Job Description

Are you inspired by the rapidly changing environment in which today’s Consumer goods and retail companies operate in? Are you eager to learn and apply the latest in digital technologies? Are you a motivated and experienced professional who easily combines EQ with IQ?

Then the position of Consulting Manager for our consumer goods and retail clients is what you are looking for!

Your job

As Manager, you will be part of the Products Industry team within Strategy & Consulting. This team supports both retail companies in grocery, fashion and beauty, DIY and non-food with challenges across the value chain in both the offline and online domain and large global companies in food & beverage and home & personal care. We are industry experts and have the insights and capabilities to transform leading organizations and help them navigate in the ever-changing landscape they operate in.

You will work on a broad range of topics, such as digital commerce strategies and transformations, post-merger integrations and organizational transformations. You will act as a project manager responsible to build strong client relations and to give direction to the Accenture project team by generating key ideas and conceptual frameworks to guide research and analysis. You will lead with insights to co-create technology-enabled, disruptive strategies and solutions that unlock value and drive growth for clients. You have the ambition to continuously develop your industry knowledge, your advisory and commercial skills, and are expected and challenged to do so. As a Manager, you will also have an active role in developing thought leadership and creating point of views within the different retail and consumer goods industries.

Your team

Our consultants in Strategy & Consulting are changing businesses every day using deep industry insights, knowledge and innovative ideas. Positioned at the crucial intersection of business, technology and industry, we devise creative new strategies based on trends, insights and data. With an eye for competitive advantage, digital disruption, operating models and the future workforce, we take on the challenge of designing and implementing transformative business solutions, using the newest technology.

Our research-based advice and situational analyses enable our clients to act with speed and confidence. Whether we're investigating complex issues or identifying new opportunities, our work always comes down to one thing: unlocking value and creating real, tangible impacts.

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Qualifications

Your background

  • University Master’s degree
  • 5-7 years of relevant experience, with preferably several years in consulting
  • In-dept understanding of consumer goods and retail industry
  • Fluent in English (both spoken and written), fluent in Dutch is desirable
  • Excellent PowerPoint and excel skills, experience in data analytics tools such as PowerBI and Alteryx desirable
  • Strong project management and communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Excellent leadership and interpersonal skills: proven ability to build effective teams and foster a team-oriented and inclusive environment and proven ability to build strong client relationships
  • Driven and entrepreneurial: you enjoy a challenge, you are determined, optimistic and you have a proven ability to adapt and remove obstacles to achieve results

Our offer


Accenture is an incredible place to work - and keep learning. By joining us, you’ll become part of a global company with a world-class brand and reputation.  Besides the work we do for our clients, we’re proud of our vibrant, diverse workplace culture: we believe in openness and honesty, fairness and equality, common sense and realism. We want to get to know the real you and help you explore and grow - whatever it is you're great at. So, you will always have lots of learning opportunities (formal and informal) to improve your role-specific skills and expertise.Besides our high-profile, challenging projects and our nurturing work environment, we offer excellent employee benefits, including: 

  • A flexible transport arrangement that suits your personal situation (electric car or bicycle, flexible budget including NS business card)
  • An expense allowance
  • Discount on Accenture shares
  • The possibility to work 4 x 9 hours a week

Interested?

Are you ready to join Accenture for a career where you can be yourself and do what you love? Apply now and change the world around you. Questions? Connect with Iris Jansen, iris.jansen@accenture.com

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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