Job Description

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.
 
People in our Client Delivery & Operations career track drive delivery and capability excellence through the design, development and/or delivery of a solution, service, capability or offering. They grow into delivery-focused roles, and can progress within their current role, laterally or upward.
 
Business Process Delivery professionals execute repeatable core business processes and/or technical transactions with a focus on efficiency, first-time quality and overall continuous process improvement.
 
Job Responsibilities:
The Deal Anchor engages in 5M deals and improves the quality of response, showcasing the best assets and value proposition and articulating strong reasons for clients to buy from Accenture. It is a critical client facing role. The Deal Anchor works closely with the Sales Lead and the Solution Architect in a three in a box model to craft Accenture response in an end to end manner. The Deal Anchor needs to operate in a collaborative manner with all the stakeholders in the deal team and is engaged from stage 0 of the opportunity till closure.
  • Create a compelling story and meet RFP requirements
  • Oversee, develop and supervise plans to publish a compliant proposal with a compelling story for a given opportunity, including all required responses to RFP clarifications, proposal volumes, written, oral, cost, demonstrations site visits, etc.
  • Maintain compliance with requirements, internal Accenture controls, external regulations e.g., procurement process , and sales methodology.
  • Oversee, develop and supervise plans to publish a compliant proposal with a compelling story for a given opportunity, including all required responses to RFP clarifications, proposal volumes, written, oral, cost, demonstrations site visits, etc.
  • Maintain compliance with requirements, internal Accenture controls, external regulations e.g., procurement process , and sales methodology
  • Facilitate development of compliant proposal sections across all volume authors
  • Work with solution delivery and sales teams in identifying, analysis, solution, developing business case, proposal preparation and presentation to client Integrate content from proposal resources work with details to illustrate compelling story and a winning proposal narrative including management plans, staffing plans, past performance experience, transition plans, quality initiatives and other areas independently and through SME solution architect interactions
  • Moderate to extensive travel depending on client opportunity requirements
  • Overtime and On-Call required


Qualifications

Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in managing pre-sales deal process
  • Minimum 3 years of experience in authoring end to end deals
 
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Managing large deals (50 million plus) in an end to end manner for global clients.
  • Should be able to articulate the solution description, core value proposition and key differentiators in a crisp manner.
  • Should have sound understanding of the Innovation plays and should be able to use them effectively in the proposal.
  • Understand the key components of the proposals and ensure that the proposal flows like a story.
  • Able to manage the stakeholder relationship- internal stakeholder management:  makes things happen seamlessly.
 
 
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.
 
 

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

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.

Accenture is committed to providing veteran employment opportunities to our service men and women.

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