1+ months
2018-06-122018-10-11

Accenture Strategy - Procurement Strategy Manager

Chicago, IL 60664
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Organization:Accenture Strategy Supply Chain & Operations Strategic Cost Reduction Manager


Level: Manager (Strategic Cost Takeout and Procurement Operating Model)


Location: New York, Chicago, Dallas or Boston


Travel Required: 80% Travel





About Accenture


Accenture is a leading global professional services company, providing a broad range of services and solutions in strategy, consulting, digital, technology and operations. Combining unmatched experience and specialized skills across more than 40 industries and all business functions underpinned by the worlds largest delivery network Accenture works at the intersection of business and technology to help clients improve their performance and create sustainable value for their stakeholders. With more than 435,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries, Accenture drives innovation to improve the way the world works and lives. Visit us at www.accenture.com.







About Accenture Strategy




If youre passionate about helping your clients create long-term profitability and value, Accenture Strategy and our cost reduction team may be the place youve been looking to grow your career.





We work with our clients across a broad range of industries to address key issues related to:


Competitive Agility: Profitability and sustainability interventions (incl. Zero Based Budgeting across SG&A and COGS expense lines) focused on corporate restructuring and fueling corporate growth;


Operating Model: Shaping organizational and departmental strategies, visions, objectives and calculated roadmaps (incl. uplifting people, process, technological competencies);


Digital Strategy: Identifying means to reduce tactical work efforts, optimize operational effectiveness and future-proof capabilities through use of advanced technologies incl. RPA, AI, and Blockchain;


Mergers & Acquisitions: Standing-up M&A clean rooms and assessing true value of synergies, while documenting opportunities to sustain long-term value.





Position Summary


As a Manager, you will be responsible for supporting our engagement teams as we look to deliver upon our clients needs. You will provide actionable insights to the worlds top firms, helping them address priority C-suite issues with strategies they can execute at global scale, with speed and agility.





Key Skills / Experience:





Analysis: Advanced financial acumen with ability to synthesize large amounts of public and non-public financial data and ability to conduct spend analyses;


Value Identification: Perspectives on SG&A (Technology, Marketing, Travel, Facilities, Professional Services, etc.) and COGS (Headcount, Fund Fees, Transfer Agencies, Market Data, etc.) and corresponding should-costs;


Value Realization: Expertise in executing on cost reduction opportunities across supply and demand / consumption levers;


Value Sustainment: Integrating changes into budgets, controlling and monitoring; standing-up operational capabilities (i.e. people, process, technology) to sustain results;


Other Skills: Proficiencies in supporting client origination, journey management, managing and coaching others, leadership, effective communication (written and oral);

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