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YOUR ROLE
Although no two days at Accenture are the same, as a Manager, Communications CoE in our T&O practice, a typical day might include:

Project Management:
• Own and lead a team of consultants and/or analysts to deliver Communications/larger Change Management/Training projects.
• Discovering stakeholders’ challenges and expectations and defining a Communications strategy to support business transformational change programs, in line with the Change approach and strategy.
• Conducting stakeholder engagement sessions across various levels in the client organization to gain buy-in and explain transformation benefits
• Co-creating solutions and conducting user review sessions, and running stakeholder agreement meetings
• Working with the client to drive communications for digital transformation, culture change, behavior change, change adoption
• Leveraging social and digital technologies in change management and communications
• Assisting clients in developing their change communications capability and becoming more agile businesses
• Conducting a Communications Need Analysis in line with the Change Management Impact Analysis and developing treatment plans
• Ensuring smooth transition to new ways of working through effective communications interventions
• Includes some travel to work with clients and deliver communication campaigns in large-scale transformational change


Team Management:
• Exerting strong positive influence and helping in professional development for team members
• Provide mentorship and support to consultants and analysts ensuring continuous individual development
• Constructively engaging in mutual feedback process with supervisor and team members
• Collaborating with the functional teams for enterprise-wide transformation programs
• Working across a dynamic, international team where English is the common language

Business Development:
• Actively leading proposal development or communications CoE with client account teams and supporting our market specific business development efforts: client meetings, orals etc
• Working closely with Capability Network, Market and Business leaders to help with proposals responses, SOW creation, client presentations and other areas as required
• Supporting ongoing dialogue with key stakeholders to understand future and changing needs and influence team priorities, capabilities, and structure accordingly
• Identifying new opportunities for communications CoE by farming existing relationships and growing networks
Internal Practice Development:
• Contribute to the creation of Capability Network’s intellectual capital: white papers, studies, market insights, tools, and assets
• Participate in practice development efforts including planning, recruiting, developing talent, training, etc. as required
• Collaborating with the best and brightest minds in the industry for offering development


Qualifications

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

Your Experience:
? MBA (Optional/Good to have)
? Master’s Degree or Post Graduate Diploma in Advertising/Public Relations/Mass Communications from reputed institutes in India.
? Change/Communications Lead: 10- 13 years of experience in driving end-to-end communications campaigns (Internal Communications/Marketing Communications/Digital Communications/Corporate Communications/Public Relations) or change management related communications programs for leading global organizations.
? Flexibility to lead larger change management projects (change enablement strategy and associated interventions, change adoption organization design, digital communication and engagement, training support and business readiness)
? Experience of managing end-to-end communications programs/campaigns for enterprise-wide technology transformations, ERP implementations, cloud-based implementations, Intelligent Automation implementations, Shared Service setups and Cyber Security education and awareness programs
? Stakeholder engagement and Management: Ability to effectively manage and engage stakeholders in a multi-cultural and global environment.
? Ability to lead team of analysts and consultants on projects and provide guidance.
? Experience of working in Global consulting firms in client facing strategic communications roles.
? Ability to interpret communications data, work with communication analytic models and advanced technologies
? Ability to articulate the business value of recommendations/plans/strategies
? Experience of working on Digital transformations, RPA implementations, Shared Service setups and cloud-based implementations will be a bonus
? Foreign language capabilities (eg. Arabic, Japanese, French) will be an added advantage


Your Winning Qualities:
? Natural leader; easily establishes relationships with clients and colleagues
? Team Player; enjoys the intellectual stimulation of collaborating with colleagues around the world
? Strategic mindset
? Determined; appreciates a challenge and overcoming obstacles to achieve results
? Digitally savvy; continuous learner
? Strong communicator: fluency in English is required, additional language capabilities are highly advantageous
? Willing to travel and work at international client sites (varies by project, but travel requirements can go up to 80% onsite travel in India or abroad)


OUR COMMITMENT TO YOU – You will enjoy:
? A transparent career path
? A supportive culture that is serious about training, coaching and continuous learning
? A global network where only state-of-the-art tools and technologies will do
? A bighearted environment with opportunities to give back to our local communities

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