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The role:

Accenture Technology is seeking a lead to develop and grow our SAP sustainability business in SEA.  In collaboration with Strategy & Consulting, Operations and other parts of Accenture, the SAP Sustainability Lead will be responsible for establishing and accelerating our SAP sustainability pipeline and practice, leading to profitable project delivery with existing and new Accenture clients in SEA, and mindshare for Accenture as a sustainability market leader.  The role will involve articulating Accenture’s SAP-based sustainability capabilities to account teams and clients, and will require close collaboration with SAP for joint success.  This is a GTM-focussed role.

Applicants will need to be culturally versatile strategic thinkers with strong communications skills and executive presence, have innate sales orientation, be resourceful and pro-active with a can-do mindset, and highly collaborative with experience in teaming within SEA and beyond.

As a team:

As the Accenture Technology Sustainability team, we shape our clients’ future, by combining innovative technology and analytics with a deep understanding of social and environmental challenges, and business insight to create new growth opportunities, address risk and build competitive advantage through sustainable business.

This team looks to help clients by applying design thinking, agile development methodologies, and the latest technologies to achieve client sustainability goals. Your work will be underpinned by an understanding of how leveraging technology can impact business models and enable a more sustainable and resilient future, as well as skills in technology-enabled transformation programs.

If you’re looking for a challenging career working in a vibrant environment with access to training and a global network of experts, this could be the role for you.  You will get a chance to do good that’s’ also good for business.

In our team you will:

  • Originate and pursue client opportunities in SEA
  • sales origination: with local IPT/sales teams/CALs, identify potential client targets and introduce SAP-based sustainability capabilities to qualify interest
  • support client discussions on sustainability with SAP, either embedded in larger transformation deals or standalone/sustainability-focused
  • manage client discussions and follow-up with client account teams and SAP
  • mobilise global SMEs for support when relevant
  • Drive the delivery of initial projects and leverage them to establish and ramp-up a practice in SEA
  • Lead in building local awareness of Accenture as a sustainability market leader, leveraging global collateral and local Marketing support
  • Connect regularly with the wider pan-Accenture sustainability GTM network.  Help teams collaborate effectively by sharing your passion for sustainability across functional workstreams and technical disciplines. Participate in the global Sustainability network by sharing assets and examples of best practice
  • Set up and lead effective governance and program management processes, incl. maintaining a well-documented pipeline in MMS.
  • Develop and maintain knowledge of key sustainability trends and how they impact client value chains and opportunities. Be ready to articulate these publicly, with clients and with account teams


We are looking for experience across the following skills:

  • Sales and business development ability and experience
  • SAP background, ideally in supply chain, procurement or analytics
  • Knowledge of the full suite of SAP sustainability solutions or ability to ramp up fast
  • Knowledge of sustainability market trends and client drivers
  • Experience creating commercially compelling solutions and business cases to deliver client value
  • Experience in building and leading multi-skilled and highly disparate matrix teams
  • Stakeholder management and communication skills, including prioritising, problem solving and relationship building
  • Ability to understand and articulate requirements to technical and non-technical audiences
  • Passion for environmental and social sustainability
  • First class written and verbal communication skills

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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