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Supply Chain Planning & Execution Manager - Sr. Manager with SC technology transformation (O9/Kinaxis/Blue Yonder/SAP IBP)

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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.

The work:

The Accenture Strategy & Consulting- Supply Chain & Operations practice is seeking a Supply Chain Planning and Execution Manager to develop and grow our Supply Chain function. 

At Accenture, Supply Chain and Operations practice helps 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 Planning leaders shape integrated planning and execution solutions that drive business growth while increasing supply chain resiliency. 

Strategy and Consulting Responsibilities: 

  • Design and implement business changes that drive industry-specific function and digital operating model transformation, focusing on tasks relating to people and processes. 
  • Design new business processes based on customer requirements, conduct user review sessions, and run stakeholder agreement meetings. 
  • Work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment, applying research and analysis skills as well as diagnosis skills. 
  • Contribute to a team-oriented environment as well as demonstrate leadership and collaboration in a professional setting. 
  • Work alone or manage large, diverse teams as needed, either at the client or at Accenture 
  • Translate strategic direction and business objectives established by clients into holistic strategies and actions. 
  • Participate in diagnosing problems and planning and leading transformations. 
  • Implement programs/interventions that prepare the organization for the implementation of new business processes. 
  • Leverage Accenture’s methods, tools, and assets to design and deliver outcomes. 
  • Identify and assess complex problems and create solutions that require in-depth evaluation of variable factors that are implemented by the team. 
  • Ability to travel up to 80%

Supply Chain Planning Transformation Responsibilities: 

  • Create supply chain planning thought leadership for clients across industries
  •  Shape client’s planning transformation vision, focus areas, and journey from the current state to a “to-be” enterprise environment 
  • Provide point-of-view on supply chain solutions to deliver on transformational goals along with strengths and weaknesses of various planning solutions 
  • Collaborate with senior client leaders to ensure buy-in to recommended solutions 
  • Oversee the design and implementation of Supply Chain solutions, processes, and operating model by leveraging Accenture’s implementation methodology 
  • Help to develop and expand the Supply Chain Services consulting portfolio through thought leadership and opportunity identification 
  • Manage business development opportunities to bring innovative solutions and ways of working to clients 
  • Build and apply technical, industry, organization, and functional knowledge to support efforts in selling opportunities to existing and new clients 
  • Manage o9 Business Solution workstreams and/or work efforts at a client or within Accenture. 
  • Serve as the planner/architect for o9 delivery initiative 


Here’s what you need:

  • Minimum 5 years scoping and delivering transformation and innovation technology advisory solutions and services in o9, Blue Yonder, Kinaxis, or SAP IBP.
  • Minimum of a bachelor’s degree and business acumen
  • Minimum 3 years of experience in any of the following areas: 
  • Supply Chain Technology Cloud Advisory 
  • Enterprise Technology Architecture 
  • Enterprise Agility 
  • Transformation Management 
  • Business Case Development and Financial Assessment 

Bonus points:

  • Experience actively participating in o9 solutions-related projects as a product stakeholder, functional client service lead, or solution consultant 
  • Advanced knowledge/Expertise in o9 Solutions, including Supply Planning, Demand Planning, Integrated Business Planning, Merchandise Financial Planning, Assortment Planning, Sales & Operations Planning 
  • o9 certification is a plus 
  • Senior Level Expertise in functional integration (ongoing closed loop) to major ERP  
  • Advanced Understanding of o9 Solutions Data Model 
  • 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 
  • Excellent leadership and management skills

Our Commitment to You:

Your entrepreneurial spirit and vision will be rewarded, and your success will fuel opportunities for career advancement. You’ll make a difference for some pretty impressive clients. Accenture serves many of the Fortune Global 100 on high-profile projects. Opportunities to learn daily through training, assignments, and collaborating with experts across the company. Access to leading-edge technology.

Along with a competitive salary, Accenture offers a comprehensive package including generous paid time off, an employee healthcare plan, and a competitive 401K program. Learn more about our extensive rewards and benefits: Your Future Rewards & Benefits.

Compensation at Accenture varies depending on a wide array of factors, which may include but are not limited to the specific office location, role, skill set, and level of experience. As required by local law, Accenture provides a reasonable range of compensation for roles that may be hired in California, Colorado, New York or Washington as set forth below.

Role Location: Range of Starting Pay for role:

California                                      $93,400 to $258,500

Colorado                                       $93,400 to $223,300

New York                                       $86,500 to $258,500

Washington                                  $99,500 to $237,800



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