Functional Strategy Manager (Multiple Positions)

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Functional Strategy Manager (Multiple Positions)


Functional Strategy Manager (Multiple Positions) (Accenture LLP; Chicago, IL): Lead teams in the Sourcing and Procurement Strategy group. Provide actionable insights to the world's top organizations, helping them address priority C-suite issues with strategies they can execute with speed and at scale. Execute profitability and sustainability interventions, including Zero-Based Budgeting across SG&A and COGS expense lines focused on corporate restructuring and fueling corporate growth. Shape organizational and IT-specific strategies, visions, objectives, and calculated roadmaps, including people-first strategies, process improvements, and raising technological competencies. Identify means to reduce tactical work efforts, optimize operational effectiveness, and future-proof capabilities through use of advanced technologies, including RPA, AI, and Blockchain. Support financial due diligence process for mergers and acquisitions by standing-up M&A clean rooms and assessing true value of synergies, while documenting opportunities to sustain long-term value.



Must have a Bachelor's degree in Business, Commerce, Computer Science, Technology, Computer Information Systems, or a related field, plus 5 years of progressive post-baccalaureate experience in the Strategy Consulting Industry.


Of the required experience, 3 years of experience must be in each of the following:

  • Advanced Financial Acumen, synthesizing large amounts of public and non-public financial data;

  • Conducting spend analyses;

  • Selling, General and Administrative expenses (SG&A) and Cost of Goods Sold (COGS);

  • Corresponding should-costs across key IT focus areas, including hardware, software, network/infrastructure, telecommunications, development/project management, market data, and professional services;

  • Executing cost reduction opportunities across supply and demand/consumption levers;

  • Integrating changes into budgets, controlling and monitoring, and standing-up operational capabilities to sustain results;

  • Working on Procurement and 3rd Party Cost Take out initiatives; and

  • Designing Procurement Operating Model.

    Must have willingness and ability to travel domestically approximately 80% of the time to meet client needs.

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