Job Description

Accenture Research combines a deep understanding of our clients’ business with leading-edge research techniques to discover the most pressing issues facing organizations today. We have approximately 300 researchers in 23 countries in our global team, working as a virtual team of deep experts, bringing value and making impact in four main areas. We power hundreds of points of views published by Accenture every year and handles Accenture’s exclusive network of data and sources covering all industries, countries, market trends and digital technologies. The team is part of Accenture’s Strategy Office.

What you will be doing:

There is no typical day or project, but you can expect to:

  • Understand the key issues facing supply chains, and design thought provoking points of view on the future of the function and imperatives for success based upon proprietary insights, market analysis and in-depth trend reviews. 
  • Develop innovative research to explore key questions in a logical and structured manner; proactively introduce innovation to senior leadership and clients.
  • Design and manage research projects to define and re-shape thinking on major supply chain issues, challenges, and opportunities.
  • Identify the implications of the research and support the creation of a compelling, business-focused story about the data that is relevant to clients. Be able to deliver insight, not just information.
  • Liaise with 3rd party data providers and suppliers to bring external data and insights into research projects.
  • Cultivate and maintain relationships with thought leaders in industry and academia.
  • Analyze, visualize, and interpret data from multiple sources.
  • Contribute to high-quality presentation materials for current and potential clients, conferences, and other audiences.
  • Lead junior team members and actively develop them.
  • Support the ongoing development of Accenture Research’s profile, visibility, and brand across our consulting practice.


Qualifications

To qualify for the role you must have:

  • At least a post-graduate degree, with solid research experience or significant practical supply chain experience.
  • In-depth knowledge of key topics like responsible business, digital technology, or industry specifics would be considered a significant advantage. 
  • 10 or more years of work experience preferably in a consulting environment, third party research organization, or role in the strategy function of a supply chain organization. 
  • Intellectual curiosity and entrepreneurial attitude
  • Experience with executing primary and/or secondary research also desired.
  • Ability to present to senior stakeholders
  • Experience in a team of researchers, using research tools and methodologies, including on a virtual basis

We offer:

  • Stable employment conditions based on an employment contract 
  • Private medical care, life insurance and employee share program 
  • Access to the MyBenefit platform (possibility of using a wide range of products and services, including the Multisport card). 
  • Individual support of a Career counselor and a specific path of professional development, as well as the possibility of a session with a Coach. 
  • A wide training package (soft and technical training offer, access to the e-learning platform, possibility of co-financing courses and certification) 
  • Employee Assistance Program - free support in one-time legal, financial and psychological consultations. 
  • Paid employee referral program  

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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