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Midwest - Supply Chain and Operations Planning - Management Consulting Manager - Senior Manager (o9, Kinaxis, SAP IBP, SAP S4, Blue Yonder)



Posted on Wednesday, June 5, 2024
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Accenture Supply Chain & Operations - 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

We are seeking a Supply Chain & Operations Planning - Management Consulting Manager / Senior Manager to develop and grow our Supply Chain function. Supply Chain Planning leaders shape integrated planning and execution solutions that drive business growth while increasing supply chain resiliency.

Management 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.

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 workstreams and/or work efforts at a client or within Accenture.
  • Serve as the planner/architect for a delivery initiative.

Here’s what you need:

  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience scoping and delivering transformation and innovation technology advisory solutions and services that includes advanced functional-level understanding of at least one of the following: o9, Kinaxis, SAP IBP or SAP S4, Blue Yonder.
  • Minimum of 2 years of external experience at a consulting firm or 4 years of internal consulting experience in a role equivalent to Accenture Manager level within industry
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent (minimum 12 years) work experience.

Bonus points if:

  • 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).

Professional qualifications:

  • You excel in building and developing relationships, overseeing complex programs, demonstrating management and skills leadership, and fostering a team-oriented environment.
  • You have the proven ability to work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment.
  • Excellent communication (written and oral) and interpersonal skills.

Important Information

Travel will be required for this role and is estimated to be no more than 50%. However, it is important to note that travel may vary from 0 to 100% depending on business need and client requirements.

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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.
We accept applications on an on-going basis and there is no fixed deadline to apply.

Information on benefits is here.

Role Location Annual Salary Range

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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