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Technology Strategy Consultant

Job Location: Riyadh

Regional Description: Saudi Arabia

Job Number: 00617713

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Job Description:

Accenture is a leading global professional services company, providing a broad range of services and solutions in strategy, consulting, digital, technology and operations. We help organizations maximize their performance and achieve their vision. We develop and implement technology solutions to improve our clients’ productivity and efficiency — and may run parts of their operations on their behalf. Ultimately, we enable our clients to become high-performance businesses and governments.

Job Responsibility:

·         Collaborating with industry and business specialists to develop comprehensive technology strategies, touching upon the digital which can include: IT Strategies, Digital and Innovation strategies, IT Operating Model, Technology Finance, Enterprise Architecture, Data strategies, etc.

·         Analyzing industry context, interviewing key client stakeholders, building and facilitating client workshops, and ensuring a fact-based approach to developing and implementing client visions, road maps and governance to address today's business needs and support future growth

·         Developing detailed and actionable business cases and plans which reflect our practice’s deep industry, IT and business process acumen

·         Enabling our clients to build the required capabilities for growth and innovation in order to sustain high performance

·         Working in multi-disciplinary teams to shape, propose, communicate and implement programs - intensive, high impact engagements, harnessing latest agile ways of working and leveraging design-based thinking

·         Contributing to our thought leadership at the intersect of business and technology

 

Specific Industry and Functional Skills

 

Level

Consultant

Years of Experience

2-4 Years

Key Skills Required

Focus on Enterprise Architecture, in addition to key technology strategy skills: IT & Digital Tech Strategy, Enterprise Architecture, Application Strategy, IT Operating Model, Data strategy, Analytics driven strategies, Technology Trends, etc.

Office Location

KSA

Previous Experience

Consulting firms or big and international companies

Nationality

Any

Your Experience and Qualifications

·         Consistent track record in designing comprehensive Next generation IT strategies, including but not limited to IT benchmarking, IT-Digital unit set up, Multi-year Technology evolution roadmap, Information and Data strategy, IT Sourcing strategy, IT Application portfolio evolution strategy, IT Cloud strategy and IT Governance

·         Deep experience in developing associated business cases and plans which are detailed, actionable and aligned with industry best practices

·         Good business acumen to find the best way to support key strategic pillar with technology

·         Understanding of emerging technology trends (Big Data, API, RPA, AI…) and impact on both overall enterprise architecture and operating model

·         Basic knowledge of key emerging methodology (Agile, DevOps, Design thinking) and how to use it to improve IT related department

·         Good understanding of IT and Digital Unit operating model. Knowledge of emerging agile enterprise framework (SaFe, DAD, Less) is a plus

·         Basic understanding of Architecture definition and planning for key industry processes and for multichannel environment.

·         Experiences on define operating model and architecture for IoT, Digital product management and data management is a plus

·         Background in business and in IT architecture, as well as experience in business and IT collaboration

·         Ability to rapidly assess the IT implications of business strategy and the business implications of IT strategy

·         Knowledge of and passion for technology and digital trends

·         Ambition and desire to shine in the newest strategic consultancy environment

·         Ability to work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment

·         Desire to continue to broaden technology skills

·         Demonstrable success in contributing to a team-oriented environment

·         Planning and coordination of own and/or team's work activities, to meet

·         Commitments and quality expectations

·         Exceptional presentation skills – ability to convey technology and business value propositions

·         Excellent leadership, communication (written and oral) and interpersonal skills

·         Confident, poised, ability to relate to senior client executives

·         Ability to work with different stakeholder in multifunctional and multinational projects

·         Minimum of Master’s Degree

·         Fluent English, Arabic is a plus.

·         Readiness to travel within the GCC region


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