Job Description

Who are we and what do we do?

Our Supply Chain & Operations practice is part of Accenture Strategy & Consulting and focuses on key topics for CEOs, COOs, Supply Chain and Procurement Chief Officers. Accenture’s Supply Chain & Operations team is a world leading practice with a local presence in the Nordics and Norway.

We are a team that is passionate about solving complex problems in Supply Chains to position our clients for sustainable growth, while remaining resilient in times of change. We deliver value by aligning a Supply Chain’s strategy, operating model and underlying processes to support business strategies. We work on optimizing and establishing flexible operations that enable rapid response to changing customer demands and market opportunities. Strategy, technology, analytics and solid execution are at the core of our efforts in configuring future-proof Supply Chain functions that deliver on the promise of a better and more sustainable world.

Accenture has more than 100 Innovation Centers around the world, each with its unique industrial, technological and strategic focus. The Innovation Center in Barcelona is the Supply Chain Center of Excellence. At these centers we bring together experts across all functions of the company in one single place, contributing to our incredibly agile offerings.

The team’s expertise ranges from Demand Planning and Forecasting, Sourcing and Procurement, Manufacturing, Logistics and Fulfilment and Operations Management (i.e. Lean Six Sigma). We work at the intersection of business processes and technology across relevant Nordic industries.

We are experiencing heavy growth and are searching for excellent business-driven Consultants with experience in Sourcing & Procurement-, Supply Chain-, Optimization-, Sales and Operations Planning-, Operating models-, and within Transportation/Logistics.

Typical projects are often set out to:

  • Design Supply Chain strategies (incl. procurement) and Operating Models
  • Improve and transform Supply Chain Operations
  • Design and implement Sourcing and Procurement strategies to improve profitability
  • Design and improve/optimize Planning, Logistics and Distribution, Warehouse functions

Examples of recent cases in Norway:

  • Defining a customer centrist Supply Chain and network structure for a leading Nordic e-commerce and retailer
  • Building a global Logistics Network including the sourcing of 3rd party logistics for a leading global brand
  • Consolidating volumes across 8 companies to increase group buying power and reduce costs, through Strategic Sourcing of direct materials leveraging leading eRFX software
  • Implementing lean principles and optimizing inventory for an automotive franchise
  • Implementing joint Supply Chain process throughout a group of 11 companies, by leveraging a newly developed digital solution across the group

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What will you do?

  • You will lead and manage project teams to ensure timely delivery of value-driven recommendations, knowledge transfer and effective advisory. As project lead you will also:
  • Ensure project work and deliverables are on-track and of the expected quality
  • Provide expertise and insights to our clients to help them build the strategic road-map for their transformation agendas
  • Secure the professional development and well-being of other team members while in a project setting
  • Build and nurture client relationships, and identify and drive client opportunities
  • Work across industries at the intersection of business, operations and technology
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Who are you?

  • You have 6+ years of working experience within Supply Chain Management, preferably as a Strategy or Management Consultant, or from leading operational improvement projects in large organizations. Additional experience from positions such as Sourcing Manager, Logistics Manager/planner, Manufacturing Manager or Business Developer is beneficial

  • You have a proven track record from leading larger projects (team of several resources), including reporting to C-suite and steering committees

  • You manage stakeholder’s expectations and can secure a safe and healthy working environment

  • You master Microsoft Office technology for analysis and presentations

  • You can communicate effectively and can put ideas and findings into the right context and to the right audience, both written and verbally (English and a Scandinavian language)

  • You hold a M.Sc. in logistics, engineering or business with excellent academic results

This role is for you if…

  • You can drive projects and business opportunities simultaneously. This also includes building, managing and fostering a team-oriented environment

  • You enjoy using your strong analytical skills together with your ability to structure complex issues. You can do this in a proactive and outcome-oriented way without compromising on the quality of work/deliverables

  • You can quickly build and maintain strong relationships with the clients, and thrive in a fast-paced, high energy, demanding and team-oriented environment

  • You are value obsessed, technologically savvy and customer-centric

  • You believe that the Supply Chain can make a difference to make the world better and more sustainable

  • You can travel when required, depending on client and project context

What do we offer?

  • Competitive commercial conditions (payment and bonus)

  • Other compensations and benefits such as very good pension scheme and health insurance

  • Flexible workload – you have control over your everyday life

  • Hybrid ways of working

  • Possibility to specialize and build expertise within supply chain topics through our trainings and specialization program

  • Work in a team dedicated to complex problem solving within supply chain and operations, working in a range of industries and projects

  • Work alongside leading Nordic and global subject matter experts

Please enclose your CV, a cover letter and your university transcripts at latest by October 13th.  We have an ongoing screening and interview process, so we encourage you to send the application already now. This documentation can be submitted by clicking on the link below. 

We look forward to receiving your application!

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!

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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