Job Description

Supply Chain Consultant – Applied Intelligence

Harness the power of data and artificial intelligence to accelerate change.

Due to continued growth, we have multiple roles available for data consultants across our Applied Intelligence practice. This is your opportunity to come work with the world’s largest team of data scientists, data engineers, and experts in machine learning and AI.  As part of our team, you'll enable our clients to become data-driven through modern data and cloud platforms, agile analytics, and transformative data culture. We are changing the world fast, come with us.

https://www.accenture.com/au-en/services/ai-artificial-intelligence-index

We are searching for a Supply Chain Consultant with analytics experience to advise and execute AI applications for our existing and prospective clients and deliver value.

Your role in Supply Chain Consultant

  • Act as a key contributor in critical situations within an area of expertise (machine learning, NLP, forecasting, optimization, simulation etc) either internally for Accenture or at client engagements to solve Supply Chain problems

  • Articulate business impact and benefits of advanced analytics solutions via business/scientific storytelling and advanced visualization techniques.

  • Liase with clients in solving their Supply Chain problems leveraging data and analytics

  • Play a key role in product teams providing functional Supply Chain and AI support in the discovery phase, client specific feasibility/business case development phase, in defining product features and functionalities and assist in designing the relevant user experience, define business outcome and metrics

  • Lead workstreams on projects, where relevant

  • Contribute to creation of assets, offerings, and solutions for the Supply Chain Applied Intelligence function

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Qualifications

Set Yourself Apart: Skills & Experience.

  • Progressive expertise in R and/or Python (other scientific languages are advantageous)

  • 2+ years of experience in deploying machine learning algorithms in analytics-enabled digital transformations to solve Supply Chain problems and/or strong understanding or experience in different optimization strategies and frameworks for supply chain optimization

  • Tertiary qualifications in Statistics, Applied Mathematics, Operations Research, Computer Science, Engineering, Economics or similar

  • Demonstrated experience within management consulting and the ability to effectively advise clients on AI specific solutions is highly desirable

  • Extensive hands on /experience in at least one scientific programming language (preferably R or Python)

  • Understanding and appreciation of Statistical concepts and data handling skills

  • Proficiency with MS Excel and Power point

  • Proven experience in some or all these key areas:

    • Application knowledge of mathematical modelling skills (e.g linear/ integer/ mixed integer programming/Non-Linear Programming) in routing, transportation, allocation, product mix, deterministic and probabilistic inventory modelling

    • Simulation modelling skills - Queueing models, statistical distributions analysis, discrete events modelling, continuous time modelling; Application knowledge of simulation in complex events modelling such as shop floors, call centres, supply network, etc.

    • Fundamental knowledge in machine learning algorithms (Artificial Neural networks/ Adaptive neural networks, Genetic algorithms, Simulated annealing, TABU search, etc.); Application knowledge of above algorithms in Pattern recognition, Inventory modelling, Forecasting/ predictive modelling, Reliability modelling

We reward our people with a range of benefits:

  • Employee recognition program

  • 18 weeks paid parental leave

  • Own a piece of the company through the Employee Share Purchase Plan

  • Regular performance reviews, rewarding great work

  • Holistic well-being program

  • Structured career development plan

  • Professional societies reimbursement

  • Local and international career opportunities

  • Access to world class learning and leadership programs

  • Corporate discount programme

  • Discounted health insurance

  • Annual volunteer day

…and many more subject to eligibility criteria

About AI team:

Applied Intelligence, the people who love using data to tell a story. A great day for us? Solving big problems using the latest tech, serious brain power, and deep knowledge of just about every industry. We believe a mix of data, analytics, automation, and responsible AI can do almost anything—spark digital metamorphoses, widen the range of what humans can do, and breathe life into smart products and services. Want to join our crew of sharp analytical minds?

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 ways.

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. We combine unmatched experience and specialized capabilities across more than 40 industries – powered by the world’s largest network of Advanced Technology and Intelligent Operations centers. With 505,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries, Accenture brings continuous innovation to help clients improve their performance and create lasting value across their enterprises. Visit us at www.accenture.com.

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.

Locations

Melbourne,Sydney

At Accenture, our philosophy is anchored in recognising that our people are multi-dimensional. We take an intersectional human approach to create a work environment where all people feel like they can bring their authentic selves to work, every day.

We believe that equality drives innovation. Our commitment to accelerating equality starts at the top with our board and CEO and extends across every part of the company. This comes to life when our people own the equality agenda, making it part of their jobs – every decision, every day – and feel free to speak up and to act.

We do not tolerate discrimination because of differences, such as age, ability, ethnicity, gender, gender identity or expression, religion, or sexual orientation. We want a workplace that is inclusive and diverse to that end we are setting bold goals and taking comprehensive action. To achieve these goals, we collect information that allows us to track the effectiveness of our Inclusion and Diversity programs.

COVID-19 update:  The safety and well-being of our candidates, our people and their families continues to be a top priority. Until travel restrictions change, interviews will continue to be conducted virtually. 

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