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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 centres. Our 506,000 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.

Position Description

This role will support our BPS Sales and Solutioning Team as the responsible Technical Architect in pre-sales/RFP processes involving complex sales opportunities. 

Key activities include:

  • Manage and coordinate involved technology teams in on- and offshore locations 

  • Develop technical solution design and create corresponding cost estimates

  • Present and discuss solutions with client executives 

  • Present technology solution to internal executive approvers

  • Support technology mobilization projects when additional capacity is needed

Responsibilities

  • Support our Sales Team as Enterprise Technical Solution Architect in large and complex pre-sales/RFP processes involving multiple technologies:

    • Manage/ Coordinate involved technology teams in on- and offshore locations across all aspects of technology relevant to the opportunity

    • Develop technical solution design and work with assigned technical architects and cost architects to create corresponding cost estimates

    • Present and discuss solutions with client executives

    • Present technology solution to internal executive approvers

  • Assess the business impact/return on investment for the more complex components of the technology solution

  • Facilitate client workshops, document business requirements and develop them into a proposed solution design.

  • Act as customers’ key contact on the proposed technology solution.

  • Work closely with other technology teams such as Insights and Intelligence, Automation and Technology Consulting to create a holistic technology approach and cost estimate that captures all details, dependencies and assumptions of the technology landscape.

  • Transitioning the solution to the mobilization team for implementation upon contract signature.

  • Establishing oneself as a leader in cross-technology issues and risk mitigation

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Qualifications

Must Have Skills/Qualifications

  • Business function process knowledge in Financial Services (Insurance)

  • Self-motivated and ability to work with remote resources and teams

  • Strong project management skills

  • Well-developed risk analysis and mitigation skills

  • Strong problem solving, analysis, and design skills

  • Strong analytical skills

  • Strong communication skills and experienced in communication at executive level

  • Client facing presentation skills

  • Fluent English

Nice to Have Skills/Qualifications

  • Business function process knowledge in Financial Services (e.g. Banking, Compliance as a Service, KYC, Credit Services)

  • Business function process knowledge in Finance & Accounting (Accounts Payable/Receivable, Record to Report, Order to Cash);

  • Familiarity with Tech for Ops core technology solutions and functions

  • Experience with outsourcing applications such as ERPs, reporting, reconciliation and workflow tools

  • Experience with Offering-specific capabilities (Health, Marketing, Utilities a plus)

  • Experience with multiple connectivity solutions.

  • Language skills in a major non-English language.

  • IT Operations experiences

Experience

  • Experience with Financial Services Client group (Banking, Insurance, etc), understanding primary industry objectives, market pressure, key value propositions.

  • Experience as solution architect or business consultant in a client-facing capacity.

  • Previous experience working with off-shore teams.

  • Experience working with Accenture Operations and supporting technology teams (e.g. delivery factories, sales teams, OATL’s, etc.) preferred.

  • Technology Architect certification preferred.

  • 5+ years’ experience in Accenture organization (internal candidates).

  • IT Operations experiences

Educational Requirements

Bachelor’s degree in computer science, computer information systems, engineering, business, or related field or equivalent experience

Travel Requirement/ Shift Hours

Up to 25%

Flexible Work Arrangement?

Position is flexible in supporting “work from home”. 

You will also have opportunities to hone your functional skills and expertise in an area of specialization.  We offer a variety of formal and informal training programs at every level to help you acquire and build specialized skills faster. Learning takes place both on the job and through formal training conducted online, in the classroom, or in collaboration with teammates. The sheer variety of work we do, and the experience it offers, provide an unbeatable platform from which to build a career.

Accenture is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of society and does not discriminate on grounds of race, religion or belief, ethnic or national origin, disability, age, citizenship, marital, domestic or civil partnership status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other basis as protected by applicable law.

All employment decisions shall be made without regard to age, race, creed, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, disability status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, citizenship status or any other basis as protected by federal, state, or local law.

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

Accenture is committed to providing veteran employment opportunities to our service men and women.

COVID-19 update:  The safety and well-being of our candidates, our people and their families continues to be a top priority. Until travel restrictions change, interviews will continue to be conducted virtually. 

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