Accenture Accenture Strategy - Industrial Products Strategy Manager in San Francisco, California
Organization: Accenture Strategy
Location: Chicago, San Francisco, Detroit or Atlanta
Travel: up to 80%
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People in our Client & Market career track drive profitable growth by developing market-relevant insights to increase market share or create new markets. They progress through required promotion into market-facing roles that have a direct impact on sales.
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Strategy professionals apply deep strategy development, architecting value and operating model architecture skills, influence through insight and partner with our clients to make bold decisions on priority C-Suite issues. Provide deep understanding of our clients' industry landscape and business options in the context of global, economic, technology and social trends.
From Automotive, Industrial, Infrastructure all the way through to the Travel industry, there are a diverse range of sectors with a number of common challenges, including digital disruption. Companies need to optimize operational efficiency and adopt new business models that will navigate the new digital world.
The Business Strategy Manager within this group applies deep business strategy development, architecting value and operating model architecture skills to influence client agendas through business insight. Partners with our clients to make bold decisions on priority C-Suite issues at the intersection of business, technology and operations. Provides deep understanding of our clients' industry landscape and business options in the context of global, economic, technology and social trends.
Strategy professionals help clients develop corporate strategies, make strategic M&A decisions, structure effective business and operating models, and transform their businesses all in an effort to focus on profitable growth.
Business Strategy professionals help General Managers of Business Units with issues such as assessing business performance, instilling business simplification strategies, reinventing a broken business, and entering new markets for growth.
A professional at this position level within Accenture has the following responsibilities:
Provides solutions to complex business problems for area(s) of responsibility where analysis of situations requires an in-depth knowledge of organizational objectives.
Involved in setting strategic direction to establish near term goals for area of responsibility.
Interacts with senior management levels at a client and/or within Accenture, which involves negotiating or influencing on significant matters.
Has latitude in decision-making and determining objectives and approaches to critical assignments. Decisions have a lasting impact on area of responsibility with the potential to impact outside area of responsibility.
Manages large teams and/or work efforts (if in an individual contributor role) at a client or within Accenture.
Develops, manages and maintains client relationships
Acts as a key topic content lead for new thought leadership content creation
Participates in business development activities
Demonstrated ability to extend project work into next phases
Minimum of 2 years of experience at a consulting firm in strategy or operations-focused roles, or equivalent in an internal consulting role
Minimum of 1 year of experience working in at least one of the following industries: Automotive, Industrial, Wholesale Distribution
- MBA or equivalent graduate degree or at least 2 years of experience post-graduate degree preferred
Professional Skill Requirements:
Proven ability to build, manage and foster a team-oriented environment
Proven ability to work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment
Excellent communication (written and oral) and interpersonal skills
Excellent leadership and management skills
Attention to detail while managing competing priorities and tight time pressures
Strong analytical skills
Ability to facilitate senior client meetings and drive conversations with firm leadership
Desire to lead and motivate teams in dynamic and challenging work environments
Results-oriented, self-directed, inquisitive, and entrepreneurial-minded
All of our consulting professionals receive comprehensive training covering business acumen, technical and professional skills development. You’ll also have opportunities to hone your functional skills and expertise in an area of specialization. We offer a variety of formal and informal training programs at every level to help you acquire and build specialized skills faster. Learning takes place both on the job and through formal training conducted online, in the classroom, or in collaboration with teammates. The sheer variety of work we do, and the experience it offers, provide an unbeatable platform from which to build a career.
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