Job Description

Accenture’s Sustainable Value Chains designs for impact helping our clients to embed sustainability into every stage of the value chain to deliver trusted, net-zero and circular value chains. We use data-driven tools, frameworks, and insights to enable organizations to deliver lasting value and impact. We harness the power of technology to amplify human ingenuity in seeking solutions that deliver across the entire enterprise and ESG Agenda.  Our rapidly growing practice is looking for motivated individuals passionate about understanding how sustainability impacts organizations, their leadership teams, their operations, and overall performance to enable a more resilient future.  

If you’re looking for a challenging career working in a vibrant diverse environment with access to training and a global network of experts, this could be the role for you.

Responsibilities

  • Work directly with C-suite and senior executives to manage circular economy transformation from setting the strategy and direction, through to delivery and implementation across the supply chain 
  • Lead engagements to help clients design, develop and implement their end-to-end circular supply chain strategies that align to company ESG goals and stakeholder priorities
  • Shape solutions, deliver cutting-edge initiatives, and help clients build necessary capabilities and capacities across circular design, sourcing & procurement, operations & manufacturing, and extended supply chain
  • Support development of key circular supply chain capabilities and enablers, e.g., digital and physical technology solutions, platform-driven transformation, operating model, partnership and ecosystem development, supply chain resilience, demand and supply planning 
  • Support knowledge building efforts such as developing offerings, assets, capabilities, tools and relevant thought leadership, insights and engage with the wider Sustainability community across Accenture globally


Qualifications

Our Expectations:

  • Minimum 10+ years of experience embedding and implementing circularity across the value chain, including product design & portfolio innovation, sourcing & procurement, manufacturing & operations, new product & service offerings, reverse logistics & takeback
  • Deep understanding of circular frameworks, business models, and ecosystem agenda
  • Knowledge of relevant tools (e.g. lifecycle assessment, material flow mapping), standards (e.g. recyclability), and regulatory frameworks across key material streams
  • Functional knowledge of and in-depth experience with commodity markets, key material streams and secondary markets, as well as industrial processes and shifts 
  • Experience with key thematic topics, i.e. plastics & packaging, metals, electronics, textiles, regeneration & future of food, construction etc.
  • Proven experience with quantitative and qualitative analysis, research, and business case development 
  • Proven experience of core supply chain business capabilities 
  • Proven experience with relevant supply chain technologies, and awareness of disruptive digital solutions
  • Executive presence and relationship building at all levels, including with board members and c-suite executives

What is in it for you?

You will join a rapidly growing & diverse practice with the ability to implement your own strategies and hypotheses onto the respective market. We will ensure you have the support of Interactive EU Leadership to reach your goals and targets, with a keen focus on developing your skillset and advancing your career. We offer a competitive package alongside various initiatives to secure your health & wellbeing for the future. We are flexible in our approach to working hours to accommodate for life’s challenges.

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 these services.

We combine unmatached 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 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

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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