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About Accenture:
Accenture is a global professional services company with leading capabilities in digital, cloud and security. Combining unmatched experience and specialized skills across more than 40 industries,we offer Strategy and Consulting,Technology and Operations Services, and Accenture Song - all powered by the world's largest network of Advanced Technology and Intelligent Operations centers. Our 699,000 people deliver on the promise of technology and human ingenuity every day, serving clients in more than 120 countries. We embrace the power of change to create value and shared success for our clients, people, shareholders, partners and communities. Visit us at www.accenture.com

About Entity:
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.

Job description:
Restart your career after a break. We are open to staff this role with someone working part-time.
Accenture Research identifies and anticipates game-changing business, market and technology
trends through provocative thought leadership. Our 300 researchers partner with world-class organizations to discover innovative solutions for our clients.

Combining the power of innovative research techniques with a deep understanding of our clients’ industries, researchers and analysts spans 20 countries and publishes hundreds of reports, articles and points of view every year. Our thought-provoking trends research—supported by proprietary data and partnerships with leading organizations such as MIT and Harvard Business School—guides our innovations and allows us to transform theories and fresh ideas into real-world solutions for our clients.

Our team uses innovative business research techniques such as economic modeling, data science, expert networks, surveys, data visualization, and open research with Tier 1 academic and business partners. Accenture Research powers hundreds of points of views published by Accenture every year, answers thousands of thought provoking questions from clients around the world, drives the insights that guides
Accenture’s business strategy and handles Accenture’s exclusive network of data and sources covering all industries, countries, market trends and digital technologies. The team is part of Accenture’s Strategy Office.

We work in two main areas:

• Developing thought leadership and understanding trends: Accenture creates original, cutting-edge points of view to use with clients, the media and in conferences. Most of our projects are published and quoted in the media and you are expected to have a voice and an opinion on the industry both inside and beyond Accenture. Research into industry trends informs publications and the direction of our business.

• Client-focused research: you will work alongside our colleagues from the practice to provide research on clients’ business challenges and opportunities, support proposals, engagements and day to day discussions with clients on their business and industry.

Accenture Research actively supports the development of Thought Leadership and Research, with specific skills needed in:

• Technology thought leadership: Very strong research and writing skills with a view to creating high-impact, high-visibility points of views and research reports, with ability to take innovative new perspectives for writing articles for highly reputed journals such as Harvard Business Review and MIT Sloan Management Review. Publications in international journals or Indian journals like Economic and Political Weekly, Smart Manager and Business Week will give the candidate a significant advantage.

• Client work: Experience in delivering research-based consulting engagements will be valued.


About the role



WHAT IS EXPECTED
INNOVATION • Assists and supports the development of thought-provoking insights by identifying, developing and driving differentiated data-driven management insights. Research will involve both quantitative and qualitative research methods and tools. Should be adept at developing case studies, experienced in primary surveys and analysis, creating novel insights secondary data, and comfortable with expert interviews and networks.
DATA-DRIVEN
• Understands the data needed to underpin effective network thought leadership, consulting, and strategy work.
• When required, develop proprietary in-house regression models and provide results to the practice when needed.
• Be able to engage with teams on using innovative new research methodologies, such as data science, customer experience platforms etc.

BUSINESS WRITING PROFICIENCY


• The candidate must be skilled at penning points of view and research reports that bring insights to life for a C-suite audience


Qualifications

Accenture Research identifies and anticipates game-changing business, market and technology
trends through provocative thought leadership. Our 300 researchers partner with world-class organizations to discover innovative solutions for our clients.

Combining the power of innovative research techniques with a deep understanding of our clients’ industries, researchers and analysts spans 20 countries and publishes hundreds of reports, articles and points of view every year. Our thought-provoking trends research—supported by proprietary data and partnerships with leading organizations such as MIT and Harvard Business School—guides our innovations and allows us to transform theories and fresh ideas into real-world solutions for our clients.

Our team uses innovative business research techniques such as economic modeling, data science, expert networks, surveys, data visualization, and open research with Tier 1 academic and business partners. Accenture Research powers hundreds of points of views published by Accenture every year, answers thousands of thought provoking questions from clients around the world, drives the insights that guides
Accenture’s business strategy and handles Accenture’s exclusive network of data and sources covering all industries, countries, market trends and digital technologies. The team is part of Accenture’s Strategy Office.

We work in two main areas:

• Developing thought leadership and understanding trends: Accenture creates original, cutting-edge points of view to use with clients, the media and in conferences. Most of our projects are published and quoted in the media and you are expected to have a voice and an opinion on the industry both inside and beyond Accenture. Research into industry trends informs publications and the direction of our business.

• Client-focused research: you will work alongside our colleagues from the practice to provide research on clients’ business challenges and opportunities, support proposals, engagements and day to day discussions with clients on their business and industry.

Accenture Research actively supports the development of Thought Leadership and Research, with specific skills needed in:

• Technology thought leadership: Very strong research and writing skills with a view to creating high-impact, high-visibility points of views and research reports, with ability to take innovative new perspectives for writing articles for highly reputed journals such as Harvard Business Review and MIT Sloan Management Review. Publications in international journals or Indian journals like Economic and Political Weekly, Smart Manager and Business Week will give the candidate a significant advantage.

• Client work: Experience in delivering research-based consulting engagements will be valued.


About the role



WHAT IS EXPECTED
INNOVATION • Assists and supports the development of thought-provoking insights by identifying, developing and driving differentiated data-driven management insights. Research will involve both quantitative and qualitative research methods and tools. Should be adept at developing case studies, experienced in primary surveys and analysis, creating novel insights secondary data, and comfortable with expert interviews and networks.
DATA-DRIVEN
• Understands the data needed to underpin effective network thought leadership, consulting, and strategy work.
• When required, develop proprietary in-house regression models and provide results to the practice when needed.
• Be able to engage with teams on using innovative new research methodologies, such as data science, customer experience platforms etc.

BUSINESS WRITING PROFICIENCY


• The candidate must be skilled at penning points of view and research reports that bring insights to life for a C-suite audience

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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All employment decisions shall be made without regard to age, race, creed, color, 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 protected by federal, state, or local law.

Job candidates will not be obligated to disclose sealed or expunged records of conviction or arrest as part of the hiring process.

Accenture is committed to providing veteran employment opportunities to our service men and women.

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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