Retail Merchandising & Supply Chain Senior Consulting Manager - Southeast

Employer
Accenture
Location
Washington, DC
Posted
Apr 20, 2017
Closes
Apr 21, 2017
Industry
Consulting, Retail
Hours
Full Time
Title: Retail Merchandising & Supply Chain Senior Consulting Manager - Southeast Location: USA-Southeast Job Number: 00462536 Join Accenture and you'll work alongside fellow industry experts leading transformational projects that define cutting edge solutions that help solve our client's most complex issues. This opportunity will give you the ability to pursue your passion within the Retail Industry, hone your expertise and deepen your skills and knowledge within the Merchandising and Supply Chain segment. As a Consulting Practioner you'll work with our clients to improve their business and directly affect the lives of their consumers. You'll affect how people purchase, where they shop and how they interact with the world's largest brands. Join our team today and embark on a fast-paced, dynamic and rewarding career where no two days are ever the same. Our culture is focused on providing you with the tools and opportunities to developing your career. The new Senior Manager will play a pivotal leadership role in the Southeast for our overall Functional Excellence & Integration team, and more specifically focus on selling and delivering Retail Merchandising & Supply Chain Services to address all aspects of a supply chain transformation, from strategy and operating model, to process and technology enablement, to Operational Run services. Our Retail Merchandising & Supply Chain offerings include: Enterprise & Seamless Service for Retail Digital Supply Chain, Advanced Analytics Operating Model Transformation Merchandising Retail Planning (Merchandising, Assortment, Space, Clustering, Floor and Allocation) Demand and Replenishment Planning Sales and Operations Planning Inventory Management Transportation Planning Distributed Order Management and Execution. Accenture combines both industry experience and skills across supply chain management to deliver high performance client solutions. Specific responsibilities for this role would include: Growth: The primary focus of the new Senior Manager will be to broaden the relationships at the leadership levels within current and potential clients and to translate this into new business opportunities. They will be seen as a credible business and commercially orientated content expert who works closely with the practice to win additional management consulting work with the existing accounts as well as acquire new accounts. Over time, they will be expected to grow a substantial business, build sustainable, long term and profitable client relationships at the C-suite and Board levels, and reinforce Accenture's position as a leading player in this market. Delivery: The new Senior Manager will be expected to lead, reinforce and expand a high caliber, fully integrated and cohesive team at each client. This leader will have management or oversight for both the senior client relationships and delivery of the engagement. Further, they will develop the more junior members of the engagement team, as well as coach the more senior team members and help them grow professionally and personally. Set the strategy and build propositions: The new Senior Manager will need to contribute to the evolution of key propositions that relate to business issues faced by the clients of the group. The successful candidate will be expected to drive practice development initiatives, new thought leadership and continue to build Accenture's reputation and brand in this area.The successful candidate is responsible for positioning Accenture as a thought leader in the Retail Merchandising and Supply Chain market. The right candidate will need to be able to quickly integrate into a fast-moving global professional services environment and has to be at ease building relationships with C-level client executives in the industry. Qualifications: Basic Qualifications: Minimum of 5 years of experience in a Management Consulting firm Minimum of 10 years of experience within the Retail Merchandising and Supply Chain Minimum of 3 years of experience selling and delivering transformational initiatives within the Retail Merchandising and Supply Chain space Subject matter expertise on business issues and strategic priorities within the Retail industry. Deep functional knowledge across End to End Retail Merchandising and Supply Chain functions Experiences in strategy development and implementation, process and organizational design (eg, shared service centers, Lean/Six Sigma, cost optimization) and change management. Set Yourself Apart: Proven track with fast career advancement and demonstrated ability to rank at the top or near the top of your peer group Prior experience managing large programs including managing clients and scope, risks and issues, schedule and progress, resources and manpower, third party vendors, etc. Professional Requirements: Track record of growing strong teams of management consultants (business analyst thru managing director). Outstanding leadership skills C-Suite verbal and written communication and presentation abilities High level of team-work and standards of ethics. Our Commitment to You: We offer a transparent approach career progression, with a focus on your strengths and continuous coaching from senior colleagues. You'll benefit from working alongside Accenture experts who are solving some of the biggest industry challenges with innovative thinking and cutting-edge tools. Strong benefits that support a work life balance and stability. You'll have access to leading-edge technology that will give you the opportunity to deepen your existing skills even as you help create the latest business trends. Competitive rewards linked to fast-paced progression. You'll also have opportunities to make a difference to the communities in which we work and live. Candidates who are currently employed by a client of Accenture or an affiliated Accenture business may not be eligible for consideration. Accenture is a Federal Contractor and an EEO and Affirmative Action Employer of Females/Minorities/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities. Equal Employment Opportunity All employment decisions shall be made without regard to age, race, creed, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, disability status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, citizenship status or any other basis as protected by federal, state, or local law. Job candidates will not be obligated to disclose sealed or expunged records of conviction or arrest as part of the hiring process. Accenture is committed to providing veteran employment opportunities to our service men and women. Applicants for employment in the US must have work authorization that does not now or in the future require sponsorship of a visa for employment authorization in the United States and with Accenture (ie, H1-B visa, F-1 visa (OPT), TN visa or any other non-immigrant status). Job: Management Consulting