Industry X Digital Manufacturing and Operations Management Consultant / Manager

Multiple Locations
Functional areas

Job   Role:   Industry X   Digital Manufacturing and Operations   Management   C onsultant /   Manager    

Location:   London   (with expected travel)  

Career Level:   Consultant /   Manager   (Level 9 / Level 7)  

Salary: Competitive, plus benefits.


Accenture is a leading global professional services company, providing a broad range of services in strategy and consulting, interactive, technology and operations, with digital capabilities across   all of   these services. With our thought leadership and culture of innovation, we apply industry expertise, diverse skill sets and next-generation technology to each business challenge.  


We believe in inclusion and diversity and supporting the whole person. Our core values comprise of Stewardship, Best People, Client Value Creation, One Global Network, Respect for the Individual and Integrity. Year after year, Accenture is recognized worldwide not just for business performance but for inclusion and diversity too.  


“Across the globe, one thing is universally true of the people of Accenture: We care deeply about what we do and the impact we have with our clients and with the communities in which we work and live. It is personal to all of us.” –   Julie Sweet, Accenture CEO  


As a team:      

In  Industry X  we shape the future of making things, and the things we make. Our Industry X Team drives innovation by delivering the best-in-class management consultancy based on industrial experience leveraged by the latest technologies. Evolution of industry practices have been witnessed with evolution of technology. We've been helping businesses adopt and implement the new for years; it is critical we apply this to manufacturers and products companies, service organizations and software companies, to fuel their next level of growth.   


Management Consulting professionals design and implement process and change interventions that integrate strategy, technology, data and people to enable process improvements that create value for clients.   We   focus on helping our clients achieve their ambitions for digital transformation within their core manufacturing and operations throughout the full lifecycle of their assets from capital projects through operations and ongoing support.   We digitize, optimize and transform our clients’ traditional ways of planning, producing and shipping to be more agile and dynamic.  


You'll learn, grow and advance in an innovative culture that thrives on shared success, diverse ways of thinking and enables boundaryless opportunities that can drive your career in new and exciting ways.  


If you’re looking for a challenging career working in a vibrant environment with access to training and a global network of experts, this could be the role for you. As part of our global team, you'll be working with cutting-edge technologies and will have the opportunity to develop a wide range of new skills on the job.    


Industry X Digital Manufacturing and Operations is seeking to recruit a hands-on consulting practitioner with good knowledge in a broad range of Manufacturing and Operations from implementation of improvement programs / projects, good practices for an operational excellence culture, to reporting systems.  


In   this role   you will:  

  • Help clients target and deliver value through the digital transformation of their core   Manufacturing and Operations processes.    

  • Lead and define opportunities that create tangible value – including leading current state assessments, identifying opportunities to increase efficiency, and developing solutions, business case and journey plan s   to achieve the right value led outcomes for the client.  

  • Design future ways of working – operating models, business functions and processes, and technology, whilst working closely with business and technology strategists, process owners and subject matter experts.  

  • Leverage digital technologies to enable clients’ future-state business capabilities and drive targeted business outcomes.  

  • Develop enduring, trust-based relationships with people at all career levels, both professionally and personally,   internally,   and externally.  

  • Use data and analytics to drive decision making, implement new ways of working and change operational   behaviours .  

  • Provide points of view on key industry challenges and trends and present an impetus for change in industry context.   

  • Create thought leadership, points of view and white papers on   Optimizing and Digitizing the lifecycle of production assets and workforce .  

  • Support the development and refinement of offerings and collateral to support/promote sales and origination (overviews, case studies, account planning, marketing information).  

  • Support the sales process from origination to successful closing (including offering fine tuning, solution shaping, proposal preparation, client presentations).  

  • Lead client innovation workshops and use a human-centered approach to solve problems, frame opportunities and achieve innovation through collaboration and co-creation.  

We are looking for experience in the following skills:  

  • Analy sing   clients’ strategy, operating vision, business imperatives and capabilities.  

  • In-depth experience with Manufacturing and Operations transformation and process redesign methods.  

  • Knowledge of existing, new and emerging digital technologies and being able to practically apply them across Manufacturing and Operation processes.  

  • Knowledge in all aspects of designing and constructing end-to-end Manufacturing and Operations business processes, functions and organizational structures.  

  • Ability to create original concepts and theories for improving growth and efficiency through digital Manufacturing and Operations transformation.  

  • Self-starter with demonstrated ability to work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment.

  • Collaborating with client stakeholders to identify and prioritizing value opportunities and develop digital Manufacturing and Operations transformation roadmaps.  

  • Developing the business case, solution architecture, and implementation roadmap for clients’ transformation journeys.  

  • Providing strategic consultation to clients in defining or designing business capabilities, processes, functions and organizational structures, as well as in researching, identifying and internally marketing, selling and enabling technologies based on business and end-user requirements  

  • Work effectively as a supportive team member or a subject matter expert and   have the ability to   lead delivery teams to maximize contribution through different stages of a project lifecycle from initial assessments to solution go-live to achieve project commercial objectives and client outcomes.  


Set yourself apart:  

  • Manufacturing and Operations experience in one or more of the following industries:  

  • - Aerospace &   Defence  

  • - Electronics & High Tech  

  • - Energy & Utilities  

  • - Automotive  

  • - Industrial Equipment   

  • - Consumer Goods & Services  

  • - Life Sciences  

  • Specialised   experience: for   example   in delivering Lean / Lean Six Sigma projects or complex Capital Project delivery  

  • Has worked in (consulting) team delivery and project / team leading roles, with a track record of managing and delivering projects successfully on time and on budget  

  • Professional experience in business development support, RFP response and consulting services sales.  

  • Excellent leadership, communication (written and oral) and interpersonal skills.  

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

  • Knowledge and understanding of different types of business and operating models (existing, new, emerging and hybrid).  

  • Comprehensive knowledge of facilitation and organization change management.

  • Strong analytical and conceptual skills; ability to create original concepts and theories for a variety of projects.  

  • Experience leading multidisciplined, high-performance work teams.  

  • Exhibited skills in leading program management efforts involving the coordination of resources and goals across multiple related projects.  

  • Experience developing and monitoring delivery of efficient and effective solutions to diverse and complex business problems.    

  • Willing to travel to domestic and international locations.

  • Good client contacts and industry network is highly desirable.  


What’s in it for you:  

At Accenture in addition to a competitive basic salary, you will also   have an extensive benefits package which includes 30 days’ vacation per year, private medical insurance and 3 extra days leave per year for charitable work of your choice!   Flexibility and mobility are required to deliver this role as there will be requirements to spend time onsite with our clients and partners to enable delivery of the first-class services we are known for.  


About Accenture  

Accenture is a leading global professional services company, providing a broad range of services in strategy and consulting, interactive, technology and operations, with digital capabilities across   all of   these services. We combine unmatched experience and specialized capabilities across more than 40 industries   -   powered by the world’s largest network of Advanced Technology and Intelligent Operations centers. With 509,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries, Accenture brings continuous innovation to help clients improve their performance and create lasting value across their enterprises. Visit us at:  


Accenture is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of society and does not discriminate on grounds of race, religion or belief, ethnic or national origin, disability, age, citizenship, marital, domestic or civil partnership status, sexual orientation, or gender identity, or any other basis as protected by applicable law.  


Equal Employment Opportunity Statement          
All employment decisions shall be made without regard to age, race, creed,   colour , religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, disability status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, citizenship status or any other basis as protected by applicable law.                                                              
Job candidates will not be obligated to disclose sealed or expunged records of conviction or arrest as part of the hiring process.  


Closing Date for Applications   31/12/2021  

Accenture reserves the right to close the role prior to this date should a suitable applicant be found.  

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Firm: Accenture

Location: Multiple Locations



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