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Growth Strategy Manager

Midrand Job No. r00196581 Full-time

Job Description


Who we are:

We are the Growth & Innovation Strategy team within Accenture Strategy. We are a multifunctional diverse team focused on solving our clients’ biggest growth opportunities end-to-end by combining business, commercial and customer strategy.


In collaboration with the rest of Accenture (technology, operations, data and applied intelligence, customer, and experience design), we specialize in:


  • Identifying and shape new growth opportunities inside and outside the core

  • Designing, building, and launching new businesses, products, services, and experiences that capture these opportunities.

  • Creating new business and commercial models to drive growth.

  • Forming new and scaling existing joint go-to-market partnerships across our global network of clients


Who we are looking for:

A manager with previous growth strategy consulting experience, who:

  • Excited about making a positive impact for our clients and society by helping our clients grow their businesses.

  • Combines creativity with structure and strong strategy and commercial skills.

  • Has a start-up mentality and pushes boundaries.

  • Passionate about leading and growing people.


What impact you will make:

As a member of Growth & Innovation, you’ll have the unique opportunity to join one of the fastest-growing areas in our Strategy practice. Every day and through every project, you’ll enjoy accelerated growth and development across various industries and through interactions with senior leaders at our clients.


As a leader in growth and innovation, Accenture is where you will be involved in exciting opportunities to launch game-changing solutions and scale an innovative go-to-market partnership globally, helping you realize your full potential.



Your responsibilities will be:

Lead & Deliver Projects

  • Structure project delivery and project management to ensure timely and quality achievement of outcomes.

  • Understand the client’s financial and non-financial objectives and translate them into outcomes that will support their growth path.

  • Engage with senior client stakeholders on growth topics in a clear and understandable manner.

  • Structure traditional consulting commercial constructs and shape new innovative commercial deals and partnerships

  • Understand how clients generate value by analyzing data and engaging with client stakeholders and end-customers, across multiple industries.

  • Lead business and service designers to conceptualize, design, build, launch, and scale businesses, products, services, and experiences that grow revenue for clients and coordinate resources across Accenture’s many teams.

  • Develop financial and economic models to size markets, opportunities, and the impact of interventions.

  • Define the value drivers and quantify the value for the client, end-customers, and broader society through these opportunities or new products, services, and experiences.



Build the Growth & Innovation Practice

  • Support the sales pipeline by building strong client relationships and leading proposals.

  • Build the Growth & Innovation team internally through on-the-job coaching for team members and externally through recruitment.

  • Help build and nurture a culture of value and entrepreneurship within the Growth & Innovation team and broader Accenture consulting networks.


Minimum qualifications and experience required:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in related field (Business/Economics/Finance)

  • Growth strategy experience (8 years+)

  • Ability to manage projects and teams.

  • Commercial experience

  • Business Case/Financial Modelling experience

Core capabilities and experience required:

  • Structured problem-solving skills.

  • Commercial, business, and value acumen

  • Commercial deal structuring

  • Entrepreneurial mindset

  • Designing, building, and presenting value cases

  • Growth strategy and revenue uplift experience

  • Designing and launching new businesses, products, services, and experiences

  • Project management

  • Written and verbal storytelling

  • Business design and architecture skills

  • Design thinking experience

What’s in it for you?

The opportunity to join one of the fastest-growing areas in our Strategy and Consulting practice and enjoy accelerated growth and development through exposure to multiple projects across various industries and interactions with senior leaders at our clients. Exposure and involvement in exciting opportunities to launch game-changing solutions and scale an innovative go-to-market partnership globally.

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