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Capability Network JDA Enterprise Planning (EP) Manager

Job Location: IL - Chicago

Regional Description: Midwest

Job Number: 00560012

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Organization: Accenture Strategy Capability Network
Location: Negotiable. Travel: 80-100%

JDA Retail Merchandize Financial Planning Solution and Process Architect

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.

People in our Client & Market career track drive profitable growth by developing market-relevant insights to increase market share or create new markets. They progress through required promotion into market-facing roles that have a direct impact on sales.

Management Consulting professionals design and implement process and change interventions that integrate strategy, technology and people to enable process improvements that create value for clients.

The Management Consulting Manager designs and implements business changes that drive industry-specific, function and digital operating model transformation, focusing on task relating to people and process.

Supply Chain and Operations professionals house individuals who help clients develop strategies and operating models that integrate planning, procurement, product design, manufacturing and fulfillment functions within an organization, as well as connect suppliers and customers across the extended supply chain.

Supply Chain Planning professionals develop and implement integrated supply and demand planning strategies that improve cost efficiency, increase business effectiveness and create synergies and collaboration across companies.

A professional at this position level within Accenture has the following responsibilities:

  • Identifies, assesses and solves complex business problems for area of responsibility, where analysis of situations or data requires an in-depth evaluation of variable factors.
  • Closely follows the strategic direction set by senior management when establishing near term goals.
  • Interacts with senior management at a client and/or within Accenture on matters where they may need to gain acceptance on an alternate approach.
  • Has some latitude in decision-making. Acts independently to determine methods and procedures on new assignments.
  • Decisions have a major day to day impact on area of responsibility. 
  • Manages large - medium sized teams and/or work efforts (if in an individual contributor role) at a client or within Accenture.

Basic Qualifications 
  • Bachelor's Degree 
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in Sourcing and Procurement 
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience with JDA 
Professional Qualifications
  • 5 – 7 years of experience in implementing large scale Merch Financial Planning solutions in the retail industry (Apparel and/or Fashion retail industry preferred)
  • Hands on functional experience with JDA EP application and Implemented JDA Enterprise Planning and Performance Analysis to support Merchandise Financial Planning is a must
  • Experienced in integrating JDA EP solution with JDA Demand and JDA Allocation in retail industry
  • Experience in driving a business team through designing and/or re-designing complex merchandize hierarchy / attribute from legacy/ obsolete hierarchy
  • An architect that can provide thought leadership around best practices, developed or supported business team in overall business processes, and defined functional requirements that needed to be supported by JDA EP application
  • Ability to prepare materials and drive/ conduct required design workshops with the client personnel to explain how JDA EP works and document the as-is to to-be process
  • Experienced in full development lifecycle in JDA EP – Business Process Design, Solution Blueprint, System Design, Build, Test, Deploy and Business Stabilization/ Hyper Care

About Accenture
Accenture is a leading global professional services company, providing a broad range of services and solutions in strategy, consulting, digital, technology and operations. Combining unmatched experience and specialized skills across more than 40 industries and all business functions – underpinned by the world’s largest delivery network – Accenture works at the intersection of business and technology to help clients improve their performance and create sustainable value for their stakeholders. With more than 435,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries, Accenture drives innovation to improve the way the world works and lives. Visit us at www.accenture.com.

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Candidates who are currently employed by a client of Accenture or an affiliated Accenture business may not be eligible for consideration.

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