Accenture

Data and Analytics Strategy Project Manager

Accenture

October 13, 2021


Data and Analytics Strategy Project Manager
Location: Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

About Accenture

Accenture is a global professional services company with leading capabilities in digital, cloud and security. Combining unmatched experience and specialized skills across more than 40 industries, we offer Strategy and Consulting, Interactive, Technology and Operations services—all powered by the world’s largest network of Advanced Technology and Intelligent Operations centres. Our 537,000 people deliver on the promise of technology and human ingenuity every day, serving clients in more than 120 countries. We embrace the power of change to create value and shared success for our clients, people, shareholders, partners and communities. Visit us at www.accenture.com.

Accenture Strategy & Consulting

In today’s world, business leaders want to rapidly and confidently reinvent to increase resilience, mitigate risk, and grow with sustainable value. That’s where Accenture Strategy & Consulting comes in. We bring together strategic visionaries, industry experts, practitioners from across every enterprise function, business intelligence professionals, change specialists, data and AI authorities, and many other specialized skills to co-create each client’s unique path to reinvention. You will be a trusted partner to business leaders, working with a diverse team of experts to deliver successful tech-enabled transformation and new kinds of value for your clients. Strategy and Consulting is one of four services that make up one Accenture –the others are Interactive, Technology and Operations

Key Responsibilities

  • Collaborate with business, technology and cross-functions to develop understanding of data requirements, challenges and pain points
  • Manage Artificial intelligence strategy engagements balancing between business and technical aspects
  • Drive the identification and execution of Artificial intelligence use cases coordinating between business and technical team
  • Design and set up the data and Artificial intelligence operating model for organizations
  • Identify and drive opportunities for data acquisition and monetization
  • Support in driving business development opportunities
  • Drive enterprise-wide data management, maturity assessment, define the current state, future state and north star
  • Develop enterprise data operating model across people, process, technology and governance
  • Shape data strategy roadmap that leads to value realization, including investment plan and business case
  • Lead independently small engagements or stream of work end-to-end across all delivery components: client satisfaction, value delivered, teams management, financials, etc.
  • Identify and nurture pull-through business opportunities, support business development effort with client and Accenture teams until successful sale closure
  • Collaborate with clients and within Accenture to align their business and technology priorities
  • Lead the creation of well-articulated thought leadership assets that present innovative insights, knowledge, guidance and recommendations on a specific market-relevant data strategy domain
  • Interaction with senior management at a client and/or Accenture to steer recommendations and obtain buy-in on matters that may require alternate approach

Key Skills

  • Strong data-driven consulting with focus on business and technology value architecting and realization

  • Experience and understanding of core enterprise data domains – Data mgmt., data governance, data architecture & platform, data quality, data protection, advanced analytics & AI

  • Experience in data advisory and/or implementation

  • Ability to operate cross industry, with preferred experience in Banking, Telcos, Oil&Gas, and/or Government

  • Build the Data Governance Strategy

  • Create Data Governance Processes in addition to other data management processes such as data quality, Metadata Master Data, Data warehouse, and all other data management areas

  • Design the Data governance framework and organizations

  • Design a Data Issues Repository along with cost analysis and impacts

  • Build Root Cause Analysis Process and Repository

  • Get Involved in Data Standardization and Data Cleansing Activities

  • Advise on Resolving and Preventing Data Issues

  • Build Data Governance Metrics and KPIs aligned with business goals and priorities

  • Build Data Governance Operating Model

  • Ability to act independently to determine methods and procedures on assignments

  • Management of team efforts at a client or within Accenture

  • Ability to pull-through business opportunities

Qualification
  • Minimum 5-8 years’ work experience - at least 5 years in data management / strategy
  • Proven and relevant past consulting experience; alternatively, strong in-house data management / pre-sales roles (and demonstration of intrinsic consulting skills)
  • Certifications nice to have: DAMA, CMMI, DCAM, Cloud platforms…
  • Arabic speaking preferred and fluent English

Why join us?

  • We offer a transparent, fast paced approach career progression, with a focus on your strengths and continuous coaching from senior colleagues

  • You will benefit from working alongside Accenture experts who are solving some of the biggest industry challenges with innovative thinking and pioneering tools

  • Flexible work arrangements and a range of benefits including competitive rewards

  • You will have access to state-of-the-art technology that will give you the opportunity to deepen your existing skills even as you help create the latest business trends

  • You will also have opportunities to make a difference to the communities in which we work and live

Next Steps
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