Job Description

Accenture is a global professional services company with leading capabilities in digital, cloud and security. Combining unmatched experience and specialized skills across more than 40 industries, we offer Strategy and Consulting, Interactive, Technology and Operations services—all powered by the world’s largest network of Advanced Technology and Intelligent Operations centers. Our 537,000 people deliver on the promise of technology and human ingenuity every day, serving clients in more than 120 countries. We embrace the power of change to create value and shared success for our clients, people, shareholders, partners and communities. Visit us at www.accenture.com.

In today’s business environment, growth isn’t just about building value—it's fundamental to long-term business survival. So how do organizations sustain themselves? The key is a new operating model—one that's anchored around the customer and propelled by intelligence to deliver exceptional experiences across the enterprise at speed and at scale. You will deliver breakthrough business outcomes for clients—by harnessing talent, data and intelligence to revolutionize their operating models.

Operations is one of four services that make up one Accenture –the others are Strategy and Consulting, Interactive and Technology.

The Solution Architect Senior Manager – Health & Life Science 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

This person can sit anywhere in the US as long as they are within 90 miles of a corporate office and able to easily travel.

Key Responsibilities

  • Serving as a Single Point of Contact for solution activities during the sales pursuit, due diligence and transfer to operations

  • Preparing the spend estimate, solution schedule, work plan, and solution staff plan

  • Developing the operations solution plan, risk analysis and cost estimate leveraging established processes and deliverables

  • Interfacing with the delivery organization/s to ensure effective transition, shape services, collaborate on clear solution assumptions, determine appropriate service delivery locations and related cost to deliver

  • Directing and coordinating with Legal & Commercial and Corporate Transaction Services (CTS) for pricing

  • Leading solution reviews and driving the necessary sign-off of the solution with proper input from the Operating Groups on client business objectives, industry, risk assessment, budget and legal

  • Orchestrating the action points coming out of the opportunity Quality Assurance process

  • Aligning final solution architecture (including statement of work, schedules and other contractual documents) with final terms and conditions

  • Validating the delivery architecture is implemented according to policies standards and solution is benchmarked externally  

  • Developing and maintaining 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

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Qualifications

Basic Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor’s Degree

  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in one or more of the following areas: Health, Life Sciences, Pharma and/or relevant capability

  • Minimum of 5 years of experience with Solution Planning, Value Targeting and Deal Shaping

Preferred Qualifications: 

  • Experience with health clinical services (e.g. Utilization Management / Care Management)

Professional Skills:

  • 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

  • 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

As required by the Colorado Equal Pay Transparency Act, Accenture provides a reasonable range of minimum compensation for roles that may be hired in Colorado. Actual compensation is influenced by a wide array of factors including but not limited to skill set, level of experience, and specific office location. For the state of Colorado only, the range of starting pay for this role is $125,000 - $207,399and information on benefits offered is here. 



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We have an unwavering commitment to diversity with the aim that every one of our people has a full sense of belonging within our organization. As a business imperative, every person at Accenture has the responsibility to create and sustain an inclusive environment.


Inclusion and diversity are fundamental to our culture and core values. Our rich diversity makes us more innovative and more creative, which helps us better serve our clients and our communities. Read more here


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


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Accenture is committed to providing equal employment opportunities for persons with disabilities or religious observances, including reasonable accommodation when needed. If you are hired by Accenture and require accommodation to perform the essential functions of your role, you will be asked to participate in our reasonable accommodation process. Accommodations made to facilitate the recruiting process are not a guarantee of future or continued accommodations once hired.


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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.


Candidates who are currently employed by a client of Accenture or an affiliated Accenture business may not be eligible for consideration.


Job candidates will not be obligated to disclose sealed or expunged records of conviction or arrest as part of the hiring process.


The Company will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. Additionally, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the Company's legal duty to furnish information.

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CA - Los Angeles,CA - San Diego,CA - San Francisco,GA - Atlanta,Guangdong - Shenzhen,IL - Chicago,MO - St. Louis,NC - Raleigh,NY - New York,TX - Austin,TX - Irving,VA - Arlington,WA - Seattle
COVID-19 update:  The safety and well-being of our candidates, our people and their families continues to be a top priority. Until travel restrictions change, interviews will continue to be conducted virtually. 

Please be aware that Accenture requires all employees to be fully vaccinated as a condition of employment. Accenture will consider requests for medical or religious accommodation to this vaccination requirement during the recruiting process.

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