26 days old

Solution Architect Manager, Programmatic Services

New York, NY 10176
We Are:
Accenture Interactive Operations (AIO) is the global managed services arm of Accenture Interactive. We activate and optimize hyper-relevant, data-driven, brand experiences to deliver breakthrough marketing-led growth, cost effectively, across all digital consumer touchpoints and channels.

Advance your career in a fast-accelerating digital marketing agency on track to transform the industry and dominate the market. Disrupt, innovate, and change the way frictionless marketing strategy is delivered to clients at scale. Deploy new technologies and data-driven insights. Transform the performance of leading brands. Grow alongside our global talent network. Join Accenture Interactive Operations.

Accenture people build careers in four different areas of our business: Consulting, Technology, Outsourcing and internal Corporate Functions. Each area offers a unique career experience and a compelling mix of work and training opportunities, work environment and structure for career progression.Business Process Services professionals work on projects across a range of business processes, business applications and information technology. They may provide technology services, such as application management, infrastructure management and systems integration, or they may deliver business process outsourcing services, including finance and accounting, procurement and human resources. Depending on the role, Operations professionals may be based at a clients office or in one of Accentures 50 delivery centers around the world.

You Are:

Accenture is seeking a Solution Architect Manager for our Programmatic Services who will have responsibility for understanding and translating buyer requirements into a standard offering deal approach. In addition, the Manager will develop solutions based on client needs as well as, create proposals and cost estimates leveraging standard process methods, deliverables and the right collection of offerings.

The Work:
Identifies, assesses and solves complex business problems for area of responsibility, where analysis of situations or data requires an in-depth evaluation of variable factors
Manage all operating group, sales, senior client buyer and functional owner relationships for the designated solution
Drive the necessary sign-off of the solution with proper input from the deal team on client business objectives, industry, risk assessment, budget and preferences
Collaborate with the sales team, subject matter experts required during the sales process and the communication/ collaboration with the delivery organization(s)
Direct and coordinate with Corporate Development Transaction Services (CDTS) in areas specific to the solution to ensure use of standards
Collaborate with the deal team to provide input to terms and conditions and in some cases be accountable for specific contractual terms and conditions
Operates as a single point of contact or as part of a team (on large deals with multiple SAs) accountable to the SA SPOC from Stage 1 to deal closure and the transition to the delivery organization(s)
Identify leadership contacts for service transition and operations and ensure appropriate solution plan transition for closed deals
Interface with the delivery organization/s to ensure effective transition, shape services, collaborate on clear solution assumptions, determine appropriate service delivery locations and related cost to deliver
Orchestrate the action points coming out of the opportunity quality assurance process
Prepare the spend estimate, schedule, work plan, resource/sourcing plan
Understand and clearly define the input required to create cost estimates; preparing the cost model estimates working with delivery, solution development and CDTS to deliver the defined scope of services
Collaborate as a key member of the sales team to represent the solution offering to the client buyer and other internal groups
Align final solution architecture (including statement of work, schedules and other contractual documents) with final terms and conditions


We Are:
Accenture Interactive Operations (AIO) is the global managed services arm of Accenture Interactive. We activate and optimize hyper-relevant, data-driven, brand experiences to deliver breakthrough marketing-led growth, cost effectively, across all digital consumer touchpoints and channels.

Advance your career in a fast-accelerating digital marketing agency on track to transform the industry and dominate the market. Disrupt, innovate, and change the way frictionless marketing strategy is delivered to clients at scale. Deploy new technologies and data-driven insights. Transform the performance of leading brands. Grow alongside our global talent network. Join Accenture Interactive Operations.

Accenture people build careers in four different areas of our business: Consulting, Technology, Outsourcing and internal Corporate Functions. Each area offers a unique career experience and a compelling mix of work and training opportunities, work environment and structure for career progression.Business Process Services professionals work on projects across a range of business processes, business applications and information technology. They may provide technology services, such as application management, infrastructure management and systems integration, or they may deliver business process outsourcing services, including finance and accounting, procurement and human resources. Depending on the role, Operations professionals may be based at a clients office or in one of Accentures 50 delivery centers around the world.

You Are:

Accenture is seeking a Solution Architect Manager for our Programmatic Services who will have responsibility for understanding and translating buyer requirements into a standard offering deal approach. In addition, the Manager will develop solutions based on client needs as well as, create proposals and cost estimates leveraging standard process methods, deliverables and the right collection of offerings.

The Work:
Identifies, assesses and solves complex business problems for area of responsibility, where analysis of situations or data requires an in-depth evaluation of variable factors
Manage all operating group, sales, senior client buyer and functional owner relationships for the designated solution
Drive the necessary sign-off of the solution with proper input from the deal team on client business objectives, industry, risk assessment, budget and preferences
Collaborate with the sales team, subject matter experts required during the sales process and the communication/ collaboration with the delivery organization(s)
Direct and coordinate with Corporate Development Transaction Services (CDTS) in areas specific to the solution to ensure use of standards
Collaborate with the deal team to provide input to terms and conditions and in some cases be accountable for specific contractual terms and conditions
Operates as a single point of contact or as part of a team (on large deals with multiple SAs) accountable to the SA SPOC from Stage 1 to deal closure and the transition to the delivery organization(s)
Identify leadership contacts for service transition and operations and ensure appropriate solution plan transition for closed deals
Interface with the delivery organization/s to ensure effective transition, shape services, collaborate on clear solution assumptions, determine appropriate service delivery locations and related cost to deliver
Orchestrate the action points coming out of the opportunity quality assurance process
Prepare the spend estimate, schedule, work plan, resource/sourcing plan
Understand and clearly define the input required to create cost estimates; preparing the cost model estimates working with delivery, solution development and CDTS to deliver the defined scope of services
Collaborate as a key member of the sales team to represent the solution offering to the client buyer and other internal groups
Align final solution architecture (including statement of work, schedules and other contractual documents) with final terms and conditions
Heres What You Need:
Bachelors Degree
Minimum of 7 years experience in a consulting, professional services or large-scale IT or marketing department
Minimum of 7 years of experience with data interpretation and presentation
Bonus Points:
Marketing Industry Certification
Minimum of 4 years of Paid Media experience
Minimum of7years of advanced expertise in Excel and PowerPoint
Professional Skills:
Proven ability to work independently and as a team member
Strong communication (written and oral) and interpersonal skills
Good organizational, multi-tasking, and time-management skills
Good communication (written and oral)
Experience working with diverse, global teams
Travel:
This position requires travel of approximately 50% to multiple customer locations

Candidates who are currently on assignment as part of the Global Careers program are not eligible for consideration.
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.


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Posted: 2020-01-31 Expires: 2020-03-11

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