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Functional Senior Manager - o9 Supply Chain Planning

multiple locations +view all Job No. r00166029 Full-time - Hybrid

Job Description

Accenture is a global professional services company with leading capabilities in digital, cloud and security. Find out more about us at

Drive change. Deliver the promise to simplify lives. Enable growth.

Accenture and o9 have partnered to help companies overcome these constraints. We quickly transform our clients’ supply chain, revenue, and P&L decision making with o9’s “Digital Brain,” an industry-leading, fully integrated data and analytics platform with unique “Enterprise Knowledge Graph” features.

Companies are looking to build agile, digital supply chain networks that can drive growth and profitability in challenging times. Meanwhile, supply chain leaders are operating in a world characterized by ongoing disruption.

Accenture help clients reimagine, build and operate supply chain networks that orchestrate change, simplify life and positively impact business, society and the planet. We help companies manage the complexity of transforming their supply chains into future-ready supply chain networks that balance the evolving expectations of customers, employees, investors and others, fuel profitable growth, and do business the right way.

The supply chain network of the future is a total reinvention of today’s supply chain.

What you'll do daily

  • Defines and reinforces standard methods and processes to delivery high quality services.

  • Provide leadership within the team and on projects.

  • Applies rigor to processes to manage scope and associated cost.

  • Develops innovative solutions based on available insights while considering client's (internal and external) risk tolerance and quality outcomes.

  • Meets in advance with key Accenture and client decision-makers to test ideas and/or gain support.

  • Assembles a diverse team that harness people’s strengths. Gives careful consideration to acquiring the right resources and skill sets for the project/program.

  • Ensures the development of team members to ensure a high level of service is provided to the clients.

  • Ensure Collaboration within the team and with clients for delivery excellence.

  • Attend client facing workshops, using a variety of in person and digital tools, including design thinking and other structured workshop methods.

  • Analyse business needs to develop requirements, user stories and other ways of describing client needs.

  • Perform the detailed design of business processes and functional application design using best practices for Supply Chain implementations.

  • Present your work in playbacks to clients and their stakeholders, including in group environments.

  • Ensure work is well engineered and is performant and maintainable.

  • Inform the solution architect and project manager of any issues that may affect any other areas of the project and develop approaches to mitigate risk.

  • Participate in transitions of the application or functional components to the testers.

  • Fix any functional defects and performance problems discovered in testing.

  • Document the application to facilitate maintenance.

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What’s in it for you:

An opportunity to work on transformative projects with key Global and National Clients. Potential to work with leaders in strategy, industry experts, enterprise function practitioners other professionals to shape and recommend innovative solutions that leverage emerging technologies. Ability to embed responsible business into everything—from how you service your clients to how you operate as a responsible professional. Personalized training modules to develop your industry knowledge, skills and capabilities. Opportunity to thrive in an environment that is committed to accelerate equality for all and engage in collaboration across the entire organization.

A note about experience.

We do not need a specific number of years of experience. We hire a broad range of experience levels and offer positions that correspond to our assessment of your capabilities through the interview process and the market relevance of your skillset. We value industry experience, deep technical excellence and, more of all, a demonstrated ability to influence outcomes.

What else we need from you

Innovate, coming up with creative, robust and quality solutions to customer problems. Communicate to a wide range of people through email, showcases, presentations, meetings and workshops.  A relentless passion for client success and a collaborative spirit. Commercial acumen, both about the client's business goals and Accenture's obligations. Robust analysis and design skills equal to your speciality A passion for Supply Chain Management, its ecosystem, technology and ethos. Ethical behaviour, on every level, with an equal commitment to equality and diversity.

Skills & Experience required:

Preferably four to five implementation experience with business platforms solutions o9 Platform or similar Oracle or SAP Supply Chain or Logistics (Transport) solutions. Supply chain (Supply & Demand) or Logistics (Transport) Process Knowledge and Planning using o9 digital brain Platform preferred or similar SAP, Oracle Technology. Previous Consulting experience required. Understand end to end supply chain planning concepts and different issues involved in the supply chain management. Experience in working supply chain packaged solution implementation projects, with an ability to work within a highly collaborative team environment. Strong design, analytical and problem-solving skills. Excellent presentation and organizational skills. Excellent communication skills (both written and verbal) Ability to establish relationships with business, and bias for action




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