Job Description

Strategy Consultant -Smart City / Internet of Things

Location: Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

 

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Accenture is a global professional services company with leading capabilities in digital, cloud and security. Combining unmatched experience and specialized skills across more than 40 industries, we offer Strategy and Consulting, Interactive, Technology and Operations services—all powered by the world’s largest network of Advanced Technology and Intelligent Operations centers. Our 537,000 people deliver on the promise of technology and human ingenuity every day, serving clients in more than 120 countries. We embrace the power of change to create value and shared success for our clients, people, shareholders, partners and communities. Visit us at www.accenture.com

 

Accenture Strategy & Consulting

In today’s world, business leaders want to rapidly and confidently reinvent to increase resilience, mitigate risk, and grow with sustainable value. That’s where Accenture Strategy & Consulting comes in. We bring together strategic visionaries, industry experts, practitioners from across every enterprise function, business intelligence professionals, change specialists, data and AI authorities, and many other specialized skills to co-create each client’s unique path to reinvention. You will be a trusted partner to business leaders, working with a diverse team of experts to deliver successful tech-enabled transformation and new kinds of value for your clients. Strategy and Consulting is one of four services that make up one Accenture –the others are Interactive, Technology and Operations

Join Accenture’s Industry X team, as part of the Intelligent Platforms and Products team – where the focus is on Smarter hardware, better software, scalable platforms and more sustainable businesses

We partner with our clients to build platform-based business and operating models, helping to navigate the shift to experience-driven innovation and accelerate time to revenue. We architect, design, develop, and build software, hardware and scalable products. We help our clients transform their organizations and launch new businesses to optimize the return on investment of our clients’ legacy and new product spend to ensure long-term sustainability of their businesses.

With key focus areas being:

Smart Connected Solutions

Software & Platforms Engineering

Smart Cities & Mobility

 

Primary responsibilities are:

  • Manage the comprehensive end-to-end delivery of Strategy & Consulting projects under senior supervision
  • Use strong business sense to ensure project recommendations are consistent with the market and client context
  • Tracking business/project KPIs and delivering to meet/exceed the targets.
  • Translating and conveying impact of process and system changes to bottom line.
  • Assessing and managing risk and issues throughout all aspects of the transformation programs.
  • Support the development of the local practice through capability building, supporting proposal development and enhancing offerings
  • Manage internal business operations processes
  • Interact with peers and/or management levels at a client and/or within Accenture to task/deliverable assigned
  • Advocate technology strategy thought leadership, assets and point-of-views in how it could be applied through assignment for client-work
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Qualifications

Required Skills:

  • At least 4 - 6 years of experience, ideally in a top-tier strategy consulting firm
  • Experience in business modeling, creating road map, writing business case and leading consulting projects in the area of Smart Connected Solutions, Sustainability, Digital infra solutions and Smart Cities 
  • Designing target operating models to enable organizations in efficiently and effectively implementing their strategies
  • Strong financial modelling skills
  • Organizational skills – ability to organize and manage complex pieces of work independently
  • Intellectual capacity and ability to think in new, innovative ways to understand complex issues and develop creative solutions.
  • Knowledge of Technologies/Solutions like 5G, LoRaWAN, Artificial Intelligence, Blockchain, Connected Vehicles and how they play a their part in providing Smart/Connected Solutions
  • Experience in Business Case Development and an ability to create financial models to support the business case
  • Experience in Value Analysis and Value Engineering
  • Strong and Current Knowledge of the Intelligent Product & Platform market, its players and solutions and their impact on client business.
  • Strong and Current Knowledge of either Smart City Use Cases or Product Lifecycle Management is preferred
  • Business Acumen, including understanding of client organizations and dynamics – ability to dissect client business needs and priorities and identify solutions that align to those.
  • Client interaction skills, maturity and empathy, and ability to work effectively within a consulting team.
  • Strong, well-structured communication skills, both written and oral. English and  Arabic mandatory
  • Strong background in strategic problem solving with demonstrable analytical skills

 

Qualification:

  • Undergraduate degree in Business Administration, or Engineering
  • Minimum of 24 months of strategy consulting experience in an international consulting firm
  • Experience in working in the Middle East

 

Why join us?

 

  • We offer a transparent, fast paced approach career progression, with a focus on your strengths and continuous coaching from senior colleagues
  • You will benefit from working alongside Accenture experts who are solving some of the biggest industry challenges with innovative thinking and pioneering tools
  • Flexible work arrangements and a range of benefits including competitive rewards
  • You will have access to state-of-the-art technology that will give you the opportunity to deepen your existing skills even as you help create the latest business trends
  • You will also have opportunities to make a difference to the communities in which we work and live

  Next Steps

 

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