Job Description

Title: Accenture Capability Network Supply Chain Planning Consultant

Location: Flexible

Travel: 80-100%

 

Looking for a rewarding career with global impact? Then consider Accenture’s rapidly expanding Capability Network with approximately 4,000 Management Consulting and Strategy professionals (we like to call them rock stars!) based in a network of prominent locations around the world. Capability Network Professionals….

  • Love the variety and excitement of moving from project to project
  • Thrive in a fast-paced, inclusive environment with countless opportunities to learn and grow
  • Collaborate with diverse organizations on groundbreaking projects
  • Enjoy the camaraderie of working together towards a common goal and forming lasting friendships

If this sounds like the right team for you, we invite you to read on, and visit www.accenture.com/capabilitynetwork.

The Management Consulting Manager designs and implements Supply Chain Driven business changes that drive industry-specific, function and digital Supply Chain operating model transformation, focusing on tasks relating to people, process, data and applicable Supply Chain Business Solutions such as Kinaxis, o9 Solutions, OM Partners, SAP IBP, JDA and similar.

 

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 and thru successful delivery of value promised to clients

 

Job Description

In general, Supply Chain & Operations houses 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 & Operations 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.

Key responsibilities may include:

  • Supporting process design activities, formulating the specific solutions to address prioritized requirements (Workshops, Agile prototyping)
  • Supporting implementation activities for organization, processes and business content
    Supporting Change Management activities to prepare the client for deployment and adoption (Change Program, Operating Model & Organizational alignment, Communications, Trainings)

 

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. Resource will latitude in decision-making and will be value for ability independently to determine methods and procedures on new assignments. Decisions have a major day to day impact on area of responsibility


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Qualifications

Basic Qualifications

§  Bachelor's Degree

§  Minimum of  2 years of experience in Supply Chain Planning

§  Minimum of  2 years of experience with Supply Chain Planning Business Solutions

§  Minimum of  2 years of consulting experience & Professional Skills

 

Professional Skills

Demonstrated expertise in all the following Supply Chain Planning areas:

§  Strategic long-range planning/network planning

§  Sales and operations planning (S&OP) and its next level of maturity – integrated business planning (IBP)

§  Forecasting/Demand planning

§  Supply planning (including capacity and inventory planning)

§  Production planning and finite scheduling

§  Alignment with financial planning processes, performance metrics and KPIs

§  Operating network of Supply chain partners

§  Control Towers (Sense & React or Sales and operations execution-S&OE)

 

Shows the following:

§  Proven ability and experience in interacting with business leads to define implementation strategies, business requirements and solution design related to procurement processes

§  Defines processes to optimize work and avoid re-work

§  Resolves problems quickly and effectively using creativity and innovation

§  Develops simple and easy to understand frameworks and formats to present information and ideas

§  Capable of managing multiple priorities and meet closely-spaced, ambitious timelines

§  Organizes and manages work effort of self and others to provide quality service in a productive and cost-effective manner

§  Adopts methods and tools that improve personal and team productivity            

§  Asks for and defines needed support when recognizing own/team's limits

§  Team player

§  Excellent communication and lead level skills

 

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.

 

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 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.

 

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.

Locations

CA - San Jose,IL - Chicago,NY - New York,TX - Dallas

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.

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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