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Supply Chain Manager
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Join us to transform Health and Public Service
As a consultant with Health & Public Service, you'll help clients deliver more effective, efficient and affordable health care, offering your insight to drive change from the back office to the doctor's office.  You'll build an extraordinary career by using your expertise to help governments and other public service organisations become more effective, efficient, and engaged.
Accenture Health & Public Service
Our Health & Public Services Group brings together people with first-class consultancy skills and specialist industry expertise. This group is dedicated to helping health organisations, government agencies and other public service organisations deliver better solutions for the people they serve. By leveraging your management consulting, analytics, technology, operations and outsourcing skills, you’ll help clients design and implement strategies that improve the overall quality of services that are delivered to your friends, family and neighbours.
Role Requirements
The role is responsible for developing strategies and actionable recommendations for improvement of our clients’ procurement functions. Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
-Conduct comprehensive purchasing and accounts payable assessments and developing strategic procurement plans
-Provide expertise related to leading practices in purchasing and payables
-Define procurement organization structures, as well roles, responsibilities, and staffing levels within the organization
-Lead purchasing process redesign efforts
-Assist clients in evaluating, analysing, and selecting eProcurement solutions including technologies for supplier information management, sourcing, contract management, imaging, settlement, and spend analysis
-Develop return on investment models for recommended technology and/or human capital investments with respect to eProcurement technologies
-Interact daily and develop relationships with client resources at multiple levels
-Provide advisory services to client to facilitate optimal solutions and recommendations
-Communicate appropriately with all levels of the client organization
-Manage client expectations related to scope and project success
-Coordinate multiple work streams of procurement (i.e. purchasing and payables) transformation to ensure consistency across (1) vision and strategy; (2) policy and process; (3) technology; and (4) organization
-Manage and develop others on the project team
-Create, review, and edit work plans
-Manage scope, client billing, and project budget

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Key responsibilities may include:

  • Lead/involved in CMT Management Consulting- Supply Chain, Sourcing & Procurement projects/engagements
  • Lead and manage high performing teams to deliver quality outcomes aligned to Time, Quality and Cost metrics
  • Develop articulate presentations that communicate proposals, strategies, plans and outcomes to internal and external stakeholders
  • Ability to plan, design and implement sourcing & procurement concepts to drive business adoption
  • Engage with Supply Chain & Operations leadership on business problems and collaborate to define effective solutions and create Accenture Point of Views

Professional experience & qualifications

  • At least 5 years’ experience in consulting and/or related industry experience, with specific exposure to some of the following areas:
  • Supply chain & logistics consulting
  • 3PL/4PL/supply chain control tower concepts
  • Inbound/outbound transportation – cross multiple modes
  • Warehousing & inventory management
  • Supply chain planning  & modelling
  • Spare parts and service management
  • Warehouse Management Systems (WMS) and Transportation Management Systems (TMS)
  • Sourcing & Procurement Consulting
  • Procurement transformation and operating models
  • Category planning and sourcing of direct and indirect materials
  • Supplier Relationship Management & Risk Strategy
  • Requisition to Pay Purchasing
  • Cloud Procurement in the Cloud
  • Proven track record to quickly understand the key value drivers of a business, how they impact the scope and approach of client assignment
  • Possess commercial acumen with ability to tailor solutions to enhance effectiveness and to identify valuable client development opportunities
  • Project management and organisational skills including the ability to prioritise tasks and meet deadlines
  • Ability to develop, maintain and influence strong internal and client relationships
  • Proven track record in working creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment
  • Proven success in contributing to a team-oriented environment with effective consulting skills
  • Excellent communication (written and verbal) and interpersonal skills
  • Minimum tertiary qualifications

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 459,000 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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