Manager in Supply Chain Transformation

05 Nov 2019
15 Nov 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Supply Chain Transformation - Manager

The opportunity

As a Manager within the Supply Chain Transformation (SCT) Advisory practice, you'll get the opportunity to work with some of the UKs largest companies across many aspects of their global supply chains.

You'll be a part of a diverse, collaborative team that applies the latest technologies, analytics and leading methodologies to help transform clients' supply chains and make a real difference to our working world.

You'll develop innovative solutions for our clients and work with cutting-edge digital applications such as AI, robotic process automation and IOT as well as leading software technologies such as Kinaxis, SAP IBP & S/4 HANA.

We are looking for people who are passionate about digital innovation, advanced analytics and developing creative solutions within the Supply Chain profession. We also want people who are great communicators, who collaborate well with people and in teams, and who have a real desire to learn.

Your key responsibilities

As an SCT Manager, you'll build valued relationships with external clients and internal peers and support development of a portfolio of business by focusing on high impact opportunities.

You'll support bids, proposals and lead small to medium complex projects. You'll act as a subject matter resource on one or more areas of supply chain, leveraging knowledge and experience to shape solutions to client problems.

Drawing on your skills and experience, you'll create innovative commercial insights for clients, adapt methods and practices to fit operational team and cultural needs, and contribute to thought leadership.

Skills and attributes for success

Qualifications/skills you'll need in this role:

1. Technical skill requirements:

You'll have a strong academic record with experience and a sound knowledge in one or more of the following areas:

Supply Chain Strategy
Experience in developing Supply Chain strategy including Operating Model Design.
SC Planning Functional
Experience in demand and supply planning, sales operations planning, and/or manufacturing scheduling with consumer goods experience.
SC Planning with Technology
Experience in using, implementing and/or developing the business requirements for leading supply chain planning technology, such as SAP S/4 HANA, SAP IBP, Kinaxis and other cloud based supply chain technologies.
SC Analytics
Experience in developing detailed supply chain analytics (e.g. creating and connecting supply chain models to customer and pricing analytics).
Digital Supply Chain
Experience in applying or implementing next-generation supply chain technologies such as Robotic Process Automation, cognitive automation and AI, Internet-of-Things (IOT), Blockchain, big data analytics
Experience in logistics network design and network modelling; understanding and experience in global customs and trade, 3PL and 4PL or supply chain Control Tower management, experience in WMS and TMS technologies

2. Sector experience:

You'll have be experienced in consulting and/or the following industries:

  • Consumer Products, Retail, High Tech, Energy & Assets, Utilities, Telecommunications, Industrial Products, Automotive, Defence, Pharmaceutical / Life Sciences, Oil and Gas and/or Public Sector

3. Additional skill requirements:

We are also looking for candidates who:

  • Have excellent communication skills (verbal and written), and can engage effectively with both clients and team members
  • Are good at building productive working relationships with clients and EY team members
  • Enjoy working in a highly collaborative and fast-paced team environment
  • Have vitality and a passion for learning

What working at EY offers

We offer an attractive remuneration package where you'll be rewarded for your performance. Our comprehensive Total Rewards package includes support for flexible working and career development, and with FlexEY you can select benefits that suit your needs, covering holidays, health and well-being, insurance, savings and a wide range of discounts, offers and promotions. Plus, we offer:

  • Support and coaching from some of the most engaging colleagues around
  • Opportunities to develop new skills and progress your career
  • The freedom and flexibility to handle your role in a way that's right for you

About EY

As a global provider of assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services, we're using the finance products, expertise and systems we've developed to build a better working world. That starts with a culture that believes in giving you the training, opportunities and creative freedom to make things better. Whenever you join, however long you stay, the exceptional EY experience lasts a lifetime. And with a commitment to hiring and developing the most passionate people, we'll make our goal to be the best employer by 2020 a reality. For you this will mean you have greater control over the work you are involved in and you will gain from exceptional training and coaching provided at EY. Feedback is an essential part of what we do and this will be forthcoming in order for you to maximize your potential and be part of a dynamic team.

If you can demonstrate that you meet the criteria above, please contact us as soon as possible.

Join us in building a better working world.

Apply now.

Who we are

EY is committed to being an inclusive employer and we are happy to consider flexible working arrangements. We strive to achieve the right balance for our people, enabling us to deliver excellent client service whilst allowing you to build your career without sacrificing your personal priorities. While our client-facing professionals can be required to travel regularly, and at times be based at client sites, our flexible working arrangements can help you to achieve a lifestyle balance.

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