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Manager IT Accenture Strategy

Job Location: Amsterdam

Regional Description: Netherlands

Job Number: 00423738


- Job description

Are you passionate about solving complex puzzles and working in teams? Are you proactive, result oriented, persuasive and above all do you have the ambition to deliver results together with the client? Do you have a passion for technology, IT and/or digital developments? A position as Manager IT Strategy at Accenture Technology Strategy offers you this challenge!

Position in the organization
Accenture is a worldwide company focusing on Strategy, Digital, Technology, and Operations. Accenture Strategy helps the top of businesses and government organizations with their most important C-suite questions on the intersection of business and technology. Examples are growth and innovation, global operating models, digital strategies, sustainable cost management and business transformations. 

Accenture Strategy focuses on three areas when helping customers: Business Strategy, Operation/Function Strategy and Technology Strategy. Our strategy practice is organized to reflect this. This position is within our Technology Strategy practice, specifically within the ‘IT Strategy’ group in that practice.

The IT Strategy group focuses on growing the impact of IT on business processes, finances and services. Typical challenges you would face are projects relating to IT strategy, cost reduction analysis, IT sourcing strategy, IT organization transformations, IT governance, Post Merger Integration and IT investment portfolio management.

Job description
As a Manager IT Strategy you will work in multi-disciplinary teams on projects at C-suite level. In many cases you will be managing the team or a substream of the project. You are leading clients in their transformation to a digital organization, understand their key challenges and analyze solutions, leading to recommendations. You focus on strategy setting, reorganizing, governance and optimizing investments. You will be directly responsible for strategic planning and converting those in achievable and realistic action plans. This way, you visibly contribute to the success and High Performance of our client.

Within the IT Strategy team, you deliver ‘High Performance’ by:
  • Managing the portfolio projects, including project financials, execution and guiding the project team
  • Mapping and defining strategic IT context at our clients
  • Building and maintaining strong relationships at our clients, up to C-suite level
  • Full responsibility for all strategic IT projects for one or more clients within your industry
  • Acquisition and deal-shaping for new projects
  • Expand on expertise in IT strategy
  • Actively participate in Accenture’s global network of experts, to develop and showcase our knowledge capital
  • Identifying new opportunities to work with our clients on strategic issues, thereby helping our practice grow
  • Guiding junior team members and stimulating a positive learning environment;

You are independent, decisive and ready to analyze, structure and solve complex problems. You are a talented and effective communicator, and are able to discuss and share your solutions within the Accenture team and with our client. Above all, you are motivated to discover a continuous and steep learning curve.

Additionally, you cover these basic requirements:
  • A minimum of 6 – 10 years experience within IT Strategy
  • Experience with project management and leading project teams
  • Very strong knowledge on technology and trends by combining experience and interest in latest innovations
  • Excellent quantitative and analytical skills
  • Proven entrepreneurship
  • Academic background with excellent results
  • Strong personality, communication and leadership skills
  • The ability to think conceptually and creative problem solving skills
  • Fluency in Dutch and English, spoken and written
We offer:
A work environment with a focus on your personal development. You work together with talented colleagues from all over the world on challenging projects for the highest ranked international businesses. Within Accenture, we offer our employees a lot of learning opportunities in the area of capability and personal development.  You’ll be attending training at international locations together with colleagues from various countries.
Moreover, you have the opportunity to contribute with your expertise to our Corporate Citizenship Program. 
Accenture offers excellent employee benefits, including:
  • A permanent contract;
  • 13th month and holiday pay which you can manage in a flexible benefits tool;
  • Appealing bonus program;
  • Good transport arrangement e.g. (electric) lease car;
  • Pension scheme set up on your personal situation;
  • Laptop and smartphone;
  • Expense allowance;
  • Discount on Accenture shares.
Then we would be eager to get to know you. Apply directly online through the button ´solliciteer online´ and send us your cv and motivation letter. For more information about this vacancy you can contact Carlijn Remmelzwaal via

An assessment may be part of the selection procedure.

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