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Supply Chain Planning Senior Manager
- 13th month pay & Holiday allowance
- Bonus Program
- 26 holidays
- Training & Learning opportunities
- Laptop & Smartphone
- 32-40 hours p.w.
In Accenture, our professionals help our clients with their most pressing C-suite issues, such as growth and innovation, industry convergence, geographic expansion, global operating models, digital strategies, sustainable cost management and enterprise transformation.
Our professionals work closely with clients to define and implement customer centric strategies enabled by technology, in an industry-specific context. Our services span strategy through execution—with the goal of helping clients identify and build the capabilities they need to differentiate and win in the marketplace.
To support our Supply Chain growth, we are hiring a Senior Manager Supply Chain Planning in our International Supply Chain & Operations team. This team shapes and delivers the most strategic supply chain transformations for our clients across Europe.
The focus for this position is on end-to-end Supply Chain planning transformations from the strategy and operating model to the transformation of processes, organization, technology and analytics to support next generation planning with high business value.
To summarize, the following constitutes the most important tasks and responsibilities of the position:
Identify, pursue, win and deliver profitable business opportunities for Accenture in the Supply Chain strategy and planning , including footprint optimization, demand planning, supply planning and supply chain analytics and integrated business planning.
Act as a thought-leader in Supply Chain planning to continuously challenge the status quo and deliver innovative thinking for new and existing clients
Articulate and deliver a vision and strategy, which will encompass new and innovative ways of working in Supply Chain planning
Lead sales activities to development and creation of new clients
Design and implement innovative solutions on the ‘future of planning’:
Grow the Supply Chain planning team in line with the agreed plan and build and extend Accenture’s profile to capitalize on Supply Chain planning and broader transformational consulting opportunities
Act as a trusted advisor to clients, delivering insight and expertise
Lead and develop fit-for-purpose project teams to deliver Supply Chain strategy and planning assignments
Lead, inspire and coach multi-disciplinary teams inside Accenture
Develop opportunities to work collaboratively across industry and functional groups to deliver Accenture’s full capabilities to their clients
Business development – the role holder will:
be able to develop Supply Chain strategy and planning sales opportunities and delivering the full suite of Accenture capabilities through internal collaboration and partnerships
able to build c-level relations based on functional expertise and trusted relationship
actively participate in and support the wider Accenture Partner Group
Consulting capability – the role holder will:
have an entrepreneurial, creative, and inspirational nature
be able to develop new propositions, combining digital and technology innovation
shape and lead assignments, enabling the team to best deliver value to the client
add value by the quality of advice and depth of expertise
Gain client support for change and support delivery of that change Professional thought leadership – the role holder will:
create innovative and breakthrough market insights combining supply chain process, technology and analytics experience leading to significant business opportunities with new and existing clients
apply innovative ideas into complex client challenges
People development – the role holder will:
be able to provide insight and coaching
be able to identify and nurture talent; and
be able to recruit and attract a team
Management and leadership – the role holder will:
engage in company-wide initiatives
develop an internal network to meet personal and Accenture objectives
demonstrates discipline and adherence to company policy and procedure
Professional Skill Requirements:
Expertise in developing practical supply chain planning strategies, operating models and driving supply chain planning transformations
Inventory optimization, segmentation as well as demand and supply planning analytics
Planning process optimization/automation as well as Integrated Business Planning implementation and improvement
10+ years’ experience within a consulting firm – preferably from a leading international consultancy house (Tier 1 and Tier 2) or a strong boutique
Ideally will have industry and consulting experience, and will have personal understanding of the challenges facing clients as they seek efficiencies
Skilled in advanced supply chain analytics techniques and applications.
Experience with advanced supply chain planning technology solutions (BlueYonder, E2Open, Kinaxis, o9, OMP and/or SAP IBP)
Self-motivated, results-focused and thrives in an organization which provides clear accountability
Expert level communication skills to provide clear, articulate and persuasive c-level communication
High social competencies, convincing in negotiation and in resolving complex situations
Experienced at meeting project milestones within time, cost and quality constraints
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 approximately 373.000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries, Accenture drives innovation to improve the way the world works and lives.
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