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Microsoft Practice capability lead - Analytics

Job Location: Location Negotiable

Job Number: 00496619


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Microsoft Senior Manager – Analytics


Accenture South Africa is looking for Delivery Leads with a history of high performance in delivery of Business Intelligence and Analytics solutions utilizing Microsoft technologies. Accenture implements various enterprise scale solutions across all industry domains and is looking for Technology enthusiasts who thrive on implementing innovative solutions for our clients that differentiate them in the market place.


The candidate will be instrumental in shaping and leading enterprise scale implementations as well as leading the capability within Accenture’s Microsoft practice. A successful candidate will have several years’ experience delivering enterprise scale Analytics solutions and demonstrated on several occasions high performance implementations for their clients. 

Deliver technical implementation tasks for the Accenture Software solutions for clients in the market place. Support the Sales and Product Management and Client Delivery teams through his/her knowledge of the product or product line by providing pre-sales support, solution planning, product management expertise and customer support.



  • Responsible for the Microsoft Analytics capability within Accenture and coordinating and growing the team within capability
  • Participate in shaping new deals from a solution view point
  • Interact with executives on the client team to understand and shape project objectives
  • Innovate in the software engineering space and custom application development showing new technology trends like DevOps, Cloud, Predictive modeling, Machine Learning, Big data platforms and other such trends
  • Lead the delivery of enterprise solutions to achieve client objective
  • Manage the team and project resources to produce a favorable outcome of the project 
  • Participate in the architecting, design, definition, planning, development, and implementation of end to end solution 
  • Understand client expectations and requirements and drive the technical solution to align with client objectives 
  • Develop and implement Best Practice framework with a focus on creating a sustainable, agile method that ensures rapid development combined with stability, scalability and high quality 
  • Develop and lead the overall solution architecture and strategy for the implementation 
  • Ensure the project is executed in line with the relevant approach and methodology ranging from Agile, DevOps and others

Desired experience: 

  • 5 years’ experience delivery and leading projects in the Microsoft Analytics space 
  • 10 years’ experience implementing Microsoft solutions 
  • Experience in delivering multi-million-dollar enterprise projects 
  • Relevant degree in software engineering 
  • Exposure to implementations in multiple industries 
  • A technical background implementing solutions required 
  • Demonstrated experience with multiple implementation methodologies

Relevant Degree or Diploma is desirable

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