Product Management Consultant - Industry X.0

Accenture - Detroit, MI4.0

Full-time
Product Management Consultant
Join Accenture and help transform leading organizations and communities around the world. The sheer scale of our capabilities and client engagements and the way we collaborate, operate and deliver value provides an unparalleled opportunity to grow and advance. Choose Accenture, and make delivering innovative work part of your extraordinary career.

People in our Client & Market career track drive profitable growth by developing market-relevant insights to increase market share or create new markets. They progress through required promotion into market-facing roles that have a direct impact on sales.

Working closely with our clients, Consulting professionals design, build and implement strategies that can help enhance business performance. They develop specialized expertise—strategic, industry, functional, technical—in a diverse project environment that offers multiple opportunities for career growth. While the specific type of consulting work they do can vary, it generally aligns to management consulting, systems integration consulting or technology consulting. Typically, Consultants work at client sites, which often require travel.

In your role you will identify, assesses and solve client problems in the area of product management or development
Identify unmet consumer needs to drive innovative solutions
Responsible for creating product road maps & user stories
Lead product development efforts and deployments
Gather user feedback, analyze product metrics, identify and address product opportunities

You will also be responsible for interacting with senior management at a client and/or within Accenture on matters where they may need to gain acceptance on an alternate approach.

You may be required to independently to determine methods and procedures on new assignments.

Manage large - medium sized teams and/or work efforts (if in an individual contributor role) at a client or within Accenture.

It is our intention for our people to live where they work and work where they live. However, in the context of our profession and serving our clients there may be times when you will need to travel.

Basic Qualifications:
Bachelor's degree, preferably in engineering; Software engineering or master’s degree is a plus
2 years of product management and/or project management experience
Demonstrated ability in product delivery
Excellent interpersonal skills, including the ability to build and maintain highly effective and collaborative relationships with the client teams
Strong communication & influencing skills; able to inspire confidence among senior leadership and set strategy for next generation product or platform development

Preferred Skills:
People management experience is a plus
Experience as a product owner leading Agile teams

All of our consulting professionals receive comprehensive training covering business acumen, technical and professional skills development. You'll also have opportunities to hone your functional skills and expertise in an area of specialization. We offer a variety of formal and informal training programs at every level to help you acquire and build specialized skills faster. Learning takes place both on the job and through formal training conducted online, in the classroom, or in collaboration with teammates. The sheer variety of work we do, and the experience it offers, provide an unbeatable platform from which to build a career.
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