Job Description

Are you excited about data? Will you take on the challenge to help our clients become data-driven? Do you want to change the way organizations manage their data and do business? Are you interested in how data flows through an organization and how it is governed to generate knowledge and value? If your answer is “yes” to all these questions, we would love to meet with you!

Your Job

As a Manager in the Data Management & Governance domain, you will be delivering and leading projects revolving around data strategy, data governance, and data management, working closely with data science teams and analytics hubs to provide clients with a unique business perspective on how data & analytics can transform and improve their organizations, starting from the key business issues that they face.

Next to this, you will also be responsible for co-leading the Data Management & Governance practice within Accenture Strategy & Consulting (S&C), building and growing the team as well as developing and enhancing commercial opportunities
As a manager within the Data Management & Governance domain, you are part of the Applied Intelligence practice of Accenture Strategy & Consulting (S&C) and help clients solve their most complex challenges by using your strategic and data-centric mindset to deliver value by bridging the gap between business and IT.

In your day-to-day work, you will be:

  • Managing projects and teams in the data management and governance domain

  • Projects you will be leading include:

    • Transformation projects to make our clients data-driven enterprises

    • Data management maturity assessments

    • Creating the blueprint of a client’s Data Governance organization

    • Delivering a data strategy and roadmap that match a client’s data-driven ambitions

    • Implementing a Product Information Management (PIM) or Master Data Management (MDM) solution, integrated in the client’s IT landscape

  • Leading both client and internal workshops on key data management topics

  • Building long term-term relationships with key clients and other Accenture stakeholders

  • Working on commercial opportunities to extend our footprint at clients in different industries

  • Actively developing the team and skills, while shaping the strategic direction of Accenture’s S&C Data Management & Governance capability

As a manager within Accenture S&C, you will have the chance of leveraging the power of a large network of professionals, sharing industry and functional knowledge to bring more value to our clients. Every day, S&C consultants support businesses in their transformation journeys using deep industry insights, knowledge, and innovative ideas. Positioned at the crucial intersection of business and technology, we devise creative new strategies based on trends, insights, and data.

Our advice based on best practice and situational analyses enable our clients to act with speed and confidence. Whether we are investigating complex issues or identifying new opportunities, our work always comes down to one thing: unlocking value and creating real, tangible impact.

Your team

The ever changing pace of market developments will only continue to accelerate in the future – and many organizations struggle to challenge new innovative competition within the market. How do different innovations influence the market, what are the results and how can companies adapt themselves to remain agile in the future?


Your Background

  • You have a master’s degree in Information Management, Business Analytics, Business Administration/Economics, or similar studies

  • You are fluent in Dutch (B1) and English (C1)

  • You have excellent communication and stakeholder management skills

  • You have 8+ years of experience in the data management, data governance, and data strategy domain, including professional consulting experience in the following areas:

    • Data management and governance maturity assessment

    • Data strategy identification through use case prioritization

    • Master data management processes

    • Data governance organization model and processes

    • Data modeling

    • Trusted data sets

    • Data quality profiling

    • Data migration

    • Governance on a data lake

    • MDM and PIM solution

  • Professional experience leading and managing multi-disciplinary teams

  • Ability to (1) translate business requirements into data solutions and (2) technical concepts into easy-to-understand value-based solution for the business

  • Proven track-record in business development (e.g., creating value propositions, responding to RFPs)

  • Experience with building a practice and developing the skills of a team

Our Offer

Accenture is an incredible place to work and keep learning. By joining us, you will become part of a global company with a world-class brand and reputation. Besides the work we do for our clients, we are proud of our vibrant, diverse workplace culture: we believe in openness and honesty, fairness and equality, common sense and realism. We want to get to know the real you and help you explore and grow – whatever it is you are great at.

Besides our high-profile, challenging projects and our inspiring work environment, we offer excellent employee benefits, including:

  • A flexible transport arrangement that suits your personal situation (electric car or bicycle, flexible budget, including an NS business card)
  • A considerable learning budget to develop yourself and grow in your role through Accenture’s extensive learning platform and other external vendors
  • The possibility to join different internal taskforces around recruiting, learning, engagement, and marketing to nurture your entrepreneurial mindset
  • A vibrant team that will help you release your full potential
  • An expense allowance
  • Discount on Accenture shares
  • The possibility to work 4 x 9 hours a week
  • Friday drinks on the highest rooftop terrace of Amsterdam Zuidas (😉)

Do you have more questions about the role? Please reach out to Jan Peter de Groot, Manager in this team. ( )

Do you have more questions about the application process? Please reach out to Iris Jansen,

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

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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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