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Digital Growth & Strategy Senior Manager

Job Location: MA - Boston, NJ - Florham Park, NY - New York, PA - Philadelphia

Regional Description: Northeast

Job Number: 00691085

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Organization: Corporate Functions/Growth and Strategy 
Location: New York
 
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:
 

This Manager will manage strategy development and business planning for Accenture Analytics. They will be responsible for identifying potential acquisitions/new business creation opportunities. This individual will connect Accenture's overall strategic intent with the Accenture Analytics & Digital strategy.  By combining Accenture strategy with deep knowledge of Analytics/Digital strategy and market reality, this leader will drive a successfully executed strategy in the marketplace. Finally, the Growth & Strategy leader will be the orchestrator of change programs driven from the strategy and a key influencer to ensure that the organization's functions are aligned to it.

Develop and Execute Strategy

  • Work with Digital & Accenture Applied Intelligence leadership to develop geographic growth strategies, goals and actionable implementation plans consistent with Accenture strategy and market positioning
  • Drive the Accenture strategy into the Applied Intelligence business; ensuring that it complements the overall Accenture strategy
  • Develop an Analytics business strategy and manage the multi-year strategic planning effort. Ensure corporate & digital priorities are properly reflected in Analytics strategies and tactical plans
  • Identify and qualify industry and analytics specific strategic opportunities, including asset creation and utilization
  • Ensure that the budget planning and allocation reflects the strategy and priorities
  • Support global programs related to growth and strategy

Drive Market Awareness and Industry Knowledge

  • Drive Accenture Applied Intelligence brand internally and externally to maintain / gain market awareness
  • Monitor key industry issues & trends
  • Maintain a deep knowledge of Accenture's strategy status, and multi-year views
  • Act as the trends spokesperson in investor and analyst relations

Grow the Business

  • Realize value creation for Accenture Applied Intelligence through investments and new businesses
  • Drive venture capital relations and form new emerging alliances to seed high-growth segments
  • Collaborate with teams including corporate development, the global and regional growth & strategy, and appropriate geographic and industry leadership to identify appropriate investment opportunities
  • Assess the viability of potential investments, with a focus on the integration and positioning with existing industry strategies and capabilities
  • Provide on-going sponsorship and operational support to ensure the successful integration of any acquisitions and the realization of accretive value

Basic Qualifications
  • Minimum of 7 years of experience in analytics strategy, deep knowledge in 1-2 industries and 1 function, combination of execution or close collaboration across data science, emerging tech and digital/product management, technical strategy.
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
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.

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