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Accenture Consumer Goods and Services Supply Chain Transformation Architect Senior Manager in Boston, Massachusetts

The work

Are you inspired by the rapidly changing environment in which today’s Consumer Goods companies operate? Are you eager to learn and apply the latest in digital technologies? Are you a motivated and experienced professional who easily combines EQ with IQ? Then the position of Senior Manager Consulting - Consumer Goods & Services is what you are looking for!

Your job

As Senior Manager, you will be part of the Consumer Goods & Services (CG&S) Industry team within Strategy & Consulting. This team supports large global consumer goods companies in food & beverage and home & personal care. We are industry experts and have the insights and capabilities to transform leading organizations and help them navigate in the ever-changing landscape they operate in.

You will bring to this role a deep understanding of the business value of Supply Chain, as well as how it aligns with business strategies. You will leverage this understanding to deliver Supply Chain and operations transformational programs in the areas of Supply Planning, Strategic Sourcing and Supplier Performance, Logistics and Distribution, Warehousing, and Manufacturing and/or Packaging operations. The role is a blend of defining client outcomes at strategic and executional levels. You will oversee multiple projects, function as a project manager for large transformations and are responsible for building new and maintaining strong client relations. You will lead with insights to co-create and implement technology-enabled, disruptive strategies and solutions that unlock value and drive growth for clients. You have the ambition to continuously develop your industry knowledge, your advisory and commercial skills, and are expected and challenged to do so. As Senior Manager, you will also actively pursue business development opportunities and have an active role in developing thought leadership and point of views on key developments in the CG&S industry.

  • People You will collaborate closely with our CG&S consultants and build our CG&S practice within Products. You have shown experience in leading teams and unlocking value for our clients. You will work with C-level executives and actively pursue business development opportunities.

  • Processes Part of your remit is to improve processes and programs so that our client can work more effectively and efficiently. You will strive to make the processes repeatable, scalable, and cost saving. You will be working on a wide range of (strategic) topics, such as digital and complex transformations. Your advice is based on quantitative and qualitative analyses

  • Technology Oversee the increasing technology we use for our transformations and in areas like SC&O, ESG and other industry relevant topics. Experiences with technology driven transformations. You have a data driven approach, based on analytics & AI

  • Industry You have an active role in developing thought leadership and point of views on key developments in the CG&S industry. Y ou are motivated to constantly develop your industrial knowledge and share this with your team.

    With all our roles, there is some in-person time for collaboration, learning and building relationships with clients, peers, leaders, and communities. As an employer, we will be as flexible as possible to support your specific work/life needs.

    Who we are

    In today’s world, business leaders want to rapidly and confidently reinvent their businesses to increase resilience, mitigate risk, and grow with sustainable value. That’s where Accenture Strategy & Consulting comes in. We bring together strategic visionaries, industry experts, practitioners from across every enterprise function, business intelligence professionals, change specialists, data and AI authorities, and many other specialized skills to co-create each client’s unique path to reinvention. You will be a trusted partner to business leaders, collaborating with a diverse team of experts to deliver successful tech-enabled transformation and new kinds of value for your clients. Join our global network of people using the latest assets, platforms and partnerships to help bring ideas to life.

    Accenture is a leading global professional services company that helps the world’s leading businesses, governments and other organizations build their digital core, optimize their operations, accelerate revenue growth and enhance citizen services—creating tangible value at speed and scale. We are a talent and innovation led company with 738,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries. Technology is at the core of change today, and we are one of the world’s leaders in helping drive that change, with strong ecosystem relationships. We combine our strength in technology with unmatched industry experience, functional expertise and global delivery capability. We are uniquely able to deliver tangible outcomes because of our broad range of services, solutions and assets across Strategy & Consulting, Technology, Operations, Industry X and Accenture Song. These capabilities, together with our culture of shared success and commitment to creating 360° value, enable us to help our clients succeed and build trusted, lasting relationships. We measure our success by the 360° value we create for our clients, each other, our shareholders, partners and communities. Visit us at www.accenture.com.

    Here is what you'll need

  • Minimum of 15 years experience in the Consumer Goods and Services industry in a combination of strategy, management consulting and/or progressive experiences in one or more of the following areas within the Supply Chain function:

  • Logistics and Distribution

  • Strategic Sourcing and Supplier Performance Management

  • Planning and scheduling

  • Inventory Management

  • Warehousing and/or Warehouse Automation

  • Operations Management

  • Bachelor’s degree

    Bonus points:

  • Master’s degree in a relevant field

  • Experience in a senior supply chain management role within the consumer goods and services industry

  • Previous responsibility for driving benefits realization of at least one major strategic initiative with a major CG&S business

  • International business experience, and the ability to navigate global, regional, and country/division stakeholder relationships within a given client account

  • Experience in mergers and acquisitions (operations due diligence, carve-outs, or post-deal integration)

  • In-depth understanding of CG&S industry, and the role of senior supply chain leadership at the (S)VP level is desirable. Having a relevant CG&S industry network is a plus

  • Experience with tech driven transformations, data & analytics and/or sustainability

  • Experience with senior level (C-level or C-level minus 1) conversations

  • Strong program management and communication skills, both verbal and written

  • Driven and entrepreneurial: ability to originate and shape new deals, lead in client conversations, and go to market activities.

  • Fluent in English (both spoken and written)

  • Excellent leadership and people skills: proven ability to build effective teams and foster a collaborative and inclusive environment and proven ability to build strong client relationships.

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. (https://www.accenture.com/us-en/careers/local/total-rewards)

Role Location Annual Salary Range

California $131,100 to $336,900

Colorado $131,100 to $291,100

New York $121,400 to $336,900

Washington $139,600 to $309,900

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