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Senior Consultant/Manager Utilities Smart Infrastructure

Amsterdam Job No. r00182154 Full-time

Job Description

The work

This is an exciting opportunity to join the Strategy & Consulting (S&C) Utilities group in the Netherlands. With our Utilities practice we provide industry consulting services to Utilities companies in Power Generation, Energy Transmission & Distribution (T&D), in Water and in Waste. We are industry experts with the insights and capabilities to transform our clients into leading Utilities organizations and help them navigate the energy transition.

  • Process  As a consultant Smart Infrastructure for Utilities, you will join our S&C Utilities team. You will focus on helping our clients modernize their grid operations and improve their network performance by introducing new concepts such as Control Room of the Future and next generation Smart Meters and by deploying new digital technologies such, IoT, AI, Digital Twin & Analytics in the grid operations domain, to enable efficient transport and distribution while volatility, flexibility and network load increases.
  • People As goes for all people in our Utilities team, you will collaborate and build relationships with with clients, industry leaders, peers and communities. As an employer, we will be as flexible as possible to support you in your specific work/life needs.
  • Technology You will lead with insight: use of advanced data & analytics and human-centric design to co-create and implement technology-enabled, disruptive strategies and solutions that win competitive advantage, unlock value and drive growth for clients. 
  • Data  You make data-driven decisions. Combined with critical thinking, experience, and input from others you will bring resolutions for complex problems. You know and understand how to leverage the power of data while remaining conscious of data privacy and data security.

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

  • Completed Master's degree program in a technical direction; e.g. Electrical engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Industrial Engineering & Management, Computer Science or Technical Chemistry/Natural Sciences/Mathematics

  • 5-8 years of consulting experience and/or relevant industry experience in Energy or Utilities Industry

  • Experience and interest in the energy transition

  • Affinity with technology and digitalization

  • Experience with Information Technology / Operations Technology (IT/OT), Control Rooms, System Operations, asset automation, SCADA, Energy system balancing

  • Excellent presentation & communication skills in Dutch and English;

  • You have excellent quantitative and analytical skills;

  • You are a team player with a “can-do” mentality who can think outside the box

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:

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

These promises are reflected through our excellent employee benefits, including: 
1.    Unlimited learning: access to thousands of free courses, classes and workshops. 
2.    Paid leave: Parental leave, Partner leave for all non-birthing parents, Bereavement leave, and Gender affirmation leave.
3.    Paid transport (budget for electric bicycle or car, NS-Business card)
4.    A laptop, iPhone, and home office setup allowance
5.    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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