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Commerce Traineeship / Junior Digital Consultant

Job Location: Amsterdam

Regional Description: Nederland

Job Number: 00521495


- Job description

Commerce Traineeship / Junior Digital Consultant


The Commerce Traineeship is an accelerator program to kick-start your career. In your first four months, you’ll get a head start on digital commerce at Accenture by learning the ins- and outs of the major commerce platforms such as SAP Hybris and get officially certified. Furthermore, you’ll learn about our commerce offerings and how to apply agile project management and service design thinking in your projects. During this period, you will build up relevant work experience as a junior Digital IT consultant and make an impact at one of our clients.


As a Junior Digital Consultant, you work in a highly collaborative mode with the client and the Accenture and other teams to capture and document business and IT requirements, customer journey flows, and functional designs in areas of E-Commerce and/or Experience Management solutions. You are the linking pin between the client and Development teams and have a deep interest in the Technological background of the Digital solutions so that you can team up with the developers in the team.


The traineeship

Your traineeship starts on the 2nd of January 2018. The first 3 weeks of the traineeship start with fulltime courses on Commerce Strategy, Agile Delivery and Design Thinking at Accenture. You’ll also get introduced to the major commerce platforms. In the next two months, you’ll start at one of our clients in your first project as a Junior Consultant and deep dive into the relevant content through regular training and self-study on commerce platforms such as SAP Hybris. In the final month, you’ll put your knowledge to the test and prepare for the official certification exams.


Job description

As a Junior Consultant and commerce professional you are now ready to make a true impact in your projects at our clients:

  • You capture business requirements in the form of epics, features and user stories, and make sure the acceptance criteria for the user stories are clear.
  • You understand and show the functional and technical possibilities of E-Commerce or Experience Management packages to facilitate effective discussions with the client
  • You occasionally get ‘hands-on’ and configure the packages together with the Developers.
  • You use customer journey flows to structure the user stories in the right context.
  • You help the customer in understanding the business value of the business requirements and facilitate in the prioritization.
  • You act as an advisor and propose alternatives that provide more or similar business value to fewer costs.
  • You act as the connecting pin on a day to day basis with the client’s Product Owner, the User Experience specialists, and the technical development team.
  • During implementation, you collaborate with the Testing team to prepare for the end to end tests.

Place in the organization

Accenture is a global company engaged in Strategy, Digital, Technology, and Operations. Accenture Digital offers clients solutions to stimulate growth, find new ways to create value and to transform their organizations. Our Digital professionals bring our leading digital opportunities, assets, software and services together. Besides this, they offer the clients an extensive portfolio of business and IT services; such as developing new digital strategies, implementing digital technologies and executing digital processes.




• A completed IT related Master's degree. Ideal profiles have followed a study that combines both business and IT.
• You have (study related) experience with topics around Digital.
• Excellent command of Dutch and English spoken and written;
• And lastly, you are also a proactive team player with strong communication skills.

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:


• 13th month and holiday pay which you can manage in a flexible benefits tool;
• Pension scheme set up on your personal situation;
• Laptop and smartphone;
• Lease car or flexible mobility budget;
• 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 Floor Laban (Recruiter) at

An assessment may be part of the selection procedure.


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