Job Description

We are:

Accenture Supply Chain, and we move fast, think fast, and work in a dynamic and agile way. Our Fortune 500 clients need big-picture change, so we come at their challenges from all sides with leading functional insights, digital leadership, and extensive industry know-how. It’s our job to help our clients to take major leaps forward in planning, procurement, manufacturing, and fulfillment. How do we do it? We call out the most important metrics. We cut costs. We connect suppliers and customers across the extended supply chain. And we create strategies and operating models that really work. Visit us here to find out more about Supply Chain.

Being part of Accenture Strategy & Consulting means becoming an expert at making the New happen Now. To us, the New is all about the wise pivot that turns constant disruption to continuous reinvention. If you want to be a leader in a thriving digital transformation powerhouse that is in a constant state of reinvention, then look no further. We work at the heart of our clients’ organizations so that no matter how complex the situation, no matter how tough the issue, they can face the future today with confidence.

We are currently recruiting for an experienced Leader in our Supply Chain & Operations Practice, based in Toronto Canada, with Energy (Power Utilities) industry and supply chain transformation, sourcing & procurement experience.

You are:

An industry leader and a Supply Chain expert. You know how to make supply chains work for clients, so they get what they need to make their products when they need it and without any fuss. And you’ve got the real-life experience and analytical know-how to spot ways to drive efficiencies and sustainable business value for our clients.

If you love solving challenges and not just studying them, then Accenture Consulting’s Supply Chain & Operations practice is the right place for you. As a leader, you'll join us in creating the future of consulting at the intersection of business and technology. You'll get to work with an amazing mix of world class experts with access to the most robust portfolio of capabilities and ecosystem relationships in the industry, all while having unrestricted client access. Together, you'll do so much more than consult.

The work:

We are seeking a candidate to come help lead and grow our Supply Chain & Operations practice. In this role you will work with and lead a dynamic team of

Supply Chain practitioners to:

Identify and solve problems using your analytical skills and deep industry experience


Build and manage client-relationships with senior leaders at our key accounts

Create compelling business cases and value propositions for our clients to help drive supply chain transformations within their organizations

Ensure our clients’ supply chain operations support their overall objectives—and be ready to diplomatically challenge old fashioned approaches if needed

Give clients insights that help make their companies work better, faster, and more efficiently

Manage business development and a book of business at leading Canadian retailer

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Qualifications

Here’s what you need: 

At least 5 years working as a consultant, representing Professional Services

10+ years’ experience leading client engagements through supply chain transformations


10+ years’ experience optimizing end-to-end supply chains with knowledge in sourcing & procurement services

10+ years’ experience in the  Energy industry (power utilities primarily)

Experience building and managing client relationships

Experience growing and developing client accounts and managing sales

A Bachelor’s Degree

Bonus points if:
You’ve got experience working with Supply Chain software such as SAP SCM, Manhattan SCM,  Blue Yonder, LLamasoft or similar products


You can spot where to find new value in supply chain, and explain it simply
You know how to run strategic cost takeout projects

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