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Business Strategy Manager / Senior Manager – Supply Chain and Operations

Job Location: Shanghai

Regional Description: China

Job Number: 00365589

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Accenture Strategy Career Opportunities
 
Why Accenture Strategy?
In the world of strategy today, it is about the future, and in the future, technology is the disruptor. Digital technology is changing competitive landscapes and creating new opportunities for almost every organization. This situation plays directly to Accenture's strengths. With Accenture Strategy, we have created what we believe is the strategy firm of the future. It’s a very exciting place to be!
 
Our 8,000+ strong team of strategists combine deep business insight and tremendous technology understanding within the context of our client’s industry. There is no one player who can bring all of that together at the scale and with the degree of integration that we can. This is what our clients’ current challenges and opportunities demand of us and it is what makes us different to any other strategy firm in the market.
 
Function Strategy
Supply chain and operations drives our clients’ day to day business. Accenture provides end to end consulting and transformation service covering planning, sourcing & procurement, logistics, and business & manufacturing operations. Globally, Accenture is highly recognized by our clients. And we work side by side with COOs, CPOs and CFOs cross industry to transform their operation strategies, operating models, organizations, processes, ecosystems, and work force. We prepare our clients’ operation excellence to enable growth, innovation and competitiveness.
 
Our leading-edge research on digital technology is bringing supply chain management one leap further. We are aiming to help our clients to face operation challenges and further transform their supply chain over disruptive environment.
 
Job Description
We are looking for consulting professional with strong sourcing and procurement knowledge and experience that can help our clients to optimize their supply quality, cost and security. This is where our clients are looking and Accenture Strategy is ready to help them get there. Has your experience so far prepared you to address our clients’ most challenging and vital operations issues to drive growth and optimize business and operating models? Do you have the credibility to shape and lead supply chain and operation strategy and transformation engagements? If so, then we would like to talk to you about what a career at Accenture Strategy could mean for you. 
 
Your Role: Supply Chain and Operations Manager
There will never be a typical day at Accenture, but that’s why people love it here. The opportunities to make a difference within exciting client initiatives are limitless in this ever-changing business landscape.
Here are just a few of your day-to-day responsibilities.
 
 
Client Delivery and Development
  • Shaping sourcing and procurement related functional strategy and market insights
  • Leading sourcing and procurement diagnosis and transformation project with high standard quality and cost control
  • Developing trust-based relationships with clients
  • Developing compelling responses to new business opportunities
  • Anticipating, assessing and managing risks and issues and taking appropriate actions as needed
Practice Building
  • Developing expertise in sourcing & procurement practice areas to increase the breadth and depth of our knowledge base and capabilities
  • Providing coaching and mentoring to junior consultants
 
Apply Today!
Great things can happen—they already are. Come and be a part of the next level of high performance.
 
About Accenture
Accenture is a global management consulting, technology services and outsourcing company, with more than 358,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries. Combining unparalleled experience, comprehensive capabilities across all industries and business functions, and extensive research on the world’s most successful companies, Accenture collaborates with clients to help them become high-performance businesses and governments. The company generated net revenues of US$31.0 billion for the fiscal year ended Aug. 31, 2015. Its home page is www.accenture.com.
 
Accenture Strategy, Accenture Consulting, Accenture Digital, Accenture Technology and Accenture Operations are the innovation engines through which the company builds world-class skills and capabilities, develops knowledge capital, and creates, acquires and manages key assets central to the development of integrated services and solutions for its clients.
 
Equal Employment Opportunity
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Your Experience: We’re looking for experience in the following areas:
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in sourcing and procurement consulting practice, with 2 years individually leading consulting projects
  • Extensive knowledge and experience working with manufacturing industry and understands it cross functional operations
  • Strong capabilities on procurement data analysis, client and supplier communications & negotiations, and presentation (both oral and written)
  • Strong and proven track record in category (direct and/or indirect) knowledge, strategic sourcing and supplier management experiences
  • Proven experience in leading teams to deliver new strategies or capabilities while developing, mentoring and inspiring team members
  • Flexibility to accommodate client and project travel requirements.
  • Fluency in written English and Mandarin, oral English capability preferred
  • MBA from global top tier program strongly preferred

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