Job Description

Are you passionate about the disruptive impact of digital? Do you have an interest in technology? Do you get energy from solving complex puzzles and working in teams? Are you proactive, results-oriented and above all do you have the ambition to deliver results together with the client? Accenture Strategy & Consulting may just be the place for you!

Joining the team means becoming part of a close-knit group of consultants that serves Accenture’s clients with the best and brightest insights regarding business and technology strategy. Our values include challenging our clients’ norms, building trusted relationships, and embracing diversity as a source of creativity and inspiration. We collaborate closely with experts globally to bring the best to our clients every day and stay relevant to their changing needs.

Your job

As part of our growing Cloud Innovation & Acceleration team, we are looking for a (Senior) Manager Cloud Advisory. As a (senior) manager you will be responsible for shaping cloud strategies and transformation journeys, helping them make the right choices and validating the cloud business case. You will work together with the client to shape their cloud strategy, their case for change, facilitate workshops and find new opportunities to accelerate their business.

Within our Cloud Innovation & Acceleration team, your role will be to help our clients to transform successfully to stay ahead as information-driven, digital organizations, by:

  • Defining our clients’ cloud strategy and implementation roadmap

  • Helping them validate the business case and value for moving to cloud at scale

  • Assisting our client in selecting the best suitable (public) cloud solution and architecture

  • Identifying implementation risks, barriers and define solutions to overcome them

  • Developing tailored cloud operating models, leveraging Agile, DevSecOps and engineering practices

  • Helping our clients modernize their application landscape and leveraging cloud native solutions to operate in an agile and cost-efficient way

  • Identifying opportunities and developing our (cloud) business

  • Developing and sharing deep cloud expertise and connecting with Accenture’s internal network to grow our knowledge capital

  • Taking accountability and leading our Cloud Advisory engagements

  • Coaching fellow team members, contributing to a positive learning environment and an open, inclusive culture

  • Utilizing the power of One Accenture by leveraging the right teams from other disciplines such as Security, Technology, Operations, etc.

Your team


The everchanging 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 relevant in the future?

Accenture Strategy & Consulting is the driving force in helping companies answer such questions. You will advise senior management on their next steps – based on data analysis, experience, expertise and an innovative approach. Together with a diverse team of experts, you will challenge current industry obstacles and find the key solution for clients in their current markets: Surpassing the disruption and consolidating future success for organizations.

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Qualifications

Your background

  • Completed Master’s degree
  • 5-10 years of experience in technology strategy and/or advisory, preferably within a (strategy) consulting firm or similar
  • Demonstrable experience and expertise in in one or more of the different cloud hyperscalers: Azure, AWS, Alibaba, and Google
  • Bonus points if you have experience in Agile, DevOps way of working, Design Thinking methodologies, and Cloud Security
  • Fluency in English, both verbal and written
  • Understanding of new technology trends and developments through previous experience and/or personal interest
  • Strong consulting skills, e.g. solid financial and business acumen, structured and abstract thinking, analytical and creative problem solving, project management, prioritizing, communication, and stakeholder management
  • Leadership qualities; the ability to easily establish trust-based relationships and gain valuable insights through collaboration and communication​
  • Drive; enjoys a challenge, proven ability to adapt and remove obstacles to achieve results, determination and optimism​
  • Entrepreneurial; proven entrepreneurship and ability to work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment​
  • Team spirit; enjoys working in a team and coaching junior team members 

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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