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Accenture Strategy - Senior Manager IT Strategy (Amsterdam)

Job Location: Amsterdam

Regional Description: Netherlands

Job Number: 00642376

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Accenture Strategy - Senior Manager IT Strategy (Amsterdam)

Are you passionate about the latest advancements in digital, technology, strategy, and management to develop innovation solutions for maximizing business value? Are you comfortable leading teams and working together with clients at C-level? Are you proactive, result oriented, persuasive, and above all do you have the ambition to make a big impact? Our Senior Manager IT Strategy position at Accenture Technology Strategy may be just what you are looking for!

Your impact
Technology Strategy is no longer about how technology supports the business strategy, but how technology can create new opportunities and new value.

Technology Strategy professionals bring a unique mixture of business and technology expertise to develop strategic plans that define how technology can create value for an organization. Working at the intersection of business and technology, our Technology Strategists work alongside client leadership to define holistic strategies that combine business objectives with technology opportunities. Technology Strategy professionals maintain deep knowledge of evolving trends and the latest advancements in technology, strategy, and management to develop innovation solutions and approaches. Our professionals understand best practices and work with the C-suite of our clients to define strategies that may include governance, organization structure and staffing, enterprise architecture models, business capability models, process definitions, and operating models.  At their core, Technology Strategy professionals identify the most important client issues and/or opportunities and maximize value by conducting rigorous analysis, prototyping of solutions and developing strategic plans.

Example offerings include:
Digital Strategy: addressing the issues, decisions, actions and investments required in IT to create a digital business
IT Value Strategy: shaping the direction of IT to align the overall shareholder and business vision and objectives and drive measurable improvements
Technology Innovation and Ecosystems: exploring new and emerging technologies to create a vision of how technology will shape the future and invent the next wave of cutting-edge business solutions
Operating Model: shaping how the IT function will need to operate to achieve the New IT and stakeholder objectives and workforce talent strategy
Cloud Strategy: enabling companies to access IT-based services, including infrastructure, applications, platforms and business processes, via the Internet to shape organizations’ cloud journeys
Enterprise Architecture Strategy: developing the foundation for client business and technology capabilities and execution improvement
AI Strategy: outlining usage and effectiveness of Artificial Intelligence

Your role
As a Technology Strategy professional, you will create strategies and plans that define how technology should be utilized to enable an organization's overall business strategy. You apply knowledge of best practices to define how technology will shape the overall strategy, governance, organization structure and staffing, architecture and processes to maximize the impact of technology for our clients.  You maintain knowledge of evolving trends in technology strategy and management and applies those to develop innovative approaches to deliver value for our clients. You identify the most important client technology issues and maximize business value by conducting rigorous analyses and developing strategic roadmaps.

As a Senior Manager IT Strategy, you will work in multi-disciplinary teams on projects, interacting with the client at C-level. In most cases you will be maintaining the client relationship, managing the project team (or multiple teams), and/or contributing as a Subject Matter Advisor.  

Within the Technology Strategy team, you deliver ‘High Performance’ by:
Building and maintaining strong relationships at our clients, predominantly at C-level
Managing a portfolio of projects within an industry, including project financials, execution and guiding the project teams
Acquisition and deal-shaping for new projects
Expanding on expertise in IT strategy and Accenture offerings
Contributing to Accenture’s global assets and demonstrating thought leadership
Setting strategic direction to establish near term goals for area of responsibility
Actively participating in Accenture’s global network of experts, to develop and showcase our knowledge capital
Mentoring (junior) team members and stimulating a positive learning environment

Your background

Completed Master’s degree
Minimum of 8 years of experience improving the business value of technology on strategic level, preferably with several years of experience in consulting
Proven entrepreneurship and ability to work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment
Strong knowledge on latest technology advancements (in a certain technology area and/or industry)
Excellent leadership, management, communication (written and oral) and interpersonal skills
Fluency in Dutch and English, spoken and written

Are you interested? 

Are your ready to join Accenture and change the world around you? Then we would be eager to get to know you. Accenture cares about privacy and we process personal data in accordance with our privacy statement. To be compliant with our privacy policy, we kindly request you to apply for the position on the Accenture website. For more questions or information about the vacancy please contact recruiter Carlijn Remmelzwaal (carlijn.remmelzwaal@accenture.com).

Innovation is about bringing different people, ideas and perspectives together. As an equal opportunities employer, Accenture welcomes all applications and does not discriminate.

About Accenture

Accenture is a leading global professional services company, providing a broad range of services and solutions in strategy, consulting, digital, technology and operations. Combining unmatched experience and specialized skills across more than 40 industries and all business functions – underpinned by the world’s largest delivery network – Accenture works at the intersection of business and technology to help clients improve their performance and create sustainable value for their stakeholders. Accenture’s clients span the full range of industries around the world and include 95 of the Fortune Global 100 and more than three-quarters of the Fortune Global 500. With approximately 435,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries, Accenture drives innovation to improve the way the world works and lives. 

About Accenture Strategy 

Accenture Strategy helps clients achieve specific business outcomes and enhance shareholder value by defining and executing industry-specific strategies enabled by technology. We bring together our strategy capabilities in business and technology to help senior management teams shape and execute their transformation objectives, focusing on issues related to digital disruption, competitive agility, global operating models, and the future workforce. 
Accenture Strategy focuses on three areas when helping customers: Business Strategy, Functions Strategy and Technology Strategy. Our strategy practice is organized in these three practices to reflect the way we operate. This position is within our Technology Strategy practice which focuses on growing the impact of technology on business processes and services. 

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