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Accenture

Technology Sustainability Innovation – Solution Manager

Business and Financial Operations

All

Yearly

Full Time

No

Arlington, Virginia, United States

We Are:

Accenture is a leading global professional services company, providing a broad range of services in strategy and consulting, Accenture Song, 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.

Technology is one of the greatest sustainability enablers.

Our Global Technology Sustainability Innovation team is at the forefront of driving environmental, societal & governance impact of technology whilst also creating concepts for new digital technologies that reduce the negative impact of our clients’ value chain. Our three innovation pods help our clients to mitigate their climate risk:

  • Climate Risk Forecasting

  • ESG Data Interoperability

  • Industry Cloud Sustainability

The Work:

We are looking for a Manager who can build innovative industry assets to operationalize the pod and co-ordinate the delivery and manage senior client relationships. You will navigate the ecosystem of Accenture to build capability for projects and liase with your leadership team to understand the vision and requirements for projects.

Responsibilities:

Solution Development & Ownership

  • Build a deeper understanding of assigned innovation area, identify and fill innovation gaps and generate new ideas

  • Define, prioritize, oversee and implement multiple projects. Scope and prioritize activities based on business and client impact

  • Perform market and competitor analysis, obtain and incorporate customer feedback into solution vision/roadmap

  • Own and drive the vision of solution roadmap

  • Create buy-in for the solution vision both internally or with external partners (outside of TSI or Accenture).

  • Convert solution strategy into detailed requirements, prototypes, demos and offerings

  • Identify external organizations for Spotlight investment or partnerships

Industrialization of assets and offerings

  • Act as a solution evangelist to build awareness and understanding

  • Contribute to the success of solution implementation and adoption

Collaboration with cross-functional teams

  • Work closely with Asset Engineering Hub, Marketing and Communications team (MarCom), Innovations, Capabilities and other stakeholders to deliver result. Ensure that projects are well-defined, high impact, and successfully executed

  • Collaborate with your peers in leadership to define a strategic vision for what we build, helping focus on solving user problems

  • Prioritize solution offerings backlog and leverage Innovation team to create the differentiators

  • Collaborate with innovation & activation team to deliver with quick time-to-market and optimal resources

  • Collaborate on Go-to-Market strategy and Promotional Plans with MarCom

Stakeholder management

  • Manage relationships with all the stakeholders to understand and prioritize requirements, apart from acting as a bridge between the various technical and non-technical teams to simplify

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.

Qualifications

Here’s What you Need:

  • Minimum of 7 years of experience delivering technology solutions, with a focus & passion for sustainability and strategy

  • A minimum of 5 years of experience working in project delivery and stakeholder management

  • A minimum of 3 years of experience as a solution manager, product manager or similar roles involving building scalable and optimized solutions

  • A minimum of 2 years of demonstrated experience analysing large amounts of qualitative and quantitative data to draw insights and trends

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent (minimum 12 years) work experience. (If Associate’s Degree, must have minimum 6 years work experience)

Bonus Points if:

  • Deep understanding of technology – latest and greatest technological trends

  • Innovative mindset – comfortable operating in start-up type environment

  • Ability to utilise key industry & trends to develop value propositions

  • An understanding of business model innovation

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