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Job Description

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 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.


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.


The Business Advisor - Supply Chain role utilizes deep industry or domain expertise to deliver business value on a repeatable basis to clients. They develop strategic business insights, drive decision-making to uncover opportunities to grow revenue to reduce costs. They utilize a broad set of analytical tools or management techniques to improve client business functions.  The right candidate will be creative and resourceful and will utilize traditional and out of the box solutions to achieve superior business outcomes by leveraging transformation methodologies and assets. They should have deep experience and a solid understanding of Supply Chain processes. 

 

Key Responsibilities: 

  • Work outside documented processes applying judgment-based services that deliver client value
  • Develop strategic business insights and recommendations for improvements to business functions by partnering with client leads and aligning business priorities
  • Provide next generation recommendations for process improvements to drive efficiency and cost savings
  • Create demand classification, demand planning, data cleansing / outlier correction processes and demand forecasting
  • Develop and articulate proof of concept for clients including strategy, scope, staffing, engagement setup and execution
  • Work on Operations Transformation project-based solutions - end-to-end delivery of specific work-streams covering problem structuring and solving, communication of solutions, client engagement and stakeholder management
  • Manage day-to-day operations with supervisory authority over multiple associates. This includes allocating work, setting associate daily goals, and monitoring production.
  • Responsible for the quality of production work from team and individual associates
  • Plan and implement the overall supply chain strategy
  • Coach, mentor, and develop direct reports.  Motivate and lead associates by example, effectively communicating individual, team and company objectives to optimize knowledge transfer and maintain corporate informational transparency wherever possible
  • Plan and implement the overall supply chain strategy
  • Identify, implement, and oversee process improvements across department in conjunction with the Project Management Office, Business Analysts, Finance, Sales, and Manufacturing team and client(s)
  • Build and maintain good relationships with vendors
  • Demonstrate the highest levels of integrity, character, and professionalism in every associate, customer, and client interaction as a representative of Accenture
  • Identify process bottleneck and implement solutions in a timely manner
  • Assist with onboarding team members as required


*Must be able and willing to travel up to 100%




Qualifications

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Minimum of 3 years’ operational supply chain experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with supply chain management software (such as SAP MM, AP Modules, SAP Plant Maintenance, etc.)
  • Business Process Outsourcing or Captive Shared Services experience
  • Lean Six Sigma experience
  • Business & Operational Excellence experience
  • Cross industry and functional operations experience
  • Strong PPT and Excel pivot tables, statistical analysis with Excel functions, data mining and process mapping
  • Demand forecasting
  • Understanding of transformation, training and operational excellence methodologies 
  • Data Analytics & Interpretation
  • Metrics & Reporting
  • Project management experience
  • Utilize analytical /statistical tools (e.g., SAS, JDA,) to develop business data insights
  • Provide next generation recommendations for process improvements to drive efficiency and cost savings

Professional Skill Requirements:

  • Proven ability to build, manage and foster a team-oriented environment
  • Proven ability to work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment
  • Excellent communication (written and oral) and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work independently, prioritize and meet deadlines
  • Ability to manage diverse teams to maximize performance and accomplish business outcomes
  • Delegate work activities and maintain team motivation and engagement

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. 

 

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

 

Accenture is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We believe that no one should be discriminated against because of their differences, such as age, disability, ethnicity, gender, gender identity and expression, religion or sexual orientation. Our rich diversity makes us more innovative, more competitive and more creative, which helps us better serve our clients and our communities.

 

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.

 

For details, view a copy of the Accenture Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Policy Statement

 

Requesting An Accommodation

 

Accenture is committed to providing equal employment opportunities for persons with disabilities or religious observances, including reasonable accommodation when needed. If you are hired by Accenture and require accommodation to perform the essential functions of your role, you will be asked to participate in our reasonable accommodation process. Accommodations made to facilitate the recruiting process are not a guarantee of future or continued accommodations once hired.

 

If you would like to be considered for employment opportunities with Accenture and have accommodation needs for a disability or religious observance, please call us toll free at 1 (877) 889-9009, send us an email or speak with your recruiter.

 

Other Employment Statements

 

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

 

Job candidates will not be obligated to disclose sealed or expunged records of conviction or arrest as part of the hiring process.

 

The Company will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. Additionally, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the Company's legal duty to furnish information.

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