Job Description

We are:
Supply Chain, and we move fast, think fast, and work fast. Our Fortune 500 clients need big-picture change, so we come at their challenges from all sides with functional insights, data power, digital leadership, and extensive industry know-how. It’s our job to show clients how to take major leaps forward in planning, procurement, manufacturing, and fulfillment while becoming more sustainable and resilient. How do we do it? We call out the most important metrics. We cut costs, optimize capital, improve response times and consider ESG values. We connect suppliers and customers across the extended supply chain. And we create strategies and operating models that really work.

You are:
A Supply Chain and Operations professional who helps clients develop strategies and operating models that integrate planning, procurement, product design, manufacturing, and/or fulfillment functions within an organization, as well as connect suppliers and customers across the extended supply chains. You use your data skills to develop and implement strategies that improve the entire supply chain process by applying cost efficiency, increasing business effectiveness, and creating synergies and collaboration across companies. You’ve also got the communication skills to make sure that everyone understands your ideas and how to get them working as quickly as possible. Your experience means that people look to you for guidance and ideas. And you know how to make sure teams get their work done on time, every time.

The work:
•    Find solutions to clients’ supply chain and operations related challenges
•    Spot and solve challenges using your analytical skills to dive into data and check that against the real world 
•    Lead workshops that look for ways to improve organizations and processes
•    Determine what methods and procedures to use when completing projects  
•    Give clients insights that help make their companies work better, faster, and more efficiently  
•    Challenge legacy ways of working using constructive techniques that fuel client growth 
•    Use digital tech to help clients find new ways to make their organizations more effective and efficient  
•    Lead small to medium sized teams with diverse backgrounds skills and knowledge 
•    Effectively manage and coach others, collaborating with internal and external parties 
•    Support client sales origination and thought leadership development 
•    Ensure that projects help clients meet their key goals
•    Drive a positive impact in the communities where we work and live 
•    Use the latest analytical tools and digital tech to help clients find new ways to understand how to make their organizations more effective and efficient


Please note: The safety and well-being of our people continues to be the top priority, and our decisions around travel are informed by government COVID-19 response directives, recommendations from leading health authorities and guidance from a number of infectious disease experts. 
 
Racking-up those air miles will have to wait, as weekly non-essential travel to client sites Monday through Thursday is currently suspended.  For now, all Accenture business travel, international and domestic, is currently restricted to client-essential sales/delivery activity only.    



Qualifications

Here’s what you need: 
•    Minimum of 5 years of experience working on Supply Chain initiatives 
•    Minimum of 8 years of external experience at a consulting firm or 8 years of internal consulting experience in a role equivalent to Senior Manager level within industry
•    A Bachelor’s Degree


Bonus points if:
●    You have a deep specialization in one or more of the following: procurement or 3rd party cost takeout initiatives; forecasting, supply chain planning and inventory optimization; manufacturing production experience in either continuous or discrete manufacturing environments 
●    You have the proven ability to work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment
●    You excel in building and developing relationships, overseeing complex programs and demonstrating leadership
●    You’ve earned an MBA or equivalent graduate degree
●    You have a functional-level understanding of technology solutions
●    Lean or Six Sigma qualifications
●    You can use the latest data analytics tools to spot opportunities for improvement
●    Prior experience in driving insights using visualization tools (i.e. Power BI, Tableau, Alteryx) and analytics tools (i.e. Adobe Analytics, Google Analytics)
 

As required by Colorado law under the Equal Pay for Equal Work 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 $159,516 - $288,500 and information on benefits offered is here. 



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.


Subject to applicable law, please be aware that Accenture requires all employees to be fully vaccinated as a condition of employment. Accenture will consider requests for accommodation to this vaccination requirement during the recruiting process.


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