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Accenture Utilities Market Integration Senior Manager - Northeast in Boston, Massachusetts

Title: Utilities Market Integration Senior Manager

Location: Northeast

Travel: 50%

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 674,000 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 (https://blog.accenture.com/nacandidatemarketing/2021/03/24/updated-accenture-boilerplate-new-of-employees/www.accenture.com) .

Accenture Strategy & Consulting:

Are you an outcome-oriented problem solver? Do you enjoy working on transformation strategies for global clients? Does working in an inclusive and collaborative environment spark your interest?

Then, Accenture Strategy and Consulting is the right place for you to explore limitless possibilities.

Job Summary:

  • To bring industry knowledge, process expertise, world class capabilities, innovation and cutting-edge technology to our clients in the Utilities industry to deliver business value.

  • To work with leading Utilities clients, major customers and suppliers to develop and execute global strategies, manage complex change initiatives and integrate solutions to meet changing business challenges

  • Work requires travel to client site for project work across geographies

    Key Responsibilities:

  • Functional Expertise: Transmission & Distribution (T&D), Smart Grids, AMI, Grid Operations, Field Operations, System Planning, Asset Management, Enterprise Transformation, Analytics, OT cybersecurity

  • Experience in T&D Systems especially in Schneider, ABB, OSIsoft / OSI Pi / Televent

  • Work independently on defining solution for complex projects or contribute to solution of a program

  • Specialized in a technology/domain/functional competency area and prepare a road map for the competency/T&D industry segment in form of competitive service offerings

  • Get involved in practice reusable component inventory and knowledge management.

  • Get involved in assignments in large programs, help in defining business and technological solutions which help customer design and implement new business processes and organization capabilities.

  • Program management of large, complex business programs to deliver digitally enabled solutions

  • Drive Business Readiness and Deployment activities for region(s)

  • Identify opportunities by farming existing relationships and growing new networks

  • Draw on extensive knowledge and experience across System Integration projects to provide insightful, deal-relevant points of view and recommendations based on robust analysis

  • To harness extensive knowledge combined with an integrated suite of methods, people and assets to deliver sustainable long-term solutions

  • To provide executives and their teams with the necessary strategies and tools to position their organizations for high performance

  • Ability to lead the team from thought leadership, solutioning and demand management perspective (the incumbent will be responsible for the utilization of the team)

Travel:

For now, all Accenture business travel, international and domestic, is currently restricted to client-essential sales/delivery activity only. Please note: The safety and well-being of our people continues to be the top priority, and our decisions around travel are informed by government COVID-19 response directives, recommendations from leading health authorities and guidance from a number of infectious disease experts

Basic Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 10 years of experience of working in Grid Operations with advanced knowledge of operational technology systems (at least 3 of the following systems - SCADA, EMS, ADMS, OMS, Grid Cyber Security, MDMS, AMR/AMI, DRMS, DERMS and GIS)

  • Minimum of 6 year of experience in Field Operations, Planning and Management with exposure to areas such as application of Analytics, Mobility and Cloud technologies in Field Operations, System Planning, Microgrid Planning, Asset Management, Predictive Analytics and Reliability Centered Maintenance

  • Bachelor and/or MBA degree

Preferred Qualifications:

  • IBM Maximo Asset Management SCADA Certification Siemens/ABB/Honeywell/Schneider etc.

  • Prior Consulting experience selling services

  • Deep knowledge in Utilities industry with core expertise in Transmission & Distribution including Grid Operations, Field Operations, Smart Grids and AMI

  • Ability to assess Value Potential of a T&D transformation program and ability to architect the value proposal

  • Blend of Utilities Industry and Consulting (and Technology if possible)

  • Exposure to International Utilities clients (including onshore client facing consulting work experience)

  • Exposure to innovation - IoT, Cyber Security, Digital, Advanced Analytics, Mobility, Distributed Energy etc.

  • Process Transformation: Involves defining key performance indicators and associated work practices and collecting, managing and reporting monthly/quarterly on regional status.

  • Deep Process Expertise: Transmission & Distribution, Grid Operations, Smart Grids, Analytics, Process Automation, Field Operations, System Planning, Microgrid Planning and Asset Management

  • Extensive System Exposure: Hands on experience of working with T&D systems especially OSI Soft/ PI/ Tele vent (deep experience with at least 3 of the following systems - SCADA, EMS, ADMS, OMS, Grid Cyber Security, MDMS, AMR/AMI, DRMS, DERMS and GIS)

  • Sound knowledge of the regulatory intricacies with experience in driving initiatives to meet compliance requirements such as CAPEX plans, grid predictability and grid reliability is preferred

  • Program Management: Involves effectively planning, managing and coordinating multiple projects in a dynamic environment with numerous and complex stakeholder groups and execute on-time and on budget

  • Program management experience and track record of successful delivery of large, complex programs

  • Good knowledge and experience in Digital & System Integration projects

  • Drawing on extensive knowledge and experience across Digital and System Integration projects be able to provide insightful, deal-relevant points of view and recommendations based on robust analysis

  • Strong writing skills and experience of producing high caliber reports, papers, presentations and thought leadership

  • Active role in the identification of opportunities by farming existing relationships and growing new networks

  • Change Management: Involves coaching and/or training personnel

  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision and lead global distributed teams

    As required by the Colorado Equal Pay Transparency Act, Accenture provides a reasonable range of minimum compensation for roles that may be hired in Colorado. Actual compensation is influenced by a wide array of factors including but not limited to skill set, level of experience, and specific office location. For the state of Colorado only, the range of starting pay for this role is $159,000-$288,000 and information on benefits offered is here. (https://www.accenture.com/us-en/careers/your-future-rewards-benefits)

COVID-19 update:

The safety and well-being of our candidates, our people and their families continues to be a top priority. Until travel restrictions change, interviews will continue to be conducted virtually.

Subject to applicable law, please be aware that Accenture requires all employees to be fully vaccinated as a condition of employment. Accenture will consider requests for accommodation to this vaccination requirement during the recruiting process.

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Inclusion and diversity are fundamental to our culture and core values. Our rich diversity makes us more innovative and more creative, which helps us better serve our clients and our communities. Read more here (https://www.accenture.com/us-en/about/inclusion-diversity/us-workforce)

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