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Supply Chain & Operations Strategy Manager

Job Location: Kuala Lumpur

Regional Description: Malaysia

Job Number: 00563468


- Job description

Join Accenture and help transform leading organizations 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.  Choose Accenture, and make delivering innovative work part of your extraordinary career.

Accenture Strategy works with C-suite executives to take a value-focused approach to transforming operations. We begin by looking at your desired business outcomes and provide a methodology to drive value with speed and certainty.

Our Supply Chain & Operations Strategy professionals solve complex problems and issues—often sparked by digital disruption. We bring together the functional capabilities and industry experience needed to help businesses move from issue to outcome.

We design innovative, technology-enabled strategies that create superior value in manufacturing-based and service-based operations. And, because we live at the intersection of business and technology, we can help execute the strategies as well, ensuring they deliver sustainable benefits and making adjustments as conditions or priorities evolve.


When working with Accenture Supply Chain & Operations Strategy, clients have access to a large and dedicated core of highly skilled people around the globe. Backed by leading-edge methodologies, assets and tools, our teams have unmatched experience in the design of best-in-class supply chain and service operations strategies and their sustainable execution.

Recognized for our vision and ability to execute, we work with clients across a broad range of industries to transform and future-proof their operations.

Combining innovative strategies with deep functional expertise and technology know-how, our services span across the entire value chain of supply chain and service operations:

  • Innovation and Product Development: Bringing innovative ideas and new products to market more successfully while creating sustainable R&D efficiency
  • Manufacturing: Technology-powered strategies that leverage digital manufacturing disruption and manage across a global ecosystem of suppliers, partners and customers
  • Operations and Process Transformation: Creating a competitive advantage through dynamic operating models and their superior execution
  • Sourcing and Procurement: Strategies that address all sources of value creation - people, sourcing, processes and technology - to help achieve high performance
  • Supply Chain: Combining all aspects of a supply chain transformation journey from strategy to operating model as well as process and technology enablement

Role: Supply Chain & Operations Strategy Manager

Key responsibilities:

  • Address both strategic and operational issues
  • Drive diagnosis and value assessment in order to identify value creation opportunities for clients
  • Guide teams through issue identification and work plan development using problem solving principles and past experience
  • Work seamlessly with the Accenture team and our clients' own resources to ensure that the recommendations are implemented
  • Establish and develop long term client relationships based on trust and delivery of sustainable results
  • Contribute to the Supply Chain & Operations Strategy practice with thought leadership and team capability development

Basic qualifications:

  • Bachelor Degree essential. MBA will be an advantage. 

Preferred Skills
  • Hands on (Operative supply chain knowledge and experience) in:
    • The area of supply chain planning, regional logistics, spare parts management  etc. 
    • Managing or establishing SC visibility especially with control towers
    • Developing sourcing strategies for direct materials/ services procurement for few categories with the ability to identify value potential within categories
    • Led initiative for cost improvements by leveraging advanced sourcing and procurement strategies. 
    • Running modern and conventional sourcing exercises including providing strategic sourcing consulting to clients, developing spend cubes, creating RFx documentations, developing e-sourcing and drive negotiation outcomes
    • Transportation planning, trade management  is a plus
    • Procurement risk management is a plus
  • Strong experience in digital enablers to supply chain excellence, including keen sense of knowledge of IoT and implications/ applications on supply chains
  • Working experience of leading SC/e-procurement technology such as:
    • Kinaxis, GT Nexus, INTTRA
    • Ariba, Emptoris, SAP SRM, Coupa, Basware, Evalua etc. 

Our Commitment to You

You will enjoy the freedom to innovate and the support to excel. We will expect a lot from you but you will get the same in return:
  • Your entrepreneurial spirit and vision will be rewarded, and your success will fuel opportunities for career advancement
  • You’ll make a difference for some impressive clients. Accenture Strategy serves 72 of the Fortune Global 100 on high-profile projects
  • Opportunities to learn through executive training at Accenture’s global Strategy College, assignments and collaboration with experts across the company
  • Access to leading-edge technology
  • Along with a competitive salary, Accenture offers a comprehensive package that includes a range of market-relevant benefits and programs to help you manage the demands of work and life.
All of our consulting professionals receive comprehensive training covering business acumen, technical and professional skills development.  You’ll also have opportunities to hone your functional skills and expertise in an area of specialization.  We offer a variety of formal and informal training programs at every level to help you acquire and build specialized skills faster. Learning takes place both on the job and through formal training conducted online, in the classroom, or in collaboration with teammates. The sheer variety of work we do, and the experience it offers, provide an unbeatable platform from which to build a career.
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, gender identity, or any other basis as protected by applicable law.

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