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PwC Operations Consulting- Supply Chain Management Manager in Washington, District Of Columbia

Line of Service: Advisory

Specialty/Competency: Operations

Industry/Sector: CM X-Sector

Time Type: Full time

Government Clearance Required: No

Available for Work Sponsorship: No

Travel Requirements: Up to 80%

A career in our Supply Chain Management practice, within Operations Consulting services, will provide you with the opportunity to help our clients optimise all elements of their operations to move beyond the role of a cost effective business enabler and become a source of competitive advantages. We focus on product innovation and development, supply chain, procurement and sourcing, manufacturing operations, service operations and capital asset programmes to drive both growth and profitability. You’ll be a part of a team that helps organisations in transforming their supply chains into a strategic asset. You’ll work with our clients to develop a supply chain strategy, optimise their supply chain footprint and logistics, manage transportation and distribution, and develop an integrated business planning solutions.

To really stand out and make us fit for the future in a constantly changing world, each and every one of us at PwC needs to be a purpose-led and values-driven leader at every level. To help us achieve this we have the PwC Professional; our global leadership development framework. It gives us a single set of expectations across our lines, geographies and career paths, and provides transparency on the skills we need as individuals to be successful and progress in our careers, now and in the future.

As a Manager, you'll work as part of a team of problem solvers, helping to solve complex business issues from strategy to execution. PwC Professional skills and responsibilities for this management level include but are not limited to:

  • Develop new skills outside of comfort zone.

  • Act to resolve issues which prevent the team working effectively.

  • Coach others, recognise their strengths, and encourage them to take ownership of their personal development.

  • Analyse complex ideas or proposals and build a range of meaningful recommendations.

  • Use multiple sources of information including broader stakeholder views to develop solutions and recommendations.

  • Address sub-standard work or work that does not meet firm's/client's expectations.

  • Use data and insights to inform conclusions and support decision-making.

  • Develop a point of view on key global trends, and how they impact clients.

  • Manage a variety of viewpoints to build consensus and create positive outcomes for all parties.

  • Simplify complex messages, highlighting and summarising key points.

  • Uphold the firm's code of ethics and business conduct.

Job Requirements and Preferences :

Basic Qualifications :

Minimum Degree Required :

Bachelor Degree

Required Fields of Study :

Accounting, Economics, Business Administration/Management, Health Administration, Industrial Engineering

Minimum Years of Experience :

7 year(s) with experience as an Associate Director or Senior Manager in a manufacturing or supply chain function within the life sciences industry and having prior consulting roles including a Manager or Senior Manager at a consulting firm in a supply chain function with prior roles within the pharmaceutical life sciences industry.

Preferred Qualifications :

Degree Preferred :

Master of Business Administration

Additional Educational Preferences :

Master of Public Health or Master of Health Adminstration will also be considered

Certification(s) Preferred :

American Production and Inventory Control Society (APICS), APICS CSCP, APICS CPIM, ISM CPSM, ISM CSM, or ISC CPSD

Preferred Knowledge/Skills :

Demonstrates extensive abilities and/or a proven record of success in:

  • Understanding demand planning and forecast development, impact of forecast accuracy on inventory levels, manufacturing costs, transportation costs, warehousing costs and customer service;

  • Demonstrating ability to present complex supply optimization analytics in simple supply chain cost and performance terms;

  • Demonstrating experience in quantitative analytical and problem-solving skills in addition to critical thinking and the ability to manage details in context of the overall supply chain performance; and,

  • Designing and implementing Blue Yonder / JDA technology to drive measurable results in industry or consulting environments.

Demonstrates extensive abilities and/or a proven record of success as a team leader including:

  • Understanding the components of a demand planning process including: maintenance of demand data, statistical forecast, customer input process, internal input process, execution;

  • Understanding of capabilities of Blue Yonder / JDA planning tools such as: Luminate Demand Edge, Demand and Fulfill, SNP, Demand 360, Luminate Control Tower;

  • Planning demand and supply for CPG manufacturing supply chain with third party contractors;

  • Building forecast for base demand, increment demand and new product launches;

  • Managing Inventory management including tiered inventory levels and cost optimization with respect to customer service performance;

  • Optimizing of supply plans consistent with overall corporate objectives;

  • Understanding key performance indicators, roles and responsibilities and tools that support sales and operations planning processes (S&OP);

  • Assessing current supply planning processes and systems, and identify opportunities to improve fulfillment of the demand plans while achieving inventory objectives across the tactical and strategic horizons;

  • Developing and implementing of supply chain network planning, material planning and capacity planning optimization (Processes / People / Systems); and,

  • Understanding and executing global inventory management policies that address optimum service strategies for inventory to support customer demand and inventory targets.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment at PwC without regard to race; creed; color; religion; national origin; sex; age; disability; sexual orientation; gender identity or expression; genetic predisposition or carrier status; veteran, marital, or citizenship status; or any other status protected by law. PwC is proud to be an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer.

For positions based in San Francisco, consideration of qualified candidates with arrest and conviction records will be in a manner consistent with the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.