Growth Strategy Consultant – Corporate Strategy

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Role: Growth Strategy Consultant – Corporate Strategy

Location: London

Competitive Salary & Benefits

Career Level: Consultant

Accenture is a leading global professional services company, providing a broad range of services in strategy and consulting, interactive, technology and operations, with digital capabilities across all of these services. With our thought leadership and culture of innovation, we apply industry expertise, diverse skill sets and next-generation technology to each business challenge.

We believe in inclusion and diversity and supporting the whole person. Our core values comprise of Stewardship, Best People, Client Value Creation, One Global Network, Respect for the Individual and Integrity. Year after year, Accenture is recognized worldwide not just for business performance but for inclusion and diversity too.

“Across the globe, one thing is universally true of the people of Accenture: We care deeply about what we do and the impact we have with our clients and with the communities in which we work and live. It is personal to all of us.” – Julie Sweet, Accenture CEO

As a team:

Accenture Strategy shapes our clients’ future, combining deep business insight with the understanding of how technology will impact industry and business models. In joining Accenture Strategy you will drive the CEO agenda on issues related to digital disruption, competitive agility, global operating models, and workforce of the future to identify new sources of value.

You will challenge the status quo and develop innovative strategies that harness your full understanding of how technology will impact industry and business models, and you will use advanced analytics and human-centric design to co-create technology-enabled, disruptive strategies that win competitive advantage, unlock value and drive profitable growth for clients.

No-one brings all of that together at the scale and with the degree of integration as we can. Serving 95 of the Fortune Global 100 and more than three-quarters of the Fortune Global 500, we’re different to every other strategy firm on the market – which makes us an undeniably exciting place in which to forge a career. Technology will continue to be the disruptor in the strategy arena. Which makes Accenture the strategy firm of tomorrow. 

Our Growth Strategy, Pricing and Corporate Strategy team work as part of a network of professionals within Accenture Strategy serving CEOs and boards to define their enterprise strategy.

The pace of change has been accelerating for a long time but the range of issues faced by CEOs and boards are now existential and more complex than ever. This is forcing organisations to address their future in more interconnected ways and reshape the path to 360 degree value. That’s why Accenture Strategy has brought together our professions in Growth, Pricing and Corporate Strategy together with our professionals in M&A, Sustainability, Cost Transformation and Intelligent Organisations. Together we address issues of protecting core value creation, pivoting to new busines models, being more socially responsible and being more agile with their investments for today and tomorrow.

In the Growth, Pricing & Corporate Strategy team we work with our colleagues to solve growth focused projects. We also collaborate with our Applied Intelligence and Innovation teams and partner with delivery parts of Accenture to turn growth strategies into industry leading transformation successes.

If you’re looking for a challenging career working in a vibrant environment and the opportunity to work on some of the most high impact client challenges, this could be the role for you!

In our team you will learn:

  • To drive short term growth and rapid revenue generation through ‘find and prove the value’ analytical methods and the application of private equity style ways of working

  • To develop modern corporate strategies that allow organisations to make choices on their customers, geographies, routes to market and products

  • To anticipate ways digital and technology innovation impacts business models and harness them to create new routes to growth

  • To bring to market new products and businesses effectively and successfully

  • To generate sustained value through next generation pricing and commercial models

As a Growth Strategy Consultant, you will:

  • Get involved in a wide range of projects across various industries, helping our clients address some of their most pressing and complex strategic challenges

  • Support the client in defining strategies and shaping initiatives for business to unlock value and power growth

  • Work in a team of experienced consultants, to develop hypotheses and work out plans that address project objectives

  • Perform data analysis and translate into concrete insights and recommendations

  • Communicate analysis and recommendations in both written and oral communication with internal and client stakeholders

  • Build relationships between Accenture and the client’s project team

  • Support on business development activities

We are looking for experience in the following skills:

  • Corporate growth expertise:

    • Able to support assessment of portfolio strategies to identify growth opportunities across markets, customers, products.

    • Can confidently size opportunities and build investment cases

    • Able to contribute to architecting of new customer propositions or business models that unlock identified growth opportunities

  • Analytical thinkers: Can bring to bear quantitive and qualitative analytical skills to rigorously interrogate data sets with and in turn generate robust and impactful strategic insights

  • Innovation practitioners: Knowledge of how to apply innovation tools and techniques such as design thinking to creatively shape solutions that can enable growth strategies

  • Pro-active solution finders: Able to take initiative and make things happen with moderate supervision and guidance

  • Ambiguity navigators: Comfortable with working on difficult issues where there can be no definitive “right” answer

  • Multi-taskers: Capable of working on multiple, overlapping tasks in a fast-paced environment

  • Excellent communicators: Confident and natural communicator able to succinctly and simply convey concepts in both written and verbal form

  • Client collaborators: Keen on daily interaction and close collaboration with the client and able to build and sustain relationships

  • Strategic enthusiasts: Interested in long-term strategic thinking and the implementation of business improvement recommendations that impact top line revenue growth and drive margin expansion

  • Team-players: Team-player, ready and willing to support others and contribute to the shared success of project and client teams

Set yourself apart:

  • Experience of private equity ways of working to deliver growth in a turnaround scenario

  • Knowledge of corporate strategy big bets like digital commerce, subscription models, direct to consumer, or membership propositions

  • Proven history of working on strategic projects in a top tier consulting firm consulting firm or internal corporate strategy team

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. Visit us at www.accenture.com.

Accenture is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of society and does not discriminate on grounds of race, religion or belief, ethnic or national origin, disability, age, citizenship, marital, domestic or civil partnership status, sexual orientation, or gender identity, or any other basis as protected by applicable law.

Closing Date for Applications 31/08/2021

Accenture reserves the right to close the role prior to this date should a suitable applicant be found.

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