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 and operating models, and 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?

  • Lead small to medium sized teams (3 – 10), with diverse backgrounds, skills, and knowledge

  • Effectively manage and coach others, collaborating with internal and external parties

  • Support client sales and thought leadership development

  • Challenge legacy ways of working using constructive techniques that fuel client growth

  • Solve complex problems and drive change from C-level to the shop floor

  • Drive a positive impact in the communities where we work and live

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Qualifications

Who are you?
A skillful procurement practitioner and advisor with a passion for Supply Chain Management/Operations, Logistics/Transportation, Sourcing and Procurement.

  • You are a high performer with a strong drive and a demonstrated track record of achievements

  • You are experienced in working in larger project settings - strategic or operational

  • You possess strong analytical skills and a proven ability to structure and solve complex problems

  • You thrive in a fast-paced, demanding and high energy environment

  • You are skilled in building and developing relationships and demonstrating leadership

Your background includes:

  • 1-5 years of working experience in the area of Supply Chain Management

  • A Master’s degree from a top University with excellent results 

  • Fluency in English and a Scandinavian language

Bonus points for:

  • Background in Strategy or Management Consulting

  • Msc. with majors in Supply Chain or Operations

What do we offer?

  • Competitive commercial conditions (payment, overtime 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

Interested?
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!

Locations

Lysaker,Stavanger

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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