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Technology Strategy Data Consultant

Job Location: Riyadh

Regional Description: Saudi Arabia

Job Number: 00633692


- Job description

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:

Accenture’s Data Strategy professionals help our clients at leveraging their greatest asset of all, i.e. the corporate data.


In your position as Data Strategy professional, you support all aspects of making a company more Data Driven, including:


·         Supporting in the definition of a Vision and Strategy around Data within the client environment, including business case definition

·         Mapping of the client data architecture, identifying potential gaps and propose roadmap to close these gaps

·         Definition and mapping of Data Lineage and CRUD matrix across the client application landscape

·         Definition and implementation of a Data Governance Organization

·         Defining the overall solution architecture for Data Management

·         Design of Data Management capabilities, customized to the requirements of the client, e.g. Data Quality, Master Data Management, Data Security, Data Architecture,…

·         Identification and advisory about data tools which are necessary to manage data properly within the organization (DWH, MDM, Big Data, etc.)

·         Identification of potential use cases in data monetization area, including Advanced Analytics, Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence


Specific Industry and Functional Skills



Data Consultant

Years of Experience

2-4 Years

Key Skills Required

Data Management, Data Governance, Master Data Management, Data Quality, Data Architecture, Big Data strategy, Data & Analytics Strategy, etc.

Office Location


Localization (countries to work in)

All GCC countries (United Arab Emirates, KSA, Qatar, Kuwait, Oman, etc..)

Previous Experience

Experience and skills in one or more of the key Data Strategy domains



Your Experience and Qualifications

In your position as Data Strategy professional, you support all aspects of making a company more Data Driven, including:

·         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

·               Experience in defining the Data Management roadmap, Vision and Strategy of a client and build the business case to support that Vision

·               Experience in building the Data Governance operating model and related organization

·               Definition of a Master Data Management approach including operating model and solution implementation

·               Definition of a Data Quality capability, operating model and solution implementation

·               Experience on integration and data architecture projects involving ETL, modeling, data quality and data governance

·         Experience in data modeling for multi-domain information centric projects

·         Experience in Data Architecture

·         Experience with Big Data concepts such as Hadoop, Hortonworks or Cloudera

·         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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