Job Description

Job Title : TECHNOLOGY ADVISORY – CLOUD (VARIOUS LEVELS)
Level : Consultant-Manager
Location : Riyadh
 
Accenture is a leading global professional services company, providing a broad range of services and solutions in strategy, consulting, digital, technology and operations. Combining unmatched experience and specialized skills across more than 40 industries and all business functions—underpinned by the world’s largest delivery network—Accenture works at the intersection of business and technology to help clients improve their performance and create sustainable value for their stakeholders. With more than 459,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries, Accenture drives innovation to improve the way the world works and lives.

Join Accenture’s Products group to apply your experience to the world's best-known, most innovative brands as a consultant in Products. Influence what people buy, where they shop and how they travel by helping world-leading companies rethink, reinvent and reshape how to stay ahead of the competition. Bring your whole self to work in an inclusive culture that values your individuality. Choose Accenture and make delivering innovative work part of your extraordinary career.

Accenture’s Products group brings together people with first-class consultancy skills and specialist industry expertise. You will develop a career working across a range of industries including retail, consumer goods and services, automotive, infrastructure and travel. Use your expertise to transform the consumer marketplace with innovative and agile solutions that respond to market changes, consumer trends and new technologies.
Job Description :
Travel: up to 100% mobility
 
Responsibilities:
  • Helping clients turn their strategy into reality for the next generation of cloud-based applications, enabling the transition from traditional platforms to New IT architectures
  • Designing and delivering end-to-end solutions in cloud, hybrid, or on-premise (but cloud-ready) configurations, to respond to clients’ needs for cost-efficiency, increased competition, and agility to respond to new business opportunities;
  • Advisory in terms of Cloud available services (entire spectrum) and the best way for the client to leverage them and create business value
  • Advisory in terms Cloud value and way to leverage it in pre/post lift-and-shift  
  • Definition of business cases, roadmaps, plans, approaches, benefits of the transformation
  • Serving as a IaaS / PaaS and cloud evangelist, educating customers of all sizes on their value
  • Coaching, mentoring and developing junior team members
 
What we're looking for:
  • Creating business cases for technology and organisational transformation to enable migration to or utilisation of cloud IaaS, PaaS, SaaS technologies
  • Assessing and recommending technology solutions to address client needs
  • Ability to compare, benchmark and advice solutions proposed by the biggest vendors
  • Developing solution architecture, implementation plans and estimates
  • Designing and deploying enterprise-wide scalable, highly available, fault tolerant, secure and reliable applications on cloud and PaaS technologies
  • Acting as an SME, supporting delivery teams with migrating complex, multi-tier applications, or building new capabilities, on cloud and PaaS
  • Supporting delivery teams throughout the delivery lifecycle to ensure that the solution will have high levels of performance, security, scalability, maintainability, appropriate reusability and reliability;
  • Proven expertise managing Senior Client stakeholders (like … CIO, CTO) and their expectations. Ability to build trusted relationships and act as a trusted advisor.
  • Good communication skills and the ability to empathize with clients and help them articulate their requirements in an area which poses challenges
  • Excellent presentation skills (including Power Point)
  • Experience in Retail and/or Travel industry


Qualifications

Basic Qualifications
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in IT infrastructure area, IT architectures, which includes Cloud solutions experience - 
  • Minimum of 1 year of Project Management experience
  • Minimum of 3 years of client-facing consulting experience
  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Fluency in English
Preferred Qualifications
  • Fluency in Arabic and/or French
  • Professional relevant qualifications
“ Saudi nationals are preferred in line with vision Saudi 2030”

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

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