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2018-06-122018-07-18

Competitive Pricing Lead-Infrastructure Services

St. Louis, MO
Title: Competitive Pricing Lead-Infrastructure Services
Location: USA-Midwest
Job Number: 00581167

Join Accenture and help transform leading organizations and communities around the world. The sheer scale of our capabilities and client engagements and the way we collaborate, operate and deliver value provides an unparalleled opportunity to grow and advance. Choose Accenture, and make delivering innovative work part of your extraordinary career.





People in our Client Delivery & Operations career track drive delivery and capability excellence through the design, development and/or delivery of a solution, service, capability or offering. They grow into delivery-focused roles, and can progress within their current role, laterally or upward.





Job Description:





Competitive Pricing Lead, to support North America Infrastructure Services deal pursuits. Working closely with deal teams and OU leadership, the Competitive Pricing Lead will influence Accenture sales and solution strategy in order to develop a winning proposal. Candidate will develop a target price model based on understanding of client service requirements, technologies deployed and competitive environment. Gap analysis will highlight focus areas for Accenture to optimize both solution estimates and unit prices.





**Key Responsibilities:**






+ Support Infrastructure Competitive Price Range (CPR) team with competitive analysis and modeling for fixed price deals and rate cards. Work with Infrastructure Solution Architects and Sales Leadership to develop competitive pricing models and establish the win price for North America Infrastructure Outsourcing pursuits.

+ Develop pricing strategy and competitive price for Infrastructure Outsourcing pursuits. Triangulate the appropriate win price based on client budget, internal financial targets, competitive landscape, and client buyer values. Coach Infrastructure sales teams on appropriate commercial structure and deal shape.

+ Work with NA Competitive Intelligence (CI) team to develop competitive analysis tailored to the sales pursuit needs or special projects


Qualifications:


Basic Qualifications:




+ Minimum of 5 years of experience in Business Case Development, Pricing, Deal Shaping, and Negotiations.

+ Minimum of 5 years of experience in advanced understanding of Infrastructure Services competitive landscape and tactics.

+ Minimum of 5 years of experience in Win Strategy Development, and Value Proposition Development.

+ Minimum of 5 years of work experience, preferably with an understanding of infrastructure sales process

+ Minimum of 3 years of experience working with a leading global Infrastructure Services provider.



Job Requirements :




+ Periodic travel to deal team or client sites to assist hands-on with deal - may average 25% travel. Candidate will manage own travel schedule.

+ Periodic conference calls early or late to accommodate working with colleagues in EALA or APAC.

+ Must have knowledge of solution and price development across the range of IS offerings.

+ Strong commercial awareness and insight into strategies employed by competitors within the market. Influencing, communication and presentation skills, required to convey a set of recommendations to Senior Leadership








Professional Skill Requirements



Proven ability to build, manage and foster a team-oriented environment Proven ability to work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment Desire to work in an information systems environment Excellent communication (written and oral) and interpersonal skills Excellent leadership and management skills



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 (i.e., H1-B visa, F-1 visa (OPT), TN visa or any other non-immigrant status).


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


Accenture is a Federal Contractor and an EEO and Affirmative Action Employer of Females/Minorities/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.


Equal Employment Opportunity

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.











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