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Accenture Operations Strategy Professionals

Job Location: Singapore

Job Number: 00452503

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- Job description

Join Accenture and help transform leading organizations and communities around the world.  The sheer scale of our capabilities and client engagements and the way we collaborate, operate and deliver value provides an unparalleled opportunity to grow and advance.  Choose Accenture, and make delivering innovative work part of your extraordinary career.


In the world of strategy today, it is about the future, and in the future, technology is the disruptor. Digital technology is changing competitive landscapes and creating new opportunities for almost every organization. This situation plays directly to Accenture's strengths; operating at the intersection of business and technology. With Accenture Strategy, we have created what we believe is the strategy firm of the future. It’s a very exciting place to be!

 

Our 8,000+ strong team of strategists combine deep business insight and tremendous technology understanding within the context of our client’s industry. There is no one player who can bring all of that together at the scale and with the degree of integration that Accenture can. This is what our clients’ current challenges and opportunities demand of us and it is what makes us different to any other strategy firm in the market.

 

Role: Accenture Operations Strategy Professionals


Accenture Operations Strategy focuses on collaborating with Chief Supply Chain Officers, Chief Procurement Officers and Chief Operating Officers to devise business strategies that create innovative and high performance operations that more effectively meet customer expectations and deliver sustained business outcomes. The value we deliver comes from our ability to align underlying process and operating models to support business strategies, link the supply chain to the end-to-end value chain, and create flexible operations that enable rapid response to changing customer demands and market opportunities.


Our Operations Strategy Professionals develop solutions and related business cases focused on targeting and delivering value and drive value-led transformations for clients. As a Operations Strategy Professional, you will work within the areas of Supply Chain Strategy, Operations Transformation, Innovation & Product Development, Sourcing & Procurement as well as Manufacturing, addressing both strategic and operational issues.


Key responsibilities:

  • Address both strategic and operational issues
  • Drive diagnosis and value assessment in order to identify value creation opportunities for clients
  • Guide teams through issue identification and work plan development using problem solving principles and past experience
  • Work seamlessly with the Accenture team and our clients' own resources to ensure that the recommendations are implemented
  • Establish and develop long term client relationships based on trust and delivery of sustainable results
  • Contribute to the Operations Strategy practice with thought leadership and team capability development

Basic qualifications:

  • Bachelor Degree essential. MBA an advantage. 

Preferred Skills
  • Hands on (Operative supply chain knowledge and experience) in:
    • The area of supply chain planning, regional logistics, spare parts management  etc. 
    • Managing or establishing SC visibility especially with control towers
    • Developing sourcing strategies for direct materials/ services procurement for few categories with the ability to identify value potential within categories
    • Led initiative for cost improvements by leveraging advanced sourcing and procurement strategies. 
    • Running modern and conventional sourcing exercises including providing strategic sourcing consulting to clients, developing spend cubes, creating RFx documentations, developing e-sourcing and drive negotiation outcomes
    • Transportation planning, trade management  is a plus
    • Procurement risk management is a plus
  • Strong experience in digital enablers to supply chain excellence, including keen sense of knowledge of IoT and implications/ applications on supply chains
  • Working experience of leading SC/e-procurement technology such as:
    • Kinaxis, GT Nexus, INTTRA
    • Ariba, Emptoris, SAP SRM, Coupa, Basware, Evalua etc. 
Our Commitment to You

You will enjoy the freedom to innovate and the support to excel. We will expect a lot from you but you will get the same in return:
  • Your entrepreneurial spirit and vision will be rewarded, and your success will fuel opportunities for career advancement
  • You’ll make a difference for some impressive clients. Accenture Strategy serves 72 of the Fortune Global 100 on high-profile projects
  • Opportunities to learn through executive training at Accenture’s global Strategy College, assignments and collaboration with experts across the company
  • Access to leading-edge technology
  • Along with a competitive salary, Accenture offers a comprehensive package that includes a range of market-relevant benefits and programs to help you manage the demands of work and life.
 
All of our consulting professionals receive comprehensive training covering business acumen, technical and professional skills development.  You’ll also have opportunities to hone your functional skills and expertise in an area of specialization.  We offer a variety of formal and informal training programs at every level to help you acquire and build specialized skills faster. Learning takes place both on the job and through formal training conducted online, in the classroom, or in collaboration with teammates. The sheer variety of work we do, and the experience it offers, provide an unbeatable platform from which to build a career.
 
Accenture is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of society and does not discriminate on grounds of race, religion or belief, ethnic or national origin, disability, age, citizenship, marital, domestic or civil partnership status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other basis as protected by applicable law.


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