Position: Technology Strategy Consultant
Location: San Francisco, San Jose, Los Angeles, Seattle
We are Technology Strategy and Advisory and we design and execute industry-relevant reinventions that allow organizations to realize exceptional business value from technology. Our vision is to become the world’s leading advisors in harnessing technology and innovation as a force to reinvent and improve every business. Our mission is help client business executives disrupt their industry and utilize technology to capture market share.
Technology Strategy leverages deep business expertise combined with technology know-how, empowering clients to be more competitive by leading initiatives that unlock value and drive growth. To stay agile in a world dominated by change, the C-suite must position technology to create new products and services, while building new business architectures that break away from old ways of doing things, giving them the agility to compete and grow in the new. Accenture Technology Strategy enables leaders to act quickly and confidently as they pivot to the future. Known for our ability to execute at speed, we develop new capabilities in areas including Applied Intelligence, data and analytics, blockchain, robotics, Internet of Things and cyber resilience. We help clients determine clear, actionable paths to competitive agility by bringing them new thinking on business and technology.
A consulting ace with a passion for serving clients and a desire to build up Accenture’s Technology Strategy practice by spotting and seizing opportunities to grow business. Your talent? Helping clients craft rapid, data-driven, and practical technology strategies to enable their overall business strategies. Results-oriented, self-directed, inquisitive, and entrepreneurial-minded—you’re all of these. And you have an eagle eye for detail, even as you juggle priorities, deadlines, and budgets. You maintain knowledge of evolving trends in technology strategy and management and apply those to develop innovative approaches to deliver value for our clients. You have a flair for breaking down technology issues into logical parts and constructing crystal-clear reasoning and analyses—an aptitude you use to crush problems. You’ve got top-notch communication and people skills, and you use them to help you get things done.
- Go deep to get the lay of the land of the industry and technology infrastructure that clients operate in to grasp clients’ technology options in the context of global, industry, economic, technology, and social trends.
- Help your team pinpoint the right data-driven Digital, IT or Cloud technology strategy solutions to meet the needs of clients and help draw up practical implementation road maps that position clients for long-term success.
- Apply strong analytical skills to dig deep into research and large data sets to identify where clients can leverage IT for greatest strategic impact to drive business outcomes.
- Use data models and visualization to bring your analysis to life.
- Build relationships with clients to maintain Accenture’s profile as a long-term trusted advisor and partner.
- Keep deepening your prowess in business and technology strategy to reinforce Accenture’s reputation as a thought leader.
For now, all Accenture business travel, international and domestic, is currently restricted to client-essential sales/delivery activity only.
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Here’s What You Need:
- Minimum 1 year of experience either as an external consultant or an internal client/customer supporting role
- Minimum 1 year of experience improving the business value of technology
- Minimum 1 year of experience writing business cases (quantitative and qualitative) to support strategic business initiatives
- A Bachelor’s degree
Bonus Points if:
- You have an MBA or equivalent graduate degree
- You have top-notch communication (written and oral) skills
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