Accenture Supply Chain & Operations - Strategy Consultant in Overland Park, Kansas
Supply Chain Strategy. We embed innovation, intelligence and sustainability in the way the world makes and moves things while optimizing resources, keeping people safe and ensuring a sustainable future for all. Supply Chain Strategy consulting enables leaders to act quickly and confidently as they pivot their supply chain to the future. We define Supply Chain as digital reinvention of Planning through to Fulfillment and believe that smart, sustainable, connected digital products and assets are about to create hyper-personalized industrial experiences, completely new levels of operational efficiency, transparency and traceability , tangible impact on sustainability and ESG metrics, and brand-new sources of revenue growth. Known for our ability to execute at speed, we help clients determine clear, actionable paths to competitive agility by bringing them new thinking on business and technology.
A skillful strategist and advisor. You know how to make the supply chain work for clients, society, and our planet – ensuring input products and services are received responsibly without interruption. And, what’s more - you’ve got the real-life experience and analytical know-how to reduce complexity, optimize risk exposure / resiliency and increase long-term profitability. You have energy and drive in abundance, along with personal resilience, a passion for serving clients, and a love of continual learning. You have a flair for breaking down challenges into logical issues and constructing crystal-clear reasoning and root-cause analyses—an aptitude you use to decimate problems. You have both communication and people skills in spades, and as a leader you’re a natural at appreciating diverse perspectives and bringing out the best in teams.
Work directly with C-suite and senior executives to deliver actionable insights to the world’s top organizations
Help to address priority enterprise-wide issues with strategies that can be execute d with speed and at scale.
You will spot, isolate, and solve Supply Chain problems using your skills in one or more of the following :
Operating model architecture – people, process, and technology
Advanced analytics – network optimization, business case modelling
Supply Chain Process Excellence – planning/scheduling, routing optimization, capital 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
Leverage 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
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
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Here’s what you need:
Minimum of 2 y ears of experience working on Supply Chain initiatives
Minimum of 2 years of external experience at a consulting firm or 2 years of internal consulting experience in a role e quivalent to Consultant level within industry
A Bachelor’s Degree
Bonus points if:
You have a deep specialization in strategies for one or more of the following : p rocurement or 3rd party cost takeout initiatives ; f orecasting, supply chain planning and inventory optimization ; m anufacturing production 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)
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