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Supply Chain & Ops Consultant

Job Location: Location Negotiable

Job Number: 00627595


- Job description

Role: Resources Supply Chain & Operations Management Consultant

Mobility: up to 100%

Location: London

Closing date: tbc

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 resolve where our clients are on their journey and design realistic, achievable strategies that address their key business priorities.

The Resources operating group is devoted to Chemicals, Energy, Natural Resources and Utilities. We help our clients who are facing tough challenges to find the best solution to their problems leveraging Accenture’s diverse portfolio of services. Supply Chain & Operations practice sitting under the Resources sector is supporting our clients across the supply chain management from integrated planning, sourcing and procurement, operating model design and implementation, manufacturing, fulfilment and logistics.

If you are experienced in supply chain management consultancy, and are ready to be at the forefront of groundbreaking new supply chain concepts and technologies, the Accenture Resources Supply Chain & Operations practice is the place for you to catapult your consulting career and take it the next level. You will be working alongside fellow industry specialists to develop innovative supply chain solutions that support clients' business objectives and give them a competitive edge. You will also have opportunity to work closely with our colleagues in other industry sectors and other Accenture business domains.

The role

We are looking for excellent individuals at a Consultant level with solid practical experience to work in our Resources Supply Chain & Operations practice. The ideal candidate will demonstrate leadership, high personal standards, a high degree of creativity, ability to develop intellectual capital and professional ethics. The candidate will have a good understanding of the supply chain process and global distribution networks, and be able to use innovative technology to resolve problems and implement business solutions. 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:

             Establishing, maintaining and strengthening client relationships through strong stakeholder management.

             Gathering and analysing information to identify client’s underlying problems, using a data-driven approach.

             Identifying and addressing priorities, potential obstacles, constraints and dependencies with senior members of the team when developing/managing project plan or schedule.

             Designing, improving and implementing tailor-made solutions and working closely with clients to ensure positive impact and sustainable results.

             Managing yourself or a team to ensure high-quality project deliverables and on-time delivery.

             Identifying and advancing potential business opportunities on existing engagements.

             Be an active team member, creating a positive team environment and learning culture, coaching and counselling junior team members to help them develop.

             Contributing your personal ideas and experience to the job; using external and/or non-traditional sources of information to bring insight to problems.

             Collaborating internally with other practitioners to develop viewpoints and thought leadership on supply chain management that can be championed internally and externally.

You will be challenged by:

             Diversity of client base and wealth of scenarios.

             Access and opportunity to leverage our global network of supply chain 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.

Required Skills

Consulting type experience or running projects

1.           Excellent knowledge of excel and powerpoint

2.           Developing hypothesis driven solutions and not just taking instructions from managers

3.           Stakeholder expectations

4.           Team player / collaborating well with others

5.           Identifying / managing risks and issues

Independent working

1.           Extraordinary problem solving skills including a proactive approach to research, data gathering and most definitely analysis

2.           Developing solutions/ideas and challenging the status quo

Secondary Experience

1.           Identifying sales opportunities

2.           Designing solutions

3.           All those “desired skills”

What's in it for you?

             We offer an open approach career progression, with a focus on your strengths and continuous coaching from senior colleagues.

             You’ll benefit from working alongside Accenture specialists who are solving some of the biggest industry challenges with innovative thinking and cutting-edge tools.

             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.

             Flexible work arrangements and a range of benefits.

             High-reaching rewards linked to fast-paced progression.

             You’ll also have opportunities to make a difference to the communities in which we work and live.

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 specialized 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. With approximately 373,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries, Accenture drives innovation to improve the way the world works and lives. Visit us at

Accenture Equal Opportunities Statement

Please note that 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.

Accenture reserves the right to close the role prior to this date should a suitable applicant be found.

If relocation is required in applying to this position, the appointment to the role would be considered an employee driven transfer meaning that the employee will be personally responsible for covering all relocation costs and any costs associated with dependants.”


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