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Federal - Operations Practice Lead

Job Location: VA - Arlington

Regional Description: Southeast

Número da Vaga: 00539890

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Organization: Accenture Federal Services
Location: Arlington, VA
Accenture Federal Services, a wholly owned subsidiary of Accenture LLP, is a U.S. company with offices in Arlington, Virginia. Accenture's federal business has served every cabinet-level department and 30 of the largest federal organizations. Accenture Federal Services transforms bold ideas into breakthrough outcomes for clients at defense, intelligence, public safety, civilian and military health organizations.
We believe that great outcomes are everything. It’s what drives us to turn bold ideas into breakthrough solutions. By combining digital technologies with what works across the world’s leading businesses, we use agile approaches to help clients solve their toughest problems fast—the first time. So you can deliver what matters most.

Count on us to help you embrace new ways of working, building for change and put customers at the core. A wholly owned subsidiary of Accenture, we bring over 30 years of experience serving the federal government, including every cabinet-level department. Our 7,200 dedicated colleagues and change makers work with our clients at the heart of the nation’s priorities in defense, intel, public safety, health and civilian to help you make a difference for the people you employ, serve and protect.


Responsible for leading and driving the Operations business for AFS. This role requires a combination of three important skills and experiences: (1) exceptional advisor and client relationship management skills, including strong oral communication skills, distinctive problem solving skills, and ability to architect solutions with clients real-time; (2) Deep expertise in business process improvement methodologies and transformation (e.g., Lean Six Sigma, Business Process Reengineering) and end-to-end supply chain management (e.g., demand forecasting, logistics sourcing, warehouse design and management) (3) strong practice building skills, including the capacity to identify and attract leading talent, delegate effectively, and inspire action amongst a large team.
The leader in this role will be specifically accountable for:
Personal Client Relationships and impact
  • Take personal responsibility to help lead and drive impact at one or two clients
  • Bring expertise to numerous clients outside of core client focus areas
Broader Client Impact
  • Deploy Operations team to make sure accounts across AFS have the appropriate process excellence and supply chain leadership support 
  • Develop and drive client-relevant supply chain management assets, capabilities, and insights
  • Collaborate with broader Accenture colleagues in the commercial sector to bring the best of Accenture to clients
Lead Operations practice and drive innovation
  • Develop Operations leaders across important areas
  • Build strong base of Operations talent across relevant areas

Keep AFS at the leading edge of business process transformation and supply chain management innovation

Basic Qualifications:

  • Excellent communication (written and oral), presentation, and interpersonal skills
  • Strong leadership and project management skills
  • Federal Government Consulting Expertise
  • Proven relationship building and advisory skills
  • Deep understanding of process improvement and business process re-engineering methodologies
  • Understanding of supply chain management principle

Preferred Skills & Qualifications:

  • Entrepreneurial thinker


An active security clearance or the ability to obtain one may be required for this role.

Candidates who are currently employed by a client of Accenture or an affiliated Accenture business may not be eligible for consideration. 

Applicants for employment in the US must have work authorization that does not now or in the future require sponsorship of a visa for employment authorization in the United States and with Accenture (i.e., H1-B visa, F-1 visa (OPT), TN visa or any other non-immigrant status).

Accenture is a Federal Contractor and an EEO and Affirmative Action Employer of Females/Minorities/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.

Equal Employment Opportunity 
All employment decisions shall be made without regard to age, race, creed, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, disability status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, citizenship status or any other basis as protected by federal, state, or local law.

Job candidates will not be obligated to disclose sealed or expunged records of conviction or arrest as part of the hiring process.

Accenture is committed to providing veteran employment opportunities to our service men and women.

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