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Data Scientist - Supply Chain - Australia

Job Location: Melbourne

Regional Description: Australia

Job Number: 00589317


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Data Scientists - Supply Chain/Logistics


Are you curious about how digital is changing the world?


Join us to lead the digital revolution


Do you want to help the world’s leading brands and governments do more for the people they serve through the power of digital? We can help you do it by broadening and deepening the skills you need to succeed in a fast-moving digital environment. Using your digital talents, you will be ready to challenge the status quo and develop new digital strategies, implement digital technologies and run digital processes on behalf of clients.


Accenture Digital


At Accenture Digital, you will be part of a passionate team leading the way in the fastest paced industry there is. Our entrepreneurial nature allows you to work in a “start-up” culture while enjoying the benefits and opportunities of a global business. Your opportunities to learn and grow are almost limitless, with a range of career options across Mobility, Interactive and Analytics working with diverse teams from Accenture Strategy, Technology, Operations and Consulting.


Accenture Analytics


As part of our Analytics practice, you will join a worldwide network of over 13,000 smart and driven colleagues experienced in leading statistical tools, methods and applications. From data to analytics and insights to actions, our forward-thinking Consultants and Managers provide analytically-informed, issue-based insights at scale to help our clients improve outcomes and achieve high performance.


About you……

  • Strong experience in the Supply Chain and Logistics industry with an emphasis on applying Data Science, Predictive Analytics, IoT or Machine Learning to this area.
  • A strong background in Advanced Analytics, Data Science, Statistical Analysis or Artificial Intelligence
  • Ability to articulate and develop the value propositions/offerings, solutions and benefits of Advanced Analytics
  • Ability to build strong industry relationships to enhance Accenture Analytics reputation in the market
  • Proven history of generating incremental sales pipeline via demand generation and organic growth of existing clients
  • The ability to carry out end to end sales activities (develop proposals, present offers, negotiate, and close opportunities)
  • Working with senior clients (C-Level)
  • Intermediate to advanced experience in a statistical programming language such as R or Python.
  • Experience leading a team or project, with client engagement exposure.
  • Hands on experience with 1 or more visualisation tools such as Tableau, Qlik, Spotfire or D3.js.
  • Experience with developing predictive analytics and forecasting models.
  • An appreciation of underlying business fundamentals
  • Knowledge of data management including SQL, NoSQL, MDM and data modelling techniques.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • May (optional) experience in optimisation and simulation tools such as Llamasoft, JDA, Arena or Opalytics


About Accenture


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 449,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries, Accenture drives innovation to improve the way the world works and lives.


Accenture is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of society and does not discriminate on grounds of race, religion or belief, ethnic or national origin, disability, age, marital, domestic or civil partnership status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other basis as protected by applicable law.


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