Accenture

Data & Analytics Consulting Manager (Software & Platform Industries)

Accenture

October 14, 2021


Job Data & Analytics Consulting Manager (Software & Platform Industries)
Location: London
Mobility: Up to 100%
Career Level: Manager
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 skill sets 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
As a team:
Accenture Software and Platforms Strategy & Consulting help platforms plan for new growth, build stand-out experiences, get personal at scale, secure trust and keep on getting better with our suite of capabilities and solutions.
The Software and Platforms Strategy & Consulting Practice leverage industry expertise and analytics-based insights to advise, design and implement transformational and innovative solutions for our clients.
Joining the Software and Platforms Strategy & Consulting team means working with a team of entrepreneurial, self-starters who are collaborative and energetic and here to drive real value in everything we do.
You'll learn, grow and advance in an innovative culture that thrives on shared success, diverse ways of thinking and enables boundaryless opportunities that can drive your career in new and exciting ways.
If you’re looking for a challenging career working in a vibrant environment with access to training and a global network of experts, this could be the for you. As part of our global team, you'll be working with cutting-edge technologies and will have the opportunity to develop a wide range of new skills on the job.

In our team you will learn:

  • The scale of our capabilities and client engagements, how we collaborate internally and with leading ecosystem partners providers to deliver value and unlock business opportunities for growth.
  • New technologies and methods to bring the best of Accenture together when working directly with some of the World’s biggest senior clients on solutioning/delivering complex transformations.
  • Industry leading methodologies used to solve complex business problems.

In this you will:
  • Work with clients to understand how data and analytics can help their businesses, working across the software & platform industry
  • Bring detailed and comprehensive industry knowledge and experience to lead delivery of client projects
  • Partner with developers, engineers, and data scientists to deploy analytics to deliver business value and define approaches to embed and scale analytics
  • Understand and break down client problems, bringing an understanding of leading technology, analytics methods and tools and operating model approaches
  • Develop compelling stories through dashboards, analytical tools or PowerPoint to provide guidance to senior client leadership
  • Bring together the capability across Accenture’s main services: Interactive, Strategy & Consulting, Technology and Operations to drive innovation at our clients
  • Create thought-leadership, advise and deliver projects on Data & Analytics
  • Drive innovation, helping Accenture and client teams apply the latest thinking and approaches to solve complex problems.
  • Managing a team of various levels, helping them to be their best and support them in their career progression
  • Operate in an autonomous , owning defined scope and outcomes, making aligned decisions centred in value – all driven by a self-motivated individual.

We are looking for the following profiles and skills:
Experience in Software & Platforms or related industries is desired across all profiles. We are looking for skills and experience in one (or more) of the following areas. The ideal candidate should also have proven experience of team management and talent development.

Data
& Applied Intelligence
  • Driving client innovations, growth and solve for challenges by telling the story with data
  • Specialism in Data driven consulting, storytelling and visualisation
  • Wide-ranging awareness of global, economic, technology and social trends that affect our clients
  • Business strategy acumen, e.g. business case development, identification of value opportunities for data and analytics, operating model design
  • An understanding of database technologies e.g. SQL, ETL, No-SQL, DW, and Big Data technologies e.g. Hadoop, Mahout, Pig, Hive, etc.;
  • An understanding of the applications and limits of statistical modelling techniques e.g. Classification and regression techniques, Neural Networks, Markov chains, etc.
  • An understanding of cloud technologies e.g., AWS, GCP or Azure
  • Excellent critical thinking skills and ability to develop pragmatic solutions to address clients’ most pressing challenges

Delivery Orchestration
  • Client Relationship Management – leading and working with clients to shape and deliver multi-year transformation programmes.
  • Delivery Excellence – deep understanding of delivery approaches and best practices, and a proven track record of applying these approaches and practices to deliver successful projects.
  • Value Creation, Analysis & Prioritization - ability to Identify, develop and deliver market relevant trends for our clients.
  • Risk Management - proven track record applying risk management strategies to deliver successful projects and programmes.

Set yourself apart:
  • Ability to grow Accenture’s capability to deliver data and analytics solutions to our clients
  • Experience of project/programme management
  • Proven history of business development in a consulting environment
  • Masters degree in relevant subject (or equivalent)

What’s in it for you
At Accenture in addition to a competitive base 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!
Working within the Software and Platforms Strategy & Consulting team means you will be working in the fastest growing industry globally, where you will have the opportunity to make a distinct impact to one of the most important segments in the global economy. Not only will you be working with like-minded, passionate and innovate individuals across the team, but you will also have the opportunity to continuously learn new skills across the industry with continuous progression opportunities available.
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 of 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. Visit us at www.accenture.com
Accenture is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of society and does not discriminate on grounds of race, religion, or belief, ethnic or national origin, disability, age, citizenship, marital, domestic or civil partnership status, sexual orientation, or gender identity, or any other basis as protected by applicable law.
Closing Date for Applications 31/12/2021
Accenture reserves the right to close the role prior to this date should a suitable applicant be found.