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Technology Strategy Senior Manager(FS)

Job Location: Riyadh

Regional Description: Saudi Arabia

Job Number: 00623799


- Job description

Why Accenture Technology Strategy?
Join Accenture and help transform leading organizations and communities around the world.  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.

Technology Strategy is a critical, fast growing component of our overall Strategy practice. We develop company-wide strategies that exploit disruptive technologies as well as advise our clients on how to reimagine their IT operating models, architectures and governance.
With your impressive knowledge of the evolving digital landscape, disruptive technologies and trends in technology strategy, you will work in high performance teams to address priority C-suite issues with precision and speed.
Your Role: Technology Strategy Senior Manager
Financial Services (FS) Strategy specific professionals provide a point of view on historical industry drivers of high performance. Evaluate/diagnose client capabilities to achieve high performance in the FS industry and identify improvement opportunities. Understand future industry drivers of high performance and articulate strategies.
Specific Industry and Functional Skills

Senior Manager
Years of Experience
Minimum of 7 years of experience in Management/Technology Consulting firm
Industry Specification
Technology Strategy Senior Manager with a minimum of 5 years of experience in the Financial Services Industry
Key Skills Required
IT & Digital Tech Strategy, Enterprise Architecture, Application Strategy, IT Organization & Operating Model, Data strategy, Analytics driven strategies, Technology Trends, etc.
Office Location
All nationalities

Your Experience and Qualifications
  • Excellent leadership and management skills
  • Proven ability to build, manage and foster a team-oriented environment
  • Ability to set strategic direction to establish near term goals for area of responsibility.
  • Ability to manage large teams and/or work efforts (if in an individual contributor role) at a client or within Accenture.
  • Proven ability to work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment
  • Ability to drive discussion with Client C-Level about technology and industry trends
  • Ability to interact with senior management levels at a client and/or within Accenture, which involves negotiating or influencing on significant matters
  • Excellent communication (written and oral) and interpersonal skills
  • Experience in High Performance Company Diagnosis; High Performance Strategy Formulation; Industry High Performance Driver Analysis
  • Consistent track record in designing comprehensive Next generation IT strategies, including but not limited to IT benchmarking, IT-Digital unit set up, Multiyear 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
  • Excellent business acumen to find the best way to support key strategic pillar with technology
  • Excellent understanding of emerging technology trends (Big Data, API, RPA, AI…) and impact on both overall enterprise architecture and operating model
  • Excellent understanding of key emerging methodology (Agile, DevOps, Design thinking) and how to use it to improve IT related department
  • Excellent understanding of IT and Digital Unit operating model. Knowledge regarding emerging agile enterprise framework (SaFe, DAD, Less)
  • Understanding of Architecture definition and planning for key industry processes and for multichannel environment.
  • 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
  • Fluent English, Arabic is a plus

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