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Blockchain Strategy, Senior/ Manager

Your Role:

  • As a Strategy Senior/ Manager (blockchain) , you will be responsible for delivering client value within the agreed timeframe and budget. You understand the client’s unique situation and develop deliverables that exceed expectations. You will ideate and provide innovative business solution to our clients. You are able to perform complex analyses to support business case realization while keeping the broader perspective in mind. You will work in a technology inspired and innovative environment in which you are able to identify what is required to solve client challenges and build and maintain strong client relationships.

Typical activities include:

  • Application of consulting skills: Conceptualizing business solutions to create new business models, address challenges, supervising and supports the structuring and on-time delivery of the overall project issues, analyses and deliverables; synthesizing and preparing storylines and cogent documents with minimal supervision; leading project teams across the full range of topics within, our functional practices

  • Leadership of projects: Structuring the project plan; ensuring full consistency with Accenture methodologies, communication standards and best practices; tracking progress of the team against the work plan; Ensuring the quality of project deliverables; balancing the competing demands on the team

  • Business development: participating in client development efforts, and around engaging clients on business issues and collaborating on the writing of proposals; developing points of view on issues facing the industry.

  • People Development: Eliciting maximum team performance potential from the team through feedback, coaching and creating opportunities for team members to grow; providing regular feedback to team members highlighting strengths and development needs; motivating team performance

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Qualifications

Your Experience:

We’re looking for managers/ senior managers who

  • Minimum university degree in Business and candidates typically also have an MA, MSc, MBA or PhD degree.

  • Minimum 10 years of business consulting in an international firm, or equivalent experience in the industry is preferred (but not required)

  • Experience in shaping and leading consulting engagements

  • Experience in application of new technologies and ecosystems to create new business models and/or business challenges

  • Experience in business application of blockchain in the areas of Central Bank Digital Currency (CBDC), tokenization of financial assets (Digital Assets), digital market infrastructure and digital identity will be an advantage

Set Yourself Apart: Preferred Skills

Intellectual capacity and ability to think in new, innovative ways to understand complex issues and develop creative solutions are critical to success as a business strategist. We seek people who are adept in

  • Strong desire to work in technology-driven business transformation and curiosity around opportunities and threats posed by innovation and industry convergence

  • Knowledge of, and passion for, technology trends e.g. Blockchain, Big Data, Internet of Things

  • Intellectual capacity to develop creative and innovative business solutions to enable new business models

  • A strong understanding of industry operations, dynamics and trends through experience in one or more of the following industries: Financial Services, Capital Markets, Life Sciences, Retail and Consumer Packaged Goods

  • Personal and professional attributes required to work with senior client stakeholders to encourage them to take bold actions and coach them through major change

  • Maturity and empathy, and ability to work effectively within a consulting team

  • Business judgement, including understanding of client organizations and dynamics

  • Strong analytical skills, understanding of complex issues, the ability to quickly absorb information, conceptual and creative problem solving excellence

  • First class written and verbal communication skills; the ability to articulate complex problems and solutions in a simple, logical and impactful manner

  • Proven experience in leading teams to deliver new strategies or capabilities while developing, mentoring and inspiring team members

  • Leadership; the ability to easily establish trust-based relationships and gain valuable insights through collaboration and communication

  • Drive; enjoys a challenge, proven ability to adapt and remove obstacles to achieve results, determination and optimism

  • Flexibility to accommodate client travel requirements

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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