Job Description

Organization: Accenture Strategy
Job Title:  Industrial/Automotive Products Strategy Consultant
Location: Chicago
Travel: 80% to 100%

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.


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.

The Business Strategy Consultant 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

A professional at this position level within Accenture has the following responsibilities:
  • Adapts existing methods and procedures to create possible alternative solutions to moderately complex problems. 
  • Understands the strategic direction set by senior management as it relates to team goals. 
  • Uses considerable judgment to determine solution and seeks guidance on complex problems. 
  • Primary upward interaction is with direct supervisor. May interact with peers and/or management levels at a client and/or within Accenture.
  • Determines methods and procedures on new assignments with guidance. 
  • Decisions often impact the team in which they reside. 
  • Manages small teams and/or work efforts (if in an individual contributor role) at a client or within Accenture.

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Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Minimum of 1 year of Consulting experience in the consulting industry or equivalent in an internal consulting role
  • Minimum of 2 years 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
Professional Skills 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
All of our consulting professionals receive comprehensive training covering business acumen, technical and professional skills development. You'll also have opportunities to hone your functional skills and expertise in an area of specialization. We offer a variety of formal and informal training programs at every level to help you acquire and build specialized skills faster. Learning takes place both on the job and through formal training conducted online, in the classroom, or in collaboration with teammates. The sheer variety of work we do, and the experience it offers, provide an unbeatable platform from which to build a career.

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.

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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