Accenture Business Strategy Senior Manager in Ireland

Title: Business Strategy Senior Manager Location: Ireland Job Number: 00515915

Key features of this position :

You will use Accenture’s expertise in strategy, technology, analytics and operations to help the world’s leading organisations succeed. You will apply deep business strategy development, architecting value and operating model architecture skills to influence client agendas through business insight. You will provide deep understanding of our clients' industry landscape and business options in the context of global, economic, technology and social trends.

With your Financial Services background, you will be patently aware of the pressures facing banking today and the exciting opportunity to deliver transformational change. It’s a challenge we relish at Accenture Strategy so we look for people equally inspired by the current trends re-shaping the industry. Within Accenture Strategy, our Banking Strategy Practice are helping banking clients work to embrace today’s business imperative to use technology to power strategy and win in the current competitive landscape.

Key Responsibilities…

There will never be a typical day at Accenture Strategy, but that’s why people love it here.

Here are some core responsibilities :

  • Deliver successful strategy engagements (sometimes multiple at once) addressing our clients’ business challenges, delivering lasting and distinctive outcomes and value in disciplines such as : Corporate and Business Strategy, Mergers & Acquisitions, Operating Model Strategy and Transformation, Pricing & Profit Optimization, Innovation and Growth, Digital Strategy

  • Take on complex, ambiguous business strategy problems, bringing structure and rigorous quantitative and qualitative analysis techniques.

  • Make, build and sustain trusted senior client relationships in the C-suite by remaining highly attuned to client needs and styles

  • Assist our clients in establishing and implementing a vision, road map and organisational structure to address business needs and support future growth

  • Develop associated business cases and plans which are detailed and actionable, and which reflect our practice’s deep industry and business process acumen

  • Lead business development activities including opportunity identification/qualification, proposal development/presentation, and commercial contract negotiation

  • Lead development of the Accenture Banking Strategy practice and build Accenture’s innovative offerings, assets and capabilities

  • Develop and lead high performing multidisciplinary Strategy teams, leading by example. You will actively be mentoring others and contributing to performance management and recruitment activities

  • Work in a fast-paced, project-related environment is important.

Qualifications:

We are particularly looking for the following capabilities :

  • Strong understanding of the Financial Services / Banking industries; the key trends, market forces, opportunities and threats etc.

  • Familiarity with recognised Strategy frameworks and techniques; experience of research, quantitative analysis, structured problem solving and executive communication techniques

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills. The ability to articulate complex problems and solutions in a simple, logical and impactful manner

  • Shown leadership skills with the ability to build and lead effective teams, establish trust-based relationships and gain valuable insights through collaboration and communication

  • Experience building and sustaining lasting relationships with Executives / Senior Executives of leading organisations

  • Experience in developing and building a practice – helping to define strategy, manage resource development, set and achieve targets

  • Strong presentation skills to lead large-scale, senior meetings, presentations and workshops

  • Strong and consistent track record in sales origination, with an entrepreneurial mind-set

  • An appreciation of how technology and digital can contribute to solving clients’ complex business problems; comfort operating at the intersection of business and technology

  • Willingness to flexibly accommodate client travel and location requirements.

Qualifications and Skills required :

  • Minimum 7 years Strategy Consulting experience, with ability to interact with senior clients, lead engagements, generate strategy, new business whilst leading teams and economics for Strategy Consulting Services

  • Your experience will ideally have been achieved in a major Consulting Firm, however boutique consulting or large internal consultancy team will also be considered

  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in leading teams

  • Excellent degree results or equivalent

  • MBA or postgraduate degree preferable but not mandatory

  • Evidence of career progression and achievement to date.

Accenture is a leading global professional services company, providing a broad range of services and solutions in strategy, consulting, digital, technology and operations. Combining unmatched experience and specialized skills across more than 40 industries and all business functions—underpinned by the world’s largest delivery network—Accenture works at the intersection of business and technology to help clients improve their performance and create sustainable value for their stakeholders. With approximately 373,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries, Accenture drives innovation to improve the way the world works and lives. Visit us at www.accenture.com.

Please also note that 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.

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