Job Description

Do you want to revolutionize the future of business? From transformation planning through implementation, there’s never been a better time to join our global team of 47,000 SAP experts. Accenture is helping the world’s leading companies reinvent themselves and enable their digital transformation with SAP. Help us lead the way in powering the intelligent enterprise. Use design thinking, agile development methodologies and the latest technologies—such as SAP Cloud Platform, S/4HANA, Internet of things, artificial intelligence, cognitive computing, big data, analytics and mobile—to deliver the next generation of SAP solutions. Our West region team is growing and the technology innovation being driven in the West is having a global impact on business.  It is a very exciting time to join our team of over 6,000 Accenture people in the West region!

 

Why should I join the Accenture Technology SAP team in the West?

 

  • Drive SAP innovation: working with SAP’s leading business partner, gain early access to SAP innovations and help shape and build credentials through an unparalleled program of collaboration.
  • Learn and grow continuously: build skills in “New” SAP, grow existing skills and develop cross-industry skills with unmatched 24/7 access to the SAP Learning Hub, through expert-curated learning boards, webinars and classroom-style training programs.
  • Thrive in our inclusive environment:  Bring your whole self to a company that aims to be the most diverse in the world and delivers real-time performance feedback based on individual strengths—not stats.

WHAT´S IN IT FOR YOU?

 

  • Competitive benefits, including a fair and balanced parental leave policy.
  • At Accenture, we believe in bringing the best to our clients through continuous learning & improvement – from basic skills to industry-specific content – available to all our people.
  • Career coaching and mentorship to help you manage your career and develop professionally.
  • Performance Achievement – our performance management process that focuses on your strengths, progress and career possibilities.
  • Fantastic opportunities to develop your career across a variety of clients. 

Job Description


The Accenture Technology – SAP Sales Cloud team is seeking a Functional Manager with experience transforming Configure Price Quote (CPQ) for enterprise clients. The ideal candidate will work closely with our clients, technology vendors and internal delivery teams in delivering robust and scalable solutions for our clients. As the CPQ Functional Manager, the candidate will be accountable for managing the successful delivery of solution enhancements, upgrades and the implementation of new tools as required to meet the needs of stakeholders. The candidate should be able to identify clients’ high-level business needs and lead the creation of business value cases using industry experience and leading best practices. The candidate should have strong project management skills and experience, with a strong knowledge of service and delivery management principles and a proven track record of delivering results.

We can hire for this role anywhere in the US, if you are located near an Accenture office, and willing and able to travel domestically approximately 80% of the time to meet client needs.

 

The CPQ Configuration Manager will be responsible for the following key responsibilities on a day to day basis:

  • Managing complex projects, including: scoping, creating/ driving project plans, tracking the risks, issues, and mitigating actions that threaten business-as-usual operations
  • Participate in client workshop sessions to provide capability feedback.
  • Articulate significant gaps between client current state versus desired future state.
  • Creating proposals, supporting sales pursuits and driving client negotiations
  • Managing day to day interactions with executive clients and sponsors


Qualifications

Basic Requirements:

  • Minimum 8 years of work experience with 2-3 managing complex engagements
  • Minimum 6 years of experience across emerging CPQ technologies (e.g. Apttus, Salesforce CPQ, FPX, PROS)
  • Excellent business analysis skills coupled with very strong communication skills and habits, demonstrating skills in sharing and explaining complex concepts, creative and pro-active thinking, and situational adaptation of these skills. Be able to work with internal and external (offshore and onshore) resources
  • Proven ability to identify key business processes, documenting process maps, defining systems strategy, developing systems requirements, managing design and prototyping project phases i.e. designing and prototyping, testing, training, defining support procedures, and implementing practical business solutions.
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent (minimum 12 years) work experience. (If Associate’s Degree, must have minimum 6 years work experience)

Preferred Skills:

  • Experience with the SAP (Callidus) CPQ platform
  • Understands the software delivery lifecycle and has implemented it in an Agile environment
  • Have a good understanding of the Communications, Media, or Technology industries
  • Deriving CPQ Transformation business cases: identifying gaps, improvements and deriving value of transformation.
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. 
 
About Accenture:
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 more than 435,000 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.

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

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