Job Description

Overview

Join our team that is helping the world’s leading life sciences companies to evolve rapidly from selling products to delivering value through better patient outcomes. We work with our pharmaceutical, biotech, medical technology, distributor and consumer health clients globally to redefine the future of the life sciences industry: combining the latest technology with scientific breakthroughs to revolutionize how medical treatments are discovered, developed and delivered to patients around the world.
Our Life Sciences Supply Chain practice helps clients to transform their end-to-end supply chain to be patient centric and an enabler of growth.
What would you do
Most of the team works on one or more projects at any given point in time, typically as part of a larger core team working on a priority. At a Senior Manager level, it could be:
- Work with cross-functional client teams to architect and deliver end to end supply chain transformations spanning R&D to Finished Goods, and connecting to Patients through innovative digital solutions, often over the course of multiple years involving large scale re-design
- Provide deep Life Sciences and pharmaceutical distribution expertise across fulfillment domains of logistics, transportation management, cold chain, warehouse management, global trade, wholesaler distribution, etc.
- Lead end to end business transformations within the fulfillment function including definition of key business processes, organizational enhancements, key metrics, performance indicators and analytics
- Define operating models and organizational design for large scale global fulfillment organizations
- Evaluate and recommend supportive technology solutions as needed
- Leverage data driven hypothesizes and recommendations to support the End to End Supply Chain Transformation
- Leading global teams of 2-75+ to deliver against client priorities and to solve a specific problem
- Function as a strategic advisor to clients on end-to-end SC&O transformations addressing key business challenges such as New Product Launch, Cold Chain, Biologics, etc. including awareness of technology landscape and application
- Collaborate effectively with other Accenture teams in Strategy, Consulting Technology and Operations to bring the best of Accenture to clients
- Developing meaningful partnerships with Life Sciences clients through utilizing interpersonal skills, effective communication, and relationship building
- Act as a thought leader by sharing client-relevant perspectives related to the Life Sciences fulfillment domain both internally and externally through blogs, industry white papers, speaking engagements, etc.
- Proactively identify ways in which Accenture can better support clients through qualifying, co-creating, and executing new sales opportunities
- Support the growth and operations of the Life Sciences Supply Chain practice at Accenture through active involvement and leadership.

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Qualifications

Who do we need
We would love to hear from you if you:
- Minimum of 5 years of Life Sciences experience, either in industry or through business consulting
- Experience leading successful teams and autonomously “running a business”
- Experience in architecting and delivering Life Sciences or wholesaler distribution fulfillment related project work
- Experience in supply chain related core technology tools (e.g. SAP) and application of business process knowledge to technology projects
- Bachelor's Degree
- Preference for deep pharmaceutical experience in New Product Launch, Cold Chain, Biologics, transportation management, warehouse management, etc.
Growth Opportunities
You will always be learning in this role through:
-- On the job learning: creating experiments with new technologies, products and across team partnerships
- Being part of a forward-thinking community committed to training on and the adoption of latest methodologies such as design thinking and agile working
- Opportunities to be a face of Accenture at industry forums, conferences, and through thought leadership.

As required by the Colorado Equal Pay Transparency Act, Accenture provides a reasonable range of minimum compensation for roles that may be hired in Colorado. Actual compensation is influenced by a wide array of factors including but not limited to skill set, level of experience, and specific office location. For the state of Colorado only, the range of starting pay for this role is $150,000 - $210,000 and information on benefits offered is here.


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CA - San Francisco,CO - Denver,IL - Chicago
COVID-19 update:  The safety and well-being of our candidates, our people and their families continues to be a top priority. Until travel restrictions change, interviews will continue to be conducted virtually. 

Please be aware that Accenture requires all employees to be fully vaccinated as a condition of employment. Accenture will consider requests for medical or religious accommodation to this vaccination requirement during the recruiting process.

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