Junior Technology Strategy Consultant

Company: Accenture
Location: Amsterdam
Website: https://www.werkenbijaccenture.nl/vacancies/junior-technology-strategy-consultant-576
Deadline: 28-02-2020

Junior Technology Strategy Consultant

Are you passionate about the disruptive impact of digital? Do you have an interest in technology? Do you get energy from solving complex puzzles and working in teams? Are you proactive, result oriented and above all do you have the ambition to deliver results together with the client? Accenture Technology Strategy may just be the place for you!Join the Accenture Technology Strategy Practice in Amsterdam and help transform leading organizations and communities around the world. The sheer scale of our capabilities and client engagements and the way we cooperate to deliver value provides and unparalleled opportunity to grow and advance. Choose Accenture and you will be part of a global team of strategists, gain international experience, and work with global experts for leading market players on applying the newest technologies to gain strategic business edge.

Your job

Accenture Strategy solves complex business challenges at the intersection of business and technology. We take a specialist led, value-based approach to identifying the right technology strategies for our clients.Technology Strategy is a critical, fast growing component of our overall Strategy practice. We develop company-wide strategies that exploit disruptive technologies as well as advise our Fortune 500 CIO clients on how to reimagine their Digital/IT operating models, architectures and governance.With your knowledge of the evolving digital landscape, disruptive technologies and trends in technology strategy, you will work in high performance teams to address priority C-suite issues with precision and speed.As a Technology Strategy Analyst, you together with your team of young and enthusiastic colleagues, directly work with the customer. You help to gain an understanding of the most important challenges, analyze the different solutions and structure and communicate your recommendations to the client. In this way you are directly contributing to the success of the client. You make maximum use of the present expertise across our organization working closely together with other professionals within Accenture Strategy, Accenture Consulting, Accenture Digital, Accenture Technology and Accenture Operations globally.Examples of what a Technology Strategy Analyst does:

  • – Interpreting the commercial mechanics of businesses and the role of technology in accelerating value realization
  • – Working with our clients to shape and execute business visions enabled by realistic roadmaps of capability development framed within well-defined governance
  • – Working with our clients to translate and leverage technology to maximize strategic impact articulated in structured enterprise architectures to help deliver tangible business outcomes
  • – Working with industry and business specialists to develop comprehensive digital and technology strategies, including IT opportunity assessment, investment portfolio management, information strategy, sourcing strategy, enterprise architecture strategy and more
  • – Analyzing current issues and building a fact-based approach to developing and implementing client visions, road maps and governance to address today’s business needs and support future growth
  • – Assisting our clients to build the required capabilities for growth and innovation in order to sustain competitive advantage
  • – Developing a deep understanding of emerging technologies to feed value creation opportunities that often disrupt traditional industry value chains and challenge orthodoxies
  • – Working in multi-disciplinary teams to shape, propose, communicate and implement programs
  • – Contributing to our thought leadership at the intersect of business and technology

Your team

At Accenture Strategy, we see ourselves as the game-changers of the business world. Positioned at the crucial intersection of business, technology and industry, we devise creative new strategies based on trends, insights and data. With an eye for competitive advantage, digital disruption, operating models and the future workforce, we deliver strategies that prepare our high-profile clients for the future of business and create value in a changing world.Our research-based advice and situational analyses enable our clients to act with speed and confidence. Whether we’re investigating complex issues or identifying new opportunities, our work always comes down to one thing: unlocking value and creating real, tangible impacts.
Your background

Academic degree, preferably focusing on the intersection of Business and IT, such as Information Management (MSc, MBA)

  • – Excellent WO and VWO results, especially on the beta courses
  • – Extra-curricular activities (e.g. board and/or international experience)
  • – Strong personality, presentation and communicative skills
  • – Fluent in Dutch and English
  • – Proven affinity with Digital/IT (e.g., in your hobbies or work experience)

Additional preferred qualifications:

  • – Strong desire to work in technology-driven business transformation and curiosity around opportunities and threats posed by innovation and industry convergence
  • – Knowledge of, and/or passion for, technology trends e.g. Robotics, Big Data, Advanced Machine Learning, Internet of Things
  • – Intellectual capacity to develop creative and breakthrough solutions
  • – Strong analytical skills, understanding of complex issues, the ability to quickly absorb information, conceptual and creative problem-solving excellence
  • – Equally comfortable in the role of business or IT strategist; able to rapidly assess the IT implications of business strategy and the business implications of IT strategy
  • – First class written and verbal communication skills; the ability to articulate complex problems and solutions in a simple, logical and impactful manner
  • – Proven success in contributing to a team-oriented environment
  • – Leadership qualities; the ability to easily establish trust-based relationships and gain valuable insights through collaboration and communication
  • – Drive; enjoys a challenge, proven ability to adapt and remove obstacles to achieve results, determination and optimism

Our offer

Accenture is an incredible place to work – and keep learning. By joining us, you’ll become part of a global company with a world-class brand and reputation. Besides the work we do for our clients, we’re really proud of our vibrant, diverse workplace culture: we believe in openness and honesty, fairness and equality, common sense and realism. We want to get to know the real you and help you explore and grow – whatever it is you’re great at. So you will always have lots of learning opportunities (formal and informal) to improve your role-specific skills and expertise.Besides our high-profile, challenging projects and our nurturing work environment, we offer excellent employee benefits, including:

  • – A flexible transport arrangement that suits your personal situation (electric car or bicycle, flexible budget including NS business card)
  • – An expense allowance
  • – Discount on Accenture shares
  • – The possibility to work 4 x 9 hours a week


Are you ready to join Accenture for a career where you can be yourself and do what you love? Apply now and change the world around you.Please upload your motivational letter, CV, and grades (master, bachelor, VWO) before January 24 (deadline).Process timeline:

  • – February 28: application deadline
  • – March 20: Jobday (9:00-17:00)

Questions? Connect with Mieke Stoeltie, mieke.stoeltie@accenture.com.