Management Consulting Senior Manager (Telecoms & Media Industries)

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Job Role: Management Consulting Senior Manager (Telecoms & Media Industries)

Location: London

Mobility: Up to 100%

Career Level: Senior Manager

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 & Consulting help envision and execute comprehensive transformation that turns disruption into an advantage. The Communications and Media Industry Consulting Practice leverage industry expertise and analytics-based insights to advise, design and implement transformational solutions for our clients.

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

If you’re looking for a challenging career working in a vibrant environment with access to training and 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 and will have the opportunity to develop a wide range of new skills on the job. 

In our team you will learn:

  • The scale of our capabilities and client engagements, how we collaborate internally and with leading technology providers to deliver value and unlock business opportunities for growth.
  • To develop and lead high performing multidisciplinary teams, actively contributing to talent development and performance management through mentorship and sponsorship.
  • Undertaking sales origination, working with teams across the business to identify opportunities to grow a successful practice and supporting proposal development/presentation.
  • Innovative technologies and industry leading methodologies used to solve complex business problems.
  • Establish a brand as a Subject Matter Advisor, contributing to our industry perspectives and points of view in Communications & Media.                 

In this role you will:

  • Become a trusted advisor to senior management and the C-suite at our clients, helping to define the value case for  business- and technology-driven transformations.
  • Orchestrate the delivery of complex programmes and projects, bringing together the breadth and depth of Accenture services to achieve the value articulated in client business cases.
  • Develop a pipeline of work through opportunity identification/qualification, proposal development/presentation, and commercial contract negotiation.
  • Own the end-to-end solutioning, leading multidisciplinary teams to deliver contractual deliverables including transformation roadmaps, process definitions, customer/user journey maps, high-level and detailed solution designs, and migration plans.
  • Drive innovation, helping Accenture and client teams apply the latest thinking and approaches to solve complex problems.
  • Actively contribute towards the development of the next generation of talent, supporting performance management and recruitment.

We are looking for the following profiles and skills:

Experience in Communications and Media or related industries is desired across all profiles. The ideal candidate should also have proven experience of team management and talent development.

Candidates should emphasise experience in any of the following areas:

Delivery Orchestration

  • Client Relationship Management – leading and working with clients to shape and deliver multi-year transformation programmes.
  • Delivery Excellence – deep understanding of delivery approaches and best practices, and a proven track record of applying these approaches and practices to deliver successful projects.
  • Value Creation, Analysis & Prioritization.
  • Risk Management.

Data Driven Consulting

  • Client Relationship Management – working with C-suite stakeholders to realise the benefits of data activation i.e. unlocking the value of data.
  • Data Literacy – deep understanding of analytics and decision science.
  • Data Strategy, Management and Governance principles
  • Synthesising analysis to tell compelling and effective data-led stories to senior stakeholders
  • Proven experience of owning the end-to-end solutioning of large-scale data projects.
  • Deep knowledge of market leading data and technology vendors to deliver engagements

Process & Architecture Design

  • Client Relationship Management – supporting the CTO/CIO in implementing next generation digital and innovative technologies.
  • Enterprise Architecture Principles – deep understanding and proven experience of applying architecture principles to Business, Data, Application and Technology domains.
  • Process Definition, Customer/User Journey Maps
  • Innovation – assessing latest technologies and identifying value-driven use cases that deliver growth to client businesses.

Set yourself apart:

  • Background in Consulting and an understanding/experience working in Artificial Intelligence, Agile & DevOps
  • Experience with Cloud, Security, Big Data, or Blockchain
  • Relevant certifications including TOGAF, SAFe, PRINCE2, BCS, AWS, or GCP certifications.
  • Knowledge and experience of industry reference models such as eTOM, SID, or TAM.
  • Degree in relevant subject, or equivalent experience

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’ vacation per year, private medical insurance and 3 extra days leave per year for charitable work of your choice!

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

About Accenture

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. We combine unmatched experience and specialized capabilities across more than 40 industries — powered by the world’s largest network of Advanced Technology and Intelligent Operations centers. With 509,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries, Accenture brings continuous innovation to help clients improve their performance and create lasting value across their enterprises. Visit us at

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: 31/10/2021

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

Job information

Firm: Accenture

Location: London



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