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Business Excellence Advisory Associate Manager

Job Location: CA - San Francisco

Regional Description: West

Job Number: 00613956


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Business Excellence Advisory Associate Manager

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 approximately 425,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries, Accenture drives innovation to improve the way the world works and lives. Visit us at

People in our Client Delivery & Operations career track drive delivery and capability excellence through the design, development and/or delivery of a solution, service, capability or offering. They grow into delivery-focused roles, and can progress within their current role, laterally or upward.

As a key member of a delivery team, the Business Excellence Advisory Associate Manager  supports efforts to improve organizational effectiveness. They work with an extended team to provide process, tools, methods, operational excellence practices and training across the organization. The Business Excellence Advisory Associate Manager is responsible for verifying that work is consistently and effectively performed and create deliverables according to established core procedures, processes, and methodologies.

The Business Excellence Advisory Associate Manager 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:
  • Minimum of 3 years of Six Sigma and or Lean Expert experience
  • Minimum of 3 years of project management experience
  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Minimum of 1 year of client facing experience
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Economics, Engineering
  • 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.

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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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