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Technology Strategy Consultant

Posted 21 Sep 2022
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Accenture is a leading global professional services company, providing a broad range of services in strategy and consulting, interactive, technology and operations, with digital capabilities across all of these services. With our thought leadership and culture of innovation, we apply industry expertise, diverse skills and next-generation technology to each business challenge.

We believe in inclusion and diversity and supporting the whole person. Our core values comprise of Stewardship, Best People, Client Value Creation, One Global Network, Respect for the Individual and Integrity. Year after year, Accenture is recognized worldwide not just for business performance but for inclusion and diversity too.

“Across the globe, one thing is universally true of the people of Accenture: We care deeply about what we do and the impact we have with our clients and with the communities in which we work and live. It is personal to all of us.” – Julie Sweet, Accenture CEO

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Are you known for your ability to identify and solve the most challenging client problems through combining deep industry value chain knowledge and technology expertise? Can you describe the value of the exploitation of technology? If you show a flair for innovation, approach challenges with curiosity and are outcome-driven in shaping and transforming client businesses, then we want to hear from you.

Accenture Technology Strategy solves complex challenges at the intersection of business and technology. We take a specialist-led, value-based approach to identifying the right technology strategies for our clients.

Technology Strategy is a critical, fast-growing component of our overall Strategy and Consulting practice. We develop company-wide strategies that exploit disruptive technologies, as well as advise our clients on how to reimagine their technology operations, architectures, and ways of working.

With your impressive knowledge of the evolving digital landscape, disruptive technologies, and trends in technology strategy, you will work in high performance teams to address priority C-suite issues with precision and speed.

Our teams are changing businesses every day using deep industry insights and innovative ideas. Positioned at the crucial intersection of business and technology, we devise creative strategies for addressing our clients’ most pressing challenges and opportunities, based on trends, insights and data.

With an eye for competitive advantage, digital disruption, operating models, and the future workforce, we take on the challenge of designing and implementing transformative business solutions, using the newest technology.

Our research-based advice and situational analyses enable our clients to act with speed and confidence. Whether we're investigating complex issues or identifying new opportunities, our work always comes down to one thing: unlocking value and creating real, tangible impacts.

Your responsibilities as a Technology Strategy Consultant will include:

  • Working in teams of trusted advisors to the C-suite, defining strategy at the intersection of both technology and business
  • Articulating a compelling technology vision, informed by industry / functional expertise
  • Shaping the role of technology in business strategies to capture market share
  • Identifying and prioritising value creation opportunities based on detailed assessment and analysis of current technology footprint
  • Shaping strategic opportunities which incorporate innovative technology solutions into broader business transformations
  • Developing operating models and business cases leveraging disruptive technologies
  • Supporting the creation of well-articulated thought leadership assets that present innovative insight, knowledge, guidance, and recommendations on a specific market-relevant technology strategy

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Qualifications

We are looking for the following skills and experience:

  • Strong desire to work in technology-driven business transformation and curiosity around opportunities and threats posed by innovation and industry convergence
  • Knowledge of, and passion for, key technology trends and disciplines including cloud, AI/ML, IoT, blockchain, AR/VR and sustainable IT
  • Knowledge of industry operations, dynamics, and trends in one or more of the following industries: financial services, telecoms, media, technology, life sciences, retail, consumer goods, utilities, oil & gas, healthcare and public services
  • Intellectual capacity to develop creative and breakthrough solutions
  • Strong analytical skills, understanding of complex issues, the ability to quickly absorb information, conceptual and creative problem-solving excellence
  • Equally comfortable in the role of business or technology strategist; able to rapidly assess the technology implications of business strategy and the business implications of technology strategy
  • First class written and verbal communication skills; the ability to articulate complex problems and solutions in a simple, logical, and impactful manner
  • Proven success in contributing to a team-oriented environment
  • Leadership qualities: the ability to easily establish trust-based relationships and gain valuable insights through collaboration and communication
  • Drive: enjoys a challenge, proven ability to adapt and remove obstacles to achieve results, determination and optimism
  • Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent experience)

What’s in it for you

At Accenture, in addition to a competitive basic salary, you will also have an extensive benefits package which includes 30 days’ vacation per year, private medical insurance and 3 extra days leave per year for charitable work of your choice!

Flexibility and mobility are required to deliver this role as there will be requirements to spend time onsite with our clients and partners to enable delivery of the first-class services we are known for.

About Accenture

Accenture is a leading global professional services company, providing a broad range of services in strategy and consulting, interactive, technology and operations, with digital capabilities across all these services. We combine unmatched experience and specialized capabilities across more than 40 industries — powered by the world’s largest network of Advanced Technology and Intelligent Operations centers. With 509,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries, Accenture brings continuous innovation to help clients improve their performance and create lasting value across their enterprises.

Accenture solves our clients'​ toughest challenges by providing unmatched services in strategy, consulting, digital, technology and operations.

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