4 months ago
Role: Corporate Strategy Manager Competitive Intelligence
Location: London, UK
Travel : 10%
Salary: £56,000 £75,000 dependant on skills and experiences.
Join Corporate Functions and you will become part of a diverse team which offers the essential expertise that enables all of our employees to deliver high performance to our clients. Our Corporate Functions professionals work in areas such as Human Resources, Finance, Legal, Marketing and Communications, CIO, Information Security, and Geographic Services.
Whether you work directly with clients or manage important internal initiatives and efforts, you’ll find amazing opportunities to make a measurable difference.
Growth & Strategy is Accenture’s internal corporate strategy function. G&S is a global team of strategy professionals working on the long-term strategy of Accenture, encompassing corporate strategy, competitive intelligence, innovation, ecosystem strategy and thought leadership.
This role is responsible for driving global competitive intelligence efforts within Growth & Strategy to understand our competitors’ strategies, competitive trends across the industry landscape and the implications for Accenture’s strategy. The primary audience for this role is the Corporate Strategy leadership team, Global Management Committee and the Board of Directors. The right candidate will play a critical role in shaping Accenture’s long-term strategy and competitive positioning in today’s dynamic technology services industry.
What Responsibilities will you have?
Shape Accenture’s understanding of our competitive landscape by developing and articulating a distinctive point of view on the strategies of its principal competitors and broader technology industry trends
Drive thought leadership and develop deep insights about Accenture’s competition, and key cross-cutting competitive threats and opportunities
Manage a portfolio of competitive intelligence research, including primary research; monitoring of secondary sources such as earnings announcements, investor days, M&A and other events; and deep-dive strategy projects into specific competitors or industry themes
Innovate and experiment with new primary data collection methods to ensure we fully leverage all internal and external data sources; experiment with new tools and approaches for analyzing, mining, and synthesizing data
Articulate a proactive point of view about Accenture’s principal competitors’ strategies and the implications for Accenture
Leverage primary and secondary research and strategic and financial analysis to interpret changing competitive dynamics in a long-term strategic context.
Direct the development and execution of a communications architecture that effectively communicates relevant competitive trends and insights across the organization as appropriate