Job Description

Software & Platforms Industry

Strategy & Consulting

Growth and Delivery Senior Manager

Accenture is a leading professional services company with over 650,000 practitioners providing a broad range of services across strategy and consulting, digital marketing, technology, and outsourced operations around the globe. We bring thought leadership, a culture of innovation, industry expertise, deep and diverse skills, and next-generation technology to our client’s business challenges and opportunities.

Our Software & Platforms Industry team, the newest addition to our Strategy & Consulting family, are a group of entrepreneurial and collaborative problem-solvers with a passion for supporting local, European, and global software, social and cloud platform companies to innovate, scale and succeed.

The successful candidate will have a deep understanding of Software & Platform Industry, including business models, trends, technologies, challenges, and opportunities. The candidate will be passionate, skilled, and comfortable in partnering with fast-moving and complex clients who are at the leading edge of innovation and problem-solving. You will help platforms plan for new growth, build stand-out experiences, get personal at scale, secure trust and help us to evolve our suite of capabilities and solutions.

This role will have a European-wide remit (which may require travel) and you will drive profitable growth and personal development by owning and specialising in one or more of the following areas:

  • B2B SaaS + Cloud
  • X-Industry Regulations & Compliance
  • E-Commerce / Social Commerce / On-Demand / Marketplaces / Payments Strategy
  • Scaled Operations
  • Product Management and Go-to-Market Strategy
  • Extended Reality (Metaverse, AR, VR, etc.)

As a senior specialist in your area, you will be responsible for:

  • Acting as a thought leader in your domain, writing and presenting across Europe at industry events, client meetings and having an active presence on social media.
  • Bringing existing senior relationships at clients, industry/regulatory bodies and/or ecosystem partners
  • Originating and selling new engagements across Europe
  • Overseeing the design and delivery of new solutions that integrate strategy, technology, people, and process to deliver meaningful outcomes.

Join us and work with a fun and diverse mix of world-class experts with access to an amazing portfolio of clients and Accenture’s global network of capabilities and ecosystem relationships!

REQUIRED SKILLSET:

  • Proven experience developing and managing relationships with senior client executives
  • Ability to distil complex, multi-faceted challenges and opportunities into a structured and logical delivery framework or methodology
  • Ability to create, encourage, and empower high performing teams
  • Demonstrated success in leading complex engagements across the end-to-end project/product lifecycle in both virtual and on-site scenarios
  • Deep understanding of metrics and how to show and measure the value of change 
  • Demonstrated track-record in researching, developing, communicating, and refining thought leadership, industry points of view, and/or industry go-to-market assets
  • Extremely strong communication, collaboration, planning, influencing, and prioritisation skills
  • An ability to converse in, and demonstrate passion for, the Software & Platforms industry (awareness of the latest industry trends and developments)


Qualifications

QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE: 

  • 6+ years of relevant work experience in Consulting and/or within the Software & Platforms Industry
  • Passion and willingness to develop trust-based relationships with new clients and a portfolio of work across the European region (including the requirement to travel as required)
  • Deep experience and understanding of one or more of the following specialist domains as they pertain to the Software & Platforms industry:
    • B2B SaaS + Cloud
    • X-Industry Regulations & Compliance
    • E-Commerce / Social Commerce / On-Demand / Marketplaces / Payments Strategy
    • Scaled Operations
    • Product Management and Go-to-Market Strategy
    • Extended Reality (Metaverse, AR, VR, etc.)
  • Relevant industry certifications 

Interested? Please get in touch and we would love to discuss in more detail!

Please also note that 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. 

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 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 650,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries, Accenture drives innovation to improve the way the world works and lives.

Visit us at www.accenture.com.

Visit our Software & Platforms homepage here.

Please advise if you have any particular requirements, so we can look into arranging reasonable adjustments to the recruitment process. You can contact us at accessIErecruitment@accenture.com

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 applicable by 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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