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Smart Grid Management Consultant

Job Location: IL - Chicago

Regional Description: Midwest

Job Number: 00520615

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Join Accenture and help transform leading organizations and communities around the world.  The sheer scale of our capabilities and client engagements and the way we collaborate, operate and deliver value provides an unparalleled opportunity to grow and advance.  Choose Accenture, and make delivering innovative work part of your extraordinary career.

Industry Solutions and Services professionals play a wide variety of roles related to delivery and sales, maintaining and growing industry as their center of gravity.

Job Description

Industry Applications-RESOURCE OU professionals design, implement and deploy packaged software solutions that have been developed to accommodate unique industry business and management processes, regulatory requirements and other business needs which cross multiple industries.

Resources Industry Applications professionals analyze, design, build, test and deploy innovative Resources industry-specific solutions - including solutions for the Chemicals, Natural Resources, Energy and Utilities industries - that enable industry standards and processes.


A professional at this position level within Accenture has the following responsibilities: Adapts existing methods and procedures to create possible alternative solutions to moderately complex problems. Understands the strategic direction set by senior management as it relates to team goals. Uses considerable judgment to determine solution and seeks guidance on complex problems. Primary upward interaction is with direct supervisor. May interact with peers and/or management levels at a client and/or within Accenture. Determines methods and procedures on new assignments with guidance. Decisions often impact the team in which they reside. Manages small teams and/or work efforts (if in an individual contributor role) at a client or within Accenture.


Responsibilities:

  • Lead Resource Industry Solution and Service projects
  • Lead and manage teams during the project delivery
  • Lead the regional growth of the practice area
  • Interact with clients and focus on meeting or exceeding their expectation
  • Support sales opportunities (RFPs or sole sourced)
  • Actively contribute to recruiting of additional talent to our Accenture Smart Grid Service (ASGS) Industry Consulting practice
  • Actively contribute to our ASGC Industry Consulting offerings and assets

Basic Qualifications

  • 4 years leading Industry Solution and Service projects within Utility industry
  • 2 years team management and project delivery expereince
  • 4 years consulting practice experience interacting with clients with focus on meeting or exceeding expectations
  • Experience supporting sales opportunities (RFPs or sole sourced)

Professional Skill Requirements

Proven success in contributing to a team-oriented environment

Proven ability to work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment 

Desire to work in an information systems environment 

Excellent leadership, communication (written and oral) and interpersonal skills


All of our consulting professionals receive comprehensive training covering business acumen, technical and professional skills development. You'll also have opportunities to hone your functional skills and expertise in an area of specialization. We offer a variety of formal and informal training programs at every level to help you acquire and build specialized skills faster. Learning takes place both on the job and through formal training conducted online, in the classroom, or in collaboration with teammates. The sheer variety of work we do, and the experience it offers, provide an unbeatable platform from which to build a career.


Applicants for employment in the US must have work authorization that does not now or in the future require sponsorship of a visa for employment authorization in the United States and with Accenture (i.e., H1-B visa, F-1 visa (OPT), TN visa or any other non-immigrant status).

Candidates who are currently employed by a client of Accenture or an affiliated Accenture business may not be eligible for consideration. 

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