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Business Excellence Advisor

Job Location: TX - Austin

Regional Description: Southwest

Job Number: 00494923

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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.
 
Accenture people build careers in four different areas of our business: Consulting, Technology, Outsourcing and internal Corporate Functions. Each area offers a unique career experience and a compelling mix of work and training opportunities, work environment and structure for career progression.

Operations professionals work on projects across a range of business processes, business applications and information technology. They may provide technology services, such as application management, infrastructure management and systems integration, or they may deliver business process outsourcing services, including finance and accounting, procurement and human resources. Depending on the role, Outsourcing professionals may be based at a client’s office or in one of Accenture’s 50 delivery centers around the world.
 
The Business Excellence Advisor supports efforts to improve organizational effectiveness as a key member of the delivery team. They work with an extended team to provide process, tools, methods, operational excellence practices and training across the organization. The Business Excellence Advisor is responsible for verifying that work is consistently and effectively performed and create deliverables according to established core procedures, processes, and methodologies. He/she works closely with Operational Excellence Managers and Operational Leads to provide the following:
 
Performance Measurements:
  • Drives quality improvements across projects and processes
  • Develops and supports advanced analytics
  • Designs and oversees data collection plans
  • Independently supports DMAIC, DFSS
 
Team Management:
  • Develops other members of Operational Excellence team
  • Instructs and educates delivery leads and account management personnel
  • Helps design training curriculums
 
Basic Qualifications:
  • A minimum of 3 years of Six Sigma and/or Lean Expert experience
  • A minimum of 3 years of project management experience
  • Bachelor's degree in Business, Economics, Engineering or 4 additional years of relevant experience
  • A minimum of 1 year of client facing experience
 
Preferred Skills:
  • Lean Six Sigma Certified Black Belt as evidenced by risk, process and metric definition and analysis examples
  • Certified PMP
  • Basic level of Minitab, SPC or SPSS
  • Proficient in Microsoft Project and examples of project participation
  • Expert in Microsoft PowerPoint and Microsoft Excel (pivot tables, statistical analysis with Excel functions, data mining)
  • Strong presentation skills
  • Basic quantitative analysis skills
  • Project Costing and cost modeling
  • Business Case development
  • Client facing consulting experience
  • Able to pass Operational Excellence skills assessment administered by an Operational Excellence Master Black Belt
 
Applicants for employment in the US must have work authorization that does not now or in the future require sponsorship of a visa for employment authorization in the United States and with Accenture (i.e., H1-B visa, F-1 visa (OPT), TN visa or any other non-immigrant status).
 
Candidates who are currently employed by a client of Accenture or an affiliated Accenture business may not be eligible for consideration.
 
Accenture is an EEO and Affirmative Action Employer of Females/Minorities/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.
 
Equal Employment Opportunity
 
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.
Accenture is committed to providing veteran employment opportunities to our service men and women.  
 
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.

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