinary teams to shape, propose, communicate and implement programs.

Qualifications

WHO WE´RE LOOKING FOR?

  • BSc with distinction or honors from a Top University in in Computer Science or Engineering.

  • Basic knowledge of key emerging methodology (Agile, DevOps, Design thinking) and how to use it to improve IT related department.

  • Ability to work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment.

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills in Greek and English.

  • 3-5 years cross-industry experience in consulting firms or big and international companies. 

  • Ability and willingness to travel in Greece and internationally.

  • Deep experience in developing associated business cases and plans which are detailed, actionable and aligned with industry best practices.

  • Good business acumen to find the best way to support key strategic pillar with technology.

  • Understanding of emerging technology trends (Big Data, API, RPA, AΙ, Microservices, Blockchain, Cloud etc) and impact on both overall enterprise architecture and operating model.

  • Good understanding of IT Operating Model. Knowledge of emerging agile enterprise framework (SaFe, DAD, Less) is a plus.

  • Good understanding of Architecture definition and planning for key industry processes and for multichannel environment.

  • Experience on defining Operating Model and architecture for IoT, Digital product management and data management is a plus.

  • Background in Business and in IT architecture, as well as experience in business and IT collaboration.

  • Ability to rapidly assess the IT implications of business strategy and the business implications of IT strategy.

  • Knowledge of and passion for technology and digital trends.

  • Ambition and desire to shine in the newest strategic consultancy environment.

  • Demonstrable experience of managing teams of 3-5 people driving strategy work.

WHAT´S IN IT FOR YOU?

  • Competitive salary and benefits, including but not limited to: life/health insurance, performance based bonuses, monthly vouchers, company car (depending on management level), flexible work arrangements, employee share purchase plan, TEA Accenture, parental leave, paid overtime (if needed) and various corporate discounts

  • Continuous hard and soft skills training & development through global platforms & local academy

  • Career coaching and mentorship to help you manage your career and develop professionally

  • Ongoing strengths and skills based evaluation process

  • Various opportunities to develop your career across a spectrum of clients, industries and projects

  • Diverse and inclusive culture

  • Corporate citizenship initiatives (access to volunteering opportunities, charity work etc.)

  • Under our Brain Regain initiative, extra relocation benefits may apply

In case your profile is a match for the role, you will receive an email requesting to download our new innovative mobile App, Enter Accenture Greece for Android or iOS devices . Then, you will be able to log in by using your personalized credentials provided by our Recruitment Team within 48 hours and start your Accenture Journey!

To learn more about Accenture, and how you will be challenged and inspired from Day 1, please visit our website accenture.com/gr-en/. 

The safety and well-being of our candidates and employees remain our priority. Please note that the recruitment process for opportunities in Accenture Greece will be conducted only via online format during the current period.

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