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Accenture Scientific Informatics Services - Business Unit Executive - Location Negotiable

Job Location: MA - Boston

Regional Description: Northeast

Job Number: 00557996


- Job description

Location Negotiable


Do you want to work where scientific innovation meets leading-edge technology? Join Accenture Scientific Informatics Services and help our clients apply digital technologies to revolutionize scientific and laboratory processes.


Accenture Scientific Informatics Services combines the scientific and laboratory informatics expertise of LabAnswer with Accenture’s strategic and business consulting capabilities, industry platforms, innovation approach and global scale to help transform how scientific and laboratory processes are conducted across a variety of industries, helping make them faster, more efficient and more effective than ever before.


Leveraging digital technologies such as automation, artificial intelligence, Internet of Things, analytics and cloud, in combination with a fundamental redesign of the scientific user experience, Accenture Scientific Informatics Services helps organizations better capture, manage, integrate and analyze complex scientific data. This can improve the discovery and manufacturing of new products, improve quality, ensure compliance, reduce time to market and improve operational efficiency.


The Business Unit Executive is responsible for our business footprint and activities at several large clients. 


Regular operational responsibilities include:


Business Origination

  • Strategic Account planning & development
  • Establishing “Trusted Advisor” relationships with Key Impact Players
  • Opportunity identification, qualification, and development
  • Project scoping, defining project approach and SOW creation

Projecting thought leadership into the market

  • Presenting at conferences, publishing white papers, and delivering Management Consulting

Financial Management

  • Forecasting sales, revenue, and resource demand
  • Managing profitability of business sold & delivered

Project Delivery Oversight

  • Ensuring project delivery quality & client satisfaction
  • Providing oversight & direction to consultants and project management personnel
  • Meeting project financial metrics & timelines

Personnel Management

  • Building & scaling the Business Unit management team to support growth.
  • Identifying, developing, and acquiring new management talent
  • Succession planning
  • Providing professional development input/direction regarding consultants working within the Business Unit

Basic Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • If not Boston-based, ability to travel up to 75% (largely in Boston area)
  • Experience selling and delivering laboratory, research, QC manufacturing projects and solutions, with a focus on consulting, implementation and service models.  
  • Experience in account planning, business development, relationship management and customer leadership.  
  • Experience with moderate sized P&L.  
  • Experience with personnel oversight and development.
  • Skilled in Account Planning, Business Development, Relationship Development, Financial Acumen, People Leadership


Preferred Requirements

  • Boston-based location


Applicants for employment in the US must have work authorization that does not now or in the future require sponsorship of a visa for employment authorization in the United States and with Accenture (i.e., H1-B visa, F-1 visa (OPT), TN visa or any other non-immigrant status).


Candidates who are currently employed by a client of Accenture or an affiliated Accenture business may not be eligible for consideration.


Accenture is an EEO and Affirmative Action Employer of Females/Minorities/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.


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