Job Description

Organization:  Accenture Strategy

Level:  Manager

Location:  Chicago, Detroit or New York

Travel:  Up to 80%


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 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. 


Accenture Strategy has a global network of more than 7900 strategy professionals serving over 1600 clients in 13 industries.  


Accenture Strategy combines deep industry expertise, advanced analytics capabilities and human-led design methodologies that enable clients to act with speed and confidence. By identifying clear, actionable paths to accelerate competitive agility, Accenture Strategy helps leaders in the C-suite envision and execute strategies that drive growth in the face of digital transformation. For more information, follow @AccentureStrat or visit www.accenture.com/strategy.  


The Industrial & Automotive practice of Accenture Strategy focuses on a diverse range of industries, for example:  Automotive, Truck, and Heavy Equipment Manufacturers, Suppliers, and Dealers; Industrial Electrical Equipment Manufacturers; Industrial Machinery Manufacturers; Industrial Distributors.


Strategy professionals within this group apply deep business strategy development skills, as well as value and operating model architecture ones, to define and influence client agendas. He or she partners with our clients’ executive teams to make critical decisions on priority C-Suite issues at the intersection of business, technology and operations. He or she brings a deep understanding of our clients' industry landscape and strategic options in the context of global, economic, technology and social trends.


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 at a client and/or within Accenture.

  • Develops, manages and maintains client relationships

  • Acts as a key topic content lead for new thought leadership content creation

  • Participates in business development activities

  • Demonstrates ability to extend project work into next phases and new sales




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Qualifications

Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree 
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience at a consulting firm in either strategy or operations-focused roles
  • Minimum of 1 year of experience working in at least one of the following industries: Automotive, Truck, Heavy Equipment, Industrial Electrical Equipment, Industrial Manufacturing Equipment, Wholesale Distribution.
Preferred Qualifications:
  • MBA or equivalent graduate degree and at least 4 years of experience post-graduate degree 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 
  • Excellent communication (written and oral) and interpersonal skills 
  • Excellent leadership and management skills
  • Attention to detail while managing competing priorities and tight time pressures
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Ability to facilitate senior client meetings and drive conversations with firm leadership
  • Desire to lead and motivate teams in dynamic and challenging work environments
  • Results-oriented, self-directed, inquisitive, and entrepreneurial-minded
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 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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IL - Chicago,MI - Detroit,NY - New York

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.

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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