Position: Technology Strategy Manager
Location: Atlanta, Dallas, Houston, Charlotte, Arlington VA
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 Strategist with demonstrable experience in maximizing technology value for a client’s organization. Your expertise Advising C-level executives on approaches to achieve their strategic, financial, and operational goals. You have abundant energy, drive and resilience, a passion for problem solving, a zeal for serving clients, a love of continuous learning and are intrigued by new challenges. You have a flair for breaking down issues into logical parts and constructing crystal-clear analyses—an aptitude you use to decimate problems. Communication and collaboration skills You have both in spades, and as a manager you appreciate diverse perspectives and bring out the best in teams.
You should possess the following skills:
- Ability to think critically, question decisions and provide creative solutions
- Ability to manage small teams and mentor junior resources
- Ability to learn quickly get up to speed with clients’ business and new technology concepts
- Ability to work effectively in a diverse team environment
- Ability to collaborate with different groups within Accenture to bring the best of the firm to solve complex client problems
- Ability to present complex ideas in simple forms and develop effective executive level messaging
- Ability to build and manage client relationships through exceptional interpersonal skills
- Develop technology strategy based on the CIO’s agenda, e.g., Intelligent Operating Model, New Ways of Working, Technology-led Innovation, Technology Modernization, Cloud Acceleration, Data-driven Enterprise, Cost Performance
- Analyze client challenges in the intersection of business and technology to develop compelling technology-driven strategic solutions to create and capture value over immediate, medium- and long-term horizons
- Lead strategy teams to deliver innovative technology strategy solutions to clients to meet their unique market and organizational needs
- Develop and manage client relationships to sustain Accenture’s profile as a long-term trusted advisor and partner
- Contribute to Accenture’s knowledge capital by helping in developing industry leading point-of-views and delivery assets
- Manage and mentor junior members of Technology Strategy & Advisory group to groom them for career success
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Here’s What You Need:
- Minimum 1 year of strategy consulting experience at a consulting firm
- Minimum 5 years of experience in at least 2 of the example offerings (Cloud Transformation, Industry & New Technology, Technology ROI/Cost Take Out, Operating Model, Modern Architecture, Data-Driven Enterprise
- Minimum 5 years of experience writing business cases (quantitative and qualitative) to support strategic business initiatives, process improvement initiatives, or IT transformation
- Minimum 2 years of experience leading or managing small teams effectively including planning/structuring analytical work, facilitating team workshops, and developing technology strategy recommendations
- Bachelor’s degree
Bonus Points if:
- You have an MBA or equivalent graduate degree
- You have worked with another major consulting firm
- You have certifications and experience with Agile methodologies, e.g., SAFe, SCRUM, XP, Kanban
- You have certifications and experience with Cloud technologies, e.g., AWS, Azure, GCP
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