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Experience & Innovation Designer- Manager

San Francisco, CA 94103
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Introducing the Accenture Microsoft Business Group

Accenture and
Microsoft recently announced the launch of the Accenture Microsoft Business
Group (AMBG). The Accenture Microsoft Business Group elevates a longstanding
strategic alliance among Avanade, Accenture, and Microsoft by combining service
capabilities, global scale and joint solution development in an unparalleled
way to help clients to digitally transform their businesses and gain
competitive advantage through full leverage of the Microsoft eco-system. In
fact, AMBG represents the largest partner investment in leveraging the
enterprise-wide potential of Microsoft technology to date and brings together
the largest group of Microsoft solution experts in the world.

As part of
AMBG, we are building a market-leading Advisory team to help some of the
worlds largest and most well-known companies master their digital
transformation journey with Microsoft. The team is growing rapidly and need to
recruit inspiring business technology advisors and expert engineers with a
passion for shaping, selling and delivering transformational solutions that
make a real difference for our clients.

About your future role:

As an Experience & Innovation Designer in
the AMBG Advisory team, youll play a key role in in shaping, selling and
delivering end to end transformation programs leveraging Microsoft Technologies
throughout the project lifecycle.

You will act as an expert for business design
using collaborative and service design methods to quickly explore and create
business models and value propositions helping clients to realize the option
value of the Microsoft Product Platform across their operating and business
model. In that capacity you will be facilitating experience centric solution
design across all levels of the organization.


A creative business professional with a passion for bringing
innovative business and service solutions to life by putting human experiences
at the core of your work.

You know how to create differentiated and meaningful
experiences accelerating the adoption of Microsoft technologies as part of client
e2e transformation programs. The more complex their challenges, the more
excited you are about leading the charge to solve them.


+ Use digital prototyping and storytelling techniques to quickly validate and iterate ideas and concepts with stakeholders.

+ Facilitate co-creative sessions to define a future human and brand experience-led vision and the steps required to realize it.

+ Use tools like Business Model Canvas, Value Proposition to answer key questions of
how a new business, product or service will work.

+ Integrate robust financial modeling to determine how value is created.

+ Work in an Agile Sprints, with multidisciplinary, self-organizing teams.

+ Define fast experiments that are results oriented and answer specific questions.

+ Assess the impact, write business cases, and contribute to the creation of business transformation and service roadmaps

+ Fuse design principles with scientific methods to adapt to each projects objectives
and needs.

+ Facilitate client and internal teams on projects of varying size and scope helping to define
and execute transformation roadmaps

+ Become a trusted advisor to help your clients, team, and Accenture Leadership stay
current on trends, and innovations across your area of expertise

+ Harvest and build thought leadership, assets, best
practices and contribute to the continuous growth of the Accenture Microsoft
Business Group Advisory team

+ Build relevant relationships with the broader Accenture and Avanade experience design and innovation communities.

Be ready to build those air miles with weekly travel!

Basic Qualifications:

+ Minimum
5 years of
consulting and/or marketing experience in a professional services/consulting or
agency setting at the intersection of business and technology

+ Minimum 3 years of experience in innovation management,
human centric design and/or business design

+ Demonstrated
experience in Design Thinking Methodologies and other creative tools &
methods such as user
research (ie: ethnographic research, generative research, site studies),
customer journeys, business model canvas, personas, etc.

+ Proficient
in agile ways of working and modern collaboration principles

+ Confident
presenting to and working directly with the C-Suite and an experienced
storyteller able to explain complex concepts to all types of stakeholders

+ Proven
people developer with a passion for managing and growing teams

+ Bachelor/University

Preferred Skills:

Strong interest in innovative technologies and desire to
work on pioneering engagements

Prior experience working on large transformational
projects in a consulting environment and specifically with Microsoft Cloud

+ Ability to adapt to dynamic work
environment and be creative within a team

+ Very strong work ethic with a
customer service focus (high intensity)

+ Experience leading and mentoring high
performing teams

+ Customer oriented and great at
building client relationships at all levels

+ Excellent communication and
presentation skills

+ The ability to build strong
internal network/relationships within the eco-system

+ Understanding of multicultural

+ A
positive, enthusiastic, and passionate attitude

+ Fluency
in multiple foreign languages

You will be challenged by:

Working as part
of our newly created Accenture Microsoft Business Group Advisory team

Delivering truly
innovative work on the back of emergent technologies

Working in multidisciplinary
teams across diverse geographic locations

Teaming with high
caliber Accenture, Avanade and Microsoft colleagues

Leveraging the
full power of the Accenture and Avanade global capabilities

Being part of a fast-paced
environment with the continuous need to learn, grow and excel

Whats in it for you?

When joining us, you will be part of a global
network with the opportunity to be a pioneer and build enterprise-wide,
industry-specific solutions and strategies leveraging Microsoft Technologies.
You will have the ability to harness the unparalleled capabilities, global
scale and solution development of three powerhouse teams: Accentures broad
industry expertise, Microsofts powerful digital technologies and Avanades
specialization in the Microsoft ecosystem. Go as far as your ambition takes you
with near-limitless opportunities to advance your career with comprehensive
training opportunities, professional development and certification support.
Lead and innovate with a diverse, committed team in an inclusive and creative
environment. Experience the sheer variety of work we
do, which provides an unbeatable platform from which to build a career.

What are the next steps?

If this sounds like the ideal role, career and
company for you, click below to apply.

If relocation is required in applying to this position,
the appointment to the role would be considered an employee driven transfer
meaning that the employee will be personally responsible for covering all
relocation costs and any costs associated with dependents.

About Accenture

Accenture is a leading global professional services
company, providing a broad range of services and solutions in strategy,
consulting, digital, technology and operations. Combining unmatched experience
and specialized skills across more than 40 industries and all business functionsunderpinned
by the worlds largest delivery networkAccenture works at the intersection of
business and technology to help clients improve their performance and create
sustainable value for their stakeholders. Accenture drives innovation to improve
the way the world works and lives. Visit us at http://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.

Posted: 2019-11-04 Expires: 2020-01-04

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