Job Description

Organization: Corporate Functions/Geographic Services
Location: West Coast: Los Angeles or San Diego strongly preferred
 
 
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 469,000 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.
 
People in the Corporate Function career track contribute to the running of Accenture as a high- performance business through specialization within a specific functional area, and grow into internally focused roles by deepening their skills and/or developing new skills within an internal functional area.
 

Job Description:

  • Engages with Client Account Teams on function specific aspects of the request
  • Gains understanding of requirements and selects proper approach
  • Executes Research process, requests, activities at a global level
  • Works closely with Research and Editorial Lead and peers regarding status of daily requests
  • Provides guidance to Client Account Teams and value-add material to proposal request
  • Researches and synthesizes relevant content (both internal and external)
  • Identifies content gaps and makes recommendations to Team Lead
  • Manages deadlines and assignment of work within team
  • Provides guidance to the pool of Research Knowledge Analysts as needed
  • Oversees Analyst pool 's work on specific assignments
  • Coordinate and transition work to other time zones in accordance to agreed SLA
  • Performs peer reviews of results prior to delivery
  • Provides feedback to Research and Editorial Lead on ways to streamline processes and identify areas of improvement
  • Executes and may lead value-add activities as needed at the regional and global level
  • Continually builds deep specialization knowledge and skills
  • Continual collaboration with Service Coordination team and other P&PS service teams
  • Collaborates aligned Offering Development (OD) Managers/Leads, Knowledge Management Services (KMS) and other proposal teams as needed
  • Collaborates with peers and within the Proposal and Project Support to share best practices
  • Provides back-up for other Knowledge Specialists as needed
  • Stays engaged and participates in aligned business function/global group activities
  • Networks in Community of Practices and across the practice and Accenture to promote the team and cross services.
  • Provides central mailbox support as needed

Role Requirements:

  • Must work US Pacific time zone (8am – 5pm)
  • Candidate should be in the US Pacific time zone to avoid any future work time shifts or attrition

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Qualifications

Basic Qualifications:
  • HS Diploma
  • Deep relevant skills if Bachelors degree not available
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Bachelors Degree
  • Strong project management skills
  • People and team management experience
  • Research skills and experience
  • Accenture Strategy Functional Expertise
  • Experience with Knowledge Exchange (KX) knowledge and other Accenture internal systems
  • Research skills – using internal Accenture tools
  • External research skills – using Gartner, Factiva, etc.
  • Proficient in MS Suite (including SharePoint)

Professional Skills:

  • Strong communications skills (written and oral)
  • Strong customer service – able to interact with all levels of executives
  • Analytical skills
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Flexible in working times to account for working with a demanding client, as well as a global/virtual team
  • Ability to work independently and in virtual environment
  • Demonstrated leadership in professional setting; either military or civilian
  • Demonstrated teamwork and collaboration in a professional setting; either military or civilian

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.
 
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.

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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