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Caroline Franckx

Chief Strategy and Transformation Officer at Cliniques de l'Europe/Europa Ziekenhuizen and Member of the Accenture BeLux Alumni Board

Brussels, Belgium

"During my first interview with Accenture, I was asked not just what I wanted to do, but what I didn’t want to do."

What I do

As the daughter of two doctors, health care is written into my genes—but it wasn’t my first career choice.

I spent nine years at Accenture managing large IT and logistics projects, mainly within the beverage and health care industries, before a hospital project reignited my passion for health care. The project involved outsourcing the medical and pharmacy warehouse to a third-party and involved complex processes and IT interfaces, major transformation and lots of change management.

I used the knowledge I gained at Accenture to transfer to my current role. As a Chief Strategy and Transformation Officer, I work in a hospital where innovation is put at the center of everything, and I make sure our medical staff of around 300 specialists works each day with a focus on the patient, quality and innovation.

A day in my life

When I applied at Accenture, I knew I wanted to work for a big company and to learn about different roles in a variety of industries. During my first interview, I was asked not just what I wanted to do, but what I didn’t want to do. Although my first response was, “SAP projects and logistics,” the first training course I was sent on in 2005 was SAP materials management, focusing on purchasing and logistics! I made the best of it as a great learning experience, and I’ve had the same attitude to whatever pops up on my radar ever since.

In the hospital setting, patient care is no longer just about traditional care but rather an integrated care path from first-line to second- and third-line care services. Digital is an important pillar for making this happen; for example, online doctors are able to monitor disease at a distance, and we’re even seeing an AI impact, with the arrival of small robots.

I have thousands of good memories of Accenture: the brilliant people I worked with; the complex and interesting projects during which I developed skills I still use today; the "end-to-end" view and the ability to think globally and not in silos. I also really appreciated the culture and strong team spirit.

“The Alumni Network allows me to stay tuned to innovation, spot new opportunities and collaborate.”

My advice

Stay in touch. I’m convinced it’s crucial to stay connected with former colleagues, especially when you’ve worked with a company like Accenture, where innovation has always remained central. Working in the industry in a more operational mode, you can quickly become disconnected from the latest trends. The Accenture Alumni network gives us all the opportunity to stay tuned to innovation, spot new opportunities, collaborate and, of course, enjoy seeing each other again.

Jobs like mine

Multiple Locations

Accenture Flex - Functional Tester -Norfolk, VA

Accenture Flexoffers you the flexibility of fixed duration project-based work powered by Accenture, a leading global professional services company. Accenture is consistently recognized onFORTUNE’s 100 Best Companies to Work ForandDiversityInc’s Top 50 Companies for Diversitylists. As anAccenture Flexemployee, you will apply your skills and experience to help drive business transformation for leading organizations and communities. In addition to delivering innovative solutions for Accenture’s clients, you will work with a highly skilled, diverse network of people across Accenture businesses who are using the latest emerging technologies to address today’s biggest business challenges. You will receive competitive rewards and access to benefits programs and world-class learning resources.

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USA VA - Arlington

Federal - Digital Transformation Consultant ++

Organization: Accenture Federal Services Location: Metro DC Accenture Federal Services, a wholly owned subsidiary of Accenture LLP, is a U.S. company with offices in Arlington, Virginia. Accenture's federal business has served every cabinet-level department and 30 of the largest federal organizations. Accenture Federal Services transforms bold ideas into breakthrough outcomes for clients at defense, intelligence, public safety, civilian and military health organizations. We believe that great outcomes are everything. It’s what drives us to turn bold ideas into breakthrough solutions. By combining digital technologies with what works across the world’s leading businesses, we use agile approaches to help clients solve their toughest problems fast—the first time. So you can deliver what matters most. Count on us to help you embrace new ways of working, building for change and put customers at the core. A wholly owned subsidiary of Accenture, we bring over 30 years of experience serving the federal government, including every cabinet-level department. Our 7,200 dedicated colleagues and change makers work with our clients at the heart of the nation’s priorities in defense, intel, public safety, health and civilian to help you make a difference for the people you employ, serve and protect. At Accenture Federal Services, we do much more than sell technology. We deliver game changing solutions that enhance the agility and productivity to deliver meaningful outcomes. We create innovative solutions that deliver outcomes by connecting people, improving processes, and deliver technology that transforms the way businesses, government, and communities live, work and play. The Role: As an Accenture Federal Digital Management Consultant, you will help clients address priority enterprise-wide challenges with strategies and solutions to execute with speed and at scale. We are looking for future leaders who will build out a broad set of core management consulting skills across several functional domains including digital, strategy, operations, and human capital. What You’ll do:Have meaningful conversations to understand client challenges, near-term goals, and long-term vision.Work collaboratively in an iterative way to reimagine challenges and think out-of-the-boxResearch, analyze, and distill meaningful insights that are focused on valueThink creatively and analytically to solve problems and find new and better solutionsRemain focused on client needs and experiences to expand and strengthen solutions, coming up with new ideas and opportunities to innovateUse considerable judgment to determine solutions and seek guidance on complex problems.Adapt existing methods and procedures to create possible alternative solutions to moderately complex problems.Understand the strategic direction set by senior management as it relates to team goals.Manage small teams and/or work efforts (if in an individual contributor role) at a client or within Accenture.Typically, Consultants work at client sites, with significant client exposure.

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Multiple Locations

Accenture DayNine - Workday Certified Integrations/BIRT Associate Manager

Wanted: Workday Innovators Ready to innovate at the forefront of Workday? As a member of one of the world’s largest Workday-certified teams, you’ll be part of a team of advisory professionals who deliver more than just technology. You’ll deliver HR and financial management solutions that help organizations realize the Workday promise of integrated, cloud-based capabilities that put them on the fast track to a better way to work. Grow your career with leading-edge technologies, continuous learning opportunities and a global community with deep industry expertise that help to solve clients’ biggest challenges. Now is the perfect time for you to join the Accenture DayNine Workday team, where you’ll: Assess, strategize and manage Workday deployments for organizations across the globe. Accenture has worked with more than 600 clients to deliver Workday deployments to unlock the potential of their organizations. Design and deliver future-ready Workday solutions to help organizations optimize their HR and Finance functions and enhance their employees’ experiences. Join more than 1,200 professionals certified in Workday, collaborating to drive enterprise-wide transformational projects on a global scale. Expand your Workday skills and advance your career with unparalleled training and professional development opportunities. Key Responsibilities As a Workday Integration Associate Manager, you should expect to lead a Workday Integration effort and have the following responsibilities: Lead the design of integrations from point to point systems as well as holistic interchange services rendering effective data quality and dependable exchanges of digital information Identify, assess, and solvecomplex business problemsfor integrating the Workday cloud application with external applications across a wide array of Human Capital Management and Financial functional areas, where analysis of situations or data requires an in-depth evaluation of variable factors Design, build, and support testing of Workday integration code base including Studio, EIB and supporting 3rd party coding Oversees integration delivery Manage integration development process (may require interaction with global resources across multiple geographic locations) Lead Discovery session with client for each domain specific integration Deliver requirements and design documents to developers Ensures timelines and quality of integration is met Engages with 3rd party vendors as required Closelyfollow the strategic directionset by leadership when establishing Workday project goals Collaborate with client counterpart to successfully deliver shared objectives Responsible for timely identification and escalation of risks and development of alternative technical and functional approaches when necessary Help identify process improvements and changes to our methodology based on project experience Individuals in this role may be expected to either: Manage and guide a team a small team of individuals as well as to take on a lead role within any project in which they may serve as an active participant OR Become the lead Subject Matter Expert within the Integration area of Workday.

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