Supply Chain Strategy Senior Manager

  • 13th month pay & Holiday allowance
  • Bonus Program
  • 26 holidays
  • Training & Learning opportunities
  • Laptop & Smartphone
  • 32-40 hours p.w.
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Accenture is a leading global professional services company, providing a broad range of services in strategy and consulting, interactive, technology and operations, with digital capabilities across all of these services. With our thought leadership and culture of innovation, we apply industry expertise, diverse skill sets and next-generation technology to each business challenge.We believe in inclusion and diversity and supporting the whole person. Our core values comprise of Stewardship, Best People, Client Value Creation, One Global Network, Respect for the Individual and Integrity. Year after year, Accenture is recognized worldwide not just for business performance but for inclusion and diversity too.“Across the globe, one thing is universally true of the people of Accenture: We care deeply about what we do and the impact we have with our clients and with the communities in which we work and live. It is personal to all of us.” – Julie Sweet, Accenture CEOAs a team:Supply Chain & Operations is a major functionally-oriented strategy & consulting practice: we help our clients reimagine and transform tomorrow’s supply chains and operations to positively impact business, society, and the planet. We do this through a human centered and data driven approach that encourages our people and clients to continuously innovate and generate significant, sustainable global impact. Built on the three pillars of customer centricity, zero based mindset, and responsible operations & organizations, this is what we call the Intelligent Supply Chain.You'll learn, grow and advance in an innovative culture that thrives on shared success, diverse ways of thinking and enables boundary less opportunities that can drive your career in new and exciting waysIf you’re looking for a challenging career working in a vibrant environment with access to training and a global network of experts, this could be the role for you. As part of our global team, you'll be working with cutting-edge technologies and will have the opportunity to develop a wide range of new skills on the job.Supply Chain & Operations is seeking to recruit a Senior Manager with strong advisory consulting experience and a history of fulfillment and/or supply chain planning projects. The Supply Chain & Fulfillment community is one of the key components of Accenture’s Supply Chain & Operations service line within Strategy & Consulting that operates across industry groups alongside Sourcing & Procurement, Operations & Process Transformation, and Responsible Value Chain.In our team you will:
  • Learn at the forefront of the industry, provide actionable insights to the world's top organizations, helping them address priority C-suite issues with strategies and improvements they can execute with speed and at scale
  • Play a central role enabling our Supply Chain & Fulfillment capabilities in working with some of the best global companies in the world, responsible for helping the CSCO/COO, and her or his business partners, address some of the critical business issues faced today, including:
    • Supply Chain and Service Strategy
    • Supply Chain Segmentation and configuration options
    • Operating Model including Make vs Buy options
    • Strategic Cost Reduction (Zero Based Supply Chain)
    • Business case for Supply Chain transformations as well as value realization
    • Responsible and Resilient Supply Chain (Risk, Performance, Innovation, Diversity, Sustainability
    • Network Design & Optimization
    • Integrated Business Planning
    • Transformation roadmap options
In this role you will:
  • Be responsible for leading projects and delivery teams in our Supply Chain & Fulfillment group to formulate and execute customer-centric planning and fulfillment strategies
  • Lead end-to-end strategy to implementation of supply chain digital and analytics capabilities, including data driven services
  • Drive supply chain transformations in line with client’s business challenges:
    • Segment and configure best options for Supply Chain strategy
    • Create capabilities (process/tools/people) in line with the future operating model
    • Analyze and model financial data to support large scale cost reduction programs, using functional and cost category benchmarks, process definitions and enterprise value targeting tools
    • Help clients improve their ability to drive business outcomes through digital planning, reporting, and analytics
    • Help clients harness digital and emerging technology solutions to power their operational strategies (including via RPA, IoT, Blockchain, Analytics, AI)
  • Refine and optimize the client's ability to organize and analyze financial, operational and external information to create substantial shareholder value
  • Maintain an understanding of advancements in technology and innovations which are happening across digital, analytics, the supply chain ecosystem and broader marketplace
  • Establish and strengthen client relationships with the CSCO, as well as COO, CFO, CPO, and Operations executives
  • Target and articulate value for clients and shape and coordinate complex RFP responses to bring the best of Accenture SC&O to our clients
  • Lead business development opportunities and prepare sales proposals
  • Build and manage highly effective teams of Consultants to help shape and execute client engagements, with a strong capability to develop the skills and capabilities of junior colleagues
  • Contribute to global thought-leadership and leverage the skills of others throughout the practice to enable cohesive delivery of strategic and transformative solutions

We are looking for experience in the following skills:

  • Ability to analyze complex client problems, understand financial performance links between operations, supply chain and corporate results and think strategically to create a benefit/business case
  • Ability to manage the origination of new work, and drive the sales process
  • Ability to execute programme management and large scale delivery of projects
  • Commercial management of consulting engagements
  • Ability to form strong client relationships particularly at the senior levels
  • Leadership; the ability to easily establish trust-based relationships and gain valuable insights through collaboration and communication
  • Strong strategic thinking and team building with a proven track record in driving business outcomes for large clients
  • Ability to structure ideas and solutions, to communicate clearly and concisely
  • Ability to develop new concepts and break-through thinking
  • Excellent written, oral and presentation communication skills
  • Build and manage high-performing teams

Set yourself apart:

  • 8+ years consulting and/or project delivery experience including: delivery to agreed scope, time scales and budgets from a top tier consulting company or blue-chip organization
  • Functional experience should include some of the following: distributed order management, inventory management, demand planning, supply planning, distribution and logistics, transport sourcing, global trade management
  • Supply chain technology and digital disruptor awareness, including but not limited to SAP, S4/IBP, Kinaxis, intelligent automation, Internet of Things (IoT), blockchain and analytics, etc.; other specific systems / applications relevant from previous experience
  • Experience working in one or more of Consumer Goods, Communications, Media & Entertainment, Energy, Utilities, Manufacturing, High-Tech (including Aerospace & Defense), Chemical & Natural Resources, Life Sciences and Logistics
  • Knowledge of core Supply Chain business capabilities
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Application process

We believe it is crucial that you know where you stand during your application, and what the next steps are. Our process is short - but thorough - and we'd like to get to know you, and see if we are a great fit. Please connect with our recruiters in case of questions.

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First Interview

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Second Interview

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Offer

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Onboarding

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