Accenture Consulting Graduate Programme 2020


Accenture 1 Grand Canal Square, D02 E718, Dublin

About the role

We have exciting opportunities for recent and soon-to-be graduates to join our Consulting group.


We’re looking for well-rounded talented people with high learning agility, from all academic disciplines. We look for people with intellectual curiosity and an entrepreneurial spirit, who can build relationships, lead others and who aren’t afraid to question the norm.

You should be interested in, and passionate about how technology is changing the way the world and businesses work, but do not need to be technical.

We welcome applicants from any degree—with a minimum predicted 2:1 degree result.

Set yourself apart by demonstrating the following skills and attributes: 

·        Effective communication

·        Relationship building

·        Problem solving

·        Creativity

·        High learning agility

·        Adaptability

·        Taking initiative

·        Results-oriented


Training & Development

Accenture Consulting offers exceptional development and career progression opportunities.

We’ll invest in your development from your first day and ensure you have all the training you need to hit the ground running. We provide a structured and detailed induction programme with our supportive graduate community. You can also look forward to mentorship from some of our most successful leaders.

Within your first year, you will get an opportunity to attend a week of training at one of our international training schools, where you will further develop and enhance your skills.

We encourage and facilitate our graduate employees to consistently develop their skills through frequent training sessions and our extensive, on-demand, learning platform. 

Career Progression

Within our fast-growing Analyst Consulting Group, we aim to help each individual progress at the right pace for them. Every employee has a dedicated career counsellor. Your career counsellor will be a more senior colleague who will help you plan your career, training, and professional development, and advise you on a path to promotion, which is determined by individual performance and business needs.

Rewards and Benefits

Accenture offers an attractive rewards package, in addition to your starting salary of €35,000, which includes: 

  • Paid overtime
  • Generous annual leave allowance and 2 volunteer days
  • External studies support and study leave
  • Private healthcare
  • Employee Share Purchase Plan; Accenture shares at a discount of up to 15%
  • Pension from day one, matching contributions between 5 - 15% of your salary, depending on your age
  • And more, which will be communicated to you when you receive your offer


Accenture Consulting transforms our clients’ businesses, using our deep industry expertise, insights and capabilities to design and execute business solutions at the speed and scale the new digital world demands. Through our five Operating Groups - Communications, Media & Technology, Financial Services, Health & Public Service, Products and Resources - we serve more than 40 industries globally. We do more than advise—we build enduring, trust-based relationships with our clients, as we help them address their most complex problems.


Join Accenture Consulting and you’ll transform the world’s leading companies and governments by designing and implementing innovative solution. Every client and project are unique. Maybe you’ll use visual analytics to help a hotel chain identify opportunities for reducing their energy consumption. Or perhaps, you’ll guide a healthcare client in the selection and application of new digital technologies. What remains the same is the tangible business value you’ll deliver to clients, whether it’s helping them to navigate growth and expansion, manage industry compliance, transform their business functions or increase cost efficiency

Accenture Consulting offers a range of career experiences in Consulting. Our Consultants work together to deliver seamless outcomes to our clients, leveraging our complementary skillsets and industry expertise. 

As Consultant you will be involved in the following:

Identifying Opportunities: Assessing where the client is today, so we can identify ways to improve their business: gather, synthesise, visualise and analyse client information using research, interviews, workshops and analytic tools.

Defining Client Needs: Identifying and documenting business requirements, so that we and the client understand and agree on what needs to change and take advantage of new opportunities.

Designing the Future: Working with the client to design new business processes, technology requirements, and the plan for how we bring these changes to life using processes, technology and people.

Guiding our Clients: Defining how the client will evolve to the new stage—define the impact of the changes and the steps we will take to help the leaders, employees, customers and others adapt quickly to new ways of working.


Applications to our 2020 Graduate Programme open on 2nd September 2019. Please visit our website for full details. The deadline for applications is October 31st, 2019. When completing your Headstart application, tell us as much as you can about your skills, experience and interests to build a detailed profile. The information will help us determine your compatibility with Accenture.

Due to the high volume of applications we receive, we encourage you to apply as early as possible to avoid disappointment.


We try our best to balance your availability with the business demand. Our team will work with you to find the most suitable start date for you. Our latest forecast is the Consulting Analysts will join us from September 2020.


Accenture is a leading global professional services company, providing a broad range of services and solutions in strategy, consulting, digital, technology and operations. Combining unmatched experience and specialized skills across more than 40 industries and all business functions — underpinned by the world’s largest delivery network — Accenture works at the intersection of business and technology to help clients improve their performance and create sustainable value for their stakeholders. With 477,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries, Accenture drives innovation to improve the way the world works and lives. Visit us at


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Job candidates will not be obligated to disclose sealed or expunged records of conviction or arrest as part of the hiring process.

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