Accenture Academies - Solution Architecture Manager

  • 13th month pay & Holiday allowance
  • Bonus Program
  • 26 holidays
  • Training & Learning opportunities
  • Laptop & Smartphone
  • 32-40 hours p.w.
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This is a Talent & Organization (TO) Strategy role.  In TO we help clients co-create the workforce of the future. How? We make decisions based on insights. We give people the tools and roadmaps to do their best work. We create digital experiences employees love. We teach companies how to grow great, forward-thinking leaders. Our approach and our people put us at the front of the pack for talent, HR, and organizational consulting. We help clients with new skilling, talent strategy, leadership development, employee experience, transformational change management and beyond.

Accenture Academy is an asset within TO Strategy. It sits under the Talent Segment of Client Delivery & Operations with the current role being Program, Project Service Management.

Accenture Academy professionals target the right client opportunities in the skilling / talent management space, grow quality pipeline, solution opportunities that address each client’s unique skilling issues and requirements and create mutually beneficial, trust-based relationships

This role focuses on the origination, management and closure of skilling / talent management opportunities through comprehensive client solutioning and needs analysis, ongoing qualification, resource management, proposal development, management of client interactions, and negotiation/closing activities.

A professional at this position & level within Accenture has the following responsibilities:

  • Learning and skilling / talent management knowledge

  • Quickly understand each client’s needs and requirements in the skilling / talent development space

  • Develop a solution for each client’s specific needs and requirements in the skilling / talent development space that integrates Accenture resources (such as Accenture Academy) and consulting services, as well as external ecosystem partners / resources

  • Manage ongoing client relationships after an opportunity has closed

  • Act as Subject Matter Expert in skilling/ talent development

  • Contribute to assets, offerings and thought leadership development based on client requirements

  • Develop talent strategies and transformational programs

  • Develop a network and work in cross functional teams composed of Strategy, Consulting, Technology, Interactive and Operations practices

  • Use AI tools and platforms to analyze skills which drive talent acquisition and development strategies

  • Build broader Accenture solutions

  • Build awareness of Accenture Academy across internal & external stakeholders

Typically, we travel to essential meetings at client sites.  Travel update:  Racking up those air miles will have to wait, as weekly non-essential travel to client sites Monday through Thursday is currently suspended.  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 our top priority, and our decisions around travel are informed by government COVID-19 response directives, recommendations from health authorities and guidance from several infectious disease experts.

Location is negotiable.

Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience

  • Minimum 3 years of solutioning experience required, preferably in the skilling/ talent development space  

  • Minimum 3 years of experience in prospect identification, client development, proposal generation, negotiation and closing

  • Minimum 2 years of experience meeting or exceeding account team expectations

  • Learning, eLearning, research or related SaaS experience

Preferred Qualifications

  • Minimum 2 years proposing solutions to C-Suite or VP level key decision makers 

  • Minimum 3 years consulting experience

Skills (must have minimum of 3)

  • Exceptional solutioning skills, preferably in the skilling / talent development space

  • Excellent executive relationship building skills and a proven ability to negotiate complex solutions.

  • Significant experience in prospect and pipeline development in new markets and industry verticals.

  • Experience developing new business and driving solutions at an average value of $200,000 or more.

  • Ability to create and deliver influential C-level communications with clarity, confidence, and enthusiasm.

  • Demonstrated leadership in a professional setting (either military or civilian.)

  • Demonstrated teamwork and collaboration in a professional setting (either military or civilian.)

We offer

The opportunity to deliver impact; not only for our clients, but also for the world around you. A work environment with a focus on your personal development. You work together with talented colleagues from all over the world on challenging projects for all types of forward-thinking international businesses. We want you to develop yourself, since you are the reason clients conversate with us. You will be attending training at international locations together with colleagues from a variety of different countries. Moreover, we invite you to contribute to our Corporate Citizenship Program. A great way to contribute to society!

Interested?

Then we would be eager to get to know you. Accenture cares about privacy and we process personal data in accordance with our privacy statement. In order to be compliant with our privacy policy, we kindly request you to apply for the position on the Accenture website.

About Accenture

Accenture solves the toughest technological challenges through standout    strategy, consulting, digital, technology and operations. Working with over three-quarters of the Fortune Global 500, we drive innovation and shape world around us. With expertise in more than 40 industries and all business functions, we deliver ground-breaking outcomes for a new digital world.

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Application process

We believe it is crucial that you know where you stand during your application, and what the next steps are. Our process is short - but thorough - and we'd like to get to know you, and see if we are a great fit. Please connect with our recruiters in case of questions.

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First Interview

During the interview, we'd love to get to know you and see if there is a match with our brand and brand values. We will discuss your ambitions and past experiences and tell you all you want to know about the role.

Second Interview

In the second interview, our senior management would love to get to know you. We will continue to discuss your ambitions, past experiences and we can answer any question you have about the position and work at Accenture.

Offer

If we are all happy to proceed after the interviews, we'd like to make you an offer to join Accenture. We hope we can welcome you soon as a new colleague!

Onboarding

We'd like to welcome you to Accenture and are excited that you have accepted our job offer and agreed upon your start date. You will meet all the other new joiners and continue your career at Accenture.

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