Job Description

Are you inspired by the rapidly changing environment in which today’s Consumer Goods companies operate in? Are you excited to help our Consumer Goods client with these challenges ahead? And do you get energy from building new client relationships?  

Then the position of Senior Manager Consumer Goods & Services for our Products Client Group is what you are looking for! 

Your Job

As Senior Manager you will be part of the Products Industry team within our Client Groups. This team supports companies in the following industries:   

  • Consumer Goods industry, including food & beverage and home & personal care  
  • Retail industry, including grocery, fashion and beauty, DIY, and non-food   
  • Industrial industry, including manufacturing, industrial equipment, engineering, and construction)   
  • Mobility, including automotive and public transport  
  • Travel industry, including airline, travel services, and hospitality  

For this position the focus is on our Consumer Goods clients. 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.  

In your role as Senior Manager – Products Client Group you will be accountable for managing a client or a client portfolio as account lead, including both the sales and the delivery of the engagements. As Account Lead you will bring the best of Accenture across all services (Strategy & Consulting, Technology, Interactive and Operations) to our clients: 

  • You will be responsible for driving and closing new business opportunities. Your role will focus on developing long-term, trust-based relationships with clients  
  • To meet our clients' needs and challenges, you will take a coordinating role in mobilizing the best of Accenture’s knowledge, capabilities, and experts from our market leading Service Groups: Technology. Strategy & Consulting, Interactive and Operations.  
  • You will take the lead in developing client-specific value propositions and formulating proposals to help our clients succeed 
  • You will be responsible for leading all activities in the sales cycle - from supporting, coordinating, and developing the first proposal, keeping the whole team motivated, to negotiating and closing the final deal 
  • You will also be responsible for the delivery of the work at the client 
  • You will get hands-on guidance, coaching and career mentoring from experienced Client Account Leads

This role of Senior Manager in the Products Client Group provides you with a central ‘spider in the web’ role, working directly with senior clients and with senior Accenture leaders, in the full spectrum of Accenture offerings and areas of expertise. As such it provides a strong fundament for further advanced career progression in Accenture.

Your team


The Products Client Group in the Netherlands consists of approximately 30 people. This is a senior team of Account Leads and Sales, covering the 5 sub-industries within Products.



Qualifications

Your background

  • University Master’s degree  
  • Minimum 8 years of relevant experience, with several years in consulting (sales and delivery) 
  • In-dept understanding of the CG&S industry, relevant CG&S industry network is desirable  Fluent in English (both spoken and written), fluent in Dutch is desirable  
  • 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 
  • You have strong business acumen and have demonstrated excellent project management skills 
  • You have an insatiable curiosity about how you can add value for the customer. You are a fast learner and want to keep learning 
  • 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 
  • You are not afraid to take on end-to-end responsibility during a sales cycle 

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
  • Learning & Development budget

About accenture

To learn more about Accenture, and how you will be challenged and inspired from Day 1.

We offer a long-term career, where you will constantly challenge yourself to learn and grow. Our performance achievement approach to performance management focuses on building on your strengths and maximize your potential. We are an organization that encourages diversity – and as a meritocracy everyone will be given equal opportunities based on performance and aspirations.

Equal is greater than - Accenture welcomes and encourages applications from diverse backgrounds related to gender, age, ethnicity, culture, race, religion and belief, disability, nationality, sexual orientation and gender identity. Inclusion and diversity are fundamental to our culture and core values, providing an environment where everyone brings distinct experience, talent and culture to their work. We invite you to be part of this diversity!

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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