Cloud Transformation Solution Architect - Senior Manager
1d ago

Job Description

Flexibility & mobility are required to deliver this role as there will be requirements to spend time onsite with our clients & partners to enable delivery of the first-class services we are known for.

Accenture is a leading global professional services company, and is a recognized leader in cloud transformation and managed services.

Accenture has created a new structure called Cloud First with the stated aim of hyper-growth across cloud technologies and services and is currently searching for key individuals to drive this business.

We believe in inclusion & diversity & supporting the whole person. Our core values comprise of Stewardship, Best People, Client Value Creation, One Global Network, Respect for the Individual & Integrity.

Year after year, Accenture is recognized worldwide not just for business performance but for inclusion & diversity too.

Across the globe, one thing is universally true of the people of Accenture : We care deeply about what we do & the impact we have with our clients & with the communities in which we work & live.

It is personal to all of us. Julie Sweet, Accenture CEO.

As a Team

You'll learn, grow & advance in an innovative culture that thrives on shared success, diverse ways of thinking & enables boundaryless opportunities that can drive your career in new & exciting ways.

If you’re looking for a challenging career working in a vibrant environment with access to training & a global network of experts, this could be the role for you.

As part of our global team, you'll be working with cutting-edge technologies & will have the opportunity to develop a wide range of new skills on the job.

In our team you will learn :

A focus on people development through a collaborative & mutually supportive culture with a wealth of training & development opportunities

  • How to provide solutions to real world problems across a variety of industries.
  • How to help transform leading organisations and communities around the world.
  • The sheer scale of our capabilities and client engagements and the way we collaborate, operate and deliver value provides an unparalleled opportunity to grow and advance.
  • How best to develop your skills and hone your talents within an innovative technology environment
  • As a Cloud Advisory Solution Architect, you will :

  • Own the end to end solutioning for Accenture’s large cloud transformational opportunities, including transformation roadmap, technical architecture, migration plans, to be landscape, pricing strategy & delivery model
  • Create high quality, client facing assets targeting Cloud solutions
  • Develop & design roadmaps, implement strategies & transformation plans
  • Scrutinise existing client environments & recommend solutions that enable a to-be cloud vision
  • Identify additional opportunities within clients, leveraging wider Accenture offerings
  • Translate complex business problems into robust solutions
  • Develop & deliver presentations, response documents and business cases which resonate with senior client stakeholders and deliver value
  • Lead the solution planning teams for large, complex deals including multiple solution architects, subject matter experts, transition, and operational experts
  • Work alongside Sales to manage the senior client buyer and solution owner (e.g. CFO, CIO) and selling the solution
  • Develop and negotiate contract content to ensure the solution is contracted to deliver client and Accenture value
  • Own and manage the solution and delivery approvals process, including Accenture’s Senior global management
  • Ensure solution is transitioned successfully into the transformation delivery teams
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    We are looking for experience in the following skills :

  • Experience and a proven track record (wins) in architecting, solutioning and selling cloud centric transformation and migration solutions in excess of 10 M.
  • USD deal TCV for leading global enterprises

  • Extensive knowledge of cloud industry trends, including public, private & hybrid cloud platforms & technologies such as AWS, Azure or Google Cloud Platforms
  • Strong Architecture skills across all platforms
  • Experience of creating commercially compelling solutions and business cases to deliver client and Accenture Value
  • Extensive experience in leading, coaching and managing multi skilled and highly disparate matrix teams
  • Excellent client / customer relationship management skills at the executive level
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Set yourself apart :

  • Understanding & experience of the challenges associated with managing the creation of end to end solutions with a critical focus on cloud advisory, cloud transformation and migration
  • Knowledge of operational, support & security challenges associated with taking a client on a journey to the Cloud utilising an As a Service model
  • Evidence of personal development relating to cloud
  • Knowledge of managed outsource solutions across all infrastructure and service management towers or outsource delivery an advantage
  • Knowledge or experience of wider technology and process transformation, for example Network or Workplace transformation, service management and ITOM transformation, is an advantage
  • What’s in it for you :

    At Accenture in addition to a competitive basic salary, you will also have an extensive benefits package which includes 30 days of vacation per year, access to app based fitness classes and discounts on range of gyms, private medical insurance and three days leave per year for charitable work of your choice!

    Flexibility and mobility are required to deliver this role to deliver the first-class services we are known for.

    About Accenture

    Accenture is a global professional services company with leading capabilities in digital, cloud and security. Combining unmatched experience and specialized skills across more than 40 industries, we offer Strategy and Consulting, Interactive, Technology and Operations services all powered by the world’s largest network of Advanced Technology and Intelligent Operations centers.

    Our 537,000 people deliver on the promise of technology and human ingenuity every day, serving clients in more than 120 countries.

    We embrace the power of change to create value and shared success for our clients, people, shareholders, partners and communities.

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    Closing Date for Applications 31 / 08 / 2021

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