Accenture Technology Strategy Manager in Boston, Massachusetts
Position: Technology Strategy Manager Location: New York, Boston, Hartford, Philadelphia, Pittsburgh
We are Technology Strategy and Advisory and we design and execute industry-relevant reinventions that allow organizations to realize exceptional business value from technology. Our vision is to become the world’s leading advisors in harnessing technology and innovation as a force to reinvent and improve every business. Our mission is help client business executives disrupt their industry and utilize technology to capture market share.
Technology Strategy leverages deep business expertise combined with technology know-how, empowering clients to be more competitive by leading initiatives that unlock value and drive growth. To stay agile in a world dominated by change, the C-suite must position technology to create new products and services, while building new business architectures that break away from old ways of doing things, giving them the agility to compete and grow in the new. Accenture Technology Strategy enables leaders to act quickly and confidently as they pivot to the future. Known for our ability to execute at speed, we develop new capabilities in areas including Applied Intelligence, data and analytics, blockchain, robotics, Internet of Things and cyber resilience. We help clients determine clear, actionable paths to competitive agility by bringing them new thinking on business and technology.
A Technology Strategy consulting maestro with tons of experience in technology-led business strategies, and leadership and management skills to spare. Your expertise? Advising clients on data-driven technology strategies to achieve their strategic, financial, and operational goals. You have energy and drive in abundance, along with personal resilience, a passion for serving clients, a love of continual learning and are intrigued by new challenges. You have a flair for breaking down processes into logical parts and constructing crystal-clear reasoning and analyses—an aptitude you use to decimate problems. Communication and collaboration skills? You have both in spades, and as a manager you’re a natural at appreciating diverse perspectives and bringing out the best in teams.
Go deep to get the lay of the land of the industry and technology infrastructure that clients operate in to grasp clients’ technology options in the context of global, industry, economic, technology, and social trends.
Lead teams to provide world-class Digital, IT or Cloud technology strategy solutions to clients to meet their unique market and organizational needs.
Help clients achieve long-term success by drawing up practical road maps that help clients carry out Digital, IT or Cloud strategy, manage technology change, monitor and gauge processes, and rectify issues if needed.
Manage relationships with clients to maintain Accenture’s profile as a long-term trusted advisor and partner.
Keep deepening your prowess in business and technology strategy in order to reinforce Accenture’s reputation as a thought leader.
Lead teams in driving insights and recommendations using data models and visualization tools.
Manage junior members of the Strategy team and groom them for more responsibility.
Racking up those air miles will have to wait, as weekly non-essential travel to client sites is currently suspended. For now, all Accenture business travel, international and domestic, is currently restricted to client-essential sales/delivery activity only.
*Please note: The safety and well-being of our people continues to be the top priority, and our decisions around travel are informed by government COVID-19 response directives, recommendations from leading health authorities and guidance from a number of infectious disease experts.
Here’s What You Need:
Minimum 1 year of strategy consulting experience at a consulting firm
Minimum 5 years of experience in at least 2 of the example offerings (Cloud Transformation, Industry & New Technology, Technology ROI/Cost Take Out, Operating Model, Modern Architecture, Data-Driven Enterprise
Minimum 5 years of experience writing business cases (quantitative and qualitative) to support strategic business initiatives, process improvement initiatives, or IT transformation
Minimum 2 years of experience leading or managing small teams effectively including planning/structuring analytical work, facilitating team workshops, and developing technology strategy recommendations
Bonus Points if:
You have an MBA or equivalent graduate degree
You have shown critical thinking, ability to question decisions and provide creative solutions
You have broad, diverse experience and knowledge of major technologies (legacy to emerging)
You can manage junior members of the team and can groom them for more responsibility
You have strong communication and interpersonal skills to manage relationships with clients
You have strong presentation skills: ability to synthesize information and the ability to bring a message forward
You have the ability to create and drive executive messaging
You lead in driving insights and recommendations using data models and visualization tools, demonstrated advanced research skills
You can develop practical roadmaps that support the enabling of technology transformation
You can manage a variety of projects with increased complexity
You have developed project management abilities and have reported and escalated on time to managerial level
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