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CMT Supply Chain and Operations Consultant

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Role: CMT Supply Chain and Operations Consultant
Location: London
Salary: £47,000-£59,000 plus benefits
Travel: Up to 100%
Closing Date: 31/08/2017
 
Welcome to Accenture, one of the world's leading providers of management consultancy services where high performance is a minimum requirement, not just an ideal.
 
Management consulting is at the heart of Accenture's promise to its clients - High Performance, Delivered. Utilising a unique framework that helps drive our clients on their path to high performance, our management consultants use their expertise and critical thinking skills to help determine where our clients are on their journey and design realistic, achievable strategies that address their key business priorities.
 
The Communications, Media & Technology (CMT) Operating Group supports the Communications Industry, Electronics and High Tech, and Media and Entertainment industries. Accenture supports a wide range of CMT clients who have challenging issues to tackle by offering unmatched industry knowledge, client experiences, strategic alliances, proprietary assets and subject matter experts to best serve clients and accelerate growth.
 
The CMT sector is evolving at an unprecedented rate and our clients are facing tough challenges to innovate and stay ahead of the market. We help our clients to navigate these turbulent waters, providing best-of-breed industry solutions to their problems from across Accenture’s diverse portfolio of services. Our people, in addition to being very knowledgeable about the CMT industry, typically have a specialist skill set in areas such as Sales and Customer Service, Digital, Strategy, Talent and Organisation, Finance and Performance Management and Process and Operations. We work very closely with our colleagues in Accenture Strategy, Digital and the rest of the CMT Operating Group.
 
Key features of this role:
We are looking for exceptional individuals at a Consultant level with solid practical experience of transformation of process and business operations to work in our Communications, Media and Technology Practice. We believe this is a unique opportunity for truly outstanding candidates to get involved in a thriving business and to help shape and drive the growth of the practice through real business development, decision making and exciting client delivery.
 
Key responsibilities may include:
  • Establishing client relationships through strong stakeholder management
  • Designing, improving or transforming operational processes using a variety of methodologies including using lean and six sigma
  • Taking accountability for resolving client business issues, using a data-driven approach
  • Managing a team to propose and deliver solutions that reflect underlying strategic business needs and/or industry best practices
  • Providing best practice, insights and/or expertise to others
  • Influencing client operational behaviour through change management techniques
  • Balancing the relationship between budget, staffing mix and project milestones when building work plans and schedules
  • Identifying and addressing priorities, potential obstacles, constraints and dependencies when developing/managing plan or schedule
  • Building and developing strong external relationships within the UKI CMT industry
  • Development of viewpoints and thought leadership on Operational Excellence that can be championed internally and externally
  • Using external and/or non-traditional sources of information to bring insight to problems
You will be challenged by:
  • Diversity of client base and wealth of scenarios
  • Access and opportunity to leverage our global network of change management professionals to strengthen client propositions and recommendations
  • Working across multiple geographic locations, workforces and key stakeholder groups
  • Successfully maintaining high-level client relationships and meeting/exceeding client expectations. Identifying and developing value-added service opportunities
What we're looking for:
The ideal candidate will demonstrate leadership, high personal standards, a high degree of creativity, ability to develop intellectual capital and professional ethics. You must be a team player and have strong lateral management and persuasive skills. You must have the spirit, ability and desire to work in an entrepreneurial environment that does not afford the administrative support of a larger service line, necessitating all team members to multi-task and work "hands on".
We would like to hear from candidates that can demonstrate the skills below:
 
What Skills are required:
  • Experience of working within one or more of the following industries:
    • Communications
    • Media & Entertainment
    • Aerospace & Defence
    • Internet & Social
    • Electronics & High Technology
  • Process & business operations transformation experience within strategic and operational projects and programmes within the Communications, Media and Technology industry sectors
  • Consulting experience with blue-chip companies or has a well-rounded profile with strong industry experience (e.g. as an internal consultant)
  • Experience of leading initiatives using a data-driven approach to define the approach
  • Demonstrable experience of applying a combination of different Process transformation methodologies and techniques, and implementing the change successfully within a client organisation
  • A demonstrable ability to manage relationships with client stakeholders including evidence of relationship building that results in sustainable client relationships
  • Demonstrable coaching skills and experience of capability development across different teams and at a one to one level
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Strong academic performance in a degree at graduate or undergraduate level
What Skills are desired:
  • Lean Six Sigma Process Transformation, training and accreditation at Green Belt or Black Belt level
  • Business Process Management (BPM)
  • Experience of Pega or other BPM tool
  • Target operating model definition
  • Experience in Network deployment including process improvement in this area
What's in it for you?
  • We offer a transparent approach career progression, with a focus on your strengths and continuous coaching from senior colleagues.
  • You’ll benefit from working alongside Accenture experts who are solving some of the biggest industry challenges with innovative thinking and cutting-edge tools. Flexible work arrangements and a range of benefits.
  • You'll have access to leading-edge technology that will give you the opportunity to deepen your existing skills even as you help create the latest business trends.
  • Competitive rewards linked to fast-paced progression.
  • You’ll also have opportunities to make a difference to the communities in which we work and live.
What are the next steps?
If this sounds like the ideal role, career and company for you, click below to apply.
 
About Accenture
Accenture is a leading global professional services company, providing a broad range of services and solutions in strategy, consulting, digital, technology and operations. Combining unmatched experience and specialised skills across more than 40 industries and all business functions—underpinned by the world’s largest delivery network—Accenture works at the intersection of business and technology to help clients improve their performance and create sustainable value for their stakeholders. Accenture drives innovation to improve the way the world works and lives. 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, citizenship, marital, domestic or civil partnership status, sexual orientation, or gender identity, or any other basis as protected by applicable law.
 
Closing Date for Applications 31/08/2017
Accenture reserves the right to close the role prior to this date should a suitable applicant be found.
 


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