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Platforms Advisory Consultant – Supply Chain & Operations

Amsterdam Job No. r00183836 Full-time

Job Description

The Work

As a Consultant in the Supply Chain & Operations Connected Solutions Advisory Practice, you will have the opportunity to work in a newly formed team in Accenture Technology on projects for large clients. You will help them to achieve their business goals whilst supporting their growth. You will work together with your Accenture colleagues to identify their challenges and collaborate to develop solutions that not only solve these challenges but also deliver business value.

  • People You advise clients with your detailed knowledge of industry business processes and Connected Solutions. And you enjoy working together in often complex project environments with multiple involved parties; the client counterparts, the Connected Solution vendors, ERP software vendors and Accenture Colleagues from different teams

  • Processes You help our clients deliver value in their end-to-end Supply Chain processes and Business transformation programs by translating their digital strategic roadmap into technology solutions 

  • Technology Be granted the space to grow, learn and share your opinion in designing and developing the latest tech Connected Solutions in the Supply Chain Domain

  • Data Support the client teams with designing, testing, deployment, and adoption of improved business processes based on new technology solutions. Pitch in on how data can play a pivotal role in the connected solutions space. 

You will be responsible for

  • Helping clients with strategic cross-platform advisory trajectories

  • Participating in client project in different roles based on your talents and a client-to-client need base. Examples of typical roles are strategic advisor, SME, business process modeler, functional design lead or consultant, data lead or consultant, solution architect, delivery lead driving large scale transformation programs etc. 

  • Connecting with clients, software vendors, internal colleagues to identify new opportunities,

  • Developing business process and technology architectural capabilities and translate them to commercial services/ offerings for our clients.

With all our roles, there is some in-person time for collaboration, learning and building relationships with clients, peers, leaders, and communities. As an employer, we will be as flexible as possible to support your specific work/life needs.

Who we are- Accenture Technology
Through unmatched industry experience, leading technologies from our ecosystem partners and startups, and the largest delivery network in the world, we provide a powerful range of capabilities that can be tailored to our client’s most complex business needs. With over 100 innovation hubs deployed around the world, we help clients continuously innovate at speed and at scale so they can outpace their peers. You will bring innovation, intelligence, and industry experience together with the newest technologies to help clients innovate at scale and transform their businesses. Technology is one of five services that make up one Accenture – the others are Strategy & Consulting, Operations, Song and Industry X.

Here's what you'll need

  • 5-10 years of experience in e2e Supply Chain business processes and Tech Connected Solutions space including good conceptual and analytical skills to manage the integration or related domains with an understanding of integration dependencies;

  • Proven consulting experience in client engagement and relationship-building at different organizational levels;

  • Expert knowledge on one of the Supply Chain & Operations domains; demand & supply planning, operations, warehouse management or transportation management;

  • Experience with at least one Supply Chain platform and willingness to learn deployment of other emerging Supply Chain Connected Solutions e.g.: Blue Yonder, Kinaxis, O9, Anaplan, E2open, Manhattan;

  • Passionate about providing value to clients taking on different roles and assignments 

  • Self-starting, willing to quickly familiarize with new topics and to further develop topics with the client;

Bonus points if you have

  • Project management and self-organizing skills as well as content savvy 

  • Ability to bring a diverse perspective to the team and to our clients. 

  • An entrepreneurial and commercial mindset with demonstrable experience of making a commercial impact for your organization by creating new value-added services/offerings for our clients;

  • Analytical thinker and pro-active do-er contributing with ideas and attitude to build the best Supply Chain Connected Platforms Solutions practice in the Netherlands


What is in it for you?

Accenture is a global company with a world-class brand and reputation. Our people are Change Makers, and to support them as an employer, we make five promises:

  • Work with flexibility, in a culture based on trust

  • Embrace a sustainable growth mindset

  • Live a human-led culture of Inclusion & Diversity by caring deeply for all our people.

  • Lead and transform our clients with technology

  • Connect with our global network of 700.000 colleagues.

These promises are reflected through our excellent employee benefits, including: 

  • Unlimited learning: access to thousands of free courses, classes and workshops. 

  • Flexible working hours (4x9) & work location, FlexMoment leave of absence program (50% paid leave of absence for 3 months) and FlexDay; a flexible day you can take off to celebrate what matters to you – from EidalFitr to a birthday.

  • 26 vacation days per year 

  • Paid transport (budget for electric bicycle or car, NS-Business card)

  • Social activities like Friday Drinks, sport events and parties

What we believe

Accenture is an equal opportunity employer. Our leaders are committed to building a better, stronger and more equitable company for future generations to create positive, long-lasting change. Inclusion and diversity are fundamental to our culture and core values. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. Our rich diversity makes us more innovative and creative, which helps us better serve our clients and our communities. 
Our position as partner to many of the world’s leading businesses, organizations and governments affords us both an extraordinary opportunity and a tremendous responsibility to make a difference. Sustainability is one of our greatest responsibilities, which we embed it into everything we do and for everyone we work with.

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