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Position: PLM Senior Manager (Accenture)

A new area within Accenture Digital is Industry X.0, an advanced, digitally enabled, innovative, planning and investment approach for manufacturing and asset-intensive industries. In your role within our Industry X.0 team, you’ll help clients take advantage of significant market opportunities as digital technology moves into the core of industry in product development and manufacturing environments. You’ll help them transform their product, manufacturing and product related services value chains in Products, Communications, Media, High Tech, Aerospace & Defense, Chemicals, Mining, Oil & Gas and Utilities. As part of Accenture Digital, you’ll benefit from tailored career management and specialist skills that will fuel your ambitions in the Industry X.0 space.
Accountable for helping clients target and deliver value through the digital transformation of their core R&D and Engineering operations.
Responsible for leveraging PLM and R&D/Engineering solutions to enable clients’ future-state business capabilities, which can enable or alter business processes or practices that, in turn, drive clients’ targeted business outcomes.
Capable of practically applying existing, new, and emerging PLM solutions to new and evolving business and operating models. Conversely, they must be able to understand, monetize and operationalize new digital technologies for R&D and Engineering operations.
Responsible for facilitating the construction of business models, which may include business capabilities, functions and processes and organization design, as well as working collaboratively with business strategists, process owners and subject matter experts.
Focus on business strategy and targeted business outcomes — clarifying strategic intentions; identifying business outcomes; exploring implications, impacts and risks; and addressing stakeholder key questions. 
Search and provide information on the key industry challenges and trends and present an impetus for change in industry context
Seek ways to apply new technology to, and reusing existing technology for, end to end R&D and Engineering business processes
Facilitate development of assets and solution frameworks that combine knowledge of the R&D and Engineering business processes and issues, technology trends and digital priorities
Analyze clients’ strategy, operating vision, business imperatives and capabilities
Identify key value drivers and demonstrate how digital transformation of R&D and Engineering can enable key enterprise imperatives
Define use cases and associated reference solution architectures for digital R&D and Engineering operations and explore them within client conversations
Collaborate with client stakeholders to identify and prioritize value opportunities and develop digital R&D and Engineering transformation roadmaps
Develope the business case, solution architecture, and implementation roadmap for clients’ transformation journeys
Provide strategic consultation to clients in defining or designing business capabilities, processes, functions and organizational structures, as well as in researching, identifying and internally marketing, selling and enabling technologies based on business and end-user requirements
Perform project management activities
Work closely with the Accenture teams and key stakeholders
Lead customer workshops
Act as an advocate of Product Lifecycle Management and/or Manufacturing best practices, methods, and processes
Support the creation and participate in thought leadership to create R&D and Engineering Point of view and white papers
Support the Accenture teams in the development and refinement of offerings and collateral to support/promote the sales of offerings (overviews, case studies, account planning, marketing information)
Successfully supporting the sales process from origination to successful closing (including offering fine tuning, solution shaping, proposal preparation, client presentations)
Travel Required

10+ years of professional experience with a major PLM system (PTC, Dassault Systemes, Siemens, SAP-PLM, Oracle Agile) and/or Master Data Management
8+ years of professional experience in Engineering/Manufacturing IT systems including ERP, PLM, MES and QMS
5+ years of professional experience in Aerospace & Defense, Electronic & High Tech, Life Science, Capital Projects or Food & Beverage Industries
US Citizenship or Green Card holder
Bachelor’s Degree
Relevant professional experience in business development support, RFP response and professional IT services sales
Relevant professional experience in project management experience in Engineering/Manufacturing IT
Engineering/Manufacturing IT experience in at least 1 of the following industries:
Electronics & High Tech
Energy & Utilities
Automotive/Tier 1 Suppliers
Industrial Equipment
Travel, Transportation and Logistics
Consumer packaged goods
Food & Beverage
Good analytical & troubleshooting skills
Excellent leadership, communication (written and oral) and interpersonal skills
Proven ability to work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment
Desire to work in an information systems environment
Demonstrated leadership in professional setting; either military or civilian
Business development support experience
Time management skills

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