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Data & AI - Strategy Manager

Amsterdam Job No. r00158076 Full-time

Job Description

Are you both a data & AI expert and a strategist with strong analytical skills who can lead business transformation projects from start to finish? Do you know how to translate data into insights to inform strategy development and drive business optimization? Do you want to combine strategy with data & AI to drive positive change? Will our clients appreciate your strong communication and problem-solving skills? If your answer is “yes” to the questions above, we would love to meet with you! 

The work 

As a strategy manager within Accenture Data & AI, you will be working with diverse clients across multiple industries, delivering analytics solutions and helping clients turn data into actionable insights that drive tangible outcomes, improve performance, and help clients lead in the market. 

  • People As part of our team, you will be guiding teams on AI best practices, analytics, and innovation assignments. You will engage with prospective clients to shape and sell project work. You will act as a mentor for junior people in our team and coach them on their career development. You will help building and growing the team, actively developing data & AI skills that shape the teams’ strategic direction. 
  • Processes In your daily work, you will be leading projects around data & AI strategy development, building client relationships to foster trust. You will provide thought leadership on projects around data strategy, data science, operating model development, and maturity assessments. 
  • Technology and Data You will work with our practice leadership on setting the vision and direction of the data & AI strategy team. In your daily work, you are an ambassador for data & AI-led transformation, data ethics, artificial intelligence, machine learning, and visualization best practices. 

With all our roles, there is in-person time for collaboration, learning and building relationships with clients, peers, leaders, and communities. As an employer, we will be as flexible as possible to support your specific work/life needs. 

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. 

Accenture Data & AI is driving these exciting changes across 40 industries and in more than 120 countries, covering skills that range from strategy development to data science professionalization. Our advice is based on best practice and situational analysis and enables 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. 

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 

  • You have a master’s degree (WO) in Business Information Management, Business Analytics, Business Administration/Economics, Strategic Management, or similar. 
  • You are fluent in Dutch (B2) and English (C1), both spoken and written. 
  • 5+ years working in a consulting capacity, or project management type roles helping clients become data driven. 

Experience in one or more of the following areas (or comparable):

  • Data & AI Strategy (define client vision and high-level roadmap to achieve strategic business objectives).
  • Data & AI Maturity Assessments (benchmark client data & AI capabilities against leading practices to identify pain points and opportunities).
  • Data & AI Operating Models (design target organization structure, capability and delivery models to deliver effective data and analytics products).

Bonus points if you have 

  • Proven track-record in business development (e.g., creating value propositions, responding to RFPs). 
  • Experience using AI, data science, and machine learning to achieve business goals in large organizations, creating data & AI strategies and roadmaps. 
  • Professional experience leading and managing multi-disciplinary teams, setting up a practice and building skills. 
  • Familiarity with using analytics-led performance models used to inform strategic and operational planning and decision making.

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:  

  • 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, Partner leave for all non-birthing parents, Bereavement leave, and Gender affirmation leave. 
  • 26 vacation days per year. 
  • Paid transport (budget for electric bicycle or car, NS-Business card). 
  • Pension scheme, Accenture shares, annual bonus, collective health insurance scheme. 
  • Social activities like Friday Drinks, sport events and parties. 

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 Dorine Hogendorp ( We will be happy to assist you. 

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