Job Description

We Are:

Accenture is a leading global professional services company, providing a broad range of services in strategy and consulting, Accenture Song, Technology and Operations, with digital capabilities across all of these services. With our thought leadership and culture of innovation, we apply industry expertise, diverse skill sets and next-generation technology to each business challenge.

Technology is one of the greatest sustainability enablers.

Our Global Technology Sustainability Innovation team is at the forefront of driving environmental, societal & governance impact of technology whilst also creating concepts for new digital technologies that reduce the negative impact of our clients’ value chain. Our three innovation pods help our clients to mitigate their climate risk:

  • Climate Risk Forecasting

  • ESG Data Interoperability

  • Industry Cloud Sustainability

The Work:

We are looking for a Manager who can build innovative industry assets to operationalize the pod and co-ordinate the delivery and manage senior client relationships. You will navigate the ecosystem of Accenture to build capability for projects and liase with your leadership team to understand the vision and requirements for projects.

Responsibilities:

  • Ability to identify R&D and IP opportunities: Lead thought leadership for overall initiative by identifying the grand challenges with a focus on technical research needed to address the overall initiative goal. Lead research to address the grand challenges. Design experiments for validation in peer-reviewed forums (academic, industry-technical).

  • Lead promotion of awareness of initiative goals and outcomes. Establish self as expert in the space with a focus on academic and industry technical. Generate awareness for initiative direction and outcomes.

  • Generate world class thought leadership through patents, publications in research conferences and other forums. Develop innovative and proprietary ideas, insights, assets, and capabilities

  • Provide timely status and awareness for managers and stakeholders. Manage execution of project & effectively communicate technical and business value of R&D;

  • Build prototypes – bringing concepts to initial implementations – including design and coding to testing. Apply and reshape prototypes in pioneering engagements based on clients’ needs and drive toward successful deployment in the clients’ IT environment

  • Actively contribute to the technology community and progressively become known as technology experts

  • Plan, structure, and deliver research using various secondary and primary research techniques

For now, all Accenture business travel, international and domestic, is currently restricted to client-essential sales/delivery activity only.

Please note: The safety and well-being of our people continues to be the top priority, and our decisions around travel are informed by government COVID-19 response directives, recommendations from leading health authorities and guidance from a number of infectious disease experts.



Qualifications

Here’s what you need:

  • Minimum of 7 years of experience delivering technology solutions, with a focus & passion for sustainability and strategy

  • Minimum of 5 years of experience and proven and strong record of patent filings, research publications, thought leadership and presence in academic and industry forums.

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent (minimum 12 years) work experience. (If Associate’s Degree, must have minimum 6 years work experience)

Bonus Point if:

  • Deep understanding of technology – latest and greatest technological trends

  • Innovative mindset – comfortable operating in start-up type environment

  • Seasoned innovator within an R&D or incubation context

As required by Colorado law under the Equal Pay for Equal Work Act, Accenture provides a reasonable range of 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 $119,880 - $227,600 and information on benefits offered is here.



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.


Subject to applicable law, please be aware that Accenture requires all employees to be fully vaccinated as a condition of employment. Accenture will consider requests for accommodation to this vaccination requirement during the recruiting process.


What We Believe


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


Equal Employment Opportunity Statement


Accenture is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We believe that no one should be discriminated against because of their differences, such as age, disability, ethnicity, gender, gender identity and expression, religion or sexual orientation.


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.


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


For details, view a copy of the Accenture Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Policy Statement.


Requesting An Accommodation


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.


If you would like to be considered for employment opportunities with Accenture and have accommodation needs for a disability or religious observance, please call us toll free at 1 (877) 889-9009, send us an email or speak with your recruiter.


Other Employment Statements


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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