Accenture Operations Solution Architect Senior Manager in Florham Park, New Jersey

Title: Operations Solution Architect Senior Manager Location: USA Job Number: 00473527

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People in our Client Delivery & Operations career track drive delivery and capability excellence through the design, development and/or delivery of a solution, service, capability or offering. They grow into delivery-focused roles, and can progress within their current role, laterally or upward.

The Solution Architect (SA) role is a client-facing role that interprets and translates client requirements into a solution that can be configured from a standard set of offerings. This person is the single point of contact with responsibilities that include:

  • Deal Influencer:

  • Personally able to impact in winning the deal (directly interact with the client to influence)

  • Articulate a business outcome driven value proposal for the client / shaped a value tree with all dimensions (working capital improvement, cash improvement, TCO reduction, growth & revenue generation, customer journey/value)

  • Solution in the NEW:

  • Outcome based, transformational, journey to cloud, analytics AI Solutions

  • Build As-a-Service solution (flexibility, agility, consumption based model)

  • Disruptive and innovative, forward thinking and moving beyond what does exist today i.e., has been able to integrate one of our concept, platform into a solution rewarded by client

  • Understand and translate buyer requirements into a standard solution offering deal approach, solution plan, proposal and cost estimate leveraging standard process methods, deliverables and the right collection of offerings

  • Prepare the spend estimate, schedule, work plan, resource/sourcing plan

  • Collaborate as a key member of the sales team to represent the solution offering to the client buyer and other internal Accenture groups, and align the solution with final terms and conditions

  • Collaborate with the Service Architects (Product Directors) to plan and architect the overall delivery architecture and capabilities to support the service offerings

  • Sponsor/lead the initiatives to deploy new architecture & capabilities across the teams required for service offerings

  • Interface with the delivery organization/s to ensure effective transition, shape services, collaborate on clear solution assumptions, determine appropriate service delivery locations and related cost to deliver

  • Ensure delivery architecture is implemented according to policies/standards and solution is benchmarked externally

  • Maintain a keen understanding of marketplace intelligence (trends, competition etc.) in order to provide market leading perspectives, emerging trends, tools and techniques that can be effectively utilized to develop and promote business


Basic Qualifications:

  • A minimum of 4 years of experience in one or more of the following areas: HR, Supply Chain, Finance/Accounting, Marketing, or Procurement

  • A minimum of 4 years of experience with Solution Planning/Deal Shaping

  • Bachelor’s Degree

Preferred Skills

  • Experience leading teams

  • Process Documentation and/or process training experience

  • Talent and Human Performance Operations including Benefits, Payroll, Recruiting, Employee Lifecycle Management, Workday

  • Ability to Handle very complex Solutions

  • Strong understanding for Deal Commercial

  • Ability to understand & Apply technology in architecting a solution

  • Deep content expertise (Such as Cloud, Security, Network, F&A, HR, Marketing) –

  • Ability to articulate a strong differentiation story in an offering

  • Ability to grasp the bigger picture as well as “be in the weeds”

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

  • Desire to work in an information systems environment

  • Excellent communication (written and oral) and interpersonal skills

  • Excellent leadership and management skills

Applicants for employment in the US must have work authorization that does not now or in the future require sponsorship of a visa for employment authorization in the United States and with Accenture (i.e., H1-B visa, F-1 visa (OPT), TN visa or any other non-immigrant status).

Candidates who are currently employed by a client of Accenture or an affiliated Accenture business may not be eligible for consideration.

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Job: Solution Architecture