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Data Architect Sustainability & ESG Manager

Amsterdam Job No. r00172505 Full-time

Job Description

The work 

As businesses set ever more ambitious environmental, social, and governance (ESG) goals, their sustainability and technology strategies need to become more tightly aligned. CIOs can play a critical role in supporting their company’s transformation to a sustainable organization. An effective sustainable technology strategy helps drive business growth and ESG performance, with Data as essential element in the equation.

  • People You will work with senior Business & IT Executives, solution architects and Data Experts to architect, deliver and end-to-end implement the data part (inc. model) for your client ESG project . You are the linking pin between the Client, ESG Delivery teams, and, in certain cases, act as a Data Product Owner on behalf of the client. Within Accenture  you will be the linking pin between the Data & AI Practice and the Sustainability Practice within Technology NL.

  • Processes During the implementations of the ESG and/or Sustainability data strategy – often together with the end-to-end implementation ESG monitoring & tracking platform - at the clients, you are not only directly supporting the clients in creating insights in their ESG performance. Besides that, you also provide the clients the opportunity and enable them to incorporate sustainability into their day-to-day work. In other words – getting standardized insights in the ESG performance enables the client to transform to a sustainable business.

  • Technology In your function you will define the data tooling and technologies as well Data Architecture & Models specifically for ESG Reporting, using your technical & data expertise.

  • Data As a Sustainability & ESG Data Architect at Accenture Technology you will be defining the technical architecture for our clients, related to data domains associated with Sustainability & ESG. You will be crafting a road map to help our clients to the next level. Youare able toexpress your vision to the team to help them grow.

With all our roles, there is some 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?

Through unmatched industry experience, leading technologies from our ecosystem partners and startups, and the largest delivery network in the world, we provide a powerful range of capabilities that can be tailored to our client’s most complex business needs. With over 100 innovation hubs deployed around the world, we help clients continuously innovate at speed and at scale so they can outpace their peers. You will bring innovation, intelligence, and industry experience together with the newest technologies to help clients innovate at scale and transform their businesses.

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



Here’s what you’ll need 

  • You know the techniques of architecture and data modeling

  • You have implemented systems for data exchange and service exposure

  • You understand the challenges of climate change in business transfor-mation

  • You have experience with the data domains associated with ESG;

  • You demonstrate a high level of oral and written presentation ability

  • Demonstrated client management and relationship skills

  • You are known for your strong interpersonal skills and empathy

  • You are endowed with analytical ability and intellectual curiosity

  • 5-10 years of Data architecting experience

Bonus points if you have 

  • You are familiar with CSRD and SDGs;

  • You hold any specific Sustainability related certificates and diplomas

  • Internal/external advisory/consulting experience

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. 

  • ‘Do Good’ volunteering program  

  • Paid leave: Parental leave, Partner leave for all non-birthing parents, Bereavement leave, and Gender affirmation leave.

  • A laptop, iPhone, and home office setup allowance 

  • 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 We will be happy to assist you.

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