Job title: Innovation Manager

Company: Accenture

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Job Title Innovation Manager

Description

Job Description

Innovation Manager

Dubai, UAE

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 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 505,000 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 www.accenture.com.

Accenture Innovation Practice ME

Launched in 2018, Accenture Innovation Strategy was born with the aim to support our clients’ discussions towards their “rotation to the new”; by leveraging Accenture Innovation Global Network capabilities address the foundation questions on what is innovation and how to achieve to the foreseen objectives. In Middle East Accenture Innovation Strategy, focus its attention to our tier-one accounts, delivering new methodologies and best practices to establish a tailor-made Innovation Capability that fits each client’s environment.

Responsibilities: * Drive client discussion towards Innovation topics across Business Model renovation, Enhancement and Creation of Innovation Capabilities, Target Ecosystem and Open Innovation Strategy

  • Act as a primary point with Client Project Management team and collect inputs to be included during the deliverables
  • Drive conversations with internal and external stakeholders and identify potential new areas of collaboration with current and prospect Clients
  • Be accountable for project delivery, ensuring quality of deliverables and execution on time and on budget
  • Manage internal project forecasts in terms of time and budget
  • Inspire colleagues as a role model supporting the growth of more junior colleagues accordingly to Accenture core values
  • Support in the monitoring of Innovation Strategy ME metrics and contribute to the proper reporting and achievement of FY targets
  • Development of new business, preparing RFP/I responses guiding the answer document structure and coordinate Accenture Services team

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Qualifications

Basic Qualifications: * 6+ years of experience working at a leading regional or international Consulting Firm or Innovation Ecosystem Player

  • Bachelor’s degree in a Business or an analytical area such as Economics, Finance, Computer Science, Mathematics, Engineering
  • Conceptual problem-solving, statistics, statistical modeling, decision analytics, forecasting and profiling
  • Business Insights consulting in multiple Industries such as, Communication & Media, Financial Services, Retail, FMCG, Travel, Public Services, Healthcare, Resources
  • Breaking down processes into logical components and constructing clear reasoning and analyses
  • Strong understanding of latest technology trends including but not limited to Cloud, Artificial Intelligence, Blockchain, Immersive Reality, and Internet of Things
  • Familiarity with standard innovation ecosystem databases and knowledge platforms
  • Clear understanding innovation ecosystem actors and their roles
  • Advanced proficiency in Excel, PowerPoint and other O365
  • Experience with reporting tools, CRMs, Project Management tools and Project Cost Calculators

Preferred Qualifications: * Experience in and deep understanding of the regional innovation ecosystem with a focus on GCC

  • Ideal candidates will be self-starting, detail-oriented, and strong communicators
  • Good organizational, multi-tasking, and time-management skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work independently and as a team member
  • Strong communication and collaboration skills
  • Story telling and effective presentation skills
  • Native fluency in Arabic

Why join us? * We offer a transparent, fast paced approach career progression, with a focus on your strengths and continuous coaching from senior colleagues

  • You will benefit from working alongside Accenture experts who are solving some of the biggest industry challenges with innovative thinking and pioneering tools
  • Flexible work arrangements and a range of benefits including competitive rewards
  • You will have access to state-of-the-art technology that will give you the opportunity to deepen your existing skills even as you help create the latest business trends
  • You will also have opportunities to make a difference to the communities in which we work and live

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Location: Dubai

Job date: Wed, 31 Mar 2021 23:42:09 GMT

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