Data & Analytics Manager – Technology Strategy & Advisory

  • 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 you

Thinker

You find new ways to solve complex challenges.

Efficient

Regardless the process, you find a way to make it more efficient.

Leader

You are a natural-born leader.

Inventive

You like to find new and better ways to do things.

* Do you want to work with great people and be part of a diverse team? We encourage you to apply even if you do not meet 100% of the requirements. We are looking forward to meeting you, so don't hesitate to give us a call and discuss this! *

Are you passionate about partnering with clients to deliver (disruptive) value from data & analytics? Do you have experience in driving data & analytics journeys at companies? Are you inspired by being able to lead conversations on the newest data & analytics concepts and to further learn and grow in these topics? Do you get energy from working in teams on solving complex challenges of companies on their way to becoming data driven? Are you proactive, results-oriented and above all do you have the ambition to deliver results together with the client? Accenture Technology Strategy & Advisory may just be the place for you! 
 
Joining the team means becoming part of a close-knit group of strategy and transformation consultants that serves Accenture’s clients with the best and brightest insights regarding business, data, and technology strategy. Our values include challenging our clients’ norms, building trusted relationships, and embracing diversity as a source of creativity and inspiration. We collaborate closely with experts globally to bring the best to our clients every day and stay relevant to their changing needs. 

Your job


As part of our growing Technology Strategy & Advisory team, we are looking for a Data & Analytics Manager, ideally in the Retail and Consumer Goods & Services industry. You will work in multidisciplinary teams on C-level projects, often owning the C-level relationships and steering your own team or workstream. You shape the transformation of our clients towards a data driven and digital organization and you understand the most important challenges they face. You advise clients to become successful in their transformation through analysis and your extensive experience. You work on a client’s data & analytics strategic direction, (re)organization, governance, and optimization of their investments. You will directly contribute to strategic plans and deliver visible contributions to clients. 

Within our Technology Strategy & Advisory team, your role will be to help clients transform successfully to stay ahead as information-driven digital organizations, by e.g.: 

  • Working short-cycled with industry and business specialists to develop comprehensive data & analytics strategies, including data & analytics opportunity assessment, operating model, architecture, investment portfolio management and more – in line with their business strategies, digital and technology strategies, overall enterprise architectures and company cultures
  • Partnering with the client’s leadership to provide strategic recommendations to maximize the value of data & analytics
  • Helping clients to get executive sponsorship for data & analytics and embed data & analytics in their operations 
  • Providing the thought leadership on and actively participating in the development and evolution of Data & Analytics capability, incl. organization and way of working, tech stack, governance, data literacy, data & analytics product and portfolio management, demand management and more
  • Designing best-fitted delivery models to deliver value fast and at scale, and partnering with clients to execute them
  • Applying data-driven methods to analyze our clients’ strategic challenges, solving complex problems, and helping them realize their business strategy through the right use of new technologies
  • Advising and working with our clients to shape and execute business visions enabled by our extensive library of data & analytics assets, methods, and tools 
  • Contributing to our thought leadership at the intersection of business and technology
  • Advising complex technology concepts and strategies easily towards clients and build lasting trusted relationships
  • Utilize the power of One Accenture by leveraging the right teams from other disciplines such as Security, Technology, Operations, etc.
  • Contributing to our practice and help the team grow and develop by e.g. participating and organizing events, creating points-of-view, and guiding junior consultants

Your team


The everchanging pace of market developments will only continue to accelerate in the future – and many organizations struggle to challenge new innovative competition within the market. How do different innovations influence the market, what are the results and how can companies adapt themselves to remain relevant in the future?

Accenture Technology Strategy & Advisory is the driving force in helping companies answer such questions. You will advise senior management in their next steps – based on data analysis, experience, expertise and an innovative approach. Together with a diverse team of experts, you will challenge current industry obstacles and find the key solution for clients in their current markets: Surpassing the disruption and consolidating future success for organizations.

Your background

  • 5-8 years of experience in technology strategy, with predominant focus on data & analytics, preferably within a (strategy) consulting firm or similar
  • Relevant experience with large scale digital and/or technology transformations with predominant focus on and proven track record in data & analytics journeys (multiple flavors of the journey: value definition and value realization, operating model, architecture, agile ways of working, delivery models, data literacy)
  • Knowledge and experience in the retail and consumer goods & services industry, specifically on value pockets from data & analytics across the end-to-end value chain
  • Strong knowledge and experience in newest data & analytics concepts, both on the operating model (ways of working, governing, delivering) and technology (architecture, tech stack)
  • Knowledge and experience in key data & analytics technologies and in collaborating with key data & analytics (tech and solution) players
  • Strong consulting skills, e.g., solid financial and business acumen, structured and abstract thinking, analytical and creative problem solving, project management, prioritizing, communication, and stakeholder management 
  • Knowledge on latest technology advancements (in a certain technology area and/or industry) based on previous experience and interest in the latest innovations
  • Leadership qualities: the ability to easily establish trust-based relationships and gain valuable insights through collaboration and communication
  • Drive: you enjoy a challenge, proven ability to adapt and remove obstacles to achieve results, determination and optimism
  • Team spirit: you enjoy working in a team and coaching junior team members 
  • Entrepreneurial; proven entrepreneurship and ability to work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment
  • First class written and verbal communication skills (Dutch and English); the ability to articulate complex problems and solutions in a simple, logical and impactful manner

Our offer 


Accenture is an incredible place to work - and keep learning. By joining us, you’ll become part of a global company with a world-class brand and reputation.  Besides the work we do for our clients, we’re really proud of our vibrant, diverse workplace culture: we believe in openness and honesty, fairness and equality, common sense and realism. We want to get to know the real you and help you explore and grow - whatever it is you're great at. So you will always have lots of learning opportunities (formal and informal) to improve your role-specific skills and expertise. 
 
Besides our high-profile, challenging projects and our nurturing work environment, we offer excellent employee benefits, including: 

  • A flexible transport arrangement that suits your personal situation (electric car or bicycle, flexible budget including NS business card) 
  • An expense allowance 
  • Discount on Accenture shares 
  • The possibility to work 4 x 9 hours a week 

 
Interested? 


Are you ready to join Accenture for a career where you can be yourself and do what you love? Apply now and change the world around you. 
 
Questions? Connect with Iris Jansen, iris.jansen@accenture.com.

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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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Found a fitting vacancy or role? Great! Apply by sending in your CV and cover letter and let's get started. Contact our recruiters in case of questions, they are here to help and guide you.

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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Iris Jansen

Senior Recruiter Strategy & Consulting