Supply Chain Planning Senior Solution Architect - Senior Manager - Project Delivery Lead (Blue Yonder, Kinaxis, OMP, o9)
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Accenture's Intelligent Platform Services Supply Chain and Operations (IPS SC&O) partners with the world's most powerful platforms to push the boundaries of what technology can enable, empowering new ways of working and transformation at speed. With the largest and most influential tech ecosystem behind us, we play a pivotal role in helping clients accelerate their path to value.
IPS SC&O specifically houses 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.
The Accenture Technology IPS SC&O is seeking a Supply Chain Planning Solution Architect to develop and grow our Planning business for the platforms like Kinaxis Rapid Response, o9 Solutions, OMP & Blue Yonder.
Supply Chain Planning professionals develop and implement integrated supply and demand planning solutions 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 Supply Chain Planning Business Solution teams and/or work efforts at a client or within Accenture.
· Serve as the chief planner/architect for SCP delivery initiative
· Ensure that the delivery architecture, capabilities, and operations are consistent across the enterprise and meet the requirements
· Drive team to configure the system to support business requirements, design / configure different seeded resources
· Drive team to Perform end to end testing during System Integration Testing
· Drive team to Perform User Acceptance Testing
· Architecting Planning solutions to achieve a defined business outcome, working with Interfaces, workflows, and data management/data migration.
· Drives team to the adoption of standard business supply chain planning operating model practices.
· Provide knowledge of integrating Kinaxis Rapid Response, o9 Solutions, OMP or Blue Yonder with host ERP systems for both Inbound and Outbound Interfaces, workflows, Query development, preparation of detailed functional specifications.
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Here's what you need...
Bachelor's Degree or equivalent (12 years) work experience (If an, Associate Degree with 6 years of work experience
Minimum of 7 years of experience in Supply Chain Operations and Execution
Minimum of 5 years in Supply Chain Planning
Minimum of 5 years in Kinaxis Rapid Response, o9 Solutions, OMP or Blue Yonder Tools as Solution Architect
Minimum of 3 years Managing Small to Mid-Sized Staffs and Projects
Professional Skill Requirements
Experience of leading technical design for inbound / outbound processes
Advance knowledge of Kinaxis Rapid Response, o9 Solutions, OMP or Blue Yonder planning solutions configuration approaches
Expertise in, at least, four major applications: Demand Planning, Supply Planning, Inventory Planning / Optimizations, S&OP, etc.
Expertise in functional integration (ongoing closed loop) to major ERP
Advanced Understanding of SCP Data Model
Proven ability to build, manage and foster a team-oriented environment
Proven ability to work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment
Excellent communication (written and oral) and interpersonal skills
Excellent leadership and management skills
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