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Analytics Strategy & Transformation Manager - Various Industries

Job Location: NY - New York

Job Number: 00476753

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- Job description

The digital revolution is changing everything. It’s everywhere – transforming how we work and play. Accenture Digital’s 36,000 professionals are driving these exciting changes and bringing them to life across 40 industries in more than 120 countries. At the forefront of digital, you’ll create it, own it and make it a reality for clients looking to better serve their connected customers and operate always-on enterprises. Join us and become an integral part of our experienced digital team with the credibility, expertise and insight clients depend on.
 
Accenture Analytics, part of Accenture Digital, helps clients to use analytics and artificial intelligence to drive actionable insights, at scale. We apply sophisticated algorithms, data engineering and visualization to extract business insights and help clients turn those insights into actions that drive tangible outcomes—to improve their performance and disrupt their markets. Accenture Analytics is a leader in Analytics, with deep industry and technical experience. We provide services and solutions that include Analytics Advisory, Data Science, Data Engineering and Analytics-as-a-Service.
 
ROLE DESCRIPTION: Analytics Strategy & Transformation Manager
Analytics Advisory is an integral part of Accenture Analytics, partnering with our largest CG&S clients to define and enable insights-led transformation. As a Manager in our Analytics Advisory practice, you will play a critical role in helping our clients tackle complex business issues. You will develop and deliver analytically-informed, issue-based solutions that help clients make faster, smarter decisions.  Specifically, you will help sell and deliver analytics strategy and transformation programs including defining an analytics vision & strategies, redefining the operating model & talent strategy, and managing the change journey to deliver sustainable business value. You will act as the analytics “value architect” for our most transformative opportunities, enabling an end-to-end analytics journey by bringing the best of Accenture Analytics and your industry knowledge to our clients. As a Manager you will also play a key role on the leadership team—building the practice, assets and thought leadership.
 
RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Analytics Strategy & Transformation Manager - Primary Responsibilities:
    • Actively structure and drive the executive governance process with the client (VP and above)
    • Drive the integrated value proposition and work with the client to gain alignment and buy-in
    • Apply Accenture standard methods for performing strategy assessments and implementations
    • Deliver high quality strategy outputs and architect subsequent transformation
    • Leverage the best from Accenture to architect the solution and shape the commercial proposition
  • Practice & Offering Management - Secondary Responsibilities:
    • Shape analytics strategy assets to accelerate sales and delivery
    • Drive the analytics innovation agenda, including publishable thought leadership
    • Play an active role building a practice including capability development and recruiting
    • Identify and help bring into the practice talented individuals both internally and externally
  • Sales Origination & Business Development – Secondary Responsibilities:
    • Position Accenture as the lead partner for Analytics with our clients
    • Identify new business opportunities relating to analytics or digital initiatives
    • Lead the development of businesses cases for further project sales as determined by the practice
    • Facilitate the development of “request for proposals” responses and contract development
    • Assist the Go-To-Market Lead in meeting sales targets as determined by the practice
REQUIRED SKILLS:
  • Core analytics strategy skills (assessment, strategy definition, business case, roadmap development, etc.)
  • At least 5 years of working and delivering analytics strategy solutions for clients 
  • Understanding of how to link analytics with business value to shape the business case
  • Understanding of analytics operating models and governance structures
  • Ability to lead and manage the execution of one or more portfolios of strategic, business, and technical client projects including providing day to day leadership to multiple work streams
  • Deep understanding of analytics, including data management, business intelligence, and predictive analytics
    • Understanding of how advanced data techniques can be applied to solve client problems
    • Knowledge of big data platforms, tools and applications
    • Quantitative background/proven problem-solving skills
    • Understanding of analytics roles and responsibilities (e.g., data scientist)
  • Deep Industry & Functional analytics experience
    • Strong industry relevance
    • Ability to partner with our clients to understand business problems and strategies
    • Ability to translate business issues into specific requirements to develop analytics solutions
  • Client Delivery & Relationship Management
    • Ability to interact with and influence the director and VP level
    • Ability to interpret the results of analytical insights and translate results to the client in business context to drive value
    • Able to explain complex concepts in non-technical language
    • Strong story-telling ability

YOUR EXPERIENCE: Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • Minimum of 5 years of relevant industry experience
  • Minimum of 3 years working in analytics or related business transformation
  • Minimum of 3 years in strategy or management consulting
  • Must be able to travel up to 80-100% of the time

SET YOURSELF APART: Preferred Skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree in quantitative discipline (Engineering, Economics, Statistics, Operations Research, Computer Science)
  • Masters or MBA
  • Industry certification
  • PhD in Analytics, Statistic or other quantitative disciplines
  • Exceptional presentation skills – ability to convey technology and business value propositions
  • Ability to understand and apply statistical methods and outputs to create client value in a business context
  • Experience with evolving approaches and technologies such as Big Data, Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Cognitive Systems, and Robotics
  • Data management skills
  • Data visualization skills
  • Value based constructs
Professional Skill Requirements
  • Proven ability to build, manage and foster a team-oriented environment
  • Proven ability to work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment
  • Desire to work in an information systems environment
  • Excellent communication (written and oral) and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent leadership and management skills
Our Commitment to You
  • Your entrepreneurial spirit and vision will be rewarded, and your success will fuel opportunities for career advancement.
  • You will make a difference for some pretty impressive clients. Accenture serves 94 of the Fortune Global 100 and more than 80 percent of the Fortune Global 500. 
  • You will be an integral part of a market-leading analytics organization, including the largest and most diversified group of digital, technology, business process and outsourcing professionals in the world. You can leverage our global team to support analytics innovation workshops, rapid capability development, enablement and managed services.
  • You will have access to Accenture’s deep industry and functional expertise. We operate across more than 40 industries and have hundreds of offerings addressing key business and technology issues.  Through our global network, we bring unparalleled experience and comprehensive capabilities across industries and business functions, and extensive research on the world’s most successful companies. You will also be able to tap into the continuous innovation of our Accenture Technology Labs and Innovation Centers, as well as top universities such as MIT through our academic alliance program.  
  • You will have access to distinctive analytics assets that we use to accelerate delivering value to our clients including more than 550 analytics assets underpinned by a strong information management and BI technology foundation. Accenture has earned more than 475 patents and patents pending globally for software assets, data- and analytic-related methodologies and content.
  • As the world’s largest independent technology services provider, we are agnostic about technology but have very clear viewpoints about what is most appropriate for a client’s particular challenge. You will have access to our alliances with market-leading technology providers and collaborative relationships with emerging players in the analytics and big data space—the widest ecosystem in the industry. These alliances bring together Accenture’s extensive analytics capabilities and alliance providers’ technology, experience and innovation to power analytics-based solutions.
  • You will have access to the best talent. Accenture has a team of more than 36,000 digital professionals including technical architects, big data engineers, data scientists and business analysts, as well as user digital strategists and experience designers.
  • Along with a competitive salary, Accenture offers a comprehensive package that includes generous paid time off, 401K match and an employee healthcare plan. Learn more about our extensive rewards and benefits here: Benefits.
 
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