Strategy & Consulting Manager – Supply Chain and Digital Transformation

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Job Description

Job Role: Strategy & Consulting Manager (Supply Chain and Digital Transformation)

Location: London

Career Level: Manager

 

Accenture is a leading global professional services company, providing a broad range of services in strategy and consulting, interactive, technology and operations, with digital capabilities across all of these services. With our thought leadership and culture of innovation, we apply industry expertise, diverse skill sets and next-generation technology to each business challenge.

We believe in inclusion and diversity and supporting the whole person. Our core values comprise of Stewardship, Best People, Client Value Creation, One Global Network, Respect for the Individual and Integrity. Year after year, Accenture is recognized worldwide not just for business performance but for inclusion and diversity too.

“Across the globe, one thing is universally true of the people of Accenture: We care deeply about what we do and the impact we have with our clients and with the communities in which we work and live. It is personal to all of us.” – Julie Sweet, Accenture CEO

As a team:

Supply Chain & Operations is a major functionally oriented strategy & consulting practice: we help our clients reimagine and transform tomorrow’s supply chains and operations to positively impact business, society, and the planet. We do this through a human centred and data driven approach that encourages our people and clients to continuously innovate and generate significant, sustainable global impact. Built on the three pillars of customer centricity, zero based mindset, and responsible operations & organizations, this is what we call the Intelligent Supply Chain.

You’ll learn, grow and advance in an innovative culture that thrives on shared success, diverse ways of thinking and enables boundaryless opportunities that can drive your career in new and exciting ways.

If you’re looking for a challenging career working in a vibrant environment with access to training and a global network of experts, this could be the role for you. As part of our global team, you’ll be working with cutting-edge technologies and will have the opportunity to develop a wide range of new skills on the job.

We are actively seeking high-achieving individuals with considerable potential to enrich our Strategy & Consulting Supply Chain Consulting practice, with a focus on large scale ERP led business transformations. We are looking for technology experience (particularly SAP) combined with functional expertise to work with business stakeholders in designing and delivering value led transformation programmes.

Our objective is to recruit a Strategy & Consulting Manager for our UKI Supply Chain & Operations division, a role that is critical for enhancing our ability to lead and deliver substantial global ERP business transformation projects such as SAP S/4 and Oracle Fusion SaaS for global clients

In this role you will be responsible for:

  • Ability to engage with senior supply chain business stakeholders as part of large-scale ERP led Business transformation programs.
  • Steering client engagements from Supply Chain and ERP strategy, through design and implementation, with a strong emphasis on business led transformation.
  • Articulating the business value of technology enabled Supply Chain transformations and being at the interlock between business and technology teams.
  • Spearheading business development efforts, identifying, and exploring opportunities with both new and existing clients, with a focus on showcasing the value of SAP or ERP enabled transformations. This includes ongoing business development both internally and with clients.
  • Offering functional consulting within at least one S/4HANA or ERP supply chain area, applying SAP solutions to drive business value rather than focusing solely on technical implementation.
  • Planning, managing, and executing the delivery of engagements, ensuring they meet and exceed client expectations and adhere to our stringent quality standards.
  • An excellent communicator with the ability to convey complex program delivery content in business language to senior stakeholders, fostering an environment of clarity and mutual understanding.

Qualifications

We are looking for experience in the following skills:

  • Demonstrated expertise in consulting, emphasizing strategic and operational aspects of SAP supply chain transformations including Design, Planning, Procurement, Manufacturing, and Delivery processes.
  • Responsible for leading workstreams in at least 1-2 end-to-end SAP S/4HANA transformation projects, highlighting a blend of technical understanding and consulting acumen, specifically within business transformation programs.
  • A robust foundation in Business consulting advisory roles, preferably with a focus on SAP transformations or other large-scale ERP led Business transformation.
  • An in-depth understanding of the intricacies of supply chain processes and the impact of ERP solutions on these processes to identify opportunities and develop a robust business case
  • Experience in leading and managing diverse teams across multiple geographic locations, ensuring high-quality delivery aligned with client expectations.
  • Experience working with at least one of the following SAP Modules: MM, PP, EWM, IBP, or Ariba or equivalent Oracle SaaS modules with an emphasis on leveraging these tools to drive business improvement rather than focusing on technical specifications.
  • Superior skills in stakeholder management and relationship building, crucial for navigating complex project environments and ensuring successful outcomes.
  • The successful candidate will be a business-focused Supply Chain ERP transformation professional with a passion for developing a rapidly growing our Digital Core community within UKI’s Supply Chain Strategy and Consulting practice.
  • Establishing thought leadership within the Digital Core community and supply chain domains through continuous learning and knowledge dissemination.

Set yourself apart:

  • 5+ years Supply Chain Business consulting and project delivery experience including delivery to agreed scope, time scales and budgets from a top tier consulting company or blue-chip organisation in the context of large-scale ERP transformations.
  • Show your active participation in the SAP community, such as leading workshops that advance the understanding and application of SAP in supply chain transformations. This demonstrates not only expertise but also a commitment to shaping the future of SAP implementations.
  • Exhibit your ability to work seamlessly across various business units and technical teams to foster a collaborative environment that accelerates SAP project delivery and enhances stakeholder engagement. Your ability to bridge the gap between technical solutions and business objectives, facilitating smooth project execution and adoption, sets you apart.

Unique Opportunities:

  • Be at the forefront of the industry, delivering actionable insights to top global organizations, and addressing critical C-suite issues with strategic, ERP-enabled solutions that can be implemented rapidly and at scale.
  • Play a pivotal role in enhancing our Supply Chain & Operations capabilities, working alongside some of the world’s most renowned companies to solve their most pressing business challenges.
  • Contribute to global thought leadership, leveraging a wide range of skills across the practice to deliver cohesive, strategic, and transformative solutions.

 

What’s in it for you:

At Accenture in addition to a competitive basic salary, you will also have an extensive benefits package which includes 30 days’ vacation per year, private medical insurance and 3 extra days leave per year for charitable work of your choice!

Flexibility and mobility are required to deliver this role as there will be requirements to spend time onsite with our clients and partners to enable delivery of the first-class services we are known for.

About Accenture

Accenture is a leading global professional services company, providing a broad range of services in strategy and consulting, interactive, technology and operations, with digital capabilities across all of these services. We combine unmatched experience and specialized capabilities across more than 40 industries — powered by the world’s largest network of Advanced Technology and Intelligent Operations centers. With over 700,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries, Accenture brings continuous innovation to help clients improve their performance and create lasting value across their enterprises. Visit us at www.accenture.com

Accenture is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of society and does not discriminate on grounds of race, religion or belief, ethnic or national origin, disability, age, citizenship, marital, domestic or civil partnership status, sexual orientation, or gender identity, or any other basis as protected by applicable law.

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