Job Description

Supply Chain IBP Manager

Location: Manchester, Birmingham, Reading or Edinburgh

Career Level: Recruiting at the following levels: Manager

Accenture is a leading global professional services company, providing a broad range of services in strategy and consulting, interactive, technology and operations, with digital capabilities across all of these services. With our thought leadership and culture of innovation, we apply industry expertise, diverse skill sets and next-generation technology to each business challenge.

We believe in inclusion and diversity and supporting the whole person. Our core values comprise of Stewardship, Best People, Client Value Creation, One Global Network, Respect for the Individual and Integrity. Year after year, Accenture is recognized worldwide not just for business performance but for inclusion and diversity too.

“Across the globe, one thing is universally true of the people of Accenture: We care deeply about what we do and the impact we have with our clients and with the communities in which we work and live. It is personal to all of us.” – Julie Sweet, Accenture CEO

As a team:

You'll learn, grow and advance in an innovative culture that thrives on shared success, diverse ways of thinking and enables boundaryless opportunities that can drive your career in new and exciting ways

If you’re looking for a challenging career working in a vibrant environment with access to training and a global network of experts, this could be the role for you. As part of our global team, you'll be working with cutting-edge technologies and will have the opportunity to develop a wide range of new skills on the job. 

In our team you will learn:

·How to provide solutions to real world problems across a variety of industries.

·How to help transform leading organisations and communities around the world.

·The sheer scale of our capabilities and client engagements and the way we collaborate, operate and deliver value provides an unparalleled opportunity to grow and advance.

·How best to develop your skills and hone your talents within an innovative technology environment

As the Supply Chain Planning Lead, you will:

  • Provide support to sales teams around the SAP Supply Chain IBP offering

  • Work with clients to explain SAP IBP offering including references unique to Industries and competitor technologies. 

  • Architect SAP IBP solutions for clients

  • Provide advisory to internal Accenture teams about possible SAP IBP solutions.

  • Be part of the bid teams representing SAP IBP functions

  • Solve challenging planning problems via SAP solutions

  • Own and drive SAP IBP campaigns to help our Client Account Leads have easier conversations with their clients around the topic

  • Lead the SAP IBP team, including managing of the pipeline, define and execute strategy for growth and focus on delivery excellence for our clients

  • Combine all the above with delivery of SAP IBP work across 1 or multiple clients


We are looking for experience in the following skills:

  • Background in a core SAP Supply Chain module, ideally part of the Supply Chain Planning space, like APO.
  • Hands on experience selling, shaping and delivering IBP solutions
  • Good understanding of the entire SAP SCM offering and the integration with IBP
  • Experience preparing and delivering workshops, demos and bids of IBP
  • Hands on experience delivering S/4 HANA programmes, both greenfield and brownfield
  • Proven experience doing pre-sales and sales work related to SAP Supply Chain Planning, and specifically IBP
  • Knowledge of the Supply Chain ecosystem: other solutions non-SAP and understanding of the benefits of the SAP solutions
  • Background and expertise in any of these key industries: Consumer Goods, Manufacturing, Retail, Communications, High Tech, Oil & Gas or Mining
  • Experience managing teams, not only during sales and delivery, but also in terms of mentoring, guidance and capability operations

Set yourself apart:

  • Ability to navigate across the SAP SC spectrum, engaging with clients to discuss options that suit their challenges and see deliveries of these solutions through
  • Mastery of SAP both ECC and S/4 HANA as solutions, from a sales and delivery perspective with special focus on Supply Chain Planning solutions
  • Proven history for working with Directors and C-Suite from the clients and ecosystem partners but also with the same ability connect with delivery teams and technical resources onshore and offshore.

What’s in it for you

At Accenture in addition to a competitive basic salary, you will also have an extensive benefits package which includes 30 days’ vacation per year, private medical insurance and 3 extra days leave per year for charitable work of your choice!

Flexibility and mobility are required to deliver this role as there will be requirements to spend time onsite with our clients and partners to enable delivery of the first-class services we are known for.

About Accenture

Accenture is a leading global professional services company, providing a broad range of services in strategy and consulting, interactive, technology and operations, with digital capabilities across all of these services. We combine unmatched experience and specialized capabilities across more than 40 industries — powered by the world’s largest network of Advanced Technology and Intelligent Operations centers. With 509,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries, Accenture brings continuous innovation to help clients improve their performance and create lasting value across their enterprises. Visit us at

Closing Date for Applications 31/08/2022

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





All employment decisions shall be made without regard to age, race, creed, colour, 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 applicable law.

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

COVID-19 update:  The safety and well-being of our candidates, our people and their families continues to be a top priority. Until travel restrictions change, interviews will continue to be conducted virtually. 

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