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Join Accenture and help transform leading organizations and communities around the world in achieving their goals faster and more efficiently. The sheer scale of our capabilities and client engagements and the way we collaborate, operate and deliver value provides an unparalleled opportunity to grow and advance. Choose Accenture and make delivering innovative work part of your extraordinary career.

As part of our Accenture Microsoft Business Group (AMBG) practice, you will lead technology innovation to shape world-class business solutions for our Clients and deliver them at scale.  There will never be a typical day and that’s why people love it here. The opportunities to make a difference within exciting Client initiatives are unlimited in the ever-changing technology landscape. You will be part of a growing network of technology experts who are highly collaborative, taking on today’s biggest, most complex business challenges. We will nurture your talent in an inclusive culture that values diversity. Come grow your career in technology at Accenture!

Microsoft Business Value Architect - Senior Manager will be responsible for working with our Clients and internal teams to help shape industry transformation solutioning using Microsoft technology platforms and Microsoft’s broad ecosystem of partners.  Companies and entire industries need help to reinvent themselves during these challenging times and your job will be to help companies transform themselves to emerge stronger from complex economic and environmental challenges that businesses are facing today.  

A solid understanding of challenges that Clients in the Resources Industry are facing, and how to address them using Microsoft technology ecosystem is key for delivering value. This should be combined with experience and understanding of considerations for large scale cloud solutions architecting, helping Clients transforming into a data driven business, developing new services using digital, becoming more agile and resilient.

We are looking for candidates who have a broad set of technology skills across these areas and who can demonstrate an ability to design the right solutions with appropriate combination of Microsoft and its 3rd party technologies for deploying on the Microsoft Intelligent Cloud.

Key responsibilities may include:
 

  • As a Business Value Architect, you will be responsible for driving the creation of the value case for the client’s business challenges that would most benefit from migration to the Microsoft platform

  • Working with executive-level client stakeholders to unlock new potential streams of business value by providing insight regarding enterprise transformation agendas

  • Enabling our clients to modernize the technology foundation via digital platforms and taking an enterprise-first approach to reduce application complexity by adopting a decoupled, agile, future-ready architecture and integrated ecosystem

  • Helping clients understand cloud-oriented practices and approaches including DevOps, PaaS, containers, Hybrid cloud, migration and modernization of applications using cloud and Big Data

  • Demonstrable experience presenting technical topics in front of an senior audience, including C-Levels

  • Play a key role on the AMBG industry leadership team – building the industry practice, assets, and providing thought leadership

  • Being part of the sales origination and development process

  • Stay educated on new and emerging technologies/patterns/methodologies and market offerings that may be of interest to our clients.

  • Prepare and deliver product messaging to highlight value proposition and unique differentiators.

  • Manage small teams of Industry Practitioners and/or work efforts (if in an independent contributor role) at a client or within Accenture.

  • Lead or co-lead answers to RFPs issued by Clients

  • Collaborate on a strategic and tactical level with our Strategic Partner Microsoft

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Qualifications

  • Industry knowledge in a specific industry area like: Oil & Gas, Utilities, Renewables, Chemicals, Mining, etc.

  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in digital transformation roles, ideally where you have been responsible for creating the value proposition and business case, selling and delivery of large-scale solutions using the Microsoft platform and ecosystem.

  • Minimum of 7 years of digital solutions design, evaluation, and investigation, particularly in a cloud environment.

  • Knowledge of Microsoft technologies including Microsoft Azure, Office 365, Dynamics-365, Power-Platform, etc.

  • Certifications in Azure AZ-900 Azure Fundamentals and Azure DP-900 Azure Data Fundamentals.  

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Minimum 7 years’ experience working in a relevant industry.

  • Minimum 4+ years of experience in shaping large-scale cloud and/or data solutions, performing value case assessments, crafting solution options and analysis, finalizing preferred solution alternative working with IT and Business stakeholders.

  • Ability to successfully manage large-scale, complex deal cycles at Fortune 500 accounts.

  • Prior experience as a people leader

  • Collaborative; strong relationship-building and negotiation skills.

  • Excellent communicator, executive level communication skills (both written and verbal), and the ability to mentor others

  • Certifications in other Microsoft technologies including Microsoft365, Dynamics 365 and Power Platform. 

Professional Skill Requirements:

  • Proven ability to build, manage and foster a team-oriented environment

  • Excellent communication (written and oral) and interpersonal skills

  • Excellent leadership and management skills

  • Proven ability to work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment.

PLEASE NOTE THAT FOR THIS ROLE WE HAVE MULTIPLE LOCATIONS AVAILABLE ACROSS EUROPE.

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All employment decisions shall be made without regard to age, race, creed, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, disability status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, citizenship status or any other basis as protected by federal, state, or local law.

Job candidates will not be obligated to disclose sealed or expunged records of conviction or arrest as part of the hiring process.

Accenture is committed to providing veteran employment opportunities to our service men and women.

COVID-19 update:  The safety and well-being of our candidates, our people and their families continues to be a top priority. Until travel restrictions change, interviews will continue to be conducted virtually. 

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