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Accenture Strategy - Technology Strategy Senior Manager

San Jose, CA 95115




Organization: Accenture Strategy Technology
Strategy


Level: Senior Manager

Location: Various locations

Travel: 80% to 100% (typically Monday through Thursday)





About
Accenture


Accenture
is a leading global professional services company, providing a broad range of
services and solutions in strategy, consulting, digital, technology and
operations. Combining unmatched experience and specialized skills across more
than 40 industries and all business functions underpinned by the worlds
largest delivery network Accenture works at the intersection of business and
technology to help clients improve their performance and create sustainable
value for their stakeholders. With approximately 469,000 people serving
clients in more than 120 countries, Accenture drives innovation to improve the
way the world works and lives. Visit us at www.accenture.com.





About
Technology Strategy


See a
future no one else can! Imagine a world yet to be then turn imagination into
action. Join us as in Technology Strategy to develop pioneering,
technology-enabled strategies that will unlock value for global clients and
future-proof your career. Double-digital growth our net revenues from the NEW
are now $23 billion and a significant investment in revolutionary data
platforms and AI capabilities mean there are no limits to what you can achieve
at Accenture Technology Strategy. Grow with one of the FTs #1 ranked IT
strategy consulting firms.





Immerse
yourself in a technology revolution that is disrupting and transforming
businesses and entire industries around the world and build on your deep tech
strategy experience. Youll help C-suite clients from FORTUNE Global 500
companies to build new business architectures that break away from old ways of
doing things, giving them the agility to compete and grow in the NEW.





It will
mean developing new capabilities in areas including Applied Intelligence, data
and analytics, blockchain, robotics, Internet of Things and cyber resilience.
Being part of a team of innovators that has 2,550+ technology patents pending
or granted. Collaborating with a supportive network of 175,000 technology
experts across Accenture and leveraging the power of one of the worlds largest
groups of alliance partners. Youll also have access to an outstanding suite of
learning and development opportunities.





Learn &
Grow


In
Technology Strategy, the only barrier to achievement is ambition. As a company,
we invested over $935 million on training and professional development last
year. Youll have access to over 24,000 online courses, virtual learning
networks, digital classrooms, a comprehensive digital learning library and
bespoke learning programs including our TechXpert learning boards and the
Technology Strategy Masterclass. Plus, youll follow a unique, personalized
performance development program to help you thrive in our dynamic culture.





Diversity
Makes us Stronger and Smarter


We are a
global collective of diverse talents. Innovators improving the way the world
works and lives. With different backgrounds and perspectives, we work together
to solve industries and organizations most challenging problems with
leading-edge technologies. We provide an accessible, inclusive, open and
welcoming workplace that helps everyone make the most of their professional
potential.





Job
Description


Technology
Strategy professionals create strategies and plans that define how technology should be utilized to
enable an organization's overall business strategy. Applies knowledge of best
practices to define how technology will shape the overall strategy, governance,
organization structure and staffing, architecture and processes to maximize the
impact of technology for our clients. Maintains knowledge of evolving
trends in technology strategy and management and applies those to develop
innovative approaches to deliver value for our clients. Technology Strategy
professionals identify the most important client technology issues and maximize
business value by conducting rigorous analyses and developing strategic
multiyear road maps. Learn more at www.accenture.com/us-en/technology-strategy-index.





Example
offerings include:


Digital strategy: addressing
the issues, decisions, actions and investments required in IT to create a
digital business


IT value strategy: shaping
the direction of IT to align the overall shareholder and business vision and
objectives and drive measurable improvements


Technology innovation and
ecosystems: exploring new and emerging technologies to create a vision of
how technology will shape the future and invent the next wave of cutting-edge
business solutions


IT in mergers and
acquisitions: achieving IT and business synergies to capture maximum
value from M&A deals through IT due diligence, smooth integration and
carve-out support


Cloud strategy: enabling
companies to access IT-based services, including infrastructure, applications,
platforms and business processes, via the Internet to shape organizations
cloud journeys





What you
will do:


Conduct
research to obtain relevant data and define client needs or problems


Formulate hypotheses to support
client/market positioning and help implement proposed solutions


Impact analysis of current
operating models and digital/technology transformation


Produce quantitative analysis,
including data analytics and financial modelling, and present case team
findings to client management


Provide solutions to complex
problems requiring an in-depth knowledge of organizational objectives to analyze
situations


Develop comprehensive
technologies in the following: IT opportunity assessment, investment portfolio
management, operating models, information/sourcing/ enterprise architecture
strategies, target architectures, best IT practice process frameworks & delivery
models


Interact with senior client
management to assist in establishing and implementing a vision, roadmap and
governance to address present business needs and support future growth


Identify where clients can
leverage IT for greatest strategic impact, defining a target IT architecture
that supports business requirements and reduces costs








Basic Qualifications





+ Minimum of Bachelors degree


+ Minimum of 3 years of strategy consulting experience at a consulting firm


+ Minimum 5 years of experience in at least 2 of the example offerings (Digital Strategy, IT Value Strategy, Technology Innovation and Ecosystems, IT Operating Model, Cloud Strategy, Enterprise Architecture Strategy, AI Strategy)


+ Minimum 7 years of experience improving the business value of technology


+ Minimum 5 years of experience writing business cases (quantitative and qualitative) to support strategic business initiatives, process improvement initiatives, or IT transformation


+ Minimum 5 years of experience leading or managing large teams effectively including planning/structuring analytical work, facilitating team workshops, and developing technology strategy recommendations








Professional Skill Requirements





+ Experience in one or more of the following:



+ Agile strategy, Agile transformation, Agile operating model



+ Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe)


+ DevOps design experience




+ Proven ability to work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment


+ Excellent communication (written and oral) and interpersonal skills


+ Excellent leadership and management skills


+ Passion for excellence and delivering client value


+ Experience leading or managing teams effectively and planning/structuring analytical work


+ Broad, diverse experience and knowledge of major technologies (legacy to emerging).







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 and with Accenture.





Equal Employment Opportunity


Accenture is an EEO and Affirmative Action Employer of
Females/Minorities/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities. 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. Job candidates will not be obligated to disclose sealed or expunged
records of conviction or arrest as part of the hiring process. Accenture is committed to providing veteran employment opportunities to
our service men and women.





Candidates who are currently employed by a client of Accenture or an
affiliated Accenture business may not be eligible for consideration.




Posted: 2019-11-08 Expires: 2019-12-08

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