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IBB Strategy Manager

Job Location: NY - New York, PA - Philadelphia

Regional Description: Northeast

Job Number: 00560725

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Accenture is a leading global professional services company, providing a broad range of services and solutions in strategy, consulting, digital, technology and operations. Combining unmatched experience and specialized skills across more than 40 industries and all business functions – underpinned by the world’s largest delivery network – Accenture works at the intersection of business and technology to help clients improve their performance and create sustainable value for their stakeholders. With approximately 425,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries, Accenture drives innovation to improve the way the world works and lives. Visit us at www.accenture.com

 

With Accenture Strategy, you can put your theories and vision into action. Our services range from strategy to execution, and we will value your understanding of our clients’ industries and your ability to help them move from issue to outcome. Learn more about Accenture Strategy:

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People in our Client & Market career track drive profitable growth by developing market-relevant insights to increase market share or create new markets. They progress through required promotion into market-facing roles that have a direct impact on sales.

 

Strategy professionals apply deep strategy development, architecting value and operating model architecture skills, influence through insight and partner with our clients to make bold decisions on priority C-Suite issues. Provide deep understanding of our clients' industry landscape and business options in the context of global, economic, technology and social trends.

 

The Business Strategy Manager applies deep business strategy development, architecting value and operating model architecture skills to influence client agendas through business insight. Partners with our clients to make bold decisions on priority C-Suite issues at the intersection of business, technology and operations.  Provides deep understanding of our clients' industry landscape and business options in the context of global, economic, technology and social trends.


Job Description:


Strategy professionals help clients develop corporate strategies, make strategic decisions, structure effective business and operating models, and transform their businesses all in an effort to grow their business while maintaining or reducing costs.

 

Business Strategy professionals help General Managers of Business Units with issues such as assessing business performance, instilling business simplification strategies, reinventing a broken business, and entering new markets for growth.

  • A professional at this position level within Accenture has the following responsibilities:
  • Provides solutions to complex business problems for area(s) of responsibility where analysis of situations requires an in-depth knowledge of organizational objectives.
  • Involved in setting strategic direction to establish near term goals for area of responsibility.
  • Interacts with senior management levels at a client and/or within Accenture, which involves negotiating or influencing on significant matters.
  • Has latitude in decision-making and determining objectives and approaches to critical assignments.
  • Decisions have a lasting impact on area of responsibility with the potential to impact outside area of responsibility.
  • Manages large teams and/or work efforts (if in an individual contributor role) at a client or within Accenture.
  • Typically, Managers work at client sites, which often requires travel greater than 80%.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 5 years of experience focused in at least one or more of the following areas: research, analysis, and preparation of project deliverables, product definition, technology strategy development, financial modeling and analysis, use of process improvement methodologies requirements elicitation and product definition or technology assessments and diagnostics
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience working in at least one of the following industries: Cable, Wireless, and/or Media
  • Minimum of 4 years of consulting experience at a consulting firm
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in business analysis and business case development (including modeling)
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience of program management and business development
  • Bachelor’s degree

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Strong experience leading project work streams and driving client teams towards achieving business objectives
  • Ability to coordinate and direct projects, make detailed plans to accomplish goals and direct the integration of technical activities
  • Proven ability to understand complex issues and deliver findings to project team and clients
  • Experience with business development and firm growth activities
  • Strong experience with business and technology operational process definition and optimization
  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or Computer Science preferred

 

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
  • Proficiency in Excel and PowerPoint
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.  

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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