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Would you like to work at the intersection between data science, machine learning and sales? Then we look forward to hearing from you!

Data is at the centre of reimaging business, enabling our clients to do things differently and to capture new opportunities. As the new Data Science Sales Lead, you will be leading the Data Science and Machine Learning Capabilities within Accenture Applied Intelligence in Norway, focusing on complex and innovative solutions to meet client’s digitalization goals.

How do you know this could be the role for you?

  • Lead a strong and highly skilled AI/ML/DS capability which consists of 25 people
  • Build strong relationships with key stakeholders, i.e., Client Account Leads, as well as colleagues both on a national and international level
  • Drive sales processes and expand current DS/AI/ML footprint at our clients
  • Ensure that relevant digital strategies, policies, standards and practices are applied correctly across technology programs/projects

Meet some of our dedicated people from the Data & AI team:

Deirdre Duggan- Data Engineer- LinkedIn profile

Manuel Jiménez- Digital Strategy Manager- LinkedIn profile

Tone Sandvik- Data & AI Lead- LinkedIn profile

Amin Sheikhoushaghi- Data Scientist- LinkedIn profile




  • University degree in Computer Science, Data Science, Mathematics of similar field
  • Minimum of 10 years of experience within the IT industry, particularly in sales
  • Excellent skills in data science, AI and ML
  • Good understanding of Cloud technologies (GCP/ Azure)
  • Strong organizational and leadership skills
  • Experience of working in an agile environment

What´s in it for you

  • Competitive salary, good bonus schemes, occupational pension schemes, share savings and that parental leave is covered beyond NAV's conditions up to 12G
  • Professional development including your own personal budget for skills development. This can be used for courses, certification, conferences, or other learning activities
  • Monthly community meetings with a focus on personal and professional development
  • Larger and smaller social gatherings such as payday parties and annual parties
  • A wide range of sports and interest groups, including football, running, mountain sports and e-sports

The position will report to Head of Accenture Applied Intelligence Norway and workplace is Oslo, Norway. Interested?

Apply online by attaching your CV, application letter and educational diplomas as soon as possible. We look forward to receiving your application.

If you have any questions concerning the position, please reach out to:

Johan Ekström - phone: +47 94169655, Managing Director and Head of Accenture Applied Intelligence Norway.

About the department / team

Applied Intelligence is how Accenture uses Artificial Intelligence (AI), automation, and analytics to reimagine business—enabling our clients to do things differently and do different things. Our unique approach breaks down silos and creates more agile and adaptive processes, enabling better decision making and empowering businesses to identify and capture completely new opportunities.

The Applied Intelligence team in Norway consists of 40 professionals with diverse experience and backgrounds including statistics, engineering, economics, and other quantitative disciplines.

About us

Accenture is a leading global professional services company, providing a broad range of services and solutions in strategy, consulting, digital, technology and operations. With more than 710,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries, Accenture drives innovation to improve the way the world works and lives.

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