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Chemicals Strategy Manager

Company: Accenture
Location: Denver
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

About Accenture

Accenture as 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. Visit us at www.accenture.com

We are an innovation led-company that works at the heart of our clients' organizations so that no matter how complex the business challenge, we face the future with confidence. If you love solving challenges and not just studying them, then Accenture is the right place for you. Join us to develop your ideas into provocative points of view and transformative insights that help shape industries. You'll work with an amazing and diverse mix of world-class experts with access to one of the most robust portfolios of capabilities and ecosystem relationships in the industry.

At Accenture, you'll do so much more than consult. Coming here means future-proofing your career and going as far as your ambition takes you. Becoming a tech-savvy, well-rounded, multi-disciplined and market-relevant advisor doesn't happen by chance. We invest in training and development in a big way, so you can build your future along with ours, creating an impactful career unique to you. Ultimately, we believe we is greater than me and that diverse perspectives lead to the best solutions.

Joining Accenture Consulting means you will learn, innovate and lead, and together we will improve the way the world works and lives.

The Chemicals Industry and Our Team

The Chemicals industry is experiencing transformational change driven by demographic, consumer, industrial, regulatory and circular economy drivers. Epic market, digital and sustainability disruption is bringing new challenges and opportunities for those ready to seize them.

Chemicals is a Global Industry Strategy & Consulting advisory practice with 30+ years experience working with leading chemical companies across all industry segments. Our Chemicals industry team includes more than 2,300 multinational and cross cultural professionals based in prominent locations around the world. Our Chemicals industry consultants work across all segments of the industry, including basic and intermediate chemicals, polymers and plastics, fibers and elastomers, agricultural chemicals, paints and coatings, industrial gases, and other specialty chemicals & materials.

Our Chemicals Industry consultants are driving transformational changes that integrate strategy, technology, and people to enable model & process improvements that create value for our clients. We're working with leading Chemicals & Materials industry clients to drive the CEO growth agenda, assess how sustainability needs changes what and how our clients produce, reinvent the B2B Customer Experience, transform their Operations and Supply Chains, and much more.

Our team in North America is currently seeking Consultants, Managers and Senior Managers who want to define, develop and drive, these transformational changes that will define the future of the Chemicals industry.

You Are

An experienced problem-solver who combines deep analytical and problem-solving skills with extensive experience in the Chemicals industry. You know that the industry is on the brink of profound change, and that epic disruption is bringing new opportunities for those ready to seize them-and you want to be a part of it! You have a substantial and broad methodology background in consulting or shaping and leading transformational change, so you're ready to come in and make an impact from day one.

Your not-so-secret talent? Drawing on your combined Chemicals industry and consulting prowess and innovation-first thinking to guide clients on how they can reinvent their business. Ideally, you've honed these skills at a consulting firm with similar industry practices, so you're comfortable interacting with client execs and with Accenture leadership to "win" projects. You're also seeking to improve your practice, to apply your practice go-to-market strategy, and to be an integrator of Accenture's businesses as you help leadership shape projects and deals.

What will you do?

  • You will specialize and build deep expertise in one or more of the dynamic and growing areas of Chemicals Industry and advocate for your relevance in it
  • Help Accenture grow profitably at new and current Chemicals industry clients by designing and carrying out engagements that will help our Clients transform, grow and adapt in an increasingly digital world
  • Engage with client executives at the business and functional levels to establish the client's problem and structure the engagement
  • Solve complex, high-value business problems by contributing to and managing cross-functional teams
  • Work collaboratively to lead the development and application of cutting-edge analytics and digital solutions to deliver value to our clients
  • Confidently communicate engagement results and challenging points of view to Director- and Executive-level clients client stakeholders
  • Serve as the trusted go-to advisor for senior clients and as a mentor to your team in building client trust and adapting to clients' style and needs
  • Check in regularly with clients to confirm Accenture is delivering on outcomes and meeting client expectations. Anticipate and offset client concerns, and be ready to have tough conversations with clients-for example, about delivery constraints or not getting needed client inputs.
  • Work with Accenture leadership to set the strategic direction for the practice and play a key role in carrying out the strategy
  • Proactively participate in recruiting Consultants and Analysts, training them, and developing their careers.

    You will have the following responsibilities:
    • Maintain deep knowledge of Chemicals industry sectors (e.g., petrochemicals, specialty chemicals, etc.)
    • Leverage your functional skills and capabilities within the Chemicals industry, including the but not limited to building leading Strategy, Digital Transformation, Cost Transformation, Operations and Supply Chain, and Customer Experience
    • Integrate knowledge of Chemicals with functional skills and capabilities to drive credibility and value during client engagements
    • Cooperatively work within engagement teams and across the organization to efficiently and effectively utilize the resources and knowledge bases available to deliver high quality analysis and recommendations
    • Manage client relationships and providing industry insight and experience across the Chemicals industry value chain
    • Participate in and drive the creation of client proposals
    • Contribute to thought leadership


      What You'll Need
      • A Bachelor's degree in Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Engineering, or Business
      • Industry knowledge of, and experience in, the Chemicals industry and its sectors
      • At least 5 years of experience as a management consultant with a significant portion of the experience focused on the Chemicals industry
      • Project management experience leading large, transformational change programs
      • Top-notch verbal and written communication skills


        Bonus Points
        • You have a Master's degree in Business or advanced degree in Engineering or Science
        • You have 2-3 years' experience working in a Chemicals company
        • You have strong relationships with executives in the industry
        • You have specific expertise in corporate or business unit strategy, M&A, or a functional area such as Commercial, Supply Chain, Manufacturing, Procurement, or R&D


          COVID-19 update:

          The safety and well-being of our candidates, our people and their families continues to be a top priority. Until travel restrictions change, interviews will continue to be conducted virtually.

          Subject to applicable law, please be aware that Accenture requires all employees to be fully vaccinated as a condition of employment. Accenture will consider requests for accommodation to this vaccination requirement during the recruiting process.

          What We Believe

          We have an unwavering commitment to diversity with the aim that every one of our people has a full sense of belonging within our organization. As a business imperative, every person at Accenture has the responsibility to create and sustain an inclusive environment.

          Inclusion and diversity are fundamental to our culture and core values. Our rich diversity makes us more innovative and more creative, which helps us better serve our clients and our communities. Read more here

          Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

          Accenture is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We believe that no one should be discriminated against because of their differences, such as age, disability, ethnicity, gender, gender identity and expression, religion or sexual orientation.

          All employment decisions shall be made without regard to age, race, creed, color, 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 federal, state, or local law.

          Accenture is committed to providing veteran employment opportunities to our service men and women.

          For details, view a copy of the Accenture Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Policy Statement.

          Requesting An Accommodation

          Accenture is committed to providing equal employment opportunities for persons with disabilities or religious observances, including reasonable accommodation when needed. If you are hired by Accenture and require accommodation to perform the essential functions of your role, you will be asked to participate in our reasonable accommodation process. Accommodations made to facilitate the recruiting process are not a guarantee of future or continued accommodations once hired.

          If you would like to be considered for employment opportunities with Accenture and have accommodation needs for a disability or religious observance, please call us toll free at 1 (877) 889-9009, send us an email or speak with your recruiter.

          Other Employment Statements

          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.

          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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          The Company will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. Additionally, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the Company's legal duty to furnish information.

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