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About the job

The Supply Chain Consultant shall be responsible for supporting and tracking the client’s ecommerce supply chain & fulfilment activities to ensure timely, smooth and adequate availability of stock for the online channel. They will be expected to work with (among others) the client’s online channel sales, marketing and supply chain teams as well as relevant team members from Accenture’s project team/SMEs to manage the ongoing ecommerce supply chain operations, including demand forecasting, tracking stock availability on shelf and at relevant points in the value chain, as well as other relevant activities to ensure OTIF fulfilment of online orders/ stock management.

Responsibilities:

  • Regular client interactions across demand planning, stock orders and reviews.

  • Support relevant stakeholders from client ecommerce/ brand marketing/ supply chain teams as well as Accenture project team/SMEs to ensure smooth day to day stock & order management/fulfilment and inventory management

  • Work with clients directly and relevant stakeholders to build monthly stock forecasts and track online inventory to ensure maximum on-shelf availability

  • Track order fulfilment and warehouse/distributor etc. operations to ensure OTIF order fulfilment

  • Liaise with external vendors/partners (viz. platforms, delivery partners etc.) on an ongoing basis to ensure smooth operations for ecommerce fulfilment and stock/inventory management across the value chain

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Qualifications

Required:

  • Bachelors degree in technology/engineering, quantitative streams or business management, with a focus on supply chain & operations

  • Minimum 2+ yrs of experience, with exposure to managing/supporting supply chain & fulfilment operations in context of a digital organization, or digital part of a consumer business

  • Candidate needs to have strong proficiency with number crunching and high level of comfort with managing/handling large datasets

  • Needs to be proficient with MS Excel or similar data processing tools

  • Working knowledge of ecommerce platforms (marketplaces/pure-plays) and their operations

  • Ability to handle client discussions and relationships with some degree of independence and manage client expectations on a day-to-day basis. While the role would support/work with relevant project team and/or workstream leads in Accenture, some level of independent client task management and interaction is expected

  • Highly organized, detail oriented, and results focused

Recommended:

  • Past experience in either digital commerce/FMCG supply chain, operations and fulfilment teams would be a plus

  • Keen awareness and understanding of the latest relevant digital commerce and marketing trends and happenings

  • Hunger to learn on the go and upskill based on team and client requirements

You will 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.

All employment decisions shall be made without regard to age, race, creed, color, 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 by federal, state, or local law.

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

Accenture is committed to providing veteran employment opportunities to our service men and women.

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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