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Corporate Functions—including Human Resources, Finance, Legal, Marketing Communications, and Workplace Solutions-- powers Accenture’s people across industries and functions to keep our business leading in the New. Join the heart and soul of Accenture, partnering with our extraordinary people to bring innovation into every organization.
Sales & Pricing Performance powers a world-class sales organization. Our competitive intelligence function positions Accenture to compete, win and grow — to achieve high-performing sales and durable, profitable growth. We provide end-to-end support to Accenture Leaders and account and deal teams to bring differentiated value to our clients and achieve our bold growth ambitions.
As our relatively new corporate function scales to support our Accenture deal teams, we need a Competitive Intelligence Advisor to help client teams strategically navigate the competitive landscape.
• You are an adept, curious researcher who knows how to make sense of an ever-changing field of offerings within and beyond Accenture
• You think strategically and like to win
• You are comfortable working in a fast-paced environment with leadership and deal team members to sharpen our value proposition and pricing
About the role:
The Competitive Intelligence Advisor plays a pivotal role in maximizing profitability for Accenture by bringing the most relevant insight about Accenture’s competition and differentiation to leadership and deal teams, who articulate the value we bring to our clients and drive pricing decisions. This role works within a centralized function that delivers competitive insight to the Markets / Market Units in a standardized way and partners with Pricing Architects to guide, shape and deliver strategies to help improve our differentiation agenda and enhance our competitive positioning in the market.
Primary responsibilities include:
• Design and develop best-in-class competitive intelligence deal support framework and ecosystem.
• Collaborate and enhance relationships with internal customers
• Oversee the execution of deal support, strategic and tactical competitive analysis projects, and ongoing monitoring of the competition
Knowledge & Skill Requirements:
• Business Case Development - ADVANCED
• Competitive Analysis - ADVANCED
• Industry Insight - ADVANCED
• Sales Enablement – ADVANCED
• Sales Reporting & Channel Analytics - EXPERT
• Stakeholder Management - ADVANCED
• Value Analysis and Prioritization – ADVANCED
English language fluency (oral and written)
Nice to have:
Business Management education desirable
Must have: Minimum 4 years of experience
Nice to have:
Understanding of S&PP processes and tools
Familiarity with Finance processes desirable
Must be flexible with work hours according to shifting business needs
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OUR COMMITMENT TO YOU:
You’ll benefit from our network of global communities and collaborative culture that will help you build technical and functional skills and capabilities. And because we serve more than 40 industries globally, you’ll have the opportunity to develop valuable industry-specific expertise.
o The scale of our capabilities and client engagements—and the unique way we innovate, operate and deliver value—will give you the opportunity to deepen your existing skills even as you help create the latest technology trends.
o You’ll have access to leading-edge technology.
CALL TO ACTION:
If you have a desire to help the world’s leading companies and governments, now’s the time to join the world’s largest and most diversified group of technology, business process and consulting professionals. Be part of a dynamic team of collaborative experts, and help us improve the way the world works and lives.
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