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.
 
The Solution Architect Manager FS role is a client facing role that collaborates effectively as a key member of the sales team to understand and translate buyer requirements into an innovative and value-oriented solution in alignment with client objectives.
 
Key Responsibilities
  • Serve as a Single Point of Contact for solution activities during the sales pursuit, due diligence and transfer to operations
  • Prepare the spend estimate, solution schedule, work plan, and solution staff plan
  • Develop the operations solution plan, risk analysis and cost estimate leveraging established processes and deliverables
  • Interface with the delivery organizations to ensure effective transition, shape services, collaborate on clear solution assumptions, determine appropriate service delivery locations and related cost to deliver
  • Direct and coordinate with Legal Commercial and Corporate Transaction Services CTS for pricing
  • Lead solution reviews and drive the necessary sign off of the solution with proper input from the Operating Groups on client business objectives, industry, risk assessment, budget and legal
  • Orchestrate the action points coming out of the opportunity
  • Quality Assurance process
  • Align final solution architecture including statement of work, schedules and other contractual documents with final terms and conditions
  • Validate the delivery architecture is implemented according to policies standards and solution is benchmarked externally
  • Develop and maintain a keen understanding of the health industry, marketplace intelligence trends, competition, emerging capabilities, analytics, tools and techniques that can be effectively utilized to develop differentiating solution for Accenture clients


Qualifications

Basic Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in one or more of the following areas: Life Insurance, Property & Casualty and/or Group Benefits
  • Minimum of 1 year of experience with solution planning and deal shaping
Preferred Qualifications
  • Strong analytical problem-solving skills and a strong interest and comfort level with independently led data analysis both quantitative and qualitative
  • Excellent communication written and oral and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to travel
  • 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 a fast pacing dynamic environment
  • Excellent leadership and management skills
  • Sales and negotiation skill
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.

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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