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Technology Strategy Manager, Midwest



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Posted on Wednesday, June 5, 2024
We combine our strength in technology and leadership in cloud, data and AI with unmatched industry experience, functional expertise and global delivery capability uniquely able to deliver tangible outcomes because of our broad range of services, solutions and assets across Strategy & Consulting, Technology, Operations, Industry X and Song These capabilities, together with our culture of shared success and commitment to creating 360° value, enable us to help our clients reinvent and build trusted, lasting relationships Underpinned by technology, data, analytics, AI, change management, talent ...

Strategy & Consulting

Technology Strategy & Advisory | Technology Strategy

Accenture is a leading global professional services company that helps the world’s leading businesses, governments and other organizations build their digital core, optimize their operations, accelerate revenue growth and enhance citizen services—creating tangible value at speed and scale. We are a talent- and innovation-led company with approximately 742,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries. Technology is at the core of change today, and we are one of the world’s leaders in helping drive that change, with strong ecosystem relationships. We combine our strength in technology and leadership in cloud, data and AI with unmatched industry experience, functional expertise and global delivery capability. We are uniquely able to deliver tangible outcomes because of our broad range of services, solutions and assets across Strategy & Consulting, Technology, Operations, Industry X and Song. These capabilities, together with our culture of shared success and commitment to creating 360° value, enable us to help our clients reinvent and build trusted, lasting relationships. We measure our success by the 360° value we create for our clients, each other, our shareholders, partners and communities. Visit us at www.accenture.com.

In Strategy & Consulting we work with C-suite executives, leaders and boards of the world’s leading organizations, helping them reinvent every part of their enterprise to drive greater growth, enhance competitiveness, implement operational improvements, reduce cost, deliver sustainable 360° stakeholder value, and set a new performance frontier for themselves and the industry in which they operate. Our deep industry and functional expertise is supported by proprietary assets and solutions that help organizations transform faster and become more resilient. Underpinned by technology, data, analytics, AI, change management, talent and sustainability capabilities, our Strategy & Consulting services help architect and accelerate all aspects of an organization’s total enterprise reinvention.

We Are:

We are Technology Strategy and Advisory. 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 and technology domain expertise empowering clients to be more competitive while unlocking value and driving profitable growth. The C-suite must position technology as a differentiator to stay agile in a world dominated by change. New business architectures break away from old ways of doing things, driving agility to compete and grow in the new. Accenture Technology Strategy enables leaders to act quickly and confidently as they pivot to the future. We develop new capabilities across applied intelligence, data and analytics, blockchain, robotics, internet of things and cyber resilience at speed and scale.

You Are:

A technology domain expert with extensive experience in technology-led business strategies with leadership skills to spare. Your expertise? Advising clients on technology strategies to achieve their vision and operational goals. You have an abundance of energy and drive, resilience, and a passion for collaborating with senior executives. You love continual learning and are intrigued by new challenges. You have a flair for breaking down complex issues into logical parts and constructing analyses driving actionable recommendations. You’ve got top notch communication and people skills and a natural talent for appreciating diverse perspectives and bringing out the best in teams. You have a strong aspiration for growing your career.

In Technology Strategy you will:

  • Serve as trusted advisor to the C-suite defining strategy at the intersection of both technology and business​

  • Articulate a compelling technology vision with industry and functional expertise​

  • Shape the role of technology in business strategies to capture market share

  • Identify and prioritize value creation opportunities based on detailed assessment and analysis of current technology footprint

  • Drive strategic opportunities which incorporate innovative technology solutions into broader business transformations

  • Develop operating models and business cases leveraging disruptive technologies

  • Lead the creation of well-articulated thought leadership assets that present innovative insight, knowledge, guidance, and recommendations on a specific market-relevant technology strategy

  • Travel as needed, up to 80%

As a Manager you will:

  • Manage a single project or major workstream, driving overall team deliverables while supervising and mentoring team members

  • Build strong relationships with senior clients that go beyond the workplace, including beginning to develop C-suite relationships; drive a spirit of collaboration and teaming with client while serving as a true trusted advisor

  • Drive +1 thought leadership, asset development, and intellectual capital efforts with targeted input from more senior resources; identify and advance ideas for new opportunities

  • Support Business Development, building understanding of how to architect and position proposals and SOWs

  • Facilitate to drive results and gain consensus for action; able to address difficult client conversations and engage senior client stakeholders to drive meaningful outcomes

Here’s What You Need:

  • Minimum 1 year of strategy consulting experience at a consulting firm

  • Minimum 5 years of proven experience in at least one of the following: operating model strategy, technology in M&A, ZBT, or technology driven revenue growth strategy

  • Minimum 5 years of experience writing business cases

  • Minimum 2 years of experience leading or managing small teams effectively including planning/structuring analytical work, facilitating team workshops, and developing technology strategy recommendations

  • Bachelor’s degree

Bonus Points if:

  • You have an MBA or equivalent graduate degree

  • You have broad, diverse experience and knowledge of major technologies (legacy to emerging)

  • You have shown critical thinking, ability to question decisions and provide creative solutions

  • 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

Compensation at Accenture varies depending on a wide array of factors, which may include but are not limited to the specific office location, role, skill set, and level of experience. As required by local law, Accenture provides a reasonable range of compensation for roles that may be hired in California, Colorado, New York or Washington as set forth below.
We accept applications on an on-going basis and there is no fixed deadline to apply.

Information on benefits is here.

Role Location Annual Salary Range

California $86,500 to $219,000

Colorado $86,500 to $219,000

New York $86,500 to $219,000

Washington $86,500 to $219,000


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