Accenture Operations Solution Architect Senior Manager in Minneapolis, Minnesota
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:
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
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
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