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Federal - Department of Veterans Affairs Business Development Consultant

Job Location: VA - Arlington

Regional Description: Southeast

Job Number: 00562578


- Job description

Organization: Accenture Federal Services
Location: Arlington, VA
Accenture Federal Services, a wholly owned subsidiary of Accenture LLP, is a U.S. company that helps clients transform bold ideas into breakthrough outcomes.  We serve every cabinet-level department and 30 of the largest federal organizations. Our 9,000 dedicated colleagues and change makers work with clients at the heart of the nation's priorities in defense, intelligence, public safety, civilian and health to make a difference for the people they employ, serve, and protect. 
The Defense Health Business Development Director for Veteran's Affairs will play a wide variety of roles related to delivery and sales to specific health agencies, shaping solutions for clients and maintaining and growing industry. Proactively generate and build client relationships leading to qualified opportunity identification in absence of an existing client relationship or opportunity, and work to strengthen existing relationships within the account. Identify and engage on strategic opportunities, developing new clients, and driving new capabilities into target areas. Demonstrate a comprehensive understanding of the federal government client and their IT and business initiatives.  Selected candidate will quickly develop expertise in Accenture Federal Services offerings and services, financial drivers and imperatives, and match those to client buying patterns and needs.  Must develop and maintain relationships that benefit Accenture Federal Services at different management levels of the federal government client organization.

Basic Qualifications:

  • 5+ years of federal government client experience
  • MUST have agency specific relevance with DoD, Veteran's Affairs
  • Proven ability to develop and grow business with a consultative approach
  • Desired areas of expertise include payer and provider operations, change management, IT operations, strategic consulting, security, and analytics.
  • Preference given to those who come from a consultative selling background
  • 5+ years of proven sales and growth, practice building capabilities; especially as it relates to breaking into whitespace and building a sizeable book of business
  • Intimate knowledge of federal government client required with pre-existing client account relationships; ability to support proposal development; ability to travel to client(s) and help other account members develop meaningful relationships with client decision makers
  • Work closely with sales and capture teams from opportunity identification through delivery
  • A self-motivated, self-starter who can inspire others in a team environment

Preferred Skills:

  • Preference given to delivery and capture in a consulting environment
  • Worked to better our Veteran's life quality  


An active security clearance or the ability to obtain one may be required for this role.
Candidates who are currently employed by a client of Accenture or an affiliated Accenture business may not be eligible for consideration.
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).
Accenture is a Federal Contractor and an EEO and Affirmative Action Employer of Females/Minorities/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.
Equal Employment Opportunity
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.

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