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Operating Model & Org. Design Assoc. Director

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Job Description

We Are:

Accenture Strategy’s Operating Model and Organization Design practice.  We partner with Boards, CEOs, and other C-Suite Leaders to co-create their future ways of working, based on their unique business and growth strategy – serving as the foundation for total enterprise reinvention.  How? 

  • We are an end-to-end partner from strategy to design to activation to optimization, guiding clients to deliver the most impactful programs of their careers.

  • We improve work experiences to create careers that employees love.

  • We design based on data & insights, and our proven methodologies.

  • We bring the tools and roadmaps to help our clients do their best work.

Known for our ability to execute at speed, we help clients determine clear, actionable paths to implement our proven recommendations.  Our approach and our people put us at the front of the pack for architecting future-proof enterprise operating models, clean sheet organization designs, and advanced shared services – all embracing the future of work powered by technology, operations, GenAI & data & analytics.

You are:

A force for change. You know that companies must change or be left behind, and you know how to help companies do that. You’ve got the skills, tools, and know-how to serve as the architect that allows organizations to remake themselves from top-to-bottom to be more nimble, more capable, and more productive.  You have energy and drive in abundance, along with personal resilience, a passion for serving clients, and a love of continual learning. Communication and people skills? You have both in spades.  As a senior leader, you’re a natural at appreciating diverse perspectives and bringing out the best in teams, while also establishing credibility & confidence with C-Suite client leaders.

Further, as an aspiring Associate Director, you demonstrate “the four Cs” to the fullest:

  • Credentials – you have a proven track record of consistently delivering high value work.

  • Capability – you can show meaningful contribution to assets and practice areas.

  • Connections – you have evidence of C-Suite relevance and demonstrated ability to build senior client relationships.

  • Content – you have demonstrated ability to contribute, build, and lead thought capital.

The Work:

  • Engage C-Suite clients on their biggest business challenges.

  • Evaluate actionable solutions to these challenges, the value of these solutions, and the roadmap to deliver and sustain change.

  • Design future-proof, agile, and resilient enterprise and function operating models that embrace the future of work and new skills.

  • Build organizations from the top down and bottom’s up using leading methodologies and digital tools.

  • Innovate advanced shared service / global business services methods as a key enabler of new operating models and organization designs.

  • Architect total enterprise transformations from strategy to design to activation` to optimization, bridging functions and integrating across the enterprise.

  • Integrate across Accenture to bring the best thinking and leadership across technology, operations, GenAI & data & analytics as a true end-to-end partner.

  • Lead large project teams and/or highly complex engagements from start to finish, managing both internal and external relationships, issues, risks.

  • Own relationships with C-Suite clients as a trusted expert and influencer to clients with a long-term mindset

  • Become a trusted advisor and thought leader within Accenture and stay current on trends and innovations in your areas of expertise.

  • Champion thought capital development and assets, sharing your perspective both internally and externally.

  • Drive internal practice development / key priority areas.

  • Lead authentically and with a people-first mindset that fosters inclusivity and celebrates diversity.

  • Mentor junior members of the team, providing them with experiences to continually learn and grow.

  • Travel as needed, 80% - 100%


Here’s What You Need

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Minimum of 10 years of experience in the following:
    • Organization Strategy & Design
    • Operating Model Strategy & Design
    • Shared Services Strategy & Design
    • Client Relationship Building and Management
    • Value Architecture & Realization
    • Storytelling
    • Data analysis & insights generation
  • Minimum of 8 years of consulting experience

Bonus points if you have:

  • MBA or equivalent graduate degree
  • Experience in the following:
    • Leadership Strategy / Development
    • Job and Role Design
    • End-to-end enterprise or function transformation implementation
    • Strategic Cost Reduction
    • Growth Strategy
    • M&A
    • Private Equity
    • Managed Service Providers
    • Digital organization design tools (e.g., OrgVue)
  • Prior experience in Digital Transformation – robotic process automation, generative AI, Agile methodologies

Washington                                  $149,300 to $387,800

What’s in it for you?

You will be part of a diverse, vibrant, global Accenture community; teams pushing the boundaries of new business capabilities and emerging technologies and services, sharing their experiences and lessons learned with each other.  You’ll have the chance to thrive in an environment where your ideas are valued and your voice matters.

At Accenture, you will be able to work on meaningful and innovative projects, powered by the latest technologies and industry best practices such as event-driven architectures and domain driven design.

Accenture will continually invest in your learning and growth. You'll learn from and work with Accenture’s certified practitioners and Accenture will support you in growing your own tech stack, sales skills, and certifications.

You'll be immersed in the design and implementation of human-centric solutions to help solve complex challenges with some of the world’s largest companies.

Compensation at Accenture varies depending on a wide array of factors, which may include but are not limited to the specific office location, role, skill set, and level of experience. As required by local law, Accenture provides a reasonable range of compensation for roles that may be hired in California, Colorado, New York or Washington as set forth below. We accept applications on an on-going basis and there is no fixed deadline to applyinformation on benefits offered is here.

Role Location                              Annual Salary Range

California                                      $149,300 to $387,800

Colorado                                       $149,300 to $387,800

New York                                       $149,300 to $387,800

Washington                                  $149,300 to $387,800


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


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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.

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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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