Sourcing and Category Manager


Brisbane, Queensland, Australia

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Job Posted: 18/05/2017

Job Category:

Mining, Energy & Resources / Contracts, Purchasing & Procurement

Job description:

About Accenture

At Accenture, we can help you build the career you dream of. Our success relies on ensuring our people enjoy the inspiring challenges, exceptional experience and flexibility they need to succeed at every stage of their career.


As a leading professional services company with more than 375,000 people working across 120 countries, your career can take many exciting paths spanning digital, strategy, consulting, technology and operations.


As part of a global diverse workforce you will help organisations across every industry imaginable improve the way they work. Join us and let challenging, interesting and enjoyable work become part of daily life.


Your career with our Accenture CMT

  • Do you want to shape the future of communications?

  • Join us to solve the industry’s most complex issues

As part of the Communications, Media & Technology Group, you will help companies connect with digital consumers, launch innovative products and services, increase revenues and streamline operations to reduce costs. The scope of your role, exposure to clients and cutting-edge technologies will provide an ideal platform to develop an outstanding consulting career.


Our Communications, Media & Technology Group brings together people with first-class consultancy skills and specialist industry expertise. This group works with communications, electronics and high tech media and entertainment companies to help them realise innovation in product development and service delivery. To join us here you’ll need the sharp thinking to solve complex business problems and provide deep industry insight and technology know-how on a global scale.


Due to an exciting growth and capability build phase, CMT is currently seeking experienced Lean Six Sigma (LSS) – Consultants to Manager (Green to Black Belt) to join our Management Consulting -Supply Chain & Operations team.


These roles requires SMEs who are agile and able to foster a collaborative, high performing culture and team. Key to success is the ability to drive new opportunities and proactively engage across the business to bring the best thought leadership to our clients and teams. A disciplined approach to planning and execution of Process Excellence / Lean Six Sigma projects, elements of presales, offering development and capability development activities is required.


Key responsibilities (depending on level) may include:

  • Involved in / lead/ manage CMT Management Consulting - Operational Excellence / Lean Six Sigma projects/engagements

  • Engage with Supply Chain & Operations leadership on business problems and collaborate to bring effective solutions

  • Translate client problems into business requirements that can be transitioned into delivery functions for execution

  • Facilitate application and tools assessment for Operational Excellence / LSS processes

  • Ability to plan, design and implement LSS related strategies to drive business adoption

  • Develop articulate presentations that communicate proposals, strategies, plans and outcomes

  • Involved in / lead / manage high performing teams to deliver quality outcomes aligned to Time, Quality and Cost metrics