Accenture Operations Solution Architect Senior Manager in Chicago, Illinois
Title: Operations Solution Architect Senior Manager Location: USA Job Number: 00540896
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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 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:
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.
Bachelor s Degree
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
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