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Supply Chain Planning Senior Manager

Job Location: IL - Chicago

Regional Description: Midwest

Job Number: 00648464

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**Position can be located in Chicago, Detroit, Minneapolis, or Milwaukee**

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 469,000 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.

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 collaborating to unlock insights and deliver new solutions to realize value for clients. They progress through required promotion in market-facing roles that have a direct impact on sales.

The Supply Chain Senior Manager will assist with business development and delivery of large-scale capability transformations. Responsibilities include:
• Trusted advisor to VP and above level clients, across business and IT. Demonstrated skill in building leadership alignment presentation materials.
• Develop and refresh go-to-market strategies to drive sales and grow market share based on industry-specific assets, offering and business services.
• Build and maintain the internal network (i.e. ecosystem) to advance industry solutions in the marketplace and align and mobilize internal resource.
• Apply industry knowledge and expertise to deliver industry solutions and business services, providing subject matter expertise, market leadership and thought leadership.
• Create and strengthen the link between industry challenges and Accenture offerings, support further development of credential for our business services, offering and campaigns.
• Manage and lead large teams at clients.

Basic Qualifications
• Minimum 10+ years on business architecture and transformation experience
• Minimum 10+ years of deep Supply Chain experience
• Minimum 3+ years of external consulting experience
• Bachelor’s degree

Preferred Skills
• Proven experience with applying analytics, optimization and automation to business process
• Confident, poised, ability to relate to C-level executives.
• Comfortable with extensive travel
• Leadership abilities - transfer vision into results
• Demonstrated ability to promote and sell services (more important to AP candidates)
• Ability to lead joint client projects teams

Professional Qualifications
• Up to 75% travel required
• Ability to generate new, creative approaches to solve problems and create opportunities
• Proven ability to work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment
• Ability to innovate and challenge norms
• Excellent ability to create collectively, harnessing the power of a group
• Ability to generate new, creative approaches to solve problems and create opportunities
• Proven ability to utilize data and analytics to drive new insights
• Focus on value creation
• Demonstrated ability to lead diverse teams
• Excellent leadership, management, and relationship building skills


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.

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.

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

Accenture is a federal contractor and 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.

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