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Technology Strategy Manager– Enterprise Architecture

Amsterdam Job No. r00156036 Full-time

Job Description

      * Do you want to work with great people and be part of a diverse team? We encourage you to apply even if you do not meet 100% of the requirements. We are looking forward to meeting you, so don't hesitate to give us a call and discuss this! *`

      The Work

      We are Technology Strategy & Advisory! Our vision is to become the leading trusted advisors in harnessing technology and innovations as a force to reinvent every business. As part of our growing Technology Strategy & Advisory team, we are looking for a (Senior) Technology Strategy Manager. As a manager you will work in high performance teams to address priority C-suite issues with precision and speed. Together with your team of young and enthusiastic colleagues, your role will be to help clients transform successfully to stay ahead as information-driven, digital organizations. You help them gain an understanding of their most important challenges, analyze, and communicate your recommendations, to contribute to the client’s success, as well as Accenture’s.

      • People you will serve as a trusted advisor to our clients:In EnterpriseArchitecture you help clients to define and implement a comprehensive, agile blueprint to transform the IT architecture that underpins their digital IT strategy. You form and execute the infrastructure and security strategy needed to help clients proactively minimize risk. You will work with C-level executives, digital marketers and/or IT managers. With your ~80 colleagues you are at the heart of the change. We devise creative new strategies based on trends, insights and data. Our work always comes down to one thing: unlocking value and creating real, tangible impacts.
      • Processes you get energy from solving complex puzzles and working in teams: Our (senior) managers in Strategy & Consulting are changing businesses every day using industry insights, knowledge, and innovative ideas. Applying data-driven methods to analyze our clients’ strategic challenges, solving complex problems and helping them realize their business strategy through the right use of new technologies. Beside the work for our clients you will also be contributing to our practice and help the team grow and develop by e.g. participating and organizing events, creating points-of-view, and sharing your knowledge.
      • Technology convey a deep understanding of technology platforms and architecture: Enable large scale technology transformations to deliver business value through the evolution and management of the enterprise architecture. Realize value, advise, and execute medium to longer term technology transformations such as multi-year Cloud journeys with a clear industry focus, leveraging cloud partners and platforms to drive innovation, flexibility and agility across enterprise and build new businesses.
      • Data you will develop a data strategy, design innovations, and operating models: You will understand the importance of data for business decision making. Helping our clients to become truly data/insight driven by identifying a measurable business value from data & analytics, by designing and building the required capabilities and by driving embedding of data & analytics into their decisions, processes and day to day operations. You will learn teams how to do data-driven storytelling through quantitative analysis and data visualization.

      Who we are- Accenture Strategy & Consulting

      In today’s world, business leaders want to rapidly and confidently reinvent to increase resilience, mitigate risk, and grow with sustainable value. That’s where Accenture Strategy & Consulting comes in. We bring together strategic visionaries, industry experts, practitioners from across every enterprise function, business intelligence professionals, change specialists, data and AI authorities, and many other specialized skills to co-create each client’s unique path to reinvention. You will be a trusted partner to business leaders, working with a diverse team of experts to deliver successful tech-enabled transformation and new kinds of value for your clients. Join our global network of people using the latest assets, platforms and partnerships to help bring ideas to life.

      Strategy & Consulting is one of five services that make up one Accenture – the others are Operations, Technology, Song and Industry X.


      Here's what you'll need

      • Multiple years of consulting experience
      • 6-8 years of experience in technology strategy,
      • Relevant experience with large scale digital and/or technology transformations with predominant focus on and proven track record in data & analytics journeys (multiple flavors of the journey: value definition and value realization, operating model
      • Knowledge on latest technology advancements (in a certain technology area and/or industry) based on previous experience and interest in the latest innovations
      • 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
      • Strong personality, presentation and communicative skills
      • Fluent in English- spoken and written
      • Proven affinity with Digital/IT and Technology (e.g., in your hobbies or work experience)

      Bonus Points if you Have

      • Analyzing current issues and building a fact-based approach to developing and implementing client visions, road maps and governance to address today's business needs and support future growth
      • Strong desire to work in technology-driven business transformation and curiosity around opportunities and threats posed by innovation and industry convergence.
      • Developing a deep understanding of emerging technologies to feed value creation opportunities that often disrupt traditional industry value chains and challenge orthodoxies
      • Intellectual capacity to develop creative and breakthrough solutions
      • Communicating complex technology concepts easily towards clients and build lasting trusted relationships

      What's in it for you?

      Accenture is a global company with a world-class brand and reputation. Our people are Change Makers, and to support them as an employer, we make five promises:

      • Work with flexibility, in a culture based on trust;
      • Embrace a sustainable growth mindset Live a human-led culture of Inclusion & Diversity by caring deeply for all our people;
      • Lead and transform our clients with technology;
      • Connect with our global network of 700.000 colleagues.

      These promises are reflected through our excellent employee benefits, including:

      • Unlimited learning: access to thousands of free courses, classes and workshops;
      • Flexible working hours (4x9) & work location;
      • FlexMoment leave of absence program (50% paid leave of absence for 3 months) and FlexDay; a flexible day you can take off to celebrate what matters to you – from EidalFitr to a birthday;
      • Paid leave: Parental leave, Paternity leave for all non-birthing parents;
      • 26 vacation days per year;
      • Pension scheme;
      • Accenture shares, annual bonus, collective health insurance scheme.

      What we believe

      Accenture is an equal opportunity employer. Our leaders are committed to building a better, stronger and more equitable company for future generations to create positive, long-lasting change. Inclusion and diversity are fundamental to our culture and core values. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. Our rich diversity makes us more innovative and creative, which helps us better serve our clients and our communities.

      Our position as partner to many of the world’s leading businesses, organizations and governments affords us both an extraordinary opportunity and a tremendous responsibility to make a difference. Sustainability is one of our greatest responsibilities, which we embed it into everything we do and for everyone we work with.

      Accenture is committed to providing equal employment opportunities for all.  Please let us know if you require reasonable accommodation to enable your participation in the recruitment process by emailing Wieke through We will be happy to assist you.

      Please note that we need your resume and cover letter. You can upload your cover letter in the same box where you upload your resume.

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