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Green IT & Sustainable Technology Consulting Manager

Amsterdam Job No. r00179562 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. One effective manner to improve the sustainability performance of a company is by embedding sustainability & efficiency principles, solutions, and practices into their IT landscape. From Enterprise Architecture, via Cloud setup, all the way to custom developed software. On each level, strategies can be applied to reduce the footprint of a company’s IT landscape. 

To support our clients in their journey – in which sustainable business growth & sustainability really are coming together – Green IT and Sustainable Software Developers as well as Eco-design infused IT Architects are crucial in the realization of their sustainability ambitions. 


  • Understand the needs and challenges of the customer around responsible technology and articulate them in a structured way to ensure both sustainable business growth & sustainability within their IT setup

  • Contribute to the development of Accenture assets (measurement tools, frameworks...)

  • You will work with both the dedicated Sustainability Practice within Technology, as well as the Embedded practice in Technology and the collogues from Strategy & Consulting in the 

  • Sustainability domain


  • Co-construct the sustainability trajectory identification and prioritization of impact reduction levers, implementation of governance and KPIs


  • Convey deep understanding of technology platforms and architecture at intersection of client's industry to (re)define the client’s technology stack.

  • Assess the level of "sustainable maturity" of a customer's Information System 

  • Measure/calculate the environmental footprint of an Information System on all its components (hosting, network, terminals) 

  • Estimating the environmental footprint of an IT project on multiple levels

  • Edge-devices

  • Network setups

  • Cloud & other infrastructure components


  • Analyze and assimilate customer and emission data as well as information from research or studies

  • Monitor the models for measuring the environmental footprint of an Information System

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

  • Experience with Green Software, Green cloud (e.g., Microsoft Emissions Impact Dashboard) and Eco-design Principles

  • Experience as Data, IT and/or Enterprise architect, preferably in the ESG & Sustainability domain (e.g., AWS well-architected framework with focus on Sustainability Pillar)

  • Experience with ESG and/or Sustainability platforms

  • Experience with application and programming languages essential to cloud computing — ranging from the web front-end, to the server environment, to the back-end database, i.e., the full stack

  • 5 - 10 work experience.

Bonus points if you have

  • Any (Technology) Sustainability certificates and degrees

  • Sustainability Coaching & 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, Paternity leave for all non-birthing parents, Bereavement leave, and Gender affirmation leave

  • A laptop, iPhone, and home office setup allowance

  • 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 We will be happy to assist you.

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