Accenture Chemicals Industry Manager, Midwest Region in Chicago, Illinois
Title: Chemicals Industry Manager, Midwest Region Location: USA-Midwest Job Number: 00573226
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People in our Client & Market career track drive profitable growth by developing market-relevant insights to increase market share or create new markets. They progress through required promotion into market-facing roles that have a direct impact on sales.
Our Resources Operating Group serves the chemicals, energy, forest products and building materials, metals, mining, and utilities industries. With market conditions driving energy companies to seek new ways of creating value for shareholders, deregulation and climate change fundamentally reforming the utilities industry and yielding cross-border opportunities, and an intensive focus on productivity and portfolio management in the chemicals industry, we are working with clients to create innovative solutions that are designed to help them differentiate themselves in the marketplace and gain competitive advantage.
Process Excellence and Change Enablement Design and implement business changes that drive industry-specific, function and digital operating model transformation, focusing on task relating to people and process.
Service Strategy and Operations professionals design and build operations solutions for aftermarket (or maintenance) businesses to improve customer service, drive incremental revenues, reduce operating costs and increase asset turnover.
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
Minimum of 5 years’ experience in the chemicals industry, with business consulting or advising experience, managing performance improvement initiatives that comprise cost reduction, revenue growth, and/or profit improvement
Strong project management capabilities; ability to lead large, transformational change programs
Deep Pricing Management expertise in the chemicals industry (G&A and Operational Costs)
Deep G&A functional and operational leadership expertise
Strong relationships with C-Level Executives
Exceptional verbal and written communication skills
Professional services/consulting experience highly desirable
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