Accenture Capability Network JDA ESP Manager in Chicago, Illinois

Title: Capability Network JDA ESP Manager Location: USA-Midwest Job Number: 00570328

Title: Accenture Strategy Capability Network Supply Chain JDA ESP Manager

Location: Negotiable

Travel: 100%

Join Accenture and help transform leading organizations and communities around the world. The sheer scale of our capabilities and client engagements and the way we collaborate, operate and deliver value provides an unparalleled opportunity to grow and advance. Choose Accenture, and make delivering innovative work part of your extraordinary career.

Job Description

Supply Chain and Operations professionals house individuals who help clients develop strategies and operating models that integrate planning, procurement, product design, manufacturing and fulfillment functions within an organization, as well as connect suppliers and customers across the extended supply chain.

Supply Chain Planning professionals develop and implement integrated supply and demand planning strategies that improve cost efficiency, increase business effectiveness and create synergies and collaboration across companies.

A professional at this position level within Accenture has the following responsibilities:

  • Identifies, assesses and solves complex business problems for area of responsibility, where analysis of situations or data requires an in-depth evaluation of variable factors.

  • Closely follows the strategic direction set by senior management when establishing near term goals.

  • Interacts with senior management at a client and/or within Accenture on matters where they may need to gain acceptance on an alternate approach. Has some latitude in decision-making.

  • Acts independently to determine methods and procedures on new assignments. Decisions have a major day to day impact on area of responsibility.

  • Manages large - medium sized teams and/or work efforts (if in an individual contributor role) at a client or within Accenture.

Qualifications:

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree

  • Minimum 5 years of experience implementing large scale Production Planning using i2 Master Planning or JDA ESP solutions in CPG/Manufacturing industry.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience in driving a business team through product hierarchy change from current legacy/ obsolete product hierarchy

  • Ability to prepare material and conduct required design workshops with the client personnel to explain how JDA ESP works and document the as-is process.

  • Gather detail business requirements.

  • Prepare functional design documents that details the to-be process.

  • Create test scripts and validate test cases during system and integration testing phases

Professional Skill Requirements

  • Proven ability to build, manage and foster a team-oriented environment

  • Proven ability to work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment

  • Desire to work in an information systems environment

  • Excellent communication (written and oral) and interpersonal skills

  • Excellent leadership and management skills

All of our consulting professionals receive comprehensive training covering business acumen, technical and professional skills development. You'll also have opportunities to hone your functional skills and expertise in an area of specialization. We offer a variety of formal and informal training programs at every level to help you acquire and build specialized skills faster. Learning takes place both on the job and through formal training conducted online, in the classroom, or in collaboration with teammates. The sheer variety of work we do, and the experience it offers, provide an unbeatable platform from which to build a career.

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 (i.e., H1-B visa, F-1 visa (OPT), TN visa or any other non-immigrant status).

Candidates who are currently employed by a client of Accenture or an affiliated Accenture business may not be eligible for consideration.

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