Job Description

Technology Advisory Manager

Location: Dublin or Cork

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Unleash your talents and apply the new, now with a career that disrupts and rapidly reinvents business.

About Technology Strategy & Advisory Ireland

Technology Strategy & Advisory a key part of our growing Strategy & Consulting service. Here, we develop company-wide IT and digitalisation strategies that exploit disruptive technologies and strategically advise our Fortune 500 CIO clients on how to reimagine their IT operating models, enterprise and data architectures, take advantage of cloud, and maximise the value they are getting from their IT investments. Our practice has been consistently rated as the best team in the industry by the Financial Times based on client ratings and was key for Accenture to be named a leader by Forrester.

Our Technology Advisory Practice

Technology Advisory is a practice spanning across UK & Ireland businesses with people who cultivate deep expertise in their fields. We advise CIOs and help businesses transform their technology & operating models, IT workforce, scale agile ways of working, design their future architectures and adopt leading engineering practices. We are often the glue across our business to offer differentiated results to our clients combining leading expertise globally from across our technology, strategy, advisory, ecosystem partnerships and innovation services.

The Opportunity for You

As an Technology Advisory manager, you will be involved in:

  • Collaborating with industry and business specialists to develop comprehensive transformation strategies and roadmaps

  • Advising on the most suitable frameworks, operating models and technologies to adopt

  • Conducting maturity assessments and recommending next most valuable steps

  • Train and coach clients on adopting agile practices, operating model modernisation and technology solutions

  • Analysing industry context, interviewing key client stakeholders, building and facilitating client workshops, and ensuring a fact-based approach to adopting technology and organisational transformation

  • Managing multi-disciplinary teams to shape, sell and implement technology transformation programmes

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Qualifications

Qualifications & Background:

We are looking for experienced technology practitioners and coaches who can develop and nurture long-term client relationships, become key contributors within multidisciplinary cross-functional project teams, embrace diversity and inclusion, and are creative thinkers with a passion for transforming enterprise technology organisations.

  • Experience of 5+ years in the area of technology transformation or delivery as part of leading technology organisation

  • Proven experience in defining and delivering impactful, effective, and pragmatic transformation strategies

  • Personal and professional attributes required to convince senior leadership to take bold actions and coach them through major change

  • Ability to build lasting relationships with clients and colleagues and cultivate mentoring relationships with others willing to become technology advisors

  • First class written and verbal communication skills

  • Proven success in contributing to a team-oriented environment

  • Drive, enjoy a challenge, proven ability to adapt and remove obstacles to achieve results, determination and optimism

 Desirable:

  • BA, BSc or MSc qualified, preferably in an engineering, technology or business-related discipline

  • Experience within the Financial Services, Resources (Energy & Utilities), Software or Products (Consumer Goods & Services, Retail) industries

  • Knowledge of, and passion for, business and technology trends such as AI, Microservices/Containers/APIs, Blockchain, ZBx, Platform Business Models, RegTech, Big Data, Internet of Things

  • Experience in one or more of the following:

    • coaching teams to become more agile and adopting Agile delivery metrics

    • architecting operating model change, workforce transformation, or product management

    • shaping enterprise architectures to meet business strategy

    • modern engineering practices

    • ALM (Application Lifecycle Management) and/or PPM (Project and Portfolio Management) tools

  • Certifications on:

    • SAFe, LeSS or other Agile frameworks

    • Cloud practitioner for leading cloud providers (AWS, GCP, Azure)

    • Architecture (e.g. TOGAF, TOG Certified Architect, DAMA Data Management)

About Accenture

Accenture is a leading global professional services company, providing a broad range of services and solutions in strategy, consulting, technology and operations. Combining unmatched experience and specialized 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. With 505,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries, Accenture drives innovation to improve the way the world works and lives.

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Cork,Dublin

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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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