Technology Cloud Advisory Senior Manager – Accenture , Saudi Arabia

Job Description
Technology Cloud Advisory Senior Manager
Location: Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
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 Strategy & Consulting
In today’s world, business leaders want to rapidly and confidently reinvent to increase resilience, mitigate risk, and grow with sustainable value. That’s where Accenture Strategy & Consulting comes in. We bring together strategic visionaries, industry experts, practitioners from across every enterprise function, business intelligence professionals, change specialists, data and AI authorities, and many other specialized skills to co-create each client’s unique path to reinvention. You will be a trusted partner to business leaders, working with a diverse team of experts to deliver successful tech-enabled transformation and new kinds of value for your clients. Strategy and Consulting is one of four services that make up one Accenture –the others are Interactive, Technology and Operations
A Cloud Advisory Senior Manager owns the cloud agenda and responsibility to drive key opportunities at select clients. You will carry conversation around all facets of the Cloud business and draw in other resources as appropriate; You will also have experience in selling and/or and delivering Cloud programs. You will be providing the highest level of consultative support on enterprise-wide information cloud technology-based systems including selection of cloud providers through your understanding of best practices with respect to the planning, design, implementation and use of information technology and information management systems and processes on the Cloud. You will leverage Accenture cloud assets: myNAV, A4C, ACP, etc. You will set the direction and provide critical support in the strategic and tactical planning for the design and use of Cloud Technology whilst acting as the Client C-Suite trusted advisor for all Cloud related initiatives.

Key Responsibilities
Define cloud technology roadmaps and industry/functional solutions, advising clients on cloud-enabled enterprise transformation agendas within an industry context
Drive the creation of the value case, and exploit the innovation of cloud using higher-order products (AI, IOT, Advanced analytics, 5G) and industry/functional solutions to create new business value
Deliver cloud optimization services across the lifetime of a cloud transformation journey, driving up client value across architecture, economics and service delivery
Enable the adoption of DevSecOps and continuous ‘everything’, with a new workforce and operating model underpinned by enterprise change management
Pro-actively interact and collaborate with senior management levels at client and/or within Accenture
Lead complex engagements end-to-end across all delivery components: client satisfaction, value delivered, teams management, financials, etc.
Originate business opportunities within a client and lead end-to-end the business development effort with client, ecosystem and ACN teams until successful sale closure
Drive internally cloud advisory skills, assets and capability building and identify opportunities for collaboration across Accenture and ecosystem partners to win in the market

Qualifications
Key Skills
Strong data-driven consulting with focus on business and technology value architecting and realization
Deep understanding and proven skills on cloud-oriented practices and approaches – Containers, PaaS, Hybrid cloud, Datacenter modernization, Migration & modernization of applications using cloud, Big Data, DevSecOps…
Strong awareness of tech trends in the market’s context
Ability to operate cross industry, with preferred cloud experience in Banking, Telcos, Oil&Gas, and/or Government
Ability to shape client objectives and influence decision making at senior management levels
Ability to pull together multi-disciplinary teams for cloud journey, lead and coordinate to achieve shared outcomes
Ability to pull-through business opportunities and close them

Qualifications
Minimum 8-15 years’ work experience – at least 8 years in cloud advisory or transformation
Proven and relevant past consulting experience; alternatively global technology services firm, cloud firm, or senior industry position focused on cloud transformation (but would have to demonstrate strong intrinsic consulting skills)
Cloud certifications: Azure, AWS, GCP, Alibaba, Oracle…
Arabic speaking preferred and fluent English

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