Job Description

Strategy Consulting Senior Manager – Public Sector 

Location:  Riyadh, Saudi Arabia


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Role introduction


Accenture is one of the world leading management consulting with a strong track record of providing strategic support to many high profile government projects globally. These span a wide range of public services including policing and justice, welfare, revenue, agriculture, defence, postal and local government. These projects offer the opportunity for you to be part of a team committed to making a difference to how public services are delivered.


As part of the Accenture Strategy & Consulting Public Sector team you will work with senior officials and their teams. You will get the opportunity to shape future services by using your analytical and relationship building skills to help our clients deliver better public services for the public by improving public sector efficiency and effectiveness.


Our team members have a strong interest in the public sector with strong analytical, relationship building and project management skills. We are seeking experienced strategy consultants who will preferably have a background in consulting within Government (central and/or local). Candidates should possess the skills and experience drawn from the following:


  • Strong analytical, communication and client management skills
  • Good project and people management skills
  • Strong consulting experience (public sector preferred)
  • Analytical studies and reviews
  • Business case development/benefits realisation identification and management experience
  • Project and programme evaluation
  • Organisational strategy and design
  • Management of multiple stakeholders (within client and client stakeholders)
  • Performance measurement and management
  • Strategic IT


Successful candidates will be hired into Senior Manager/Principal level positions. The more senior candidates should be able to demonstrate industry knowledge, sales and account development experience and relationships at senior management level in the public sector.

If this sounds like you, come and join the team!


What responsibilities will you have?


  • Developing and leading a high-calibre Consulting team;
  • Representing Accenture through presentations at industry events and with clients;
  • Working with internal stakeholders to help them understand how their clients can benefit from Accenture’s capabilities;
  • Contribute as a member of the AAPAC Public Sector leadership team;
  • Focused on serving clients with complex needs that require analytics-driven, threat-centric solutions;
  • Working in a multi-disciplined team of Strategy, Digital and Technology professionals to bring the best of Accenture to our clients;
  • Working with and often leading a multi-shore delivery team to provide cost-effective consulting services;
  • Customising Accenture's knowledge assets to support designs that are appropriate for each client;
  • Managing project delivery, escalations and prioritising tasks; and
  • Providing coaching and mentoring to the broader team.


What skills & experience are we looking for?


  • Must have an MBA or Master's in Public Administration from either a Tier 1 MBA or Public Administration institute.
  • Overall, 12 years’ experience in Management Consulting
  • 8-10 years of Public Safety experience including one or more of: Intelligence, Justice, Public safety & government networks, Rehabilitation Services and Prisons
  • 6-8 Years of Public Sector experience including one or more of: Citizen Services, Administrative Services, Health, Postal, Customer and Border Protection, Policing, Investments and Development, is beneficial
  • Experience in other sectors such as Financial Services, Manufacturing and Oil & Gas, Telecom, is also welcome
  • Strong communication (written and oral) and interpersonal skills;
  • Sales lifecycle and client relationship management;
  • Leadership, mentoring and coaching; and
  • Strategy development and project leadership.


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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